Corrosion Engineering

Curtin University

M.Sc. Online
18 months
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The Corrosion Engineering course from Curtin University diversifies your skill set and enhances your employment opportunities across a broad spectrum of industries. 


Corrosion engineers apply their knowledge and skills to combat the naturally occurring process of corrosion - the degradation of metals, stone or other materials. Corrosion is an important consideration for the energy and resources industries, which must employ excellent corrosion management practices to maximise efficient, safe production.

Corrosion engineers ensure the integrity of a plant and its processes through material selection and effective maintenance strategies. Regular inspection, monitoring and repair are required to extend service life, prevent shutdowns and reduce cost. .

Why study the Corrosion Engineering course from Curtin University

  • A unique opportunity for career development in the energy and resources industry
  • There is a growing industry demand for qualified corrosion engineers and quality research in the field of corrosion engineering.
  • It is an issue particularly pertinent to the energy and resource industries where optimal corrosion management practices can have a positive impact on maximising efficient, safe production.
  • Online and flexible delivery

Career information

Corrosion and material engineers are primarily employed in the petroleum and mining industry but opportunities also exist in automotive, nuclear energy and transportation industries.

Career opportunities:

  • These are usually in multinational companies where you can gain:
  • The chance to travel nationally and overseas
  • Experience in a variety of projects and the opportunity to learn different skills
  • The opportunity to be employed in multi-billion dollar projects of national and international significance.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Atmospheric Corrosion 
  • Principles of Corrosion 
  • Engineering Materials for the Resources Industry 
  • Process Safety and Risk Management 
  • Corrosion Protection: Coatings and Electrochemical Protection 
  • Concrete Corrosion 
  • Corrosion in Liquids 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines




300 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider Code: 00301J

  • To apply for a course at Curtin University, you will need to provide certified copies of your previous qualifications and English proficiency documents. Additional documentation may be required for particular courses or personal circumstances.

Certified copies of all your previous qualifications

  • Academic transcripts
  • Grading system descriptions
  • Award certificates

Tuition Fee


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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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