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Thinking of continuing your studies? Dr. Dhammika Jayalath describes why you should choose our Master of Engineering.
Develop the additional research skills required to take up leading roles in networking and communications, manufacturing, process control, system design and automation in a local and international organisations within the engineering industry.
Allows engineering graduates to update their knowledge and gain skills in areas focusing on advanced design, advanced materials and solar thermal energy.
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.
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:
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.
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.
Download course structures and unit outlines for Master of Engineering
The Master of Engineering offers two study areas (majors) - Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering.
To graduate with a Master of Engineering you are required to complete 96 credit points of course units consisting of:
60 credit points of core engineering postgraduate units, including advanced research skills and a capstone project that includes industry based research, a professional practice unit and an advanced discipline unit. Plus 36 credit points of advanced discipline and units from your specialisation (mechanical or electrical) to be selected from a list of options.
Option units provide added depth and breadth in your chosen discipline area, as such you should select an alternate unit if you have completed a similar or equivalent unit in your previous studies.
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).
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually.
2018: $21,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)
(subject to annual review)
You may need to pay the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) as part of your course costs.
You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan.
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You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.
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You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments.
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