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Master of Engineering Management

Masters by Coursework

Course snapshot

Domestic snapshot

  • Start Date

  • Duration

    16 months part-time
    Duration may vary depending on unit availabilities, previous study or work experience

  • Location

  • Course abbreviation

    MEM

  • Course code

    1209100

  • Credit points

    96

  • Equivalent units

    8

  • Indicative Fee


Overview

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. 

Course Learning Outcome

GA1: Intellectual rigour

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

Apply ethical frameworks, well-developed judgement and self-reflection in an industrial context.

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

Apply well-developed management principles using critical thinking skills to work autonomously or collaboratively to solve complex industry problems

GA2: Creativity

Creatively apply sustainability principles in the management of industry projects.

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

GA3: Ethical practice

Apply ethical frameworks, well-developed judgment and self reflection in an industrial context.

Creatively apply sustainability principles in the management of industry projects

GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Develop and apply an in depth understanding of a specialist body of management knowledge to industry specific problems.

Apply well-developed management principles using critical thinking skills to work autonomously or collaboratively to solve complex industry problems.

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

GA5: Lifelong learning

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

Attain well-developed management skills through reflective practice.

Apply ethical frameworks, well-developed judgement and self-reflection in an industrial context.

GA6: Communication and social skills

Apply professional industry standard to communicate to a variety of audiences.

Apply well-developed management principles using critical thinking skills to work autonomously or collaboratively to solve complex industry problems

GA7: Cultural competence

Engage with diverse cultural and indigenous perspectives within management environments.

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.

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.

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
SCU Online Summer Term , Term 1 , Term 2 , Term 3 , Term 4 , Term 5 N/A N/A

Career Outcomes

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

Requirements

We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.

Course requirements

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.

Course structure

Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.

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

Unit Code Unit Title Available Credit points Notes

Complete the following units to satisfy the Requirements of the Award

PROJ5004 Strategic Infrastructure Asset Management
Summer Term
Term3
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term3
Summer Term
Term3
Option Unit
PROJ6007 Stakeholder Engagement
Term2,5
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term2,5
Term2,5
Option Unit
ENGN6001 Engineering for a Sustainable Future
Term1,4
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Term1,4
Term1,4
Option Unit
BUSN7001 Industry Research Project: Part A
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisites 72 credit points from masters level (AQF 9) units.
Anti-requisites BUSN7003 - Industry Research Project
BUSN7002 Industry Research Project: Part B
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
12
Location Domestic International
SCU Online
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Summer Term
Term1,2,3,4,5
Pre-requisites BUSN7001 - Industry Research Project: Part A
Anti-requisites BUSN7003 - Industry Research Project

Unit Code Unit Title Notes

Core Units

PROJ6007 Stakeholder Engagement
ENGN6001 Engineering for a Sustainable Future
PROJ5004 Strategic Infrastructure Asset Management
BUSN7001 Industry Research Project: Part A
BUSN7002 Industry Research Project: Part B

Option Units

Select three (3) from the following:
MGMT5003 Organisational Behaviour (Online)
BUSN5007 Entrepreneurship and Marketing (Online)
STAT5002 Business Analytics (Online)
PROJ5002 Project Management Principles
PROJ5003 Project Management: Initiation and Planning
PROJ6001 Project Management: Quality, Control and Risk
ACCT5003 Accounting for Managers (Online)
ACCT6016 Finance for Managers (Online)
BUSN6002 Global Business (Online)
COMP6005 Managing Digital Enterprise (Online)
ISYS5002 Information Systems Analysis and Design
MGMT6003 The Positive Leader (Online)
ACCT6013 Corporate Governance for Managers (Online)
ISYS5001 Emerging Technology in Business