Master of Engineering (Management)

Course summary

The Master of Engineering (Management) is a professional degree for engineers who see their careers progressing into management—including senior management positions. The program provides a strong grounding in some of the most modern management thinking applicable to engineering industries.

You will work in teams on applied practical projects and case studies, and broaden their skills base with subjects from other disciplines including finance, human resources and marketing.

This degree

The Master of Engineering delivers expert skills and applied competencies required for the professional engineer. It is designed to train and enhance professional practice, advance technical and specialist skills, and provide an opportunity to put theory into practice with applied projects and research. The degree also delivers communication, strategic and project management skills essential to the practising engineer.

The degree is offered in conjunction with the Sydney Business School University of Wollongong, to ensure the most modern management thinking accompanies the professional, technical and environmental aspects of engineering projects.

What you will study

In the Master of Engineering (Management) you will complete the core subjects: Professional Communications and Engineering Workplace Practice, Innovation and Design, Project Management and Engineering Logistics.

For the Management major you will study subjects in Strategic Management for Engineers and Technologists, Life-Cycle and Risk Management, Modelling of Engineering Management Systems, Financial Management for Engineered Assets, and Supply Chain Management.

You can then choose two further electives from Management Discipline Subjects and one general elective from an approved list of subjects. You will complete an Advanced Project.

A one-year (48cp) Master of Engineering Management (CRICOS 051350M) is also available for applicants with a recognised Bachelor Honours degree in Engineering.

My University

For many decades, UOW’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences has developed postgraduate coursework degrees to provide professional engineers with further training. Well-designed laboratories, practical implementation of skills and an emphasis on innovation ensure graduates have the skills to meet modern engineering challenges. Coursework programs are flexible with many subjects offered at times convenient for busy engineers in full-time employment.

UOW has a distinguished engineering research reputation, particularly in collaboration with industry, both in Australia and internationally. UOW is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8) Deans of Engineering and Associates, in recognition of its being among the top Australian engineering faculties. This achievement is a direct result of our world-class reputation in teaching and research.

Course information

Study area

Engineering

Campus

Wollongong

Course Code

423

Duration

2 years full-time, or part-time equivalent

Delivery

On Campus

Cricos

083844B

UAC Code

-

Admission, Key dates, and Fees

A range of admission options are available for students of all ages and academic backgrounds. The procedures governing admission are defined in UOW's Admissions Procedures, and the UOW College Admissions policy.

For any specific advice or questions regarding an application, please contact the Future Students Team.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A recognised 4-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with an equivalent average mark of 60%.

CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Applicants who have completed a major in their undergraduate degree in the same area as the Master of Engineering course may apply for credit for 24 credit points' (one session). Applicants with a Bachelor Honours degree in the same area may apply for credit for 48 credit points (one year of full-time study).

FEES

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Wollongong

On Campus

$16,344 (2020)

$65,376 (2020)

The above tuition fee is the amount payable for a full fee-paying place. Some Commonwealth Supported places may be awarded on an equity basis. Contact UOW Future Students, or telephone 1300 367 869 for an application form.

The fee per session is based on a standard full-time load and is equivalent to 24 credit points, ie 4 subjects.

For information regarding fees and assistance, including Commonwealth contribution amounts, please refer to the UOW Current Students website.

Tuition fees are dependent upon the actual year of commencement and are subject to change without notice.

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

A recognised 4-year Bachelor of Engineering degree with an equivalent average mark of 60%.


ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

The following level of English is required to gain admission to this program:

English Test

Overall Score

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

IELTS Academic

6.5

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

TOEFL (Internet-based)

86

18

18

17

17

UOW College: English for Tertiary Studies: Credit (weighted average mark of 65 overall and minimum 50 in Academic Reading and Writing)

Other qualifications may also be considered. Full details can be found on our English Language Requirements website.


CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING

Applicants who have completed a major in their undergraduate degree in the same area as the Master of Engineering course may apply for credit for 24 credit points' (one session). Applicants with a Bachelor Honours degree in the same area may apply for credit for 48 credit points (one year of full-time study).

FEES

Tuition fees are reviewed annually: fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and are subject to increase during the period of study.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

CAMPUS

DELIVERY METHOD

SESSION FEE*

COURSE FEE*

Wollongong

On Campus

$18,768 (2020)

$75,072 (2020)

* Session fees are for one session for the year shown. Total course tuition fees shown are indicative, and are based on normal course length and progression.
These fees are subject to change from year to year. However, if you receive an offer to study at UOW, your fees will be fully confirmed at the time of your offer.

Admission Profile


INDICATIVE ENROLMENT



STUDENT PROFILE

This table shows the breakdown of the applicant background of the student group at UOW for this course. It provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and continued study beyond the census date at UOW in 2018.

Applicant background

2018 intake

2018 intake (%)

Higher education study Students who have studied a University course, or completed a bridging or enabling course.

-

-

Vocational education & training study Students who have undertaken vocational education or training since leaving school.

-

-

Work & life experience Students admitted on the basis of previous achievement other than higher education study, vocational education & training, or recent secondary education.

-

-

Recent secondary education

ATAR Only Students admitted only on the basis of ATAR including any applied adjustment factors.

-

-

ATAR plus additional criteria Students who were admitted on the basis of both ATAR and additional criteria (e.g. an audition or individual subject results).

-

-

Other criteria only (non-ATAR) These students were admitted on the basis of other criteria where ATAR was not a factor (e.g. UOW Early Admission).

-

-

International students All other students.

-

-

All students

-

-

< 5: Number of students is less than 5
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (hidden to prevent calculation of other numbers less than 5)


ATAR PROFILE

This table relates to all students selected on the basis of ATAR alone or ATAR in combination with adjustment factors. For more information on adjustment factors commonly available to applicants, see ‘ATAR-based admission’.

ATAR profile of ATAR-based offers in 2018

ATAR The unadjusted, raw ATARs for students offered a place wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR. Selection Rank The ATARs of the same student group, including the impact of adjustment factors.
Highest rank to receive an offer

-

-

Median rank to receive an offer

-

-

Lowest rank to receive an offer

-

-

< 5: Less than 5 ATAR-based offers made
N/A: Data not available for this item
N/P: Not published (less than 5 ATAR-based offers made)

More Information

For more information about UOW admission pathways, see UOW Admission Information.

Key Dates

SESSION

CAMPUS

SESSION DETAILS

2020 Autumn

Wollongong

Orientation: 25 – 27 February 2020
Session: 2 March – 25 June 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 31 January 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 14 February 2020. Late applications may be considered.

2020 Spring

Wollongong

Orientation: 20 July 2020
Session: 27 July – 19 November 2020

Applications Close

  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 30 June 2020. Late applications may be considered.
  • International Applicants: 10 July 2020. Late applications may be considered.

Course structure

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Course Learning Outcomes

Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course. Students graduating from this course will be able to demonstrate:

CLO Description
1 Research and synthesise key information, and apply expert judgement in engineering design and project planning.
2 Interpret information and communication knowledge, ideas and procedures to both expert and non-expert audiences.
3 Employ independent learning strategies to update own knowledge in the field and keep pace with innovations in engineering techniques, industry trends and standards.

Course Structure

Students in the Master of Engineering must complete the requirements of one of the following specialisations, to a total of 96 credit points:

Course Handbook

(Current year structure - subject to change)

Why choose this course

For many decades, UOW’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences has developed postgraduate coursework degrees to provide professional engineers with further training. Well-designed laboratories, practical implementation of skills and an emphasis on innovation ensure graduates have the skills to meet modern engineering challenges.

UOW has a distinguished engineering research reputation, particularly in collaboration with industry, both in Australia and internationally. UOW is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8) Deans of Engineering and Associates, in recognition of its being among the top Australian engineering faculties. This achievement is a direct result of our world class reputation in teaching and research.