Master of Engineering (Research)
- CRICOS: 066076A
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 12 units
- 1.5 year/s or part-time equivalent
Advance your engineering knowledge
Explore solutions to complex engineering problems with USQ’s Master of Engineering (Research). You will learn advanced research techniques from leading USQ researchers and undertake a significant piece of research with industry to advance the engineering profession and knowledge. Studying engineering research at USQ will give you the platform to begin your research career, while working with industry.
USQ’s key engineering research areas include:
- Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Civil and Construction Engineering
- Electrical, Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering
- Fluid Mechanics, Rheology and Thermofluids
- Geographical Information Systems and Planning
- Mechanics, Materials and Structures
- Mechatronic Engineering.
Through a selected engineering research project undertaken as part of this program, you have opportunities for industry collaboration. Master of Engineering (Research) projects cover diverse areas including precision agricultural tools, development of novel composite materials and hybrid structures for rural and regional applications, water resource management, machine vision and control, next-generation mobile communications and 3D GIS applications.
Progress your engineering research careerUSQ’s Doctor of Professional Engineering and PhD are great opportunities to progress your engineering research portfolio. Your study could lead to careers as an academic in the field of engineering or as a specialised engineering researcher.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Australian university four-year Honours degree in the related field of study, with a GPA of 5 or above; or a GPA of 5.5 for the last 2 full years of the degree, or equivalent.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.
- Semester 2, 2020 - Monday 13 July 2020.