Master of Engineering Science

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Master of Engineering Science

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Master of Engineering Science (MENS)

CRICOS code: 067689G

Units to complete: 16

Duration: on campus 2 years full–time, distance 4 years part–time

Start date: March, July

Campus: Toowoomba

Entry requirements

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• 3-year degree in engineering or spatial science, or equivalent

Alternative Entry

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• Non-engineering degree in a technical field with sufficient mathematics and science content equivalent to a 3-year engineering degree awarded by an Australian university

Professional Accreditation

The Faculty will be seeking accreditation by Engineers Australia as meeting stage one competencies for registration at the level of Professional Engineer.

Program Focus

The MENS is tailored to provide a broad knowledge of engineering or spatial science through a specialised suite of technical courses in nine different majors. The program is designed to provide an academic pathway to professional engineering for those who are qualified engineering technologists, or those who have a bachelor degree in a field allied to engineering. This program will provide graduates with a pathway to professional registration as practising engineers in Australia.

Program structure

5 Core courses plus 9 – 10 courses from 1 Engineering major

PLUS 1 – 2 x Electives

PLUS 4 x Practice courses


A maximum of 8 units of exemptions is permitted in the MENS. Studies used as the basis for claims must normally have been completed within a period of 5 years prior to the date of the application for advanced standing.

Exit points

Provided all requirements are met, students will be able to exit with:

4 units - Graduate Certificate of Engineering Science

8 units - Graduate Diploma of Engineering Science

Students who are unable to satisfactorily complete the program may apply to transfer to the Bachelor of Engineering or the Bachelor of Spatial Science, as appropriate. They may also apply to have the courses completed in the MENS credited to the new program.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
2 - 4 years
Part time
Full time
21,600 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Toowoomba, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 - 4 years
Price 21,600 AUD
(campus), 19600 AUD (distance) per year