Postgraduate

Master of Professional Engineering Preliminary

Ensure your entry into the professionally-accredited Master of Professional Engineering by enrolling in the MPE Preliminary course to complete required outstanding undergraduate units.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This course, designed in consultation with industry, equips graduates with both outstanding technical skills and the ability to work creatively as part of a team across a diverse range of engineering specialisations. The Master of Professional Engineering unlocks a wide range of career opportunities in engineering and non-engineering sectors in Australia and overseas. Your options for employment will be varied with work available in the energy and resources industry, pharmaceutical manufacturing, construction, power and water utilities, management and consultancy firms, and electronics, finance and telecommunications industries.
This course, designed in consultation with industry, equips graduates with both outstanding technical skills and the ability to work creatively as part of a team across a diverse range of engineering specialisations. The Master of Professional Engineering unlocks a wide range of career opportunities in engineering and non-engineering sectors in Australia and overseas. Your options for employment will be varied with work available in the energy and resources industry, pharmaceutical manufacturing, construction, power and water utilities, management and consultancy firms, and electronics, finance and telecommunications industries.
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Further Study

This course is designed to enable you to move into the professionally accredited Master of Professional Engineering. Further study will allow you to gain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It will open up opportunities in academia and research to help you pursue your goals in a wide range of careers, depending on your area of research.
This course is designed to enable you to move into the professionally accredited Master of Professional Engineering. Further study will allow you to gain a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). It will open up opportunities in academia and research to help you pursue your goals in a wide range of careers, depending on your area of research.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Postgraduate - fee paying students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
72
Total Course Fee - 2019
$44,100.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.
International Fees

Postgraduate – onshore students

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
72
Total Course Fee - 2018
$59,700.00
Total Course Fee - 2019
$59,700.00

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

Admission Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
and
(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent;
and
(c) completed Mathematics Methods ATAR, or equivalent, as recognised by UWA.

Ranking and Selection Process

Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.

Course details

This course is designed to enable you to move into the professionally accredited Master of Professional Engineering on completion if you have a bachelor's degree in a non-engineering area of study (e.g. a Bachelor of Science).

About The Course

This course is designed to enable you to move into the professionally accredited Master of Professional Engineering on completion if you have a bachelor's degree in a non-engineering area of study (e.g. a Bachelor of Science).
Master of Professional Engineering Preliminary

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Approximately 46 hours per week over 13 weeks, including contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 60450
CRICOS code
  • 074100F
Master of Professional Engineering Preliminary
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • Approximately 46 hours per week over 13 weeks, including contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 60450
CRICOS code
  • 074100F
Full time/part time duration
  • 0.5-1.5 years
Degrees course is available in
  • Master of Professional Engineering Preliminary

Course Structure

Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.

(1) The course comprises the units required for admission to the Master of Professional Engineering taken from the following:
(a) units required to complete a degree-specific major in Engineering Science (MJD-ENGSC) as relevant to the choice of program in the Master of Professional Engineering; and
(b) where there are unmet prerequisites, additional units from those offered in the Bachelor of Science and approved by the Faculty.
(2) Students may be permitted to enrol in units from their chosen Master of Professional Engineering specialisation up to a maximum total value of 48 points as approved by the Faculty for which credit may be transferred to the Master of Professional Engineering on successful completion of the Preliminary course.
(3) The course will normally not exceed 72 points.