Master of Engineering (Professional)

Advance your engineering career with a structured skills and development program, complemented by advanced engineering coursework. Gain real-world experience that is tailored to your professional interests with a focused research project.

Learn from the best

Gain access to expert lecturers and industry professionals

Progress your career

Develop the skills to earn Engineers Australia accreditation

Diversify your capabilities

Build expertise in risk engineering, asset management and safety in design


  • Townsville: February, July
  • Cairns: February, July



^estimated annual tuition fee for a full-time study load

Plus Student Services and Amenities fee
Fee deferral and scholarships available if eligible


2 years full-time

Entry Requirements

Completion of a four-year Bachelor of Engineering at AQF Level 7 (or equivalent) in any discipline; or Completion of three years of the Bachelor of Engineering at Xi’an University of Technology (XUT) approved under the JCU-XUT Articulation Schedule only. Note: Entry for Master of Engineering (Professional) in Water Resource Management; Internet of Things and Data Engineering; and Electrical and Renewable Energy majors require completion of a four-year Bachelor of Engineering at AQF Level 7 (or equivalent) in a discipline cognate to the major.

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  • Harsh Parekh  Master of Engineering (Professional)

    International Student - India

    Harsh Parekh

    Master of Engineering (Professional)

    The best part of my degree is that it doesn’t focus on one thing but gives an overall picture of everything. We do engineering subjects, programming subjects, and then data science subjects – it’s a wide variety. So, when I go to work in industry, I’ll have the knowledge in each area.

  • Student of Master of Engineering

    International student - Nepal

    Sunita Dhital

    Master of Engineering (Professional)

    I found JCU to be the home of resources and infrastructures, probably the best place that I have chosen so far in my engineering career. To be with renowned academics from all around the world with different experience was a highlight. I appreciate the continuous motivation and assistance for international students.

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    Mr Madhu Krishnamenon

    Master of Engineering (Professional)

    The course provides a unique opportunity to improve engineering knowledge, skills, application ability, and professional and personal attributes. The content, case studies and projects are designed keeping industrial problem solving practices in mind. Acquiring these tools offer a head start to a rewarding career.