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What will I learn?

Leading a large infrastructure project takes a huge amount of skill and expertise in both business and engineering disciplines – from understanding the financials, to managing staff and resources, all with incredibly effective communication.

This unique two-year double degree is offered at our beachside Gold Coast campus on the doorstep of an international airport. It is taught by industry experts to prepare you as an innovator and leader.

Hone your skills in project and strategic asset management, stakeholder engagement, accounting and economics, and managing digital enterprises. Undertake a research investigation and complete a significant project on a topic you can apply to real world problems.

Graduates will be recognised as experts in their field, with skills highly attractive across industries, both in the government or private sector, or as a consultant.

Course Learning Outcome

Critically evaluate and synthesise a complex issue or theory from a discipline area to arrive at a conclusion/decision with justification.

Develop cognitive and technical skills to review, analyse, consolidate and synthesise engineering and management knowledge to identify and find solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence.

Adapt knowledge and skills in diverse contexts to form alternative solutions to complex problems.

Apply ethics and judgment to complex engineering problems.

Apply discipline based knowledge and skills that require autonomy and a high level of responsible behaviour.

Analyse and compare challenging organisational ethical issues within a professional context.

Develop technical skills and an in-depth understanding of specialist bodies of engineering knowledge.

Apply and integrate research principles and methods to complex management situations.

Demonstrate and apply well-developed discipline knowledge and professional skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective.

Self manage and be resourceful and effective at developing new knowledge and applying it to engineering management problems.

Develop appropriate professional practice, reflection skills, and leadership and management competencies through study.

Effectively communicate engineering and management ideas, concepts and arguments using written mediums to a variety of audiences.

Critically reflect on self and team regarding participation and performance.

Prepare and deliver professional discipline advice, knowledge and ideas orally for a business or public context.

Engage with diverse cultural and indigenous perspectives with engineering, leadership and management environments.

Apply and integrate research principles and methods to complex management situations.

Demonstrate and apply advanced discipline knowledge and skills in a specialised management area within a global perspective.

Career opportunities

Graduates will have enhanced employment opportunities within organisations seeking engineers with advanced skills in management, technology and problem solving. The course prepares students for senior engineering roles as well as management, leadership or consultant roles within a diverse range of industries.



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,400.00 (18,92,189) per year
AUD $4,300 per unit
Start date

4 July 2022, 31 October 2022


Southern Cross University, Melbourne

108 Lonsdale Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related discipline; or Completed a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised Australian tertiary institution, with at least a 55% (Pass) average; or Equivalent professional experience.

For international students

A four (4) year undergraduate degree in engineering, or in a cognate discipline; or
A three (3) year undergraduate degree in engineering, or in a cognate discipline, plus at least two (2) years of documented relevant work experience; or
Demonstrated relevant prior learning and/or relevant industry experience deemed equivalent to items a. or b. above.

English Language Requirement

They also must have the following IELTS scores are as follows:

Overall 6.5

CAE: 58; TOEFL PBT: 570 min 5.0 (TWE); TOEFL iBT: 79 with no less than 21 in writing and 20 in other areas; PTE: 58 with no communicative score less than 50