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Swinburne University of Technology

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Master of Engineering / Master of Construction Management

  • Masters (Coursework)

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Course Code
MM-ENGCM, 098494G
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Aug
Domestic Fees
$9,527 per year / $19,054 total
International Fees
$37,480 per year

About this course

This combined postgraduate course is for students who wish to enhance their knowledge and undertake continuing professional development specifically in the fields of civil or structural engineering and construction management. The course will have an applied industry focus and present units of study relevant to professional practice and contemporary research in these fields.

The specialisations of civil or structural engineering with construction management in this combined course have a technical focus, along with industry relevant research units, to suit the needs of the individual student. Importantly, many of the units of study have a sustainability theme which is the great challenge for the delivery of infrastructure in the 21st century.

Study locations

Hawthorn

Career pathways

The Master of Engineering/Master of Construction Management is designed to provide the following generic attributes:

  • providing career-orientated education
  • developing links with industry and knowledge transfer
  • undertaking research which is applied and relevant to the needs of industry
  • developing lifelong learning skills
  • establishing international links including opportunities for collaboration with Swinburne's other campuses.

Course structure

The Master of Engineering/Master of Construction Management consists of 15 units (200 credit points). Units normally carry 12.5 credit points. This course is available on a full-time or part-time basis. In each academic year, two units (25 credit points) per semester would normally constitute a part-time load and four units (50 credit points) per semester constitute a full-time load. The volume of learning of the Master of Engineering/Master of Construction Management is typically two years. To qualify for the Master of Engineering/Master of Construction Management, students must complete a total of 16 units (200 credit points) as follows:• 5 core units (62.5 credit points)• 2 Construction Management Foundation units (25 credit points)• 3 Construction Management specialisation units (37.5 credit points)• 6 Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering specialisation-specific units (75 credit points) * Students holding an international student visa are required to study full-time and on campus.

Credit for prior study or work

Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about credit.