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Engineering Science (Civil Engineering)

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24 months
28895 AUD/year
23425 AUD/year
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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.

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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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

USQ accepts applications all year.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


16 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code (International applicants): 067689G

  • Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in the relevant specialisation, or equivalent.
  • Australian university four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in a non-related specialisation, or equivalent.

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.

Domestic fees:

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

International fees:

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


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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Engineering Science (Civil Engineering)
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