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Master of Professional Engineering

The University of Western Australia

24 months
65550 AUD/year
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This Master of Professional Engineering program from The University of Western Australia has been developed in consultation with industry to equip you with the advanced technical expertise, critical thinking and professional skills required to remain competitive in a global workforce. 


This Master of Professional Engineering program from The University of Western Australia is a professionally accredited engineering degree for students who have completed undergraduate studies in engineering. You'll specialise in a program of engineering and undertake advanced engineering technical units, professional units, a design and a research project, and undertake an eight to 12-week professional practicum. Beyond practice as a professional engineer, you'll pursue further research studies in engineering, as well as seek employment in a wide range of related industries.

Career Pathways 

This course, designed in consultation with industry, equips graduates with both outstanding technical skills and the ability to work creatively as part of a team across a diverse range of engineering specialisations. The Master of Professional Engineering unlocks a wide range of career opportunities in engineering and non-engineering sectors in Australia and overseas. Your options for employment will be varied with work available in the energy and resources industry, pharmaceutical manufacturing, construction, power and water utilities, management and consultancy firms, and electronics, finance and telecommunications industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Engineering Portfolio
  • Project Management and Engineering Practice 
  • Risk, Reliability and Safety 
  • Engineering Research Project 
  • Biomedical Instrumentation 
  • Biomaterials 
  • Cardiovascular Biomechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


144 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE: 081025J  

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a UWA bachelor's degree with a major in Engineering Science1 or Bachelor of Automation and Robotics; or
  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent; and
  • prior studies in engineering, physics or mathematics; or
  • completed units in the Master of Professional Engineering Preliminary course at UWA as prescribed by the Faculty; or
  • completed a UWA Diploma in Science with a major in Engineering Science

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    65550 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 131100 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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