Master of Engineering (Professional) at James Cook University, Australia

The Master of Engineering( professional) at JCU will give you fundamental knowledge as well as advanced engineering principles, depending on what Engineers Australia requires.


The Master of Engineering( professional) at JCU will give you fundamental knowledge as well as advanced engineering principles, depending on what Engineers Australia requires. 

Also here, you can develop your professional abilities in risk engineering, asset management, safety in design, corporate leadership, and data analytics, among other things.

Graduates will be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of advanced engineering concepts through their usage in engineering practice. These include strategies for making decisions, systemic approaches, cutting-edge project management tools, and design processes.

Learn about the role of engineering in society with an emphasis on plans and goals for creating resilient tropical societies and business sectors.

In a professional office context, plan and carry out a large research-based project, a capstone project, or a scholarship article. Acquire broad technical knowledge, including familiarity with the most recent engineering developments.

What you will Study

Courses include:


  • Electrical and Renewable Energy

  • Internet of Things and Data Engineering

  • Technology and Management

  • Water Resource Management

Learning Outcomes

The following positions will be open to Master of Engineering (Professional) graduates:

  1. Apply sophisticated technological knowledge to engineering sectors.

  1. Examine engineering's role in society critically, paying close attention to sustainability practices and priorities in tropical communities and industries.

  1. Apply advanced engineering approaches like design procedures, whole-system methodologies, current project management tools, and decision-making techniques in practice.

  1. Use advanced written and oral English and a range of channels to develop and express ideas, justifications, and findings to expert and non-specialist audiences.

  1. Apply research concepts, procedures, tactics, and tools to develop and carry out a large research-based project, capstone experience, or scholarly work in the workplace.

  2. Lead engineering project teams using professional and leadership skills, self-motivation, inventive thinking, and entrepreneurship.

Career Opportunities

  1. Design engineer.

  2. Construction project manager.

  3. Engineering manager.

  4. Senior mechanical engineer.

  5. Senior electrical engineer and many more.

Admission requirements

The successful completion of a four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree at AQF Level 7 in any discipline (or an equivalent level).

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS - 7.0

  • TOEFL- 94

  • PTE - 65

Tuition Fee and scholarships

Tuition Fee 

  • Estimated annual tuition fee: $AUD30,160.00


A scholarship is a great opportunity to get the most out of your time as a student, make contacts to broaden your professional network, and increase your financial independence. 

If you are motivated and interested in attending college or just need a little help, we have a scholarship that will suit your needs.

Find a scholarship that fits your needs among the more than 50 available, some of which are worth up to $45,000 and cover everything from study-related aid to financial support for students who reside in regional, rural, or remote areas, have disabilities or identify as Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

$31,960 per year
  • Level
    Masters Coursework
  • Delivery
    On Campus
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Application Fee
  • Intake
  • Language Test Score
  • Scholarship
    $28,854 pa in 2022+More