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Master of Engineering

2020

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Overview
Location
SATAC Code
UAC Code
Casuarina Campus
Civil and Structural (CSP)
1CM064
823070
Civil and Structural (FF)
1CM564
873070
Electrical and Electronics (CSP)
1CM065
823080
Electrical and Electronics (FF)
1CM565
873080
Mechanical (CSP)
1CM066
823090
Mechanical (FF)
1CM566
873090
Online
Civil and Structural (CSP)
1CM064
823070
Civil and Structural (FF)
1CM564
873070
Electrical and Electronics (CSP)
1CM065
823080
Electrical and Electronics (FF)
1CM565
873080
Mechanical (CSP)
1CM066
823090
Mechanical (FF)
1CM566
873090
* CSP = Commonwealth supported place
FF = Full fee
Location
CRICOS Code
Casuarina Campus
Civil and Structural
068567K
Electrical and Electronics
068567K
Mechanical
068567K
Course Duration
Full-time
2 year/s
Part-time
4 year/s
Annual Fee
$34,680.00
Availability for Admission
Domestic
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester
International
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Semester

Note: the Chemical Engineering specialisation will not be available for entry from 2020
External: this course is available online through distance education with some on-campus attendance requirements.

Applications accepted through MyNextCourse
No
Can offers be deferred?
No
CDU Reference
CDU Course Code

SENG01

Award
Master of Engineering
Faculty/College
College of Engineering, IT and Environment
Sector
HE
Area of study
Engineering and IT

The Master of Engineering will build on your previous knowledge and encourage you to develop a deeper and integrated understanding of the scientific and engineering principles of your engineering discipline. You will also be prompted to build leadership and research skills for the development of engineering or research projects.

This course specifically offers hands-on, practical experience, which will help you in your future career as a professional engineer. Special emphasis is placed on the themes of sustainability, creativity, teamwork, design, research and leadership. This course was developed in consultation with and is supported by, industry leaders. You'll graduate with the foundation of engineering knowledge which directly aligns with international industry requirements.

As a professional civil and structural engineer, you will continuously be challenging traditional civil and construction methods with creativity and innovation to help design and manage structures for the modern world. Key areas include structures, water resources, roads and traffic, bridges and marine structures.

As a professional engineer in the electrical and electronics industry, you will be able to contribute significantly to the design, automation and control of devices which make modern life convenient. You will be involved in electronics, telecommunications, biomedical applications, power generation and distribution, including renewable energy. You will develop skills in communication methods, electronic control systems and power engineering, together with a background of
sustainable engineering principles.

As a professional mechanical engineer, you will be able to make significant contributions to the design and development of machinery to improve transportation, and to provide affordable solutions for manufacturing and industrial production. Key areas include mechatronics, robotics, biomechanical applications, aeroplanes, cars, pumps and pipelines.

Career opportunities

Graduating from the civil and structural engineering major of this course may lead to professional opportunities in areas such as design, construction, water supply and treatment, infrastructure development, roads and traffic and project management.

Graduating from the electrical and electronics engineering major of this course may lead to professional opportunities in areas such as electronics, renewable energy, power generation, storage and distribution, process control, mining, oil and gas, consultation, and project management.

Graduating from the mechanical engineering major of this course may lead to career opportunities in areas such as design, machinery, manufacturing and fabrication, mining, oil and gas, consultation, and project management.

Professional recognition

ENGINEERS AUSTRALIA

The Master of Engineering is accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer and therefore recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

Credit transfers & pathways


Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

For information about credit transfer available to students with complete or incomplete study at this or other Institutions refer to Pathways for Higher Education to Higher Education

Credit transfer

For further information on credit transfer and how to apply visit ASK CDU

International applications

English Language Requirements for International Students

For detail on English Language Entry Requirements please read the entry requirements provided for International students.

How to Apply

International applicants apply directly to CDU and should refer to the information provided for International future students Apply.

  • This course is accredited by the University in accordance with the Higher Education Standards.

  • Australian qualification framework

    This course is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework at Level 9.

Contact details

For further information about the course, enrolment procedures, closing dates and other administrative issues please contact Student Central on:

Email: student.central@cdu.edu.au Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call)

Course structure

This course builds on your existing engineering background, developing specialist skills in your chosen area of engineering. The final year of study includes a major research thesis and a system design project.

A feature of the program is twelve weeks of industrial work experience, ensuring that you are familiar with current engineering practice and begin to create your network of engineering contacts for future employment.

This course is available externally by distance learning for those who are not able to attend classes on campus on a regular basis. Access to the internet is required for distance learning, with access to high speed broadband highly recommended. Selected units will require attendance on campus during the mid-semester study period.


A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 160 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated. 

Unit type

Credit Points

Specific requirements
Core Units
(5 units)

40cp

Compulsory Core units totalling 40 credit points as detailed below.

ENG417 Sustainability (new title 2016)
PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp)
PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals
PRT507 System Design Part A
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability (replaces PRT502 from 2016)
 

Specialist Elective
(8 units)

80cp

Unit totalling 80 credit points selected from one of the sequences below.

Chemical Engineering (no longer available for entry from 2020)
ENG441 Separation Processes
ENG442 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
ENG443 Reactor Design
ENG444 Hydrocarbon Processing
ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
ENG446 Bioprocess Engineering
ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer
PRT508 System Design Part B

Civil and Structural Engineering
ENG412 Road and Traffic Engineering
ENG462 Water Resources Engineering
ENG463 Advanced Structural Analysis
ENG464 Geotechnical Engineering
ENG466 Design of Concrete Structures (new title 2016)
ENG467 Design of Steel Structures (new title 2016)
ENG469 Structural Analysis
PRT508 System Design Part B

Electrical and Electronics Engineering
ENG421 Digital Signal Processing
ENG424 Power Engineering
ENG429 Biomedical Engineering
ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
ENG471 Analogue Devices
ENG473 Communication Systems (new title 2016)
ENG474 Power Systems Analysis
ENG476 Control Engineering (new title 2016)

Mechanical Engineering
ENG429 Biomedical Engineering or ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
ENG432 Dynamics of Engineering Systems
ENG476 Control Engineering (new title 2016)
ENG480 Applied Fluid Mechanics
ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer
ENG482 Engines and Turbomachinery
ENG486 Machine Design
ENG487 HVAC Systems
 

Research
(2 units)
40cp PRT820 Master Thesis x 2 (20cp, repeatable)
 

160

Total Credit Points

Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Masters Degree by Coursework AQF Level 9 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.

Course Changes and Transitional Arrangements - 2016

PRT508 has moved from a core unit to a specialist elective in the Chemical and the Civil and Structural stream.
Students who have completed PRT508 can use this as a specialist elective in the Electrical and Electronics or Mechanical stream.
Students who have completed PRT502 and PRT542 should not complete PRT551.
Students who have not completed PRT502 nor PRT542 should complete PRT551.
Students who have completed PRT502 and not completed PRT542 should not complete PRT551.
Students who have completed PRT542 and not completed PRT502 should not complete PRT551.
Students who have not completed PMO401 may complete DEM511.

Unit Title Changes

Unit Code Previous Title New Title (2016)
ENG466 Concrete Design Design of Concrete Structures
ENG467 Steel Design Design of Steel Structures
ENG417 Environmental Awareness and Sustainability Sustainability
ENG473 Wireless Communication Systems Communication Systems
ENG476 Control Systems Control Engineering

Unit Code Changes

Previous Unit Code New Unit Code (2016) Unit Title
PRT550 PRT820 Thesis 

Discontinued Units from 2016: 

Unit Code Unit Title
PMO401 Engineering in Emergencies
PRT502 Project Management Tools and Techniques
PRT550 Thesis

 

Study plan

Students commencing in Semester 1

The Recommended Study Plan provided below is suitable for a student commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard full time load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective R = Research Core

Chemical Engineering (no longer available for entry from 2020)

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG417 Sustainability CO
ENG442 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
ENG443 Reactor Design SE ENG441 Separation Processes
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
ENG446 Bioprocess Engineering SE ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer SE
Year 2
ENG444 Hydrocarbon Processing SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT508 System Design Part B SE
PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp) CO

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Civil and Structural Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG417 Sustainability CO
ENG462 Water Resources Engineering SE ENG463 Advanced Structural Analysis SE
ENG467 Design of Steel Structures SE ENG464 Geotechnical Engineering SE
ENG469 Structural Analysis SE ENG466 Design of Concrete Structures SE
Year 2
ENG412 Road and Traffic Engineering SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT508 System Design Part B SE
PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp) CO

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
ENG421 Digital Signal Processing SE ENG417 Sustainability CO
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
ENG471 Analogue Devices SE ENG473 Communication Systems SE
ENG424 Power Engineering
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE ENG429 Biomedical Engineering SE
Year 2
ENG474 Power Systems Analysis
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
PRT507 System Design Part A CO ENG476 Control Engineering
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp) CO

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Mechanical Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
ENG480 Applied Fluid Mechanics SE ENG417 Sustainability CO
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG476 Control Engineering (new title 2016)
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
ENG486 Machine Design SE ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer SE
ENG487 HVAC Systems SE ENG482 Engines and Turbomachinery SE
Year 2
ENG432 Dynamics of Engineering Systems
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE ENG429 Biomedical Engineering OR
ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp) CO

 

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Students commencing in Semester 1 - Part Time

The Recommended Study Plans provided below are suitable for students commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard part time load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective R = Research Core

 Chemical Engineering (no longer available for entry from 2020)

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG417 Sustainability CO
ENG443 Reactor Design SE ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
Year 2
ENG442 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE ENG441 Separation Processes
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
ENG446 Bioprocess Engineering SE ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer SE
Year 3
ENG444 Hydrocarbon Processing SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT508 System Design Part B SE
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO
Year 4
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R

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Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG417 Sustainability CO
ENG469 Structural Analysis SE ENG466 Design and Concrete Structures SE
Year 2
ENG462 Water Resources Engineering SE ENG464 Geotechnical Engineering SE
ENG467 Design of Steel Structures SE ENG463 Advanced Structural Analysis SE
Year 3
ENG412 Road and Traffic Engineering SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT508 System Design Part B SE
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO
Year 4
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
ENG421 Digital Signal Processing SE ENG417 Sustainability CO
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
Year 2
ENG471 Analogue Devices SE ENG473 Communication Systems SE
ENG424 Power Engineering
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE ENG429 Biomedical Engineering SE
Year 3
ENG474 Power System Analysis
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
PRT507 System Design Part A CO ENG476 Control Engineering
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO
Year 4
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R

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Mechanical Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
ENG480 Applied Fluid Mechanics SE ENG417 Sustainability CO
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG476 Control Systems
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
Year 2
ENG486 Machine Design SE ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer SE
ENG487 HVAC Systems SE ENG482 Engines and Turbomachinery SE
Year 3
ENG432 Dynamics of Engineering Systems
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE ENG429 Biomedical Engineering
OR
ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO
Year 4
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R

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Students commencing in Semester 2

The Recommended Study Plans provided below are suitable students commencing in semester 2 and enrolling in a standard full time load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective R = Research Core

Chemical Engineering (no longer available for entry from 2020)

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ENG417 Sustainability CO
    ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
    ENG441 Separation Processes
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
    ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer SE
Year 2
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
ENG442 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE PRT508 System Design Part B SE
ENG443 Reactor Design SE PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R
ENG446 Bioprocess Engineering SE PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp) CO
Year 3
ENG444 Hydrocarbon Processing SE    
PRT507 System Design Part A CO    
PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R    

 

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Civil and Structural Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ENG417 Sustainability CO
    PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
    ENG464 Geotechnical Engineering SE
    ENG466 Design of Concrete Structures SE
Year 2
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG463 Advanced Structural Analysis SE
ENG462 Water Resources Engineering SE PRT508 System Design Part B SE
ENG467 Design of Steel Structures SE PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R
ENG469 Structural Analysis SE PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp) CO
Year 3
ENG412 Road and Traffic Engineering SE    
PRT507 System Design Part A CO    
PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R    

 

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ENG417 Sustainability CO
    ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
    ENG473 Communication Systems SE
    ENG429 Biomedical Engineering SE
Year 2
ENG421 Digital Signal Processing SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG476 Control Engineering
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
ENG471 Analogue Devices SE PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R
ENG424 Power Engineering
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp) CO
Year 3
ENG474 Power Systems Analysis
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE    
PRT507 System Design Part A CO    
PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R    

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Mechanical Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ENG417 Sustainability CO
    ENG476 Control Engineering (new title 2016)
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
    ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer SE
    ENG482 Engines and Turbomachinery SE
Year 2
ENG480 Applied Fluid Mechanics CO ENG429 Biomedical Engineering OR
ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
ENG486 Machine Design SE PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R
ENG487 HVAC Systems SE PRT501 Professional Practice (0cp) CO
Year 3
ENG432 Dynamics of Engineering Systems
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE    
PRT507 System Design Part A CO    
PRT820 Master Thesis (20cp) R  

 

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Students commencing in Semester 2 - Part Time

The Recommended Study Plans provided below are suitable for students commencing in semester 1 and enrolling in a standard part time load.

Legend: CO = Core Unit SE = Specialist Elective R = Research Core

 

Chemical Engineering (no longer available for entry from 2020)

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ENG417 Sustainability CO
    ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
Year 2
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG441 Separation Processes
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
ENG443 Reactor Design SE ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer SE
Year 3
ENG442 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
ENG446 Bioprocess Engineering SE PRT508 System Design Part B SE
Year 4
ENG444 Hydrocarbon Processing R PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO
Year 5
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R    

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Civil and Structural Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ENG417 Sustainability CO
    ENG464 Geotechnical Engineering SE
Year 2
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG463 Advanced Structural Analysis SE
ENG469 Structural Analysis SE ENG466 Design of Concrete Structures SE
Year 3
ENG462 Water Resources Engineering SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
ENG467 Design of Steel Structures SE PRT508 System Design Part B SE
Year 4
ENG412 Road and Traffic Engineering SE PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO
Year 5
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R    

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ENG417 Sustainability CO
    ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
Year 2
ENG421 Digital Signal Processing SE ENG473 Communication Systems SE
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG429 Biomedical Engineering SE
Year 3
ENG471 Analogue Devices SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
ENG424 Power Engineering
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE ENG476 Control Engineering
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period
SE
Year 4
ENG474 Power Systems Analysis
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO
Year 5
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R    

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Mechanical Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2
Year 1
    ENG417 Sustainability CO
    ENG476 Control Systems
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
Year 2
ENG480 Applied Fluid Mechanics SE ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer SE
PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO ENG482 Engines and Turbomachinery SE
Year 3
ENG486 Machine Design SE ENG429 Biomedical Engineering
OR
ENG445 Process Control and Simulation
(external students must attend on-campus residentials during the mid semester study period)
SE
ENG487 HVAC Systems SE PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
Year 4
ENG432 Dynamics of Engineering Systems SE PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R
PRT507 System Design Part A CO PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO
Year 5
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R    

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Students commencing in Summer Semester

The Recommended Study Plans provided below are suitable for a student commencing in summer semester and enrolling in a standard load.

 Civil and Structural Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1 (from SS 2020)
        ENG417 Sustainability CO
        PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
        PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO
Year 2 (from 2021)
ENG462 Water Resources Engineering (to be replaced by ENG515 from 2021) CO ENG463 Advanced Structural Analysis (to be replaced by ENG563 from 2021) CO    
ENG467 Design of Steel Structures (to be replaced by ENG567 from 2021) CO ENG464 Geotechnical Engineering (to be replaced by ENG564 from 2021) CO    
ENG469 Structural Analysis (to be replaced by ENG569 from 2021)   ENG466 Design of Concrete Structures (to be replaced by ENG566 from 2021) CO    
Year 3 (from 2022)
PRT507 System Design Part A and PRT508 System Design Part B (to be replaced by PRT650 (20cp) from 2021 CO ENG412 Road and Traffic Engineering (to be replaced by ENG516 from 2021) SE    
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R    
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO    

 Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1 (from SS 2020)
        ENG417 Sustainability CO
        PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
        PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO
Year 2 (from 2021)
ENG424 Power Engineering (to be replaced by ENG524 from 2021) SE ENG473 Communication Systems (to be replaced by ENG573 from 2021) SE    
ENG471 Analogue Devices (to be replaced by ENG571 from 2021) SE ENG474 Power Systems Analysis (to be replaced by ENG574 from 2021) SE    
ENG421 Digital Signal Processing (to be replaced by ENG572 from 2021) SE ENG429 Biomedical Engineering (to be replaced by ENG579 from 2021) SE    
Year 3 (from 2022)
PRT507 System Design Part A (to be replaced by PRT650 (20cp) from 2021) CO ENG476 Control Engineering (to be replaced by ENG576 from 2021) CO    
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) SE PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) SE    
  SE PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) SE    

 Mechanical Engineering

Semester 1 Semester 2 Summer Semester
Year 1 (from SS 2020)
        ENG417 Sustainability CO
        PRT503 Entrepreneurship for Professionals CO
        PRT551 Project Management, Risk and Reliability CO
Year 2 (from 2021)
ENG432 Dynamics of Engineering Systems (to be replaced by ENG534 from 2021) CO ENG429 Biomedical Engineering (to be replaced by ENG579 from 2021) CO    
ENG480 Applied Fluid Mechanics (to be replaced by ENG580 from 2021) CO ENG481 Applied Heat and Mass Transfer (to be replaced by ENG581 from 2021) CO    
ENG486 Machine Design (to be replaced by ENG586 from 2021) CO ENG482 Engines and Turbomachinery (to be replaced by ENG582 from 2021) CO    
Year 3 (from 2022)
PRT507 System Design Part A and ENG487 HVAC Systems (to be replaced by PRT650 (20cp) from 2021) CO ENG476 Control Systems (to be replaced by ENG576 from 2021) SE    
PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R PRT820 Thesis (20 credit points) R    
    PRT501 Professional Practice (0 credit points) CO    

 

Course fees

Both Commonwealth supported (CS) and full fee (FF) places are available for this course. If you would like to apply for a CS place use the SATAC code 1CM064, 1CM065 or 1CM066 depending on your specialisation or the UAC code 823070, 823080 or 823090 depending on your specialisation. If you would like to apply for a FF place you will need to use the SATAC code 1CM564, 1CM565 or 1CM566 depending on your specialisation or the UAC code 873070, 873080 or 873090 depending on your specialisation.

Commonwealth supported places

Commonwealth Supported places are available in this course to students who meet one of the following residency requirements:

(a) Australian Citizenship; or

(b) a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident visa holder who will be resident within Australia for the duration of the unit.

2020: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.

2021: Information about fees and charges for 2021 are not yet available however will be published prior to 1 December 2020.

Non-Commonwealth supported places

Full fee paying places are available in this course.
2020: Information about fees and charges can be found at Fees and Payments.
2021: Information about fees and charges for 2021 are not yet available however will be published prior to 1 December 2020.

International tuition fees

The annual course tuition fee for full time study of 80 credit points for commencing students in 2020 is AUD $34,680.00.
These fees are subject to annual increases each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year.

You can find a list of International fees and payments you can expect to pay as part of your studies in Australia.

CDU offers a number of scholarships to international students to assist with the cost of study.

Domestic students - postgraduate studies

SATAC

SATAC is the application channel for residents of NT, ACT, SA, WA, QLD, VIC or TAS.

 

SATAC

UAC

UAC is the application channel for residents of NSW.

 

 

 

UAC

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