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INCOSE Academic Equivalency for Systems Engineering Certification Awarded to University of New South Wales

by Christine Kowalski | May 10, 2019

INCOSE Media Contact: Lisa Hoverman, marcom@incose.org 
UNSW Media Contact: Natalie Kimber, n.kimber@adfa.edu.au

INCOSE Academic Equivalency for Systems Engineering Certification Awarded to University of New South Wales

SAN DIEGO (May 10, 2019) – The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is excited to announce the award of Academic Equivalency to the University of New South Wales (UNSW) for students to meet the knowledge requirement for the INCOSE Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP) and Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP) certifications. The University of New South Wales is the first university in Australia to be awarded the academic equivalency. INCOSE first awarded this academic equivalency in January 2019.

With this equivalency in place, students who demonstrate knowledge of systems engineering through approved coursework will not have to take the INCOSE Knowledge Exam to get certified. Knowledge demonstration is a mandatory part of the path to becoming an ASEP and CSEP, so this award is a great benefit for New South Wales University students.

“At INCOSE, academic equivalency demonstrates the strength of specific university systems engineering programs in meeting the knowledge requirements for systems engineering certification,” INCOSE President Garry J. Roedler stated. “It also shows the strength of universities working closely with INCOSE to embrace and evolve the requirements in their systems engineering programs toward meeting the accepted competencies for systems engineering. We have seen an increase in certification applications from Australia over the past two years, and this award will help us sustain that growth.”

About the International Council on Systems Engineering

The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) is a not-for-profit membership organization that promotes international collaboration in systems engineering practice, education and research. INCOSE’s mission is to “address complex societal and technical challenges by enabling, promoting and advancing systems engineering and systems approaches.” Founded in 1990, INCOSE has more than 70 chapters and over 17,000 members worldwide. For additional information about INCOSE visit www.incose.org. Become a member today.

About the University of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. The university is dedicated to developing new ideas and promoting lasting knowledge for creating an academic environment where outstanding students and scholars from around the world can be inspired to excel in their programs of study and research. For additional information about the University of New South Wales visit www.unsw.edu.au.