The bridge between technical execution and people management can be very complex as engineers make the decision to move away from the hands on technical work to the management of people and projects.
The University of Newcastles Masters of Engineering Management provides you with a structured pathway to develop your managerial skills and strengthen your ability to teach and lead others within a technology driven organisation.
Offered to a range of engineering specialists, including mechanical, civil, chemical, electrical and software, this advanced qualification will have you focus on the art of planning, organising, allocating resources, directing and controlling activities which have a technical component.
If you are at a point in your career where you want to take your engineering knowledge and skills to a new level in management, the Master of Engineering Management has been designed to help you along this path. Developing your leadership and communication skills, you will discover how to engage in the softer skills needed to effectively manage people in conjunction with engineering projects.
Our advanced online learning system provides you with the flexibility and support to study a number of engineering management courses anytime, anywhere to balance work, life and study. You can achieve your Masters of Engineering Management degree at a time that suits you.
The core curriculum of the University of Newcastles Master of Engineering Management explores the broad, theoretical concepts within engineering project management, organisational behaviour and design and engineering economical analysis.
You will learn foundation principles in the commercial, financial and marketing aspects of engineering projects as well as how to manage engineering resources whilst maintaining ethical professionalism. This is further supported by an in-depth study of the theoretical and conceptual issues which influence human behaviour.
To round out the core curriculum, you will learn how to apply your knowledge of mathematics, economics and engineering principles to solve engineering problems along with the ability to understand the major capabilities and limitations of cash flow analysis for evaluating proposed capital investments.
Further to the core courses, you will select courses from a prescribed list enabling you to refine your studies to suit your educational objectives.
In Australia each institution has its own application procedures and admission requirements so il would be better to contact your chosen university for an application form. To study here you'll need to apply for both admission to an institution and also for a student visa from the Australian Government so it's necessery to carefully check student visa information on the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP).
Entry requirements can include: the academic requirements, evidence of funds to support your study and overseas student health cover. The academic requirements you need to study in Australia depend on the level of education you want to study. Indeed, in some cases, you may need to present your results of an English language test.
You can choose up to six courses in your application. Each university you've applied to consider your application separately. This means that you may receive an offer from each course that you include in your application.