Master of Engineering Science (MENS)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Master of Engineering Science (MENS)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Obtain industry experience

If you want to become a professional engineer, and have a three-year engineering degree but no work experience, the Master of Engineering will get you there. In this degree, you will:

  • gain hands-on practical lab and industry experience to prepare you for working in the engineering profession
  • apply your study knowledge to a real-world problem in your research project - a great stepping-stone to further research degrees, including your PhD.


  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Applied Telecommunications
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Power Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Surveying.

Professional accreditation

The majors of Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering and Structural Engineering have been accorded full accreditation at the level of Professional Engineer by Engineers Australia and graduates are eligible for Graduate membership at the Professional Level.

The majors of Geographic Information Systems and Surveying have been accorded provisional accreditation at the level of Professional Engineer by Engineers Australia. Provisional accreditation will be reviewed by Engineers Australia for full accreditation following the emergence of the first representative group of graduates.

USQ is seeking provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia for the new Applied Telecommunications major.

Entry Requirements

3 or 4 year engineering degree in the relevant specialisation or equivalent

An appropriate 4 year engineering degree in a non-related specialisation or equivalent

English Language Requirements

All students are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated December 18, 2016
Duration & Price
This course is Campus or Online
Start Date
Start date
Jan. 2017
2 years
Part time
Full time
22,310 AUD
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Toowoomba, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 22,310 AUD
Commonwealth supported: AUD 9048