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Master of Engineering Management

Graduates of the Master of Engineering Management will have advanced knowledge of engineering management through the integration of knowledge from engineering, business, and management disciplines within the context of project management and contemporary engineering practice, including an understanding of the scope, principles, and accountabilities of engineering practice.

Graduates of the Master of Engineering Management will be able to demonstrate ethical conduct and
professional accountability with relevance to engineering and engineering management.

The program has a strong emphasis on personal development, with the purpose that each student finds their own strengths in engineering management as part of their own career development plan. This process begins in the first subject, Professional Development for Engineering Management, where the students begin to identify their own strengths and interests, documented in their portfolio.

Course Information

CRICOS Course Code

114008M

Professional Accreditation

N/A

Subjects

A total of 15 subjects

CAMPUS

Level 4, 131 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Assessment Method

Given the AQF level of the Course, a variety of assessment methods will be used (including personal portfolio, reflection, oral presentation, quiz, and research thesis)

Course of Study

MEM is a 4-semester course. To qualify for the MEM award at least 160 points must be completed successfully.

Course Duration

104 weeks or 24 months (International Students)
Part time 36 - 48 months (Domestic Students)

AQF Level

Master degree (level 9)(ASCED Field of Education: 0803  Business and Management)

Total Course Fee

A$50,000

Credit Points

160 CP (40 CP per semester)

ATTENDANCE

Full Time: Domestic and International Students
 

Part-time: Domestic Students only

Delivery Mode

Face–to-Face Delivery at UHE campus

Course Structure

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

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Professor & Students

ADMISSIONS

OPEN

Elective Subjects

No electives provided. The course is structured around a team-based skills acquisition and application path requiring consistent cohorts for group assessments.

Course Progression Rules

  1. Students must earn a minimum Pass or Satisfactory assessment for all subjects to progress through the course.

  2. Students who fail any one subject will need to repeat that subject in the following semester (If that subject is a pre-requisite) or during the next semester offered.

  3. Students who fail a subject twice require permission from the course coordinator to enrol a third time as they may exceed the maximum time limit for completing their course (as per the UHE Course Progress Policy). During that semester, they must take a reduced load (no more than 30 credit points).​

Pre-Requisites for Specific Subjects

Enrolment in Year 1 and 2 subjects requires satisfactory completion of each preceding year.

  • ENG4002.10 Managing People and Organisations - Pre Requisite for ENG4005.10

  • ENG4004.10 Project Management - Pre Requisite for ENG4009.10

  • ENG4003.10 Business Analysis and Decision Making - Pre Requisite for ENG4012.10

  • ENG4003.10 Business Analysis and Decision Making - Pre-Requisite for ENG4013.10

  • ENG4011.10 Research/Capstone Project Preparation - Pre Requisite for ENG4015.20

Delivery Mode

Face to face for all subjects. 

Entry Requirements

Domestic:

  • Successful completion of an Undergraduate degree from a recognized higher education institution, with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0. Some background or experience in a relevant discipline (including Engineering, Technology, or Science) would be an advantage. Applicants who have successfully completed a relevant degree with a GPA of at least 1.5 out of 4, will be considered if they have at least 5 years of relevant industry experience. It is a
    requirement that the bachelor's degree was completed with no more than 25 per cent of subjects failed.


International:

  • Successful completion of an Undergraduate degree from a recognized higher education institution, with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0.

    • Some background or experience in a relevant discipline (including Engineering, Technology, or Science) would be an advantage. Applicants who have successfully completed a relevant degree with a GPA of at least 1.5 out of 4, will be considered if they have at least 5 years of relevant industry experience. It is a requirement that the bachelor's degree was completed with no more than 25 per cent of subjects failed.

  • Valid minimum scores include:

    • IELTS overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0, or

    • PTE overall score of 58+ with no communicative skill below 50, or

    • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) 176 with no component less than 169.

Assessment Method​

  • All written materials are to be submitted in English.

  • Subjects are assessed by criteria-referenced scoring to indicative grades subject to moderation of Fail (F: 0-49%), Pass (P: 50-64%), Credit (65-74%), Distinction (75-84%), and High Distinction (85-100%). 

  • Each 10CP subject will normally require progressive submission of three or more assignments.

  • 20CP Capstone Project subject will normally require three assessments including submission of a comprehensive project documentation.

  • Project group subjects are assessed by combined individual and group achievement scores. Individual achievement is assessed by continuous observed performance and participation throughout production. Group achievement is assessed at completed project screening stage with all credited crew receiving the same component score.

Course Learning Outcomes

1. Advanced Knowledge of Engineering Management

Graduates of the Master of Engineering Management will have advanced knowledge of engineering management through the integration of knowledge from engineering, business, and management disciplines within the context of project management and contemporary engineering practice.

2. Ethical Responsibility

Graduates will be able to demonstrate ethical conduct and professional accountability with relevance to engineering and engineering management.

3. Problem Solving and Design Management

Graduates of the Master of Engineering Management will have problem solving and design management skills to be able to analyze and solve engineering management problems to achieve solutions and implementation
strategies using established principles and methods, considering contextual factors (social, cultural, environmental, commercial, legal) and the requirements and expectations of stakeholders.

4. Professional and Personal Attributes

Graduates of the Master of Engineering Management will have professional and personal attributes, including effective oral and written communication skills with technical and non-technical audiences, creative, innovative, and pro-active demeanor, and effective team membership and leadership.

5. Research Skills

Graduates of the Master of Engineering Management will have knowledge of research methods and principles relevant to engineering management and be able to demonstrate initiative, personal autonomy and accountability in the planning and execution of a research project.

6. Self-management

Graduates of the Master of Engineering Management will have self-management skills and professional conduct with a commitment to life-long learning.

UHE Graduate Capabilities

Knowledge and skills pertinent to a particular discipline or professional area encompassing:

  • Coherent theoretical and practical knowledge in at least one discipline area at the level of entry to a profession.

  • Technological skills appropriate to the discipline.

Critical, creative and analytical thinking, and effective problem-solving including:

  • The ability to critique current paradigms and contribute to intellectual inquiry.

  • The capacity to exhibit creative as well as analytical ways of thinking about questions in at least one discipline.

  • The ability to identify, define and solve problems in at least one discipline area.

Effective communication in a variety of contexts and modes including:

  • Effective written and oral communication in cross-cultural contexts.

Characteristics of self-reliance and leadership including:

  • The ability to take the initiative, to embrace innovation, and to manage change productively.

The ability to work independently and collaboratively including:

  • Managing time and prioritizing activities to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrating the capacity for self-assessment of learning needs and achievements.

  • Being a cooperative and productive team member or leader.

The capacity for life-long learning including:

  • Searching and critically evaluating information from a variety of sources using effective strategies and appropriate technologies.

Social and ethical responsibility and an understanding of Indigenous and international perspectives encompassing:

  • Active contribution to intellectual, social, and cultural activities.

  • Understanding and appreciation of Indigenous perspectives.

  • Recognition and appreciation of gender, culture and customs in personal and community relations.

  • Valuing and promoting truth, accuracy, honesty, accountability and the code of practice relevant to the discipline or professional area.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the Master of Engineering Management at UHE, you will have a complete understanding of Strategic Management, Project Management, sustainable Development and Design practices, Systems engineering for Engineering Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Risk Management and Engineering Quality Management that is applied across the sector. Your knowledge and skills will be highly valued within engineering and allied business industries. 

Successful completion of Master's in Engineering Management will equip you to enter a diverse field equipped with highly applicable skills and knowledge. Your career opportunities include engineering manager, project manager, construction manager, commercial manager, supply change manager, quality control manager, operations manager or design manager. You could work in private, public of government sectors of the engineering industry across Australia as well as overseas. 

Course Employment Outcomes

Engineering Manager

Supply Chain Manager

Project Manager

Quality Control Manager

Construction Manager

Operations Manager

Commercial Manager

Design Manager

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