Master of Engineering (Professional)
Master of Engineering (Professional)
Masters Degree (Coursework) (AQF Level 9)
Professional accreditation status
|Currently seeking provisional accreditation with Engineers Australia for the Master of Engineering (Professional). Professional accreditation allows graduates to work as a professional engineer in countries that are signatories of the Washington Accord.|
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Completion of a four-year Bachelor of Engineering at AQF Level 7 (or equivalent) in any discipline.
Note: Entry for Master of Engineering (Professional) in Water Resource Management; Internet of Things and Data Engineering; and Electrical and Renewable Energy majors require completion of a four-year Bachelor of Engineering at AQF Level 7 (or equivalent) in a discipline cognate to the major.
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 9) Guidelines for Masters degrees.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band 1 – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
48 credit points as per course structure
Minimum 60 days industry experience
Must hold current Apply First Aid certificate at the time of graduation
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Master of Engineering (Professional), graduates will be able to:
EG5210:03 Risk Engineering and Systems Safety
MA5800:03 Foundation for Data Science
EG5220:03 Advanced Asset Management and Reliability
LB5515:03 Workplace Conflict Management
EG5300:06 Engineering Practice
EG5311:03 Research Project 1
EG5312:03 Research Project 2
Select a major from Table A
TABLE A (Majors)
Type of major
Credit points in major
24 credit points
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Only Internet of Things and Data Engineering major is available in Cairns
Internet of Things and Data Engineering major is not available in Townsville
Expected time to complete
2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
60 days of industry experience
|Course includes mandatory Fieldwork||No|
Special assessment requirements
Professional accreditation requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Students may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Credit and Articulation policy and associated procedures.
Advanced Standing may be granted for the following:
Advanced Standing will only be granted for subjects aligned to the current course’s learning outcomes and if the applicant demonstrates sufficient prior knowledge and skills to achieve the course learning outcomes in the time available in the course
24 credit points, except where a student transfers from one JCU award to another, then advanced standing may be granted for more than two-thirds of the new award, where there is subject equivalence between the awards
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 15 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.
Advanced standing will not be granted for undergraduate studies or work experience used to gain admission to the course when assessed separately for admission requirements.
MASTER OF ENGINEERING (PROFESSIONAL)
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Majors will appear on the testamur
Exit with lesser award
Students who exit the course prior to completion, and have successfully completed the relevant number of credit points and appropriate subjects, may be eligible to receive one of the following awards: