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Advanced Engineering, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #190 (BCR) Perth, Australia
This Advanced Engineering course from Curtin University will enhance your knowledge and skills in engineering, research, management, and engineering design and equip you with the advanced engineering professional capabilities required in an increasingly complex global environment.
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The Advanced Engineering course from Curtin University provides graduates who hold a four-year accredited qualification in engineering (i.e. BEng-Hons) an opportunity to pursue advanced study within their engineering discipline. It is designed for students with first class or 2A Honours, to allow high-calibre students to distinguish themselves from the competition and take the first step in becoming a future industry leader.

You will develop advanced research skills and become proficient with a diverse range of research methodologies. You will also develop the entrepreneurial skills that are essential for engineers in a commercial setting. 

You can choose to study one of three streams: Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Renewable Energy Systems.

Career information

Chemical Engineering Stream

  • Ceramics
  • Gas processing
  • Fertilisers
  • Food and beverage production
  • Mineral processing
  • Oil refining and petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Plastics

Mechanical Engineering Stream

  • Aerospace and automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Mineral and material processing
  • Mining
  • Plant operation and maintenance
  • Power generation
  • Robotics
  • System design
  • Transport
  • Water supply

Renewable Energy Systems Stream

  • Consumer power systems
  • Electric vehicles
  • Mining and gas
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Utility power networks

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemical Engineering Stream
  • Mechanical Engineering Stream
  • Renewable Energy Systems Stream 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    200 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 097867B

  • Certified copies of academic transcripts for previously attained qualifications that are relevant to the Curtin course for which you are applying.
  • English test results
  • Supporting information for your application, including supplementary forms for certain courses. 
  • As part of the Simplified Streamlined Visa Framework (SSVF), you may be required to provide additional information in order for us to perform Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) assessments as part of your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35500 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    26600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26600 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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