Master of Engineering

General

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Program Description

This degree is for those who have a non-Professionally Accredited engineering or technology degree and wish to upgrade to a Professionally Accredited engineering qualification or wish to branch out into another area of specialisation.

Course Entry

Academic Admission requirements (Band 8)

The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

All applicants are required to have completed a Bachelor degree in engineering or engineering technology, with equivalents considered. Alternatively, applicants can have completed the Bachelor of Engineering Science, with equivalents considered.

Academic admission requirements (Band 8) may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline; or
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years of relevant professional experience.

English Language requirements (Band 4)

English competency requirements may be satisfied through the completion of one of the following:

  • IELTS Academic Overall band minimum score of 6.5 (no individual band less than 6.0);
  • Bachelor degree from a country specified on the English Proficiency Bands page;
  • Successfully completed 0.375 EFTSL of study at postgraduate level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • Other tests, courses or programmes defined on the English Proficiency Bands page.

Course Details

Semester availability

  • Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup
  • Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Students are required to complete 4 core units, 12 specialisation units and a practicum unit.

Year 1 - Semester 1

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS6139 Engineering Innovation and Ethics 15
Unit from Specialisation x 3 45

Year 1 - Semester 2

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Specialisation x 4 60

Year 2 - Semester 1

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS5111 Engineering Practicum  
ENS6126 Master of Engineering Project 1 15
Unit from Specialisation x 3 45

Year 2 - Semester 2

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS5543 Engineering Management 15
ENS6127 Master of Engineering Project 2 15
Unit from Specialisation x 2 30

Specialisations you can study in this course

One or more of the specialisations in this course is externally recognised when studied within this course. Refer to the specialisation for more information.

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Renewable Energy Engineering
  • Electrical Power Engineering
  • Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Instrumentation Control and Automation Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Critically reflect on existing theoretical knowledge in engineering and analyse recent developments in engineering practice, including sustainability issues, from a local and global perspective.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive theoretical and technical knowledge in the engineering discipline, with advanced knowledge in one specialisation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to engineering through the review and analysis of existing research for the purposes of a research-based project.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in team settings in a professional engineering context.
  • Demonstrate the ability to evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level and generate creative and innovative design solutions in specific engineering contexts.
  • Demonstrate the levels of technology, information and English literacy and numeric proficiency required for professional practice in engineering.
  • Incorporate cross-cultural awareness and indigenous cultural competence as applicable in professional engineering practice.
  • Plan and conduct a research-based project in the engineering discipline and effectively communicate the findings orally and in written form to a specialist and non-specialist audience.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Engineers Australia

Possible future job titles

Professional Engineer.

Last updated May 2020

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