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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Master of Professional Engineering (Geomechanical)

  • Masters (Coursework)

If you are seeking to make the transition from a science or mathematics-based career to become an engineer, or if you already have an engineering degree and would like to change paths to a different specialisation, the Master of Professional Engineering offers an accredited qualification that will enable you to practise in Australia and overseas.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
3 years full-time, 5 - 6 years part-time
Course Code
MAPROFEN2GEM, 077470M
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$9,359 per year / $28,077 total
International Fees
$44,500 per year / $133,500 total

About this course

If you are seeking to make the transition from a science or mathematics-based career to become an engineer, or if you already have an engineering degree and would like to change paths to a different specialisation, the Master of Professional Engineering offers an accredited qualification that will enable you to practise in Australia and overseas. In the geomechanical specialisation you"ll learn to examine soil and rock layers and determine their physical and chemical properties to design foundations and earthworks structures.

This degree will also help you develop the sound communication, management and decision-making capabilities needed to interpret and discuss complex issues in your area of specialisation. The program will provide you with the engineering professional practice and research skills that lead to recognition as an Australian graduate engineer. Your qualifications will be recognised internationally through the Washington Accord of the International Engineering Alliance.

Commonwealth Supported Places

The Master of Professional Engineering degrees have a limited amount of Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) available to domestic students in 2018. No additional application is necessary, all domestic applicants for this degree will be considered for CSP.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Engineering courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
77.4%
Overall satisfaction
85.4%
Skill scale
61.8%
Teaching scale
81.4%
Employed full-time
$89.7k
Average salary