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MC-ENGRMG

Engineering Management

Master by coursework

Combine your engineering knowledge with management skills, and learn optimal ways to lead teams of engineering specialists.

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  • Qualification
    Master of Engineering Management
  • Duration
    1 year, 6 months full-time
  • Credit
    300
  • CRICOS
    109150C
  • Location
    Curtin Perth
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Semester 1, 2023

Applications now open!

12 February 2023

Semester 2, 2023

10 April 2023

6 July 2023

Semester 1, 2024

14 August 2023

8 February 2024

Semester 2, 2024

8 April 2024

4 July 2024

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Why study Engineering Management at Curtin?

Cutting-edge

Learn to apply your studies to real industry challenges and situations.

Top 1 %

Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022.

Engineering Management

Outline

Outline

Engineering managers combine management expertise with engineering knowledge to lead teams of specialists who may work on highly technical tasks.

An engineering manager’s role may focus more on the processes and procedures of project realisation and on budgets, rather than technical input. They may also be involved at the beginning stages of a project to determine project feasibility. 

Engineering managers commonly have postgraduate education and tend to work in offices, though they may conduct site visits. 

This course provides a balance between engineering and business skills. It is jointly taught by staff from the Faculty of Science and Engineering and the Faculty of Business and Law. 

The format of the course has kept up with industry needs and trends since its inception, and the coursework is relevant to all engineering disciplines. It integrates the functions and skills needed by engineers in management, and successful completion prepares you for high-level leadership in engineering and technology companies across Australia and around the world. 

Evening classes allow you to tie in education and ongoing work commitments. 

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

Career information

In Australia, it is expected there will be 2,600 job openings for engineering managers each year, until 2023.

Industries

  • Construction
  • Defence 
  • Engineering
  • IT and computing
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Transport and infrastructure

What you'll learn

  • integrate knowledge from a range of Engineering and Business sub-disciplines to coordinate and manage projects that require practicable, cost-conscious, sustainable solutions.
  • acquire, evaluate and extend through post-graduate study, information to facilitate the coordination and management of engineering works.
  • communicate effectively to all stakeholders using appropriate (engineering project) management tools and techniques in the control of engineering works
  • identify and use suitable and appropriate (engineering project) management tools and techniques in the control of engineering works
  • practice engineering management with a global perspective, apply appropriate international standards, and ensure project realisation embraces cultural and environmental diversity
  • demonstrate leadership, professional behaviour and ethical practice in the context of managing engineering projects
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Domestic fee paying postgraduate

Fee year: 2023

Student type Cost
Domestic $30,546*

Fees are indicative only.

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Location

For start dates, please view the academic calendar.

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2023

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2024

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

2025

Semester 1
  • On campus
Semester 2
  • On campus

All endeavours are made to ensure location information for courses is up to date but please note they are subject to change.

The University reserves the right to withdraw any unit of study or program which it offers, to impose limitations on enrolment in any unit or program, and/or to vary arrangements for any program.

How to apply

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Please note that each campus has different application deadlines. Please view our application deadlines page for further information.

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