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    Master of Engineering Practice (Electrical & Electronic Engineering)
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    Master of Engineering Practice (Electrical & Electronic Engineering)

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland


    Australia, Toowoomba

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    Key Facts

    Program Level

    Master by Course Work

    Study Type

    Part Time





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    Start & Deadlines

    Next Intake Deadlines2-Sep-2024
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    Duration 3 years
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 35,920  / year
    Next Intake 2-Sep-2024

    Master of Engineering Practice (Electrical & Electronic Engineering)


    • If you have:
      • successfully graduated with an Australian 3-year undergraduate engineering program degree in electrical engineering,
      • successfully graduated with an equivalent recognised international degree to an Australian Bachelor of Technology (Electrical or Power Engineering) or Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical Engineering),
      • 5 or more years of appropriate relevant industry Australian experience from graduation to this cognate or related cognate majors,
      • Attained Engineers Australia TMIEAust Stage 1 Technologist accreditation:

      Then UniSQ's Master of Engineering Practice (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) will give you the necessary qualification to be eligible for Professional Engineer registration (MIEAust) with Engineers Australia.

    • This program allows you to use the knowledge and skills you have already gained in the workplace to complete your first-year core units. Through self-assessment and workplace portfolios you will demonstrate how you may already meet Engineers Australia’s competencies and identify the technical courses you will need to complete in order to graduate. 
    • Available to study through distance education, the Master of Engineering Practice enables you to travel or work while studying and allows you to adapt your study to your life.
    • You will build upon your prior knowledge in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with advanced studies in areas including: engineering design, systems analysis and integration for application within a multi-disciplinary engineering industry environments.
    • Your capstone Master’s degree industry project is an opportunity to demonstrate advanced electrical and electronic engineering enterprise based innovation in your workplace or industry, and provides opportunity to fast-track career promotion on graduation.

    Further study

    Graduates from the Master of Engineering Practice are eligible to be considered for higher research degrees such as the Master of Research or PhD studies.

    Professional accreditation

    The Master of Engineering Practice (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) has been accorded full accreditation at the level of Professional Engineer by Engineers Australia.

    As a graduate of the Master of Engineering Practice program, you will be eligible to apply for Professional Engineer (MIEAust) membership with Engineers Australia. On attaining MIEAust, if you MEPR workplace portfolio indicates your work experience in your field may benchmark to equivalent to Stage 1 Experienced Professional Engineer, you will be able to accelerate your application for Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) Stage 2 Experience Professional Engineer.

    You will also have the opportunity to work overseas, with your accreditation recognised in the countries that are signatories to the Washington Accord.

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    • Australian university three year Bachelor degree in engineering science or engineering technology in the relevant specialisation area, or equivalent.
    • A minimum of five years' relevant professional work experience.
    • Must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident; citizen of New Zealand or holder of a 457 visa with a duration of at least three years.

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Inherent requirements

    There are inherent requirements that must be met in order to successfully complete this degree. Inherent requirements are fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the degree, while maintaining the academic integrity of the degree. Please read and understand the inherent requirements specific to the Master of Engineering Practice before applying.

    If you think you may experience any problems meeting inherent requirements, you can talk to a Student Equity Officer about reasonable adjustments that may be put in place to assist you. Any reasonable adjustments made must not fundamentally change the nature of the inherent requirement.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.


    • With your graduate expertise, you’ll be able to secure a career as a Professional Electrical or Electronics Engineer, making a difference in the world of medical technology, communications, transportation systems, mining resource extraction, power generation and distribution, renewable energy systems, electric vehicle or even spacecraft and satellites.
    • With your applied experience, you have the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s biggest companies or venture overseas to work for a global engineering corporation.

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 35920

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

    Residential school costs

    This degree includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.


    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 35,920 

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