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Master of Engineering

Australia and New Zealand International
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Campus
Gardens Point
Campus
Gardens Point
Duration
1 year full-time
2 years part-time
1 year full-time
2 years part-time
Entry
February and July
February and July
CRICOS
060811A

Why choose this course?

Building on your undegraduate degree, QUT’s Master of Engineering will deliver real world skills and advanced knowledge for professional practice in your specialist field.

You will advance your capabilities in information literacy, problem solving, application of theory, engineering design, communication, and interaction with other professionals.

You can choose from specialisations in:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Mechanical engineering.

As part of the core studies, you will complete units in Data Analytics, and Project Management.  You will also have a wider choice of discipline unit options, which enables you to tailor your studies to your needs.

Highlights

  • Ideal for professional engineers who want to develop skills in solving complex engineering problems and understanding of interactions between technical domains.
  • Advances capabilities in information literacy, problem solving, application of theory, engineering design, and interaction with other professionals.
  • Communication skills will be enhanced through the development of project proposals, documenting and analysing field data, and presenting oral and written reports to various stakeholder groups.
  • Analyse and apply appropriate theories, concepts, knowledge and skills in practical problems to investigate and interpret possible solutions to real-world engineering problems.
  • Graduates will be able to communicate effectively in various forms for a range of local, intercultural or international stakeholders and contexts.
  • International students can choose this course as part of our combined masters packages, which allow you to complete two master degrees in two years.

Highlights

  • Ideal for professional engineers who want to develop skills in solving complex engineering problems and understanding of interactions between technical domains.
  • Advances capabilities in information literacy, problem solving, application of theory, engineering design, and interaction with other professionals.
  • Communication skills will be enhanced through the development of project proposals, documenting and analysing field data, and presenting oral and written reports to various stakeholder groups.
  • Analyse and apply appropriate theories, concepts, knowledge and skills in practical problems to investigate and interpret possible solutions to real-world engineering problems.
  • Graduates will be able to communicate effectively in various forms for a range of local, intercultural or international stakeholders and contexts.
  • International students can choose this course as part of our combined masters packages, which allow you to complete two master degrees in two years.

What to expect

This course is designed to prepare professional engineers for careers in which they will need advanced engineering knowledge and understanding of current practice in specialist fields such as electrical engineering and mechanical engineering. It will provide the skill sets to approach new problems creatively, with initiative, accountability and planning. 

Complete two master degrees in two years

Our combined masters packages allow you to complete two masters degrees in just two years. You can choose from:

  • Master of Engineering EN50 and Master of Project Management PM20
  • Master of Engineering Management BN87 and Master of Project Management PM20
  • Master of Engineering Management BN87 and Master of Engineering EN50.

Career outcomes

Career outcomes

Graduates are equipped with an understanding of how to apply knowledge gained in undergraduate study to real-life working situations. Graduates may choose to become specialist engineers within their chosen professional field, or use the skills and knowledge gained to diversify their capabilities across a broader spectrum of disciplines.

Possible careers

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineer
  • Engineering Technologist
  • Engineering manager
  • Inspector and regulatory officer
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical engineering technician

Requirements

Course code
EN50
CRICOS code
060811A
Campus
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
  • 1 years full-time
  • 2 years part-time
Entry
  • February and July
  • February and July The part-time (onshore) study option is only available to non-student visa holders with a visa that permits study.

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised four year full-time bachelor degree in an electrical or mechanical engineering or a related engineering area with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.00 (on QUT's 7-point scale).

The following areas would meet the 'related engineering area' requirement:
  • Aerospace
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Aviation, Automotive
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical and Materials
  • Chemical and Metallurgical
  • Communication
  • Computer
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Electronic and Biomedical
  • Energy
  • Industrial
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Maritime
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronic
  • Medical
  • Microelectronic
  • Mining
  • Naval Architecture
  • Ocean
  • Photonics
  • Photovoltaic and Solar Energy
  • Power
  • Process
  • Product Design
  • Renewable Energy
  • Robotic Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Tool making
  • Wireless

Minimum academic requirements

Academic entry requirements

A completed recognised four year full-time bachelor degree in an electrical or mechanical engineering or a related engineering area with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 4.00 (on QUT's 7-point scale); or

A completed recognised three year full-time bachelor degree in an electrical or mechanical engineering area or a related engineering area with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 4.00 (on QUT's 7-point scale) and two years full time professional work experience in electrical or mechanical engineering.*

*Students applying on the basis of work experience must submit a current curriculum vitae and employer statements detailing roles and responsibilities.

The following areas would meet the 'related engineering area' requirement:
  • Aerospace
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • Aviation, Automotive
  • Biomedical
  • Chemical and Materials
  • Chemical and Metallurgical
  • Communication
  • Computer
  • Electrical
  • Electronic
  • Electronic and Biomedical
  • Energy
  • Industrial
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Instrumentation and Control
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine
  • Maritime
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronic
  • Medical
  • Microelectronic
  • Mining
  • Naval Architecture
  • Ocean
  • Photonics
  • Photovoltaic and Solar Energy
  • Power
  • Process
  • Product Design
  • Renewable Energy
  • Robotic Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Tool making
  • Wireless

 

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: $23,100 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2019

2019: $32,900 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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