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CQUniversity Australia (CQU)

  • 27% international / 73% domestic

Master of Engineering

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Engineering allows you the opportunity to develop professional skills such as teamwork and communication while applying and further developing the theoretical knowledge you gained in your undergraduate study.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
CV82, 088196M
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

The Master of Engineering allows you the opportunity to develop professional skills such as teamwork and communication while applying and further developing the theoretical knowledge you gained in your undergraduate study.

This course begins with an introduction to Australian engineering practice and three project units, providing the opportunity to apply discipline knowledge and skills in an authentic project, in some cases with an industry mentor, and will help to prepare you for engineering practice.

You will then select four units from topics including sustainability, mining, project management and rail. Depending on your career aspirations you may also choose to pursue an internship.

Finally, you will complete a major research project that will demonstrate your ability to work as a professional engineer.

For domestic students, this course is also available in online study mode, giving you the flexibility to study even if working or living in a remote location.

Entry requirements

A completed 3 year Bachelor of Engineering, or equivalent, with an aligned engineering major, from a recognised tertiary institution. Degrees completed without standard engineering majors (Civil, Electrical, or Mechanical) will be assessed for compatibility with the Masters course on a case by case basis by the School.

English Requirements:

If you were not born in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Ireland, South Africa or United States of America you are required to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements set by the University.

Applicants are required to provide evidence of completion within the last 5 years of:

* a secondary qualification (Year 11 or 12, or equivalent), or

* bachelor level qualification study for a period of at least 2 years fulltime with a minimum overall GPA 4.0 completed within Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, South Africa, Ireland, or United States of America, which will meet the English proficiency.

If you do not satisfy any of the above you will need to undertake an English language proficiency test and achieve the following scores as below.

* An International English Language Testing System (IELTS Academic) overall band score of at least 6.5 overall with a minimum 6.0 for Reading and Writing and 6.0 for Speaking and Listening, or

* An Occupational English Test with Grades A or B only in each of the four components.

English test results remain valid for no more than two years between final examination date and the date of commencement of study, and must appear on a single result certificate.

Each student will be assessed individually.

Please see English requirements https://www.cqu.edu.au/international-students

Security RequirementsNo information available at this time.Health RequirementsNo information available at this time.Assumed Knowledge

Students are advised to choose a major and stream which is consistent with their undergraduate studies.

If in any doubt students are advised to contact the course advisor.

It is recommended that full-time students enrol in 24 credit points per term, and part-time students enrol in 12 credit points per term.

Study locations

Rockhampton

Perth

Melbourne

Online

Career pathways

Upon successful completion of the Master of Engineering, you will be recognised as a graduate professional engineer in Australia. As an engineer, you will realise career opportunities in a wide range of industries including energy, infrastructure, resources.

Possessing a Masters qualification will enhance your employability and elevate you above your engineering peers.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Engineering courses at CQUniversity Australia (CQU).
87.6%
Overall satisfaction
89.2%
Skill scale
78.7%
Teaching scale
99%
Employed full-time
$140k
Average salary