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Combine the Master of Advanced Engineering with a Master of Business

Take your career even further by combining your postgraduate engineering qualification with a one-year Master of Business. If you study full time, you could receive two master's degrees in just two or three years, cutting the time it normally takes to do a Master of Business in half.

Combine your engineering expertise with one of the following areas of study from the Faculty of Business and Economics:

  • Business, ethics and society
  • Commercialisation
  • Information technology
  • Law and responsible business
  • Managing human capital
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative business analysis
  • Risk management
  • Supply chain management
  • Project management
  • Sustainability

E6001 Master of Advanced Engineering

Course requirements

Students must complete 48 credit points as follows:

2 Core units
(12 credit points)
4 Discipline Core Units
(24 credit points)
*2 Enhancement Units
(12 credit points)

2 Core units

1 unit = 6 credit points

  • ENG5001 Advanced engineering data analysis
  • ENG5002 Engineering entrepreneurship

4 Discipline core units (24 credit points)

1 unit = 6 credit points

*2 Enhancement units from: (12 credit points)

1 unit = 6 credit points

*This unit is a pre-requisite for a unit in the project management specialisation.

*Students wishing to undertake the sequential double Masters of MAdvEng and MBus must select their 2 electives from the list above in order to qualify for the full 48 credit points of credit.

Refer to the Master of Business handbook for details:

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B6005 Master of Business


This course provides an innovative and industry-focused graduate program, with a strong emphasis upon personal development, corporate governance and social responsibility. It will suit a wide range of prospective students including candidates without prior studies in business seeking foundation business skills, as well as mid-career professionals seeking to update their knowledge in traditional business disciplines or to extend their skills. The program also offers the option of completing a specialisation in vital areas of business practice such as information technology, marketing, risk management and supply chain. Students can expect to graduate from this program with a distinctive set of personal and technical skills which will enable them to assist businesses confront the increasing social and environmental constraints ahead. It can also provide a research pathway for students interested in higher degrees by research.

Credit for prior studies

Students may be eligible for credit to a maximum of 50 per cent of the course requirements for previous graduate level studies. Credit or exemptions up to a maximum of 24 credit points may be granted for bachelor degree level qualification in business and a further 24 credit points may be granted for honours degree level qualification in business.

Maximum credit allowed

48 credit points


The course has three main components:

  • a set of six core units which provide a foundation in the key areas of personal development and corporate social responsibility
  • a specialisation from those list in the 'Areas of Study' or six units from the Faculty of Business and Economics
  • elective units


Students who have completed an Engineering Bachelor Honours degree plus the Master of Advanced Engineering must complete 48 credit points (of the total 96 points) from (a) and(c.). Advanced standing will be granted for all units completed in the MAdvE, (48 points) providing that the 2 electives were chosen from the Bus Eco offerings

Students complete a and b below:

a. Two units (12 points):

b. Six units (36 points) from a specilalisation listed below:

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