Engineering Management, Master in Australia 2019

Southern Cross University

Study in:Australia
Deadline: 29 June 2019


By studying through Southern Cross University, you’ll harness and build on your existing skill set to pave the next stage of your career. You will arm yourself with the tools and expertise required to become a successful leader in engineering management positions. A Master of Engineering Management may satisfy your CPD requirements with Engineers Australia or your relevant professional registering body. You can take advantage of the opportunity to significantly advance your career at the same time.

After graduation your responsibilities can include analysing complex problems and developing quality assurance and viability plans, planning and advising. You’ll be able to apply your heightened understanding and skills to identify a gap in the market and establish a thriving firm or consultancy. Walk away from the Master of Engineering Management with a future-focused understanding of everything it takes to manage engineering teams, projects and organisations efficiently and effectively.

Career opportunities

The career outcomes of a Master of Engineering Management are varied and ever-growing as the industry expands. Where could your Master of Engineering Management lead?

  • Engineering Manager – Lead projects in any field of engineering, confidently making decisions concerning asset management, stakeholder engagement, finances and marketing.
  • Entrepreneur – Pave your own path to success by initiating a start-up, equipped with the business knowledge to back up your bright ideas. Use your research project to investigate your passion, then leverage what expertise you’ve gained in the real world.
  • Advisor or Consultant – Share your knowledge and experience with a variety of organisations on a per-project basis. Advise strategic and effective business solutions and manage projects for successful project outcomes.
  • Government Planner or Political Advisor – Harness the power of your practical and diverse expertise to influence community life on a local, state or federal level. Combine your engineering background with budget and stakeholder management to benefit society.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Engineering for a Sustainable Future
  • Strategic Infrastructure Asset Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Economics and Quantitative Analysis
  • Global Business

Academic Requirements

Admission requirements

  • A four (4) year undergraduate degree in engineering, or in a cognate discipline; or
  • A three (3) year undergraduate degree in engineering, or in a cognate discipline, plus at least two (2) years of documented relevant work experience; or
  • Demonstrated relevant prior learning and/or relevant industry experience deemed equivalent to items a. or b. above.


Southern Cross University offers a range of scholarships for undergraduate (your first degree), postgraduate and Indigenous Australian students, including some scholarships specifically for disadvantaged students. There are also scholarships available to help you study overseas for a short period as an international exchange student.

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