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.

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
  • Business Leadership
  • Digital Marketing Analytics
  • Digital Transformation
  • Finance
  • General
  • Global Business Management
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Sustainable Business

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 .

Study Periods
Semester Study Period Commencement Date
Semester 3,2019 Nov 2019 - February 2020 18 November 2019
Semester 1,2020 Feb - June 2020 24 February 2020
Semester 2,2020 July - Nov 2020 13 July 2020
Semester 3,2019 - 1 November 2019 Semester 1,2020 - 7 February 2020 Semester 2,2020 - 26 June 2020 Note: There are limited places available so early submission of your application will improve your chances of obtaining a place in the MBA program. Please note that you will need to include a CV of your working experience and certified copies of all qualifications with your application in order for USQ to evaluate your application.

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).

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

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.

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).

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.