What will I learn?

In accordance with University policy, you may have to complete an approved preliminary course of study tailored to your requirements to ensure adequate research preparation to satisfy the eligibility requirements for the Master of Engineering Science or Master of Philosophy (PhD).

The course extends between one and two semesters of supervised research preparation and/or examination as prescribed by the Faculty on the recommendation of the relevant head of school.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you for study in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering.

Career Opportunities:

  • Academic
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Developer Programmer
  • Electrical Engineer

Further Study

This course prepares you for study in the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

CRICOS

003600G

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
A$40,400.00 (US$ 27,424) per year
AUD $841.67 per credit point

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

24 February 2020, 27 July 2020

Venue

The University of Western Australia (UWA)

Crawley Campus,

35 Stirling Highway,

CRAWLEY,

Western Australia,

6009, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree of this University or equivalent qualification. Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - minimum grade 58 (C); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - minimum grade 45 (C); PTE (Academic) - an overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 59 in the speaking and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the listening and reading sections. IELTS (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules). Unless otherwise noted, requirements apply to individual scores for the communicative skills sections which include listening, reading, speaking and/or writing; TOEFL - Essay Rating / Test of Written English (TWE) of 4.5 and either 230 (Computer-based) or 570 (Paper-based) score or other English language test. TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening.

For international students

Applicants must have a bachelor's degree of this University or equivalent qualification

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - minimum grade 58 (C); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - minimum grade 45 (C); PTE (Academic) - An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections. IELTS (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules). Unless otherwise noted, requirements apply to individual scores for the communicative skills sections which include listening, reading, speaking and/or writing; TOEFL - Essay Rating / Test of Written English (TWE) of 4.5 and either 230 (Computer-based) or 570 (Paper-based) score or other English language test. TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening.

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About this uni

UWA ranks 1st in Western Australia and is one of the top 100 universities worldwide.

  • Ranked 86th in QS World University Rankings 2020
  • Rated five stars for its student-teacher ratio
  • A proud member of the Group of Eight
  • 7 subject areas in world’s top 50-QS Subject Rankings 2018