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Master of Engineering Science (Power Engineering)

University of Southern Queensland
Program overview
2 years
Full time/part time
Master's degree

Start dates
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About this program

Harness the power of energy.

If you want to become a Professional Power Engineer, and have a 3 year engineering degree but no work experience, the Master of Engineering Science (Power Engineering) will get you there.

Throughout the degree there is an emphasis on practical experience and preparing you thoroughly for the engineering profession. In addition to the hands-on laboratory sessions and 60 days industry experience, you will complete a research project and dissertation applying all your formal knowledge to a real world problem. Whether this is smart grids for future electricity distribution or the capture of solar energy, your project will provide insight to the profession of a Power Engineer.

The research project and dissertation can also be a stepping stone to further research degrees, such as PhD.

Professional accreditation

The Master of Engineering Science (Power Engineering) has been accorded full accreditation at the level of Professional Engineer byEngineers Australiaand graduates are eligible for Graduate membership at the Professional Level. 

Career outcomes

With the highly practical knowledge and skills you gained in the design, construction and management of power generation, there will be a wide range of career opportunities available to you including mining, transportation, manufacturing and power stations. Power Engineers are also at the forefront of alternative power sources such as solar and wind energy.

Other majors

Other specialisations for the Master of Engineering Science:Agricultural,Civil,Electrical and Electronic, Engineering Management and Enterprise, Environmental,Mechanical and Structural.

Admission requirements

For more information about this program, please contact the school directly.

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