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La Trobe University

  • 24% international / 76% domestic

Master of Engineering Management

  • Masters (Coursework)

La Trobe's Master of Engineering Management will develop your commercial acumen and help you set yourself apart. You'll undertake specialist subjects in management, innovation and sustainability - all designed for engineers.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time
Course Code
080775A
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul, Nov
Domestic Fees
$35,200 per year / $70,400 total
International Fees
$38,600 per year / $77,200 total

About this course

La Trobe's Master of Engineering Management will develop your commercial acumen and help you set yourself apart. You'll undertake specialist subjects in management, innovation and sustainability - all designed for engineers. Back up your specialist skills with a strong foundation in business, so you can confidently address issues relating to marketing, finance, organisational behaviour, and the analysis of business data.

In your second year, you'll discover advanced subjects in risk and cost, project management, strategic management and computer-aided engineering. You'll also advance your knowledge in an engineering specialisation - choose from 12 disciplines.

Learn from experts in both engineering and management. Graduate ready to advance your career as a leader and manager in your field.

You'll learn:

  • Advanced engineering management
    • Develop specialist skills in project management, innovation, risk and cost engineering, environmental sustainability, marketing, finance and more.
  • Business acumen
    • Learn how to lead and develop organisations, teams and individuals, interpret and develop financial documents and take a strategic approach to management decisions.
  • Environmental sustainability practices
    • Understand Australian industry best practices so you can lead engineers to create a more sustainable future.
  • Specialist engineering skills
    • Get the latest knowledge with specialist electives from 12 engineering disciplines and take it back into your practice.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Study locations

Melbourne

Career pathways

Rapid technological change is driving the need for engineering managers with a blend of technical knowledge, soft skills and commercial acumen. You could find employment in a range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, geotechnical, government and construction. You could be a:

  • Engineering project manager
    • Take a leading role in engineering projects. Plan, monitor and deliver across all elements of projects, including budgets, human resources, settingobjectives and reporting.
  • Senior engineering management consultant
    • Apply industry knowledge and technical expertise to solve engineering problemsor improve existing processes and systems.
  • Engineering development manager
    • Plan, direct and coordinate all activities related to engineering development and manage the activities of the development team.