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Master of Engineering Science (Engineering Management and Enterprise)

Summary
Master of Engineering Science Specialisation Engineering Management & Enterprise (MENS)

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 16 units

Duration
  • 2 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Toowoomba

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Engineer innovative solutions

Are you interested in leading complex engineering projects and teams, as well as developing your entrepreneurship skills to effectively drive your own ventures? If you already have a 3 or 4-year engineering degree and want to broaden your career options, the Master of Engineering Science (Engineering Management and Enterprise) is for you.

Throughout this degree there is an emphasis on practical experience and preparing you thoroughly to take the next step in your engineering career. You will also have the opportunity to apply your formal knowledge to a real world problem by completing a research project and dissertation.

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

With the highly practical knowledge and skills you gained in engineering management, research, innovation and entrepreneurship you will be an excellent position to pursue a career in positions in management within the field of engineering or launch your own start-up.

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

If you do not meet foundation specialisation knowledge you may need to substitute courses in the standard pattern in lieu of any course credit. Residential schools

If you are enrolled in the External study mode in this degree, you will have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools, where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.

Courses to be studied Units
7 x core courses 8
plus 6 x specialisation courses 6
plus 2 x approved courses 2
plus 2 x practice courses (0 unit value) 0
Total 16
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
Commonwealth supported AUD 9352
Domestic full fee paying AUD 23425

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and 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 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.

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 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.
  • Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020.

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.