Responsible Resource Development

For the Graduate Certificate in Responsible Resource Development, a student is required to complete one of the following:

  1. GCRespResDev with a field of study, #8 from the GCRespResDev course list comprising -
    • #2 from Part A; and
    • #6 from Part B in the chosen field of study.

  2. GCRespResDev with no field of study, #8 from the GCRespResDev course list comprising -
    • #2 from Part A; and
    • #6 from Part B.

For the Graduate Diploma in Responsible Resource Development, a student is required to complete one of the following:
  1. GDipRespResDev with a field of study, #16 from the GDipRespResDev course list comprising -
    • #2 from Part A; and
    • #6 from Part B in the chosen field of study; and
    • #2 from Part C; and
    • #6 from Part D, with at least #2 from the chosen field of study.

  2. GDipRespResDev with no field of study, #16 from the GDipRespResDev course list comprising -
    • #2 from Part A; and
    • #6 from Part B; and
    • #2 from Part C; and
    • #6 from Part D.

For the Master of Responsible Resource Development, a student is required to complete one of the following:
  1. MRespResDev with a field of study, #24 from the MRespResDev course list comprising -
    • #2 from Part A; and
    • #6 from Part B in the chosen field of study; and
    • #2 from Part C; and
    • #6 from Part D, with at least #2 from the chosen field of study and #2 from Part D1; and
    • #8 from Part E.

  2. MRespResDev with no field of study, #24 from the MRespResDev course list comprising -
    • #2 from Part A; and
    • #6 from Part B in any field of study; and
    • #2 from Part C; and
    • #6 from Part D, including #2 from Part D1; and
    • #8 from Part E.

Part A

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE7053 2 Sustainable Development in the Resources Sector

Part B

Field of Health and Safety

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE7032 2 Sustainable Management of Risk in Industry
MINE7033 2 Resources Sector Risk Management
MINE7041 2 Mine Occupational Health & Safety Management

Field of Environment

Course Code Units Course Title
ENVM7305 2 Environmental Management in Mining
ENVM7405 2 Managing Post-Mining Landscapes: Land Rehabilitation in the Mining Industry
GEOM7005 2 Geographical Information Systems
MINE7050 2 Water Management in the Resources Sector

Field of Community Relations

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE7023 2 Community Development for the Resources Sector
MINE7024 2 Community Engagement for the Resources Sector
MINE7052 2 Community Aspects in Resource Development

Part C

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE7061 2 Sustainable Development in the Resources Sector - Tools and Integration

Part D

Field of Health and Safety

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE7035 2 Special Project in the Resources Sector
MINE7042 2 Incident Investigation & Analysis
HUFA7502 2 Human Centred Design in the Resources Industry

Field of Environment

Course Code Units Course Title
CONS7008 2 Sampling Design and Analysis in Conservation Science [1]
ENVM7003 2 Applied Research Methods
LAND7009 2 Soil and Growth Media Management
MINE7003 2 Special Topics III

Field of Community Relations

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE7055 2 Regional and Local Economic Development in the Resources Sector
MINE7056 2 Research Methods for the Resources Sector [2]
SOCY7190 2 Evaluating Social Programs [1]
MINE7032 2 Sustainable Management of Risk in Industry
MINE7033 2 Resources Sector Risk Management
POLS7101 2 Dynamics of Governance
MGTS7968 2 Rural Community Development [1] [3]
MGTS7976 2 Effective Stakeholder Engagement [3]
PLAN7901 2 Principles of Project Management [4]
ENVM7100 2 Foundations of Sustainable Development
ENVM7202 2 Resource Management & Environmental Planning
ENVM7513 2 Environment & Community
ENVM7123 2 Regulatory Frameworks for Environmental Management & Planning
PLAN7612 2 Development Planning in Developing Countries: Theory & Practice [1]
PLAN7121 2 Community Planning & Participation [1]

Part D1

Course Code Units Course Title
ENVM7003 2 Applied Research Methods [2]
MINE7056 2 Research Methods for the Resources Sector

Part E

One of -

Course Code Units Course Title
MINE7009 8 Project or Thesis V [5]
MINE7010 8 Thesis [6]
MINE7029 8 Project or Thesis V [5]

End notes

  • [1] Available internally for domestic students only
  • [2] Approved research methodologies course. Other research methodologies courses may be chosen if approved in advance by the Associate Dean (Academic).
  • [3] Course is offered in odd-numbered years only.
  • [4] Course is offered in intensive mode.
  • [5] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.
  • [6] Code for students completing the course in one semester.