Master of Engineering (Transport Technologies)

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Master of Engineering (Transport Technologies)


There will be no intake for this program from Semester 1, 2018 until further notice.

Program summary

Get the skills you need to manage complex infrastructure projects.

The Master of Engineering (Transport Technologies) is a coursework degree that provides practising engineers with skills in applying an advanced body of knowledge to solve complex problems in a range of contexts, at the level of professional practice.

The program provides higher level skills in the design, construction, operation and renewal, and maintenance of transport infrastructure. A key component is interactions with recognised specialists teaching each course.

The degree is designed to interface with a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Seminar series that utilises international specialists and helps engineers stay current in their knowledge and skills.

Professional recognition 

The Master of Engineering (Transport Technologies) complies with Type 1 Continuing Professional Development as defined by the National Engineers Registration Board of Australia. Registered professional engineers can use it to maintain registration and graduate engineers can use it to achieve registration.

Intensive delivery

This program is delivered using a combination of intensive face-to-face study blocks (normally two weeks long), online components, and a choice of Work Placement (WPL) and Special Research Project (SPR) combination which will have monthly update and check in meetings (face-to-face or skype) with a USC academic. Students should refer to the Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering course schedule and the published timetables as sessions can vary from year to year.

Admission requirements 

To be eligible for entry into this program student's entering the Masters program will normally be required to hold a Bachelor of Engineering degree (AQF Level 8) from a recognised higher education institution.

Application and admission advice

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What will I study

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Program structure

Required courses (48 units)

ENG701 Pavement Construction
ENG703 Pavement Design
ENG704 Pavement Maintenance
ENG705 Pavement Operation and Renewal

Specialisation courses (48 units)

PLUS select 1 specialisation from:

Project Management for Engineers
MGT703 Strategic Management
MGT712 Corporate Governance, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
PRM720 Project Planning
PRM721 Project Integration


Workplace Research
SRP721 Special Research (24 units) *
WPL720 Workplace Learning II (24 units) *

* must be taken after completion of 4 required courses

Note: Program structures are subject to change. Not all USC courses are available on every USC campus.

Total units: 96

Recommended study sequence

Students who commenced prior to the current semester must complete the courses from their original program structure unless otherwise advised. For courses no longer included in the current sequence, use the course links in your structure for details of requisites and scheduling. This is a recommended study sequence to complete your program within the specified full-time duration.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 96 units as outlined in the Program Structure
Program notes
  • Postgraduate students are expected to have a high level of English written and speaking skills. Refer to the English language requirements.
  • When enrolling, please refer to the Plan your study tab
  • Register your selected specialisation

How to apply

Am I eligible to apply?
Domestic students
  1. Download and complete the Application for postgraduate coursework form and submit directly to USC.
  2. Lodge the completed application form with supporting documentation to Student Central by the due date.
International students

Apply direct to USC International

More information

International students should contact USC International

How to enrol

New to USC?

Once you have applied and received your offer of a place from USC, follow the steps to Get Started at USC to respond to your offer, plan your study and enrol in your courses.

Continuing students

Before you enrol, visit Planning your study to plan your study to make sure you study the right courses at the right time so you can finish your degree when you plan to.

Visit How do I enrol? for enrolment instructions and key dates.

More information

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key semester, session and/or trimester dates.

Search for answers and ask questions via askUSC, or contact Student Central.

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