Master of Engineering Technology

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Master of Engineering Technology

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Master of Engineering Technology (METC)

CRICOS code: 066846G

Units to complete: 12

Duration: on campus 1.5 years full–time, distance 3 years part–time

Start date: March, July

Campus: Toowoomba

Entry requirements

• English IELTS 6.5 or equivalent

• 3-year degree in engineering, science or technology in the same field of study as their proposed major study


• 4-year degree in engineering from a recognised institution


• Demonstrated high level of academic performance

Program Focus

This program is appropriate for those students who wish to extend their knowledge of a specific area of engineering. The masters program also includes provision for students to evaluate information critically, and to select and apply an appropriate methodology to a particular research problem. The masters program builds on the graduate certificate and allows students to take either an Engineering Technology Studies Pathway (12 coursework units) or undertake a project and prepare a dissertation (8 coursework units and a 4-unit research project).

Program Structure

1 core course PLUS 7 courses from 1 x METC major PLUS 4 courses from:

  • Engineering Technology Studies Path


  • Project and Dissertation Path


A maximum of 6 units of exemptions may be granted for the METC, provided the following requirements for courses are met:

• claims must be for graduate studies

• not used to meet the requirements of any undergraduate award

• completed within a period of 5 years prior to the date of application for exemptions.

Exit points

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

4 units - Graduate Certificate in Engineering Technology

Master of Engineering Technology

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
3 - 6 semesters
Part time
Full time
21,600 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Toowoomba, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 3 - 6 semesters
Price 21,600 AUD
(campus), 19600 AUD (distance) per year