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Overview

This course 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. 

Focus on your chosen field of engineering to further your career options. For example, students interested in a career in the oil and gas industry can opt to specialise in chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering. 

By choosing the discipline that most interests you, you will not only gain a deep understanding of the discipline from a holistic engineering perspective, but undertake units relevant to your area of interest. 

The Master of Professional Engineering from The University of Western Australia is the route to a professional engineering qualification for those who have studied the Engineering Science major in the UWA Engineering Direct Pathway.

Career

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.

Accreditation

The Master of Professional Engineering has been assessed for accreditation by Engineers Australia, the national accrediting body.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Project Management and Engineering Practice
  • Risk, Reliability and Safety 
  • Engineering Research Project Part 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description

      2-3 years depending on prior study

    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    82

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    570

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • a bachelor's degree with a major in Engineering Science, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 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 with an average of at least 60 per cent.
CRICOS: 081025J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 119400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4464 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8934 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Domestic average annual fee: $8934

Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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