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Master of Engineering

Course summary for local students

Award granted Master of Engineering
CampusOffered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Cloud (online)No
Length1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Next available intake

March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2), November (Trimester 3)

Indicative annual fee 2014$26,310* - Full-fee paying place
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
School of Engineering
Tel 03 9244 6699
sebe@deakin.edu.au

www.deakin.edu.au/sebe/eng

LevelHigher Degree Coursework (Masters and Doctorates)
CRICOS course code076199G
Deakin course code S750

Course sub-headings

Course overview

Deakin University's postgraduate Engineering program has been designed to strengthen, build on and extend your understanding of the engineering principles required to build successful engineering careers in Australia and overseas.

 

As a student, you will gain technical skills, a positive approach to problem solving and the ability to work in a team, enabling you to work on complex projects immediately.

 

You can choose from specialisms in Engineering Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Civil Engineering, Water Engineering or Electrical and Renewable Energy Engineering . The specialisms all provide expertise in areas of high demand for graduates.

 

The Master of Engineering can be undertaken as a stand-alone or exit qualification from the Master of Engineering (Professional) program.

 

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

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Fees and charges

Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study.

This is a fee-paying course.  Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees.  For more information about FEE-HELP go to http://www.deakin.edu.au/future-students/fees/

Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.

* The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2014, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2014 can be viewed from the Unit Search.
Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

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Course rules

To be awarded the degree of Master of Engineering, a student must successfully complete units with a total value of 8 credit points, as detailed below.

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Course structure

Four common core units from:

SEB711 Developing Innovation  

SEB712 Managing Innovation  

SEN700 Research Methodology  

SET721 Sustainable Engineering  

 

plus
A four credit point specialism in one of:

 

Engineering Management

Mechanical Engineering

Electronics Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical and Renewable Energy Engineering

Water Engineering

 

or

Subject to the approval of the Course Leader, two credit points from the core specialism units, plus two credit points of project units:

SEN701 Professional Project 1  

SEN702 Professional Project 2  

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Equipment requirements

Cloud (online) students must have access to a personal computer with internet access and be able to run software in a Windows XP, vista or 7 environment.

 

Information about the hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Engineering, telephone 03 9244 6699.

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Entry requirements - general

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide.

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Entry requirements - specific

The Master of Engineering can be undertaken as a stand alone course or exit qualification from the Master of Engineering (Professional) program. Entry to the Master of Engineering requires a four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent. Applicants without a Bachelor of Engineering degree entry qualification, who have been admitted to membership of Engineers Australia or other equivalent professional body, may be admitted to the program subject to Faculty Board approval.

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Credit for prior learning - general

The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

You can also refer to the Credit for Prior Learning System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.

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How to apply

Applications must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal.  Details of available courses and application closing dates can be found on the Apply webpage. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.


Your course may require further information in support of your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.

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Exit points

Early Exit Option with a Graduate Certificate of Engineering S550 following the completion of at least 4 credit points from the course grouped units.

 

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