Master of Professional Engineering
The Master of Professional Engineering has been developed in consultation with industry to equip you with the advanced technical expertise, critical thinking and professional skills required to remain competitive in a global workforce.
Course description, features and facilities
This course is a professionally accredited engineering degree for students who have completed undergraduate studies in engineering. Students specialise in a program of engineering and undertake advanced engineering technical units, professional units, a design and a research project, and undertake a professional practicum.
Beyond practice as a professional engineer, this course will allow you to pursue further research studies in engineering, as well as to seek employment in a wide range of related industries.
The following specialisations are available:
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Software Engineering
If you are considering a career in the oil and gas industry, you might opt to specialise in chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering. By choosing the discipline that most interests you, you will not only gain a deep understanding of the discipline from a holistic engineering perspective, but also undertake units relevant to your area of interest.
Upon successful completion, you will have an internationally recognised qualification that allows you to practice as a professional engineer.
UWA’s Master of Professional Engineering unlocks a wide range of career opportunities both in engineering and non-engineering sectors. With excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, engineering graduates have a strong base to branch out into different industries including senior management roles. Employment may be found in a variety of sectors including mining, oil and gas, manufacturing, construction, power generation, consulting, environmental management, investment, finance and research.
The duration for this course is usually 2 years.
Last updated February 5, 2016