Engineering + Information Technology

Master of Engineering (ME) + Master of Information Technology (MIT)

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Are you interested in engineering, problem solving and data science? Develop your knowledge of machine learning, data analysis and engineering practice to help tackle the world’s future problems.

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  • Selection Rank

  • Course Code

    • M1305
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • CRICOS Code

    • 0101787
  • Course Code

    • M1305
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

In this course you will develop your knowledge and skillset to work on engineering projects that include machine learning, complex data, data analysis and internetworking and security. As well as gaining an understanding of contemporary engineering practice and methods, you will also learn how to apply systematic approaches to manage and lead engineering and information technology projects by planning and executing a substantial engineering and IT project within the field of your specific major.

This course addresses the needs of engineers and IT experts to better understand and capture the needs of each other. As part of this combined Master course, you will have the choice to major in either Industrial Control Systems Engineering or Electrical Power Engineering as well as a choice to major in either Data Science or Internetworking and Security.

8 reasons to study a Master of Engineering + Master of Information Technology at Murdoch

  • Study on your own terms with flexible full or part-time study.
  • Benefit from hands-on learning by exploring state-of-the art technologies, including programmable logic controllers (PLC), supervisory control, and data acquisition systems (SCADA) as used by industry.
  • Make use of our $10.1 million Bayer Pilot Plant – a full-scale engineering plant with a dedicated control room, the only one of its kind in WA.
  • Make use of our brand-new IT Innovation Hub, a cutting-edge learning teaching and research facility, fitted out with the latest mixed and augmented reality equipment, operational data centre and high-performance computing capabilities.
  • Gain the hands-on experience and apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout your course through an engineering master’s project of industrial significance to prepare you for a successful career.
  • Take advantage of our scholarships such as the Murdoch University Academic Excellence Award.
  • Take advantage of Launchpad, where you can connect, collaborate and create with local business and industry.
  • Five-star rating for overall experience, student support, teaching quality and median graduate starting salary for Engineering and Technology, according to the Good Universities Guide 2020.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you can cover include:

  • control systems
  • communications, measurement and control
  • advanced power electronics
  • power systems protection and control
  • smart grids
  • data analytics
  • artificial intelligence
  • router and firewall security
  • IT strategy.

Your career

When you graduate from this course you are likely to find work in a number of different fields including engineering, telecommunications, health, education, mining, law and government.

Careers could include:

  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Electrical Power Systems Planner and Analyst
  • Energy Systems Designer
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Industrial Network Engineer.

  • Location

    • Perth campus
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
    • Mid-year start available (International students)
  • Study Area(s)

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.

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Special Requirements

Some units in this course are offered in a flexible delivery mode, allowing candidates to complete some of their studies at home or at their workplace. For some units, some attendance at on- and off-campus site visits and technology operation sessions will be a requirement.

The coursework assumes a prior understanding of the relevant fundamentals for the disciplines in Engineering and Information Technology to a level allowing entry into the course. Consequently, students entering the course must have passed the relevant units for gaining the required knowledge for the course at Murdoch or their equivalent elsewhere. The adequacy of background knowledge by applicants is judged by the Academic Chair or their designate.

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Fees & Scholarships for

At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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Be welcomed into the Murdoch University community with one of our three different Welcome Scholarships: the International Welcome Scholarship, International Welcome Scholarship – Australia or International Honours Welcome Scholarship.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

 

Your Application Checklist

  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • A recent Curriculum Vitae

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • A letter showing proof of 2 years of work experience
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)
  • A recent Curriculum Vitae