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

4. 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

5. 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.

6. 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

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

8. 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

9. 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 228.340

Master of Engineering Studies subjects

Electronics and Computer Engineering (45 credits)

At least 45 credits from

281.755 Digital Signal Processing 15 credits
P 281.272 R 124.344, 143.333, 281.333

281.756 Image and Video Processing 15 credits
P 281.272 R 281.473

281.776 Advanced Communication Engineering 15 credits
P 281.273, 281.374 R 143.448, 143.466, 281.448, 281.466

281.785 Advanced Computer Engineering 15 credits
P 281.384 R 143.474, 281.474

281.786 Advanced Micro- and Nano-electronics 15 credits
P 281.281 R 124.345, 143.457, 281.457

Energy Management (45 credits)

No new enrolments

At least 45 credits from:

218.769 Energy-Efficient Building Design 15 credits
R 228.769

228.740 Energy Policy 15 credits
R 142.740

228.741 Energy Systems 15 credits
P 228.743 or 228.769 or 280.271 R 142.741

228.742 Energy Economics 15 credits
R 142.742

228.743 Energy Management 15 credits
P 228.741 or 228.769 or 280.271 R 142.743

228.748 Climate Change Science and Policy 15 credits
R 142.748

228.756 Energy Efficiency (Systems Analysis and Auditing) 15 credits
R 142.756

228.757 Energy Efficiency (Industrial and Commercial Technology) 15 credits
P 142.756 or 228.756 R 142.757

228.766 Integrated Energy Resource Planning 15 credits
P 142.740 or 142.741 or 228.740 or 228.741 R 142.766

228.767 Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Analysis 15 credits
P 142.748 or 228.748 R 142.767

Engineering and Innovation Management (45 credits)

No new enrolments

At least 45 credits from

287.706 New Product Development Practices 15 credits
P 228.311 or 228.312

287.740 Innovation Management 15 credits
P 228.311 or 228.312 R 287.703

287.741 Quality System Development and Management 15 credits
R 287.730

287.742 Business Process Improvement 15 credits
P 228.371 R 287.730

287.743 Lean Operations 15 credits
P 228.311 or 228.312 R 143.331, 143.343, 287.343

287.744 Advanced Manufacturing Strategies 15 credits
P 228.311 or 228.312 R 287.463

Life Cycle Management (45 credits)

At least 45 credits from

238.700 Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Footprinting Principles 15 credits
P 160.1xx or 161.1xx

238.710 Life Cycle Assessment and Footprinting Methods 15 credits
P 238.700 or 238.300

238.711 Life Cycle Assessment and Footprinting Case Studies 15 credits
P 238.700

238.712 Use of Life Cycle Assessment to Support Decision-Making 15 credits
P 238.700 C 238.700

Mechatronics (45 credits)

At least 45 credits from

282.758 Simulation, Modelling and Optimisation 15 credits
R 143.458, 282.458

282.762 Robotics and Automation 15 credits
P 281.384, 282.372 R 143.462, 282.462

282.772 Industrial Systems Design and Integration 15 credits
P 159.270, 282.371, 282.372 R 143.472, 282.472

282.778 Mechatronics 15 credits
P 281.353, 282.371 R 143.478, 282.478

Packaging Technology (45 credits)

At least 45 credits from

141.710 Food Packaging Engineering and Legislation 15 credits

228.733 Packaging Technology II 15 credits
R 183.746

228.735 Packaging Technology III 15 credits
R 183.749

228.736 Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Packaging 15 credits
R 183.760

228.737 Packaging Materials I 15 credits
R 183.719

228.738 Packaging Materials II 15 credits
R 183.719

Renewable Energy Systems (45 credits)

At least 45 credits from:

228.740 Energy Policy 15 credits
R 142.740

228.741 Energy Systems 15 credits
P 228.743 or 228.769 or 280.271 R 142.741

228.742 Energy Economics 15 credits
R 142.742

228.743 Energy Management 15 credits
P 228.741 or 228.769 or 280.271 R 142.743

228.744 Case Studies of Renewable Energy Systems 15 credits
R 142.744

228.745 Renewable Energy Conversion Devices 15 credits
R 142.745

228.746 Renewable Energy Resources 15 credits
R 142.746

228.747 Renewable Energy Systems Design 15 credits
C 228.745 R 142.747

228.748 Climate Change Science and Policy 15 credits
R 142.748

228.750 Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development 15 credits
P 228.312 R 142.750

228.755 Sustainable Energy Systems and Society 15 credits

228.767 Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Analysis 15 credits
P 142.748 or 228.748 R 142.767

Elective courses

141.708 Food Packaging, Preservation and Storage 15 credits
P 280.201, 141.311

141.723 Industrial Systems Improvement 15 credits
R 141.424, 228.479

141.725 Food Business Innovation 15 credits
P 141.311, 141.312, 141.772, 141.791

240.756 Value Chain Management 15 credits

280.721 Process Improvement 15 credits
P 228.312, 280.371, 280.372 R 142.400, 142.405, 142.411, 280.400, 280.405, 280.411

280.760 Industrial Refrigeration 15 credits
R 142.760

284.741 Post-harvest Physiology 30 credits
R 171.749

Part Two (45 credits from)

228.893 Research Report 45 credits
P 228.797 (minimum B grade)

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