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Engineering Practice Specialisation Mechanical Engineering

36 months
35200 AUD/year
28400 AUD/year
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The Master of Engineering Practice Specialisation Mechanical Engineering at University of Southern Queensland  is ideal if you want to become a professional engineer, and have a three-year engineering degree but no work experience. 



  • If you are an Engineering Technologist and have more than 5 years industry experience under your belt, then UniSQ's Master of Engineering Practice (Mechanical Engineering) will give you the necessary qualification to be eligible for Professional Engineer registration with Engineers Australia.
  • Right from the beginning you will be able to use the knowledge and skills you have already gained in the workplace to complete your first year core units.
  • Through self-assessment and workplace portfolios you will demonstrate how you may already meet Engineers Australia’s competencies and identify the technical courses you will need to complete in order to graduate.
  • Available to study through distance education, the Master of Engineering enables you to travel or work while studying and allows you to adapt your study to your life.
  • You will build upon your prior knowledge in Mechanical Engineering with advanced studies in areas such as computational mechanics in design, fluid mechanics and materials technology.
  • Your capstone course will see you work as part of a student team developing the practical skills such as flow visualisation and measuring the velocity of fluids in our state-of-the-art laboratories.
  • With this Master of Engineering Practice Specialisation Mechanical Engineering at University of Southern Queensland you will gain hands-on practical lab and industry experience to prepare you for working in the engineering profession.
  • Apply your study knowledge to a real-world problem in your research project - a great stepping-stone to further research degrees, including your PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Skills in Engineering 
  • Engineering Research Methods 
  • Advanced Engineering Project Management
  • Advanced Prestressed Concrete
  • Advanced Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Simulations and Computations

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


12 alternative credits




Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: QLD 00244B, NSW 02225M

  • Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in the relevant specialisation, or equivalent
  • A minimum of five years' relevant professional work experience.
  • Must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident; citizen of New Zealand or holder of a valid visa with a duration of at least three years.
  • Tuition Fee

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    • International

      35200 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 35200 AUD per year during 36 months.
    • National

      28400 AUD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 28400 AUD per year during 36 months.
    • Commonwealth supported: AUD 8021
    • External/Online: AUD 35200


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