MASTER OF ADVANCED ENGINEERING – MAEN

MASTER OF ADVANCED ENGINEERING - MAEN
Program Aims

The aim of the Master of Advanced Engineering program is to produce graduates that are equipped with essential management knowledge and an appreciation of the latest technologies in addition to their initial specialisation. The skill set would therefore allow the graduate to manage more complex technological or engineering businesses.

Program Objectives

Students who successfully complete the Master of Advanced Engineering will be able to demonstrate their ability to:

Critically evaluate knowledge from literature and other information sources relevant to their field

Apply asset management theory and practice to the management of engineering assets

Evaluate the importance of technological innovation and risk in engineering businesses

Apply the specialist knowledge and skills acquired in their major

Study Periods
Semester Study Period Commencement Date
Semester 2,2018 June - November 16 July 2018
Semester 3,2018 November '18 - February '19 19 November 2018
Semester 1,2019 February - June 2019 25 February 2019

Application due dates:
Semester 2,2018 - 29 June 2018
Semester 3,2018 - 2 November 2018
Semester 1,2019 - 11 February 2019

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the program, candidates must possess a four year AQF Level 8 Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree awarded by an Australian university, or an equivalent qualification awarded by an overseas institution. Candidates who wish to study a technical major will be expected to have completed an appropriate major in their undergraduate program.

The standing of degrees awarded by an overseas institution will be determined by reference to the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR).International candidates for admission into this program must meet the University's English language proficiency requirements for postgraduate students. Please refer to Section 2.2.3 of the Admissions Policy .

Program structure

The Master of Advanced Engineering comprises eight units of study as follows:

Two courses from Schedule A (core courses):
Four courses from Schedule B (related to the major); and
An Industry Project course in Schedule C (2 units).

Major Studies

The major study provides students with knowledge and skills in a specific discipline. The thee major study areas in the Master of Advanced Engineering are:

Structural Engineering Design
Engineering Management
Engineering Project Management

IT requirements

Access to an up-to-date computer is necessary. On-campus students can access appropriately equipped laboratories, but should consider acquisition of their own computer. External students should be able to access a computer with the following minimum standards as advised by the University. All students should have access to email and the Internet via a computer running the latest versions of Internet web browsers such as Internet Explorer or Firefox. The University has a wireless network for on-campus students' computers. In order to take advantage of this facility and further enhance their on-campus learning environment, students should consider purchasing a notebook/laptop computer with wireless connectivity. A notebook/laptop may be required for some courses.

Articulation

Students who have completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering are able to apply to articulate with full credit into the Master of Advanced Engineering degree if they study the same major in this program.
The standing of degrees awarded by an overseas institution will be determined by reference to the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (NOOSR).

Credit

Exemptions may be granted for relevant prior studies but will not exceed more than four units. Students who have completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering program will receive full credit if they study the same major in this program.

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