Course summary

Leading a large infrastructure project takes a huge amount of skill and expertise in both business and engineering disciplines – from understanding the financials, to managing staff and resources, all with incredibly effective communication.

This unique two-year double degree is offered at our beachside Gold Coast campus on the doorstep of an international airport. It is taught by industry experts to prepare you as an innovator and leader.

Hone your skills in project and strategic asset management, stakeholder engagement, accounting and economics, and managing digital enterprises. Undertake a research investigation and complete a significant project on a topic you can apply to real world problems.

Graduates will be recognised as experts in their field, with skills highly attractive across industries, both in the government or private sector, or as a consultant.

 

Major areas of study include strategic infrastructure asset management, stakeholder engagement, engineering for a sustainable future, project management, and leadership and management.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Critically evaluate and synthesise a complex issue or theory from a discipline area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Develop cognitive and technical skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise engineering and management knowledge to identify and find solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence.

Creativity

Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts to form alternative solutions to complex problems.

Ethical practice

Apply ethics and judgment to complex engineering problems.

Apply discipline based knowledge and skills that require autonomy and a high level of responsible behaviour.

Analyse and compare challenging organisational ethical issues within a professional context.

Knowledge of a discipline

Develop technical skills and an in-depth understanding of specialist bodies of engineering knowledge.

Apply and integrate research principles and methods to complex management situations.

Demonstrate and apply well-developed discipline knowledge and professional skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective.

Lifelong learning

Self manage and be resourceful and effective at developing new knowledge and applying it to engineering management problems.

Develop appropriate professional practice, reflection skills, and leadership and management competencies through study.

Communication and social skills

Effectively communicate engineering and management ideas, concepts and arguments using written mediums to a variety of audiences.

Critically reflect on self and team regarding participation and performance.

Prepare and deliver professional discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business or public context.

Cultural competence

Engage with diverse cultural and indigenous perspectives with engineering, leadership and management environments.

Apply and integrate research principles and methods to complex management situations.

Demonstrate and apply advanced discipline knowledge and skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective.

Professional placement is not a requirement of this course.

Units undertaken in this course may count towards your continuing professional development (CPD) requirements with Engineers Australia or your relevant professional registering body. 

Graduates are eligible to apply for membership with the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).


Course overview

Course code

1229100

Course abbreviation

MEM, MBA

Credit points

192

Equivalent units

16

Domestic duration

2 years full-time; 4 years part-time

International duration

2 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Session UAC code QTAC code
Gold Coast 1 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Fee paying


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Gold Coast 1 $29,200 ($3,650 per unit) 094098G
Melbourne 1 $32,400 ($4,050 per unit) 0101720
Perth 1 $32,400 ($4,050 per unit) 0101720
Sydney 1 $32,400 ($4,050 per unit) 0101720

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible to receive the Master of Engineering Management, Master of Business Administration students must complete the equivalent of 16 units (192 credit points), comprising:

  • 7 Engineering Management core units (84 credit points), and
  • 9 Business Administration units (108 credit points), which includes 6 core units.

Exit Awards

Students may be eligible to exit with the Master of Engineering Management after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising 7 Engineering Management core units and any 1 other unit.

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration after completing the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising 6 Business Administration core units and any 2 other units.

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising 4 Business Administration core units.

Students may be eligible to exit with the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Management after completing the equivalent of 4 units (48 credit points), comprising 2 Engineering Management core units and any 2 other units.


Course progressions

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment