• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
If you want to become a Professional Engineer, and have a 3 year engineering degree but no work experience, the Master of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering) from University of Southern Queensland will get you there.

About

Throughout the Master of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering) from University of Southern Queensland there is an emphasis on practical experience and preparing you thoroughly for the engineering profession. In addition to the hands-on laboratory sessions and 60 days industry experience, you will complete a research project and dissertation applying all your formal knowledge to a real world problem. 

Whether this is the risks posed by natural disasters to structures or testing new construction materials, your project will provide insight to the profession of a Civil Engineer.

Career outcomes

As a civil engineering graduate your career pathway could be as a civil engineer, construction engineer, structural engineer, transport engineer or water supply distribution engineer in either the public or private sector. 

There are great opportunities for travel with consulting and contracting engineers often moving from one major engineering site to another. Your expertise could land you a job in some of the largest construction projects in the engineering world.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Self-Assessment Portfolio
  • Workplace Portfolio
  • Industry Project
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Asset Management in an Engineering Environment
  • Advanced Engineering Project Management
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Analysis

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    USQ accepts applications all year.

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    16 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • 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:

    90

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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

CRICOS code (International applicants): 067689G
  • Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in the relevant specialisation, or equivalent.
Or
  • Australian university four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in a non-related specialisation, or equivalent.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28895 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28895 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23425 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 23425 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Domestic fees:

  • Commonwealth supported - AUD 9352
  • Domestic full fee paying - AUD 23425

International fees:

  • External/Online - AUD 25200
  • On-campus - AUD 28895

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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