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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Master of Engineering

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Engineering is designed to develop your expertise through advanced courses and specialised electives. The program is a pathway to becoming an accredited engineer and has been submitted for accreditation to Engineers Australia.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time
Course Code
5674, 093154A
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$45,120 per year / $90,240 total

About this course

The world is changing fast. Rather than fighting change, at UQ we believe it's something to embrace.

Postgraduate engineering studies will prepare you for more senior, leadership roles so you can boldly ask questions in new and challenging ways.

Discipline focussed courses coupled with practical research or industry based projects will give you the confidence and capability to solve complex engineering challenges in a changing world.

Here, you'll study alongside peers who share your passion for solving human problems such as climate change, overpopulation, network security and more.

Prepare for senior leadership roles

The 21st century engineer is someone with a truly global outlook who addresses increasingly complex and interdisciplinary challenges. UQ's Master of Engineering has been designed to include business and innovation courses so graduating students are better prepared to take on more senior, leadership roles.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Undertake supervised projects relevant to your engineering field. You'll learn from UQ and guest academics, industry representatives, and business leaders about how to implement innovative design solutions in the real world.
  • Specialise in bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, materials and manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering, petroleum engineering, renewable energy, software engineering or urban water engineering.
  • Benefit from a program that includes a balance of business courses. You'll develop your ability to understand, manage and deliver complex professional projects within your chosen engineering discipline.

Career pathways

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Depending on which field you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Biomedical engineer
  • Chemical engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Civil engineer
  • Environmental engineer
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Petroleum engineer
  • Aerospace engineer
  • Renewable energy manager