• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
This Master of Professional Engineering (Specialisation) from University of Tasmania is primarily aimed at students with non-Washington accord Engineering degrees, or who have a Washington accord degree in a different engineering discipline, and who wish to practice as a professional engineer following graduation.


The learning outcomes of the Master of Professional Engineering (Specialisation) from University of Tasmania are:

  • to provide a sound basis in the physical sciences, mathematics and basic engineering science;
  • to provide specific theory and practice in the relevant engineering discipline;
  • to train students to an AQF level 9 graduate level
  • to deliver graduates equipped with Engineers Australia Stage 1 competencies to allow entry to engineering practice in the relevant engineering specialisation and form the foundation for ongoing learning towards Stage 2 Competency and Chartered Status
  • to produce well-rounded graduates who can develop their professional and managerial skills in their places of employment;
  • to provide students with experience and expertise in substantive research training as is required for AQF level 9 certification; and
  • to offer a pathway into AQF level 10 Doctoral research studies.


Accreditation (Stage 1 competencies) will be sought for the proposed Masters degree through Engineers Australia and related international recognition in all other countries that are co-signatories to the Washington Accord.  Provisional accreditation will be sought in 2016 with full accreditation after first graduations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematics
  • Computer Aided Design and Communication
  • Engineering Statics
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Engineering Design and Project Management
  • Chemistry of Materials
  • Programming

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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 (Grade B):


    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in a science based discipline with sufficient numerical skills to undertake the MProfEng (Specialisation) course; or
  • A Bachelor degree in Engineering (Non-Washington Accord) or
  • A Bachelor degree in Engineering majoring in a different specialisation than that to be undertaken under the MProfEng (Specialisaton).
  • CRICOS: 089190J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41976 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 125943 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Hobart

  • 1204 - 2010 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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