Postgraduate Coursework Studies

Information for Prospective Postgraduate Students

The School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney offers units of study at postgraduate level across the professional areas of information, electrical, power, communications and computer engineering which can be taken either individually or accumulated towards a qualification from the University.

A series of stand-alone and linked units of study, available in both full- and part-time mode and leading to: Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, Master’s Degree are offered.

Master of Engineering (ME)

The Master of Engineering is a specialised program for qualified engineers seeking to move into middle management. It allows you to build on your existing engineering undergraduate degree by developing specialised technical and management knowledge in a particular area.

The Master of Engineering is a 48 credit point coursework degree which can be undertaken as a generic ME or with specialisations in the areas of Network Engineering, Wireless Engineering or Power Engineering. The ME can be completed in one year full-time or two years part-time.

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Master of Professional Engineering (MPE)

In 2009 the ME was joined by another coursework offering, the Master of Professional Engineering (MPE). This program has multiple entry streams and, subject to conditions, can be taken by students from a non-engineering background.

If you are wanting to change careers and become an engineer, obtain accredited qualifications that will enable you to practise in Australia and internationally, or simply move into a different engineering field, you should consider the Master of Professional Engineering.

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Please browse the Postgraduate Studies Pages to find more detailed information on the exciting degree opportunities available in our Coursework programme and visit the Postgraduate Application page  for a step-by-step guide on how to apply.

Coursework Scholarships for Future Students

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