Master of Professional Engineering (Specialisation) (P7A)

Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on an exciting journey in engineering excellence with the Professional Engineering (Specialisation) course at the University of Tasmania. This dynamic program, aligned with Engineers Australia (EA) Stage 1 Competencies, integrates Level 9 Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) knowledge and skills. Our Masters programs, provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia, offer an enriching educational experience designed to propel your career in engineering to new heights.


Tailored for graduates with non-Washington accord bachelor’s degrees in civil or mechanical engineering, as well as those with bachelor degrees in engineering (excluding civil and/or mechanical) or a Bachelor of Science with ample numerical skills. The course combines cutting-edge content and assessment schedules to foster a comprehensive understanding of engineering principles.

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a science-based discipline with sufficient numerical skills for the MProfEng (Specialisation) course.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Non-Washington Accord) or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering with a different specialization than the MProfEng (Specialisation).
  • Demonstrate a minimum of 12 weeks of practical experience in a non-university engineering environment.
  • Advanced standing and exemptions may be granted based on qualifications and experience.

Courses include:

  • Engineering Problem Solving and Data Analysis
  • Engineering Statics
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Engineering Circuits
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering Design and Communication
  • Engineering Design and Sustainable Development
  • Engineering Design and Build

For international students, the program fee is $121,919 AUD.

Future Career Outcomes

  • Formulate substantiated conclusions for an assortment of contemporary engineering problems through applying established and emerging methods of engineering analysis.
  • Design engineering components, systems and/or processes with community members to address an assemblage of technical, ethical, legislative and resourcing considerations.
  • Manage an engineering project throughout the project management lifecycle by applying local engineering knowledge and professional judgement.
  • Disseminate original research conclusions emanating from a local engineering project for a professional and academic audience.

Visa Requirements:

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