Master of Engineering Practice / Master of Construction Management Practice
Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning
- a Bachelor of Engineering (in Civil or Infrastructure or Construction) (Honours) (minimum 4 years of full-time study) degree, or
- a Graduate Certificate of Engineering (in Civil or Structural or Infrasructure) degree, or
- a qualification deemed to be equivalent to any of the above.Find out how you can meet us in your home country or in Australia.
Every international student application is considered for a scholarship
Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
Hawthorn (Semester 1, Semester 2) - View application and start dates
A$40600 (annual for 2023)*
The indicative course fees shown in Course Search apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.
Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
To qualify for the Master of Engineering Practice / Master of Construction Management Practice, students must complete a total of 14 units (200 credit points) as follows:
- 7 Core units (100 credit points)
- 6 Engineering Specialisation units (75 credit points) from Civil or Structural comprising
- 4 core specialisation units
- 2 option units
- 2 electives (25 credit points)
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Master of Construction Management is 75 credit points (normally six units)
Units of study
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Career opportunities, course aims and objectives and professional recognition.
Aims and objectives
- Apply high-level advanced knowledge and skills in Construction and Infrastructure Management practice related to design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure
- Plan and execute independent research projects by applying appropriate research principles, sound methods and technical research skills
- Reflect in managing practical issues/ complex problems and describing/ developing contemporary and sustainable Civil or Structural Engineering and Construction Management trends and best practices related to design, construction, operation and maintenance of buildings and civil infrastructure
- Investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, perceptions, problems, concepts and theories of Civil or Structural Engineering practice to provide rational solutions to composite problems using critical thinking and team-based/ independent judgement in the project-based construction industry
- Exercise clear and coherent communication for all professional purposes with specialist and non-specialist audiences including clients, customers, project teams and stakeholders from different disciplines and diverse cultures
- Exercise and exhibit a high-level of accountability, autonomy, credibility, ethics, and integrity in all professional responsibilities and personal work outputs
Pathways and scholarships
Course fees and requirements
- Fees, entry requirements and English language requirements.
A prerequisite for many courses, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) can now be done on campus in Hawthorn at Room 132, Building TD. Book now or call +61 3 9214 3584 for more information.
• a Graduate Certificate of Engineering (in Civil or Structural or Infrasructure) degree, or
• a qualification deemed to be equivalent to any of the above.
English language requirements
Satisfactory completion of one of the following:
- IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0
- Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%
- Or equivalent measures available at English language requirements.
How to apply
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Tel: +61 3 9214 8444 (outside Australia)