University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Master of Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 067689G

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Supercharge your future

If you want to become a Professional Mechanical Engineer, and have a 3 year engineering degree but no work experience, the Master of Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering) will get you there.

Throughout the degree there is an emphasis on practical experience and preparing you thoroughly for the engineering profession. In addition to the hands-on laboratory sessions and 60 days industry experience, you will complete a research project and dissertation applying all your formal knowledge to a real world problem. Whether this is the efficiency of different bio-fuels, obstacle detecting robotics or the design of FSAE race cars, your project will provide insight to the profession of a Mechanical Engineer.

The research project and dissertation can also be a stepping stone to further research degrees, such as PhD.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering) has been accorded full accreditation at the level of Professional Engineer by Engineers Australia and graduates are eligible for Graduate membership at the Professional Level.

Career outcomes

With the highly practical knowledge and skills you gained in the design, development and maintenance of machinery and systems, there will a wide range of career opportunities available to you including mining, transportation, manufacturing, air-conditioning and ventilation. You will often collaborate with other engineers and professionals on projects and there are great opportunities for travel with consulting and contracting engineers often moving from one major project to another.

Other majors

Other specialisations for the Master of Engineering Science: Agricultural, Civil, Electrical and Electronic, Engineering Management and Enterprise, Environmental, Power and Structural.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,200 Per Year
Start date: 15 November 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,200 Per Year
Start date: 15 November 2021
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicants must have

  • Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in the relevant specialisation, or equivalent Or
  • Australian university four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in a non-related specialisation, or equivalent.

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.5 (or better) (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based) - 570 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 230 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 5); TOEFL (internet based) - 90 (or better) (with 20 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 58 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 58); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 176 or above. No less than 169 in each skill.

Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia