Course summary

Become an industry leader and innovator with a Master of Engineering Management. Prepare for the challenges of a managerial position through strategic asset management planning, commercial research and development processes, economic viability, new product development and commercialisation. Develop effective stakeholder engagement practices, and get ready to achieve your career goals.

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.

Learn more about the online course offering. 

Become an industry leader and innovator with a Master of Engineering Management. Prepare for the challenges of a managerial position through strategic asset management planning, commercial research and development processes, economic viability, new product development and commercialisation. Develop effective stakeholder engagement practices, and get ready to achieve your career goals.

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.

Learn more about the online course offering. 

Depending on the units you choose, your electives could lead you to focus on accounting and economics, leading teams and project management, or a unique combination of units to satisfy your particular professional needs.

Course Learning Outcome

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.

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

Apply ethics and judgment to complex engineering problems.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

It is anticipated that engineers undertaking the course will already be working in engineering or engineering-related industries. Engineers without current employment can also undertake the course.

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


Course overview

Course code

1209100

Course abbreviation

MEM

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Duration

16 months part-time

Duration

16 months full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online Study Period 1 N/A N/A

Fee information

Fee paying


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
SCU Online Study Period 1 N/A N/A

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 students must complete the equivalent of 8 units (96 credit points), comprising:

  • 5 core units (60 credit points),
  • 3 equivalent elective units (36 credit points).

 

Exit Awards

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