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Year 1 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AMME5302: Foundations of Materials 1
Core
6AMME5500: Foundations of Engineering Dynamics
Core
6AMME5700: Foundations of Instrumentation
Core
6ENGG5801: Foundations of Engineering Computing

Note:   Year 1 covers foundation units only. Students with a prior Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent in the field related to this specialisation are exempt from these foundation units.


Year 1 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AMME5200: Foundations of Thermodynamics and Fluids
Core
6AMME5301: Foundations of Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6ENGG5802: Foundations of Engineering Mechanics
Core
6MECH5400: Foundations of Mechanical Design 1

Note:   Year 1 covers foundation units only. Students with a prior Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent in the field related to this specialisation are exempt from these foundation units.


Year 2 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AERO5310: Foundations of Aerospace Structures
Core
6AERO5410: Foundations of Aerospace Design
Core
6AERO5510: Foundations of Flight Mechanics
Core
6AMME5501: Foundations of System Dynamics and Control

Year 2 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AERO5210: Foundations of Aerodynamics
Core
6AERO5211: Foundations of Propulsion Systems
12Select from
Aerospace recommended electives

Year 3 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AERO5301: Applied Finite Element Analysis
Core
6AMME5020: Capstone Project A


Note:  See Streams/Majors for full details.

Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher over 48 credit points of units of study in the Year Two Table or equivalent are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace AMME5020 and 6cp of recommended electives with AMME5222 Dissertation A.
Core
6AMME5601: Professional Engineering
Core
0ENGG5217: Practical Experience
6Aerospace recommended electives

Year 3 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
Core
6AERO5400: Advanced Aircraft Design Analysis
Core
6AMME5021: Capstone Project B


Note:  See Streams/Majors for full details.

Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher over 48 credit points of units of study in the Year Two Table or equivalent are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace AMME5021 and 6cp of recommended electives with AMME5223 Dissertation B.
Core
6ENGG5103: Safety Systems and Risk Analysis
6Aerospace recommended electives

Capstone Project

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5020: Capstone Project A
Core
6 AMME5021: Capstone Project B
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Note: Capstone Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Capstone Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through AMME5020 (6cp) and AMME5021 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester (12 cp).

Extended Capstone Project

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5020: Capstone Project A
Core
12 AMME5022: Capstone Project B Extended
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Note: Students take Capstone Project units AMME5020 and AMME5022 (total 18 cp) in place of Capstone Project AMME5021 and 6 cp of elective units.

Students achieving an average mark of 70% or higher over 48 credit points of units of study in the Year Two Table or equivalent are eligible for the Extended Capstone Project.

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
12 AMME5222: Dissertation A
Core
12 AMME5223: Dissertation B
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Note: Research pathway students take Dissertation units AMME5222 and AMME5223 (total 24 cp) in place of Capstone Project units and 12 cp of elective units.

Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher over 48 credit points of units of study in the Year Two Table or equivalent are eligible for the Research Pathway.

Block 1 - Aerospace recommended electives (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5010 Optimisation Methods in Engineering 6 Semester 2
AERO5200 Advanced Aerodynamics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5500 Flight Mechanics Test and Evaluation Adv [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5520 Aircraft Avionics and Systems [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5700 Space Engineering (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5760 Spacecraft and Satellite Design 6
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5310 Engineering Tribology 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
ENGG5202 Sustainable Design, Engineering & Management 6 Semester 1
MECH5275 Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
MECH5304 Materials Failure 6 Semester 2
MECH5305 Smart Materials 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1
Course: Master of Professional Engineering (Aerospace) (2013)
CP Required: 144
Min FT Duration: 3.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Requirements: To qualify for the award of the Master of Professional Engineering in this specialisation, a candidate must complete 144 credit points, including core and elective units of study as listed here.

Admission to candidature

Admission to candidature requires: EITHER (a) a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Sydney, OR (b) equivalent qualification, with a minimum credit average; OR (c) a non-engineering bachelor's degree with a minimum credit average, with studies equivalent to 48 credit points in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, computing or statistics, as related to the intended engineering specialisation.

All candidates for admission must have prior learning equivalent to 48 credit points in total, which, in the estimation of the Dean, is comparable to the requirements for the first year of a Bachelor of Engineering at this University in the stream sought for admission.

Credit for previous study

A maximum of 72 credit points may be granted towards the Master of Professional Engineering from external postgraduate studies where no award has been, or will be made, provided the studies are acceptable to the Program Director Dean and are equivalent to units of study offered in the Master of Professional Engineering.

Candidates transferring from the Master of Engineering to the Master of Professional Engineering may transfer up to 24 credit points provided units are equivalent to units of study offered in the Master of Professional Engineering. Any additional credit is subject to the approval by the Dean.

Progression

Candidates are required to meet the progression requirements as specified in the University's Coursework Rule, and required to have a WAM >= 65% based on the results of all units of study once a minimum of 48 credit points have been first attempted. Candidates who do not meet this WAM requirement will have their enrolment transferred to the Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Professional Engineering).

Transitional provisions

These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2013 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2013 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.

Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2013 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.

Course resolutions

This course is administered under course resolutions published in the Faculty Handbook at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/
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