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

Select your location, starting year and starting semester below to display your program structure and a recommended study sequence.

Program structure

Required courses (4) 48 units

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

Specialisation courses (4) 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

This recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students in previous structures should use this sequence to inform order of courses and current course details. For courses in your commencing structure not included in the current sequence, search the course code for current course offerings and requisites.

Program requirements

In order to graduate you must:

  • Successfully complete 96 units as outlined in the Program Structure
Program notes
  • The unit value of all courses is 12 units unless otherwise specified
  • It is each students responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements and be aware of the academic calendar dates
  • 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 the correct courses (subjects).

Continuing students

Before you enrol, visit Planning your study to make sure you are studying the right courses at the right time so you complete the required unit value to graduate from your degree when you plan to.

It is each student's responsibility to enrol correctly according to your course requisites, program rules and requirements, and to be aware of the academic calendar dates.

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

Need assistance?

View step-by-step instructions to enrol at How do I enrol?

Refer to the Academic Calendar for key dates, including the last day to add, drop or swap a course or class and Census dateas.

Search for answers and ask questions about enrolling in askUSC, or contact Student Central.

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