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Professional Engineering

Swinburne University of Technology

24 months
41480 AUD/year
34880 AUD/year
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The Master of Professional Engineering at Swinburne University of Technology is designed to help students develop skills in professional management, communication, and research methods and principles in the engineering discipline. Students undertake research and project work, and benefit from the industry focus of the program.

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Students participate in a professional industry project. This experience allows students to apply their knowledge and skills to industry problems. They also enhance students’ awareness of industry and provide valuable networking opportunities. A key feature of the course is the Career Success Program which aims to improve graduate employability by focusing on preparation for post-study career opportunities.

Career opportunities

The skills attained from the program should assist graduates gaining employment in a range of industries including consulting engineering, construction, local government, and public and private infrastructure owners.

Aims and objectives

At the completion of the Master of Professional Engineering course at Swinburne University of Technology , graduates will be able to:

  • demonstrate broad knowledge and skills in engineering professional practice and have high-level advanced knowledge and skills in an engineering specialisation
  •  plan and execute a team-based research project in a relevant Engineering topic by applying appropriate research principles, sound methods and technical research skills
  •  reflect on managing practical issues and complex problems, and describe contemporary and sustainable trends and best practices in engineering
  • investigate, analyse and synthesise information relating to complex problems, concepts and theories of professional engineering practice, and to provide solutions to these problems using critical thinking and judgement
  •  demonstrate clear and coherent communication skills to articulate complex knowledge and justify propositions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • demonstrate a high level of autonomy, accountability, credibility, ethics, and responsibility for all personal work outputs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Technology Management 
  • Engineering Project Management 
  • Principles of Sustainability 
  • Opportunity Discovery
  • Risk Management
  • Professional Masters Career Management
  • Research Methods 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 085866B

The admission requirements for Master of Professional Engineering consist of:

  • A Bachelor of Engineering degree
  • A Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree
  • A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Engineering degree following on from a Bachelor of Engineering degree
  • A qualification deemed to be equivalent to any of the above

Tuition Fee

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    41480 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 41480 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    34880 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 34880 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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