Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Utility Engineering)

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  • Objectives
    In this master level course you will take six specialised electrical utility engineering coursework units and two industry based projects which you can tie in with your work commitments. You will complete the course by attending course topics, intensive block programs and off-campus resource based learning.
  • Entry requirements
    A Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power Engineering) or equivalent, plus at least one years' experience in the power industry.
  • Academic title
    Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Utility Engineering)
  • Course description
    Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Utility Engineering)


    Course CRICOS Code: 038796A
    Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 1 Year


    The course addresses the needs of a professional engineer in pursuing a higher degree by recognising both their experience and time constraints. The research component of a traditional masters degree has been replaced by industry based project work which the student can tie in with their work commitments. Students attend course topics, intensive block programs, and resource-based learning through distance education mode.

    Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

    A Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) or equivalent degree majoring in Electrical Power. In addition, proof of employment associated with the power industry or at least one year's experience in the power industry is required if not currently employed.

    Recognition of Prior Learning

    Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis. Recognition of prior learning not exceeding two-thirds of the required credits, may be granted to a student transferring from another program at a recognised institution,with satisfactory completion of equivalent coursework and/or proof of professional training or substantial work experience gained in industry.

    Duration and Availability

    This fee paying course is one year full-time or equivalent part-time study. Two intakes are offered each year, in March and August.

    Intermediate Awards 1

    A student who has successfully completed the requirements of an approved intermediate award may apply for graduation in that award subject to approval of Head of School/Department. Fees apply. Intermediate award(s) approved for this course are:

    Intermediate Awards II

    Graduate Certificate in Electrical Utility Engineering; Graduate Diploma in Electrical Utility Engineering

    Additional Course Expenses
    Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

    Course Structure Disclaimer
    Curtin University reserves the right to alter the internal composition of any course to ensure learning outcomes retain maximum relevance. Any changes to the internal composition of a course will protect the right of students to complete the course within the normal timeframe and will not result in additional cost to students through a requirement to undertake additional units.

    Course Structure                                                     Hrs/Wk     Credit
    Year 1 Semester 1

    302031     v.2           Electrical Utility Engineering
                                     Project 603                                     3.0     25.0
    302140     v.2           Electrical Utility Engineering 613     2.5     25.0
    302142     v.2           Electrical Utility Engineering 623     2.5     25.0
    302143     v.2           Electrical Utility Engineering 624     2.5     25.0

    Year 1 Semester 2

    301550     v.2           Electrical Utility Engineering
                                     Project 604                                     3.0     25.0
    302141     v.2           Electrical Utility Engineering 614     3.0     25.0
    302144     v.2           Electrical Utility Engineering 633     2.5     25.0
    302145     v.2           Electrical Utility Engineering 634     2.5     25.0


    Year      Location                 Period     All*     Internal    
    2009     Bentley Campus     Semester 1           Y                 
    2009     Bentley Campus     Semester 2           Y                 

    The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

    *The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

    ^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

    #Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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