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Take the next step in your engineering career

Hone your management skills and strengthen your technical expertise with a Master of Engineering. Or change direction and build a career in engineering with a Master of Professional Engineering.

Master of Engineering

This is a specialised program for qualified engineers seeking to move into a management role or strengthen their technical expertise.

If you are a qualified engineer and looking to strengthen your management capability and technical knowledge, this is the ideal course for you. Or perhaps you want to update your engineering skills or specialise in a particular area linked to your job or career aspirations.

The Master of Engineering allows you to build on your existing engineering undergraduate degree by developing specialised technical knowledge in one of 14 engineering majors:

Related courses

At the master’s level, this degree will take 1.5 years full time to complete (72 credit points). This program can also be taken as a:

Fast track your Master of Engineering

Your prior qualifications or in some cases, work experience, may enable you to reduce the number of credit points required to complete your degree. To see how it works, read about credit for previous study for your Master of Engineering.

Master of Professional Engineering

Acquire a solid foundation for a career in engineering, a qualification in high demand around the world.

If you would like to change careers and become an engineer, obtain accredited qualifications that will enable you to practise in Australia and overseas, or simply move into a different field of engineering, the Master of Professional Engineering is your key to accelerating your career opportunities.

This three-year full time degree will provide you with the engineering professional practice and research skills that lead to recognition as an Australian graduate engineer. Your qualifications will also be recognised internationally through the Washington Accord of the International Engineering Alliance.

Specialisations

A Master of Professional Engineering will help you to develop the sound communications, management and decision-making capabilities necessary to interpret and discuss complex issues in your chosen area of specialisation.

Each of the following fields are fully accredited by Engineers Australia, the national accreditation body.

The following specialisations are provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia:

Fast track your Master of Professional Engineering

Your prior qualifications or in some cases, work experience, may enable you to reduce the number of credit points required to complete your degree. To see how it works, read about credit for previous study for your Master of Professional Engineering.

2018 Postgraduate Guide

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Branka Vucetic
Professor Branka Vucetic, Director of the Centre of Excellence in Telecommunications
“Engineers are creative people who find solutions to problems before society often realises we have them.”

Master of Engineering