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Master of Engineering Management
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    1 year full-time or part-time equivalent

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Take the next step in your engineering career

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The Master of Engineering Management is a practical course that offers a unique opportunity for technical expertise and business skills, to prepare you for leadership roles. If you want to move into technical managerial roles, this course is for you. Real-world and industry-relevant, the Master of Engineering Management prepares you to meet all the challenges of the complex world of engineering.

This comprehensive course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to successfully navigate the challenges of modern engineering projects and organisational decision-making. Through theoretical learning and practical applications, you will develop a deep understanding of, and the ability to communicate, complex technical concepts to a diverse audience. You’ll also develop key skills in areas such as:

  • enterprise resource planning
  • asset management
  • project management
  • quality management
  • research-based problem-solving.

This course empowers you with the ability to integrate key technical and managerial concepts, which allows you to bridge the gap between engineering complexities and project objectives. This dynamic learning experience is further enhanced with the opportunity to engage with real-world case studies and industry professionals.

Choose to study the Master of Engineering Management at QUT Online to benefit from our faculty’s expertise, flexible online learning options, and strong industry connections. QUT’s reputation for excellence in education and research ensures a high-quality learning experience that is highly valued in the job market.

The Master of Engineering Management is co-developed with practising industry experts and suited to professionals from all engineering streams.

Real Students, Real Experiences

“Having the flexibility to make my own time, my own schedule, for study, whilst still pursuing something as big as a masters degree, is a huge bonus for me and that’s the reason why I chose to do this because it was accessible, it was flexible and it works with my lifestyle”

Jade – Current student | Master of Engineering Management

Enrolments are currently closed for this course.

Entry Requirements

You can gain entry into the Master of Engineering Management with the following:
  • A recognised four-year full time (or equivalent) bachelor or bachelor honours degree in engineering with a grade point average (GPA) of 4.0 or more (on a 7 point scale).

This course is not available to international students.

This course offers a scholarship
  • As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion, Queensland University of Technology will offer Women in STEM Leadership Scholarships to a number of women who enrol to study a Master of Engineering online.

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Course Consultants can provide more information about your specific qualifications or experience, or submit an enquiry by visiting the contact us page today.

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Course Units

To finish the course, you must complete all units.

The units are designed to build the skills to think holistically, capturing the theoretical knowledge and practical applications for effective organisational decision-making.

By covering a diverse range of topics, including enterprise resource planning, project management, quality and asset management, and knowledge management, these units collectively will equip you with the tools to excel in leadership roles.

You can study full-time, part-time or at an accelerated pace and adjust your study load every teaching period, to better suit your needs. Choose up to two units every teaching period, factoring in approximately 12–15 hours of study per week and unit.



Our dedicated support team are here to help you when you need it. They are available online or over the phone seven days a week to answer all your questions. They are here to help with everything from technical support to academic questions. QUT Online has the tools and people to make your postgraduate study achievable and enjoyable.

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Career opportunities

This course offers a wide range of career opportunities and industry pathways. You will develop the vital techno-commercial skills to take on leadership roles that bridge the gap between technical knowledge and strategic decision-making.

You will graduate poised to explore a wide range of career opportunities, including roles such as Engineering Manager, Project Manager, Operations Manager, Logistics Manager and Technical Consultant, across diverse industries such as manufacturing, construction, technology, and energy.

Upon completing the Master of Engineering Management, you can explore various avenues for further studies and specialisation. These opportunities include pursuing a research-based master’s or a PhD, where students can conduct in-depth research in their area of interest.

Engineering Manager

Manage a team of engineers and coordinate projects within your specialised engineering stream.

Supply Chain Manager

Oversee and manage the different stages of production flow, from buying materials to delivering the final product.

Quality Control Manager

Supervise staff and oversee procedures to make sure that products meet quality and efficiency standards.

Operations Manager

Plan projects, maintain facilities and work with managers and human resources to help shape a company's long-term success.

Learning at QUT Online

A unique opportunity

Whether you’re advancing or changing your career, studying online is the flexible way to achieve your goal, allowing you to log on and learn when it suits.

Your network

We are ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for employer-student connections. And when you study with us, our connections become your connections.

Learning that suits you best

Fit study into your life, when it suits you. If you study on your lunch break, or after your kids are in bed, you can access everything you need, wherever you are.

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