Master of Engineering (Management)

Study Area


Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time

March, July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Engineering (Management) is a professional degree for engineers who see their careers progressing into management—including senior management positions. The program provides a strong grounding in some of the most modern management thinking applicable to engineering industries. You will work in teams on applied practical projects and case studies, and broaden their skills base with subjects from other disciplines including finance, human resources and marketing. This degree The Master of Engineering delivers expert skills and applied competencies required for the professional engineer. It is designed to train and enhance professional practice, advance technical and specialist skills, and provide an opportunity to put theory into practice with applied projects and research. The degree also delivers communication, strategic and project management skills essential to the practising engineer. The degree is offered in conjunction with the Sydney Business School University of Wollongong, to ensure the most modern management thinking accompanies the professional, technical and environmental aspects of engineering projects. What you will study In the Master of Engineering (Management) you will complete the core subjects: Professional Communications and Engineering Workplace Practice, Innovation and Design, Project Management and Engineering Logistics. For the Management major you will study subjects in Strategic Management for Engineers and Technologists, Life-Cycle and Risk Management, Modelling of Engineering Management Systems, Financial Management for Engineered Assets, and Supply Chain Management. You can then choose two further electives from Management Discipline Subjects and one general elective from an approved list of subjects. You will complete an Advanced Project. A one-year (48cp) Master of Engineering Management (CRICOS 051350M) is also available for applicants with a recognised Bachelor Honours degree in Engineering. My University For many decades, UOW’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences has developed postgraduate coursework degrees to provide professional engineers with further training. Well-designed laboratories, practical implementation of skills and an emphasis on innovation ensure graduates have the skills to meet modern engineering challenges. Coursework programs are flexible with many subjects offered at times convenient for busy engineers in full-time employment. UOW has a distinguished engineering research reputation, particularly in collaboration with industry, both in Australia and internationally. UOW is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8) Deans of Engineering and Associates, in recognition of its being among the top Australian engineering faculties. This achievement is a direct result of our world-class reputation in teaching and research.


Average Score



6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking

"#7 in Australia for Engineering-Civil and Structural, #51-100 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020"