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  • Ideal for practising engineers who want management qualifications with advanced engineering skills and knowledge.
  • Develop the analytical tools and methods to improve efficiency within manufacturing and service organisations.
  • Study quality control, organisational infrastructure management, and development of decision support systems.
  • Learn about innovation, integration, continuous improvement of your organisation and how to improve  competitive advantages.
  • International students can choose this course as part of our combined masters packages, which allow you to complete two master degrees in two years.
QUT course code BN87
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 1 year full-time
2 years part-time
Start month 2018 February, July
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
  • Science and Engineering Faculty
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CRICOS code 006368G


This course is designed for practising engineers to gain the specialist skills and advanced engineering knowledge required for leadership and management postitions in a diverse range of engineering roles. It will provide the analytical tools and methods required to improve operational efficiencies, typically within manufacturing and service organisations.


Why choose this course?

QUT’s Master of Engineering Management will deliver real world skills and knowledge for professional advancement.

You will gain technical skills in quality control and improvement, organisational infrastructure management (transportation, water, energy, buildings and telecommunications), and the development of decision support systems.
You will learn an integrated computer-based approach to monitor and manage internal and external resources of an organisation, including tangible assets, financial resources, materials and human resources. This approach facilitates the flow of information between all business functions inside the organisation and manages connections to outside stakeholders.
You will acquire knowledge in a range of strategies and practices used in an organisation to identify, create, represent, distribute and enable adoption of insights and experiences. These practices focus on organisational objectives such as competitive advantages, innovation, the sharing of lessons learned, integration and continuous improvement of the organisation.

Career outcomes

The Master of Engineering Management allows graduates to become specialist engineering managers within their chosen professional field, particularly to become leaders and managers of engineering processes. Graduates can also use the skills and knowledge gained to diversify their capabilities across a broader spectrum of engineering disciplines.

Graduates will be capable of undertaking management-level roles in operations management, quality control management, logistics, supply chain management and other specialised engineering fields.

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.


Download course structures and unit outlines for Master of Engineering Management

To graduate with a Master of Engineering Management you are required to complete 96 credit points (8 units) consisting of:

60 credit points of core engineering management postgraduate units, including advanced research skills and research based project units, a professional practice unit and an advanced discipline unit. Plus 36 credit points of advanced discipline and management units to be selected from a list of options.

Combined masters packages for international students

If you are admitted to either of:

  • Master of Engineering Management and Master of Engineering package
  • Master of Engineering Management and Master of Project Management package

You can progress to the second degree on completion of the first.

You will receive an award for each degree completed.

Refer to the combined package course structure of the relevant second year degree for unit details.

International Student Entry

You must maintain an enrolment program that will allow you to complete your course within the specified timeframe of your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCoE)


Entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

  • A completed recognised four-year full-time bachelor degree in a relevant engineering discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 4.0 on QUT's 7-point scale; or
  • A completed recognised three-year full-time bachelor degree in a relevant engineering discipline with a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 4.0 on QUT's 7-point scale and two years full-time professional engineering work experience.*

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

Minimum English language requirements

We accept English language proficiency scores from a variety of tests. If you completed a test that was not IELTS, check which English language test scores we accept.

You must have taken your test no more than 2 years before your QUT course starts.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
Speaking 6.0
Writing 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall 6.5

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

We offer English language courses 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.

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.

2018: $30,500 per year full-time (96 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Scholarships and financial support

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

These scholarships are available for this course:

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How to apply for Master of Engineering Management

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  4. Checked costs and scholarships
  5. Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
  6. Gathered supporting documents
  7. Completed the correct application form:

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