James Cook University

Master of Engineering (Professional)

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 098486G

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

What to expect

Master basic and advanced engineering subjects, develop professional skills such as risk engineering, asset management, safety in design, business leadership and data analytics, and gain industry experience as required by Engineers Australia.

Enhance your employability and advance your career in Australia and globally through the Masters Employability Program. Complete a structured co-curricular employability skills and development program, which runs for the duration of the degree. This includes a tailored plan to support individual employment objectives, beginning from semester one through to graduation.

Graduates will demonstrate in‐depth knowledge of advanced engineering methods through their application in engineering practice. These include design processes, whole system approaches, contemporary project management tools, and decision‐making strategies.

Gain an understanding of the relevance of engineering in society, with specific reference to practices and priorities for creating sustainable communities and industries in the tropics.

Plan and execute either a substantial research‐based project, capstone experience or scholarship piece within a professional workplace environment. Gain advanced technical knowledge including an understanding of recent developments in engineering.

Career Opportunities

Work as a graduate engineer in Australia and abroad. Upon completing the course, you will be accredited by Engineers Australia for Stage 1 competency standards (accreditation in process).

You will be a job‐ready graduate with competencies in advanced engineering techniques. You will have the broader skillsets and attributes required to work and succeed as a professional engineer.

You will also gain a head‐start in preparing for Stage 2 competency standards prescribed by Engineers Australia for Professional Engineers.

NOTES

Only Internet of Things and Data Engineering major is available in Cairns

Internet of Things and Data Engineering major is not available in Townsville

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Majors

  • Electrical and Renewable Energy
  • Internet of Things and Data Engineering
  • Technology and Management
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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 27,560 Per Year
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 27,560 Per Year
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 27,560 Per Year
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Cairns City campus

36 Shields Street
Cairns Queensland 4870
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 27,560 Per Year
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road
Cairns Queensland 4878
Australia

Entry criteria

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.

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia