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About

If you are an electrical engineer looking to advance your career, the Professional Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) program from University of Newcastle will help you develop management expertise, specialise and deepen your technical skills and be equipped to lead projects and move into more senior roles. 

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Overview

The Master of Professional Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) is a flexible degree that allows you to fast-track your career in engineering.

Career opportunities

Engineers work on a huge range of tasks in many different environments – industries like electronics, energy, food, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, construction, environmental health and transportation. Engineering continues to be one of the most in-demand qualifications in the world, with many countries desperate to fill a shortage of professional skills in this field.

A Professional Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) program from University of Newcastle will open up even more varied career opportunities, empowering you to take on a leadership role, start your own business or manage major engineering projects.

  • Salaries:  As an engineer, you’ll be valued and well rewarded. Starting salaries for our postgraduate engineers average around $154,000 which is above the national average. *
  • Flexibility: Some engineers work 9-5 in an office, others fly-in-fly out from a project site. You might prefer hands-on fieldwork, design and development, or managing people and projects.
  • Global opportunities: As a qualified engineer you can travel the world and work almost anywhere you choose. Professional recognition through Engineers Australia lets you work in places such as Canada, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Turkey, the UK and the USA.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital and Computer Electronics 1
  • Electric Energy Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Circuits
  • Circuits and Signals
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Analog Electronics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International: It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at University of Newcastle and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 098284F

Direct admission into the 3 year MPE (Electrical and Electronic) Pathway A: 

  • Graduates from the University of Newcastle or another institution with a non-engineering Bachelor Degree with at least 20 units of study in Mathematics (especially calculus and linear algebra); and Science, as related to Electrical and Electronic Engineering AND a UON GPA of 4.5 or above. You may also be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) which will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Direct admission into the 2 year MPE (Electrical and Electronic) Pathway B with 80 units of Recognition (RPL): 

  • Graduates from the University of Newcastle or another institution with a Bachelor Degree (AQF 7) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering AND a UON GPA of 4.5 or above. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42950 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42950 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    32100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32100 AUD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Newcastle

1333 - 2400 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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