The University of Western Australia Background Image
Image of The University of Western Australia
Engineering and Technology
Master of Professional Engineering
Master of Professional Engineering

Master of Professional Engineering

  • ID:UWA610008
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:

Fees (AUD)

Estimated Total/program:
Accept letter

Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a UWA bachelor's degree with a major in Engineering Science1 or Bachelor of Automation and Robotics; or

(b) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and

(i) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent; and

(ii) prior studies in engineering, physics or mathematics;


(c) completed units in the Master of Professional Engineering Preliminary course at UWA as prescribed by the Faculty;


(d) completed a UWA Diploma in Science with a major in Engineering Science1

1 Students are required to achieve a course weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent in their bachelor's degree or a weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent in the Level 3 units of the Engineering Science major.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

This course has been developed in consultation with industry to equip you with the advanced technical expertise, critical thinking and professional skills required to remain competitive in a global workforce. Focus on your chosen field of engineering to further your career options. For example, students interested in a career in the oil and gas industry can opt to specialise in chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering or mechanical engineering. By choosing the discipline that most interests you, you will not only gain a deep understanding of the discipline from a holistic engineering perspective, but undertake units relevant to your area of interest.

This course is a professionally accredited engineering degree for students who have completed undergraduate studies in engineering. You'll specialise in a program of engineering and undertake advanced engineering technical units, professional units, a design and a research project, and undertake an eight to 12-week professional practicum. Beyond practice as a professional engineer, you'll pursue further research studies in engineering, as well as seek employment in a wide range of related industries. The following specialisations are available:

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mining Engineering

Software Engineering

Upon successful completion, you'll have an internationally recognised qualification that allows you to practise as a professional engineer.

More info: click here

Course structure details


Students who have not completed a major in Engineering Science major from this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty, must complete conversion units up to the value of 48 points.


  • Biomedical Engineering specialisation

  • Chemical Engineering specialisation

  • Civil Engineering specialisation

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering specialisation

  • Environmental Engineering specialisation

  • Mechanical Engineering specialisation

  • Mining Engineering specialisation

  • Software Engineering specialisation

See moreSee less

Pre Courses

No Course!
See moreSee less

Pathway Courses

No Course!
See moreSee less

Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Chemical Engineer

  • Civil Engineer

  • Electrical Engineer

  • Electronics Engineer

  • Environmental Engineer

  • Geotechnical Engineer

  • Mechanical Engineer

  • Software Engineer

  • Web Administrator

  • Web Designer

  • Web Developer

  • Engineer

  • Mining Engineer

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

Same Courses

Close search