Master of Engineering Project Management

*Subject to University approval

What to expect

The Master’s course covers the key knowledge and skills required for engineering project and resource planning and execution. This includes contracts and costing, business analysis and decision making, the global management environment, human and financial resources, risk, and research methodology. You will also undertake an independent piece of research in the last year of your course.

The unique course structure will ensure you are well prepared to make your mark, not only in Australia, but worldwide, where efficient and competent planning and execution of large projects, particularly in infrastructure, is essential in ensuring the success of key global industries.

Sample course structure

Year 1

Semester 1
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Engineering Contracts and Procurement
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Terotechnology and Life Cycle Costs (online)
Semester 2
  • Business Analysis and Decision Making
  • Risk Engineering (online)
  • Research and Quantitative Methods
  • Human Resource Management

Year 2

Semester 1
  • Managerial Decision Making
  • Engineering Project Resource Planning
  • Advanced Engineering Project 1
Semester 2
  • Financial Management
  • Engineering Project Execution
  • Advanced Engineering Project 2

Career opportunities

  • Engineering project manager
  • Project engineer
  • Project manager
  • Contracting manager
  • Team leader

Further study options

PhD studies

Professional recognition

Designed to meet the requirements of provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia.

The finer details

Duration: 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Location: Mt Helen Campus (Ballarat)

Application: Direct

Year 12 entry: No

Entry requirements

You'll need to have completed a 3- or 4-year engineering science, engineering technology or engineering degree.

Additional information for international students

Download our international engineering program brochure (pdf,1.3MB)