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  • 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.
QUT course code EN50
Attendance Part-time or Full-time
Course duration 1 year full-time
2 years part-time
Start month 2015 & 2016 February, July
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
  • Science and Engineering Faculty
Course contact Student Business Services (SBS) Admissions:
CRICOS code060811A
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This course aims to prepare students for professional engineering careers in which they will have to deal with new problems through mastery of engineering knowledge, creativity, initiative, accountability and planning. It will provide students with an advanced body of knowledge in professional engineering practices and recent developments in the field. This course advances capabilities in information literacy, problem solving, application of theory, engineering design, communication, and interaction with other professionals.

Career outcomes

Graduates are equipped with an understanding of how to apply knowledge gained in undergraduate study to real-life working situations. They should fit in any engineering organisations of their chosen disciplines for employment. 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.

Entry requirements

A completed recognised four year full-time bachelor degree in an electrical or mechanical engineering with a minimum grade point average of 4.0 (on QUT's 7-point scale).


Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.

2015: $8,900 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)

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How to apply for Master of Engineering

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  1. Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3.
  2. Checked important dates.
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  4. Checked course costs and if you're eligible for financial support
  5. Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
  6. Collected supporting documents (see application form)

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