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Master of Advanced Engineering (Engineering Project Management)

Master of Advanced Engineering Specialisation Engineering Project Management (MAEN)

Study Mode
  • External

  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 8 units

  • 1.5 - 2 years part-time

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View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Manage technological risk

A Master of Advanced Engineering (Project Management) is ideal for experienced practicing engineers who want project management qualifications to further their career.

Through the eight unit degree, which can be studied part-time, you will gain the specific knowledge and experience to manage small and large-scale engineering projects. You will also learn how to manage the constraints of time, cost and scope of projects, and stakeholder management. Key engineering management skills in the management of technological risk and asset management will be developed.

Available to study through distance education, the Master of Advanced Engineering is only available part-time (1.5 - 2 year duration) enabling you to travel or work while studying, and allowing you to adapt your study to your life. You may also be able to graduate sooner with a Graduate Certificate of Advanced Engineering.

Graduates of the Master of Advanced Engineering (Project Management) have the skills and knowledge to become specialist engineering project managers within their chosen professional field.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Advanced Engineering is not accredited by any professional bodies other than the University of Southern Queensland.

Other specialisations for the Master of Advanced Engineering: Engineering Management and Structural Engineering Design.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 2
plus 4 x specialisation courses
plus 1 x project course
Total 8
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Domestic full fee paying AUD 23855

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2018 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

Entry Requirements

  • Australian university four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in a relevant specialisation, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 – applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.
  • Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Monday 5 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November 2018. 

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.