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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Master of Engineering Studies
MEngSt

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Master of Engineering Studies requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified;

and shall have been awarded or qualified for a relevant:

(b) four-year Bachelor's degree with Honours or equivalent; or

(c) three-year Bachelor's degree plus an Honours Degree, or equivalent; or

(d) Postgraduate Diploma or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Master of Engineering Studies shall follow a parts-based programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) Part One consisting of 75 credits at 700 level from courses listed in the Schedule to the Degree;

(b) Part Two consisting of 45 credits at 800 level as specified in the Schedule to the Degree; and including:

(c) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule for the Degree;

(d) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The degree of Master of Engineering Studies may be awarded with or without a subject.

4. Candidates may complete a subject by passing at least 45 credits in a subject as specified in the Master of Engineering Studies schedule.

5. The subjects available for the Master of Engineering Studies are: Electronics and Computer Engineering; Energy Management; Engineering and Innovation Management; Life Cycle Management; Mechatronics; Packaging Technology; Renewable Energy Systems.

Student Progression

6. The candidate must complete within one year of first enrolling in full-time study or within three years of first enrolling in part-time study to be eligible for Distinction or Merit.

7. For progression to Part Two, candidates must have maintained a grade average of at least a B- over the first 60 credits of courses completed in Part One, including at least a B grade in 228.797.

Completion Requirements

8. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

9. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate in Science and Technology or the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

10. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Master of Engineering Studies

Part One (75 credits from)

Compulsory Research Methods course

228.797 Research Methods in Engineering and Technology 15 credits
R 228340

Master of Engineering Studies subjects

Electronics and Computer Engineering (45 credits)

At least 45 credits from

281.755 Digital Signal Processing 15 credits
P 281272 R 124344, 143333, 281333

281.756 Image and Video Processing 15 credits
P 281272 R 281473

281.776 Advanced Communication Engineering 15 credits
P 281374 or 158235

281.785 Advanced Computer Engineering 15 credits
P 281384 R 143474, 281474

281.786 Advanced Micro- and Nano-electronics 15 credits
P 281281 R 124345, 143457, 281457

Energy Management (45 credits)

No new enrolments

At least 45 credits from:

218.769 Energy-Efficient Building Design 15 credits
R 228769

228.740 Energy Policy 15 credits
R 142740

228.741 Energy Systems 15 credits
P 228743 or 228769 or 280271

228.742 Energy Economics 15 credits
R 142742

228.743 Energy Management 15 credits
P 228741 or 228769 or 280271 R 142743

228.748 Climate Change Science and Policy 15 credits
R 142748

228.756 Energy Efficiency (Systems Analysis and Auditing) 15 credits
R 142756

228.757 Energy Efficiency (Industrial and Commercial Technology) 15 credits
P 142756 or 228756 R 142757

228.766 Integrated Energy Resource Planning 15 credits
P 142740 or 142741 or 228740 or 228741 R 142766

228.767 Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Analysis 15 credits
P 142748 or 228748 R 142767

Engineering and Innovation Management (45 credits)

No new enrolments

At least 45 credits from

287.706 New Product Development Practices 15 credits
P 228311 or 228312

287.740 Innovation Management 15 credits
P 228311 or 228312 R 287703

287.741 Quality System Development and Management 15 credits
R 287730

287.742 Business Process Improvement 15 credits
P 228371 R 287730

287.743 Lean Operations 15 credits
P 228311 or 228312 R 143331, 143343, 287343

287.744 Advanced Manufacturing Strategies 15 credits
P 228311 or 228312 R 287463

Life Cycle Management (45 credits)

No new enrolments

At least 45 credits from

238.700 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Footprinting Principles 15 credits

238.710 Life Cycle Assessment and Footprinting Methods 15 credits
P 238700 or 238300

238.711 Life Cycle Assessment and Footprinting Case Studies 15 credits
P 238700

238.712 Use of Life Cycle Assessment to Support Decision-Making 15 credits
P 238700 C 238700

Mechatronics (45 credits)

At least 45 credits from

282.758 Simulation, Modelling and Optimisation 15 credits
R 143458, 282458

282.762 Robotics and Automation 15 credits
P 281384, 282372 R 143462, 282462

282.772 Industrial Systems Design and Integration 15 credits
P 159270, 282371, 282372 R 143472, 282472

282.778 Mechatronics 15 credits
P 281353, 282371 R 143478, 282478

Packaging Technology (45 credits)

No new enrolments

At least 45 credits from

141.710 Food Packaging Engineering and Legislation 15 credits

228.733 Packaging Technology II 15 credits

228.735 Packaging Technology III 15 credits
R 183749

228.736 Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Packaging 15 credits
R 183760

228.737 Packaging Materials I 15 credits
R 183719

228.738 Packaging Materials II 15 credits
R 183719

Renewable Energy Systems (45 credits)

No new enrolments

At least 45 credits from:

228.740 Energy Policy 15 credits
R 142740

228.741 Energy Systems 15 credits
P 228743 or 228769 or 280271

228.742 Energy Economics 15 credits
R 142742

228.743 Energy Management 15 credits
P 228741 or 228769 or 280271 R 142743

228.744 Case Studies of Renewable Energy Systems 15 credits
R 142744

228.745 Renewable Energy Conversion Devices 15 credits
R 142745

228.746 Renewable Energy Resources 15 credits
R 142746

228.747 Renewable Energy Systems Design 15 credits
C 228745 R 142747

228.748 Climate Change Science and Policy 15 credits
R 142748

228.750 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development 15 credits
P 228312 R 142750

228.755 Sustainable Energy Systems and Society 15 credits

228.767 Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Analysis 15 credits
P 142748 or 228748 R 142767

Elective courses

141.708 Food Packaging, Preservation and Storage 15 credits
P 280201, 141311

141.723 Industrial Systems Improvement 15 credits
R 287342

141.725 Food Business Innovation 15 credits
P 141311, 141312, 141772, 141791

240.756 Value Chain Management 15 credits

280.721 Process Improvement 15 credits
P 228312, 280371, 280372 R 142400, 142405, 142411, 280400, 280405, 280411

280.760 Industrial Refrigeration 15 credits
R 142760

284.741 Post-harvest Physiology 30 credits
R 171749

Part Two (45 credits from)

228.893 Research Report 45 credits
P 228797 (minimum B grade)