Faculty of Engineering

Master of Professional Engineering (Software) (2011)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2011.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Master of Professional Engineering (Software) (2011)
CP Required: 144
Min FT Duration: 3.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

2. Requirements

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP5028: Object-Oriented Design
Core
6 COMP5348: Enterprise Scale Software Architecture
Core
6 INFO5990: Professional Practice in IT
6 Select from Unit Block:
Specialist Electives

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 COMP5047: Pervasive Computing
Core
6 COMP5615: Software Engineering Project
Core
6 ELEC5742: Foundations: Internet Software Platforms
6 Select from Unit Block:
Specialist Electives

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC5618: Software Quality Engineering
Core
0 ENGG5217: Practical Experience
Core
6 ENGG5220: Engineering Project A


Note: Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace ENGG5220 and 6cp of electives with ENGG5222 Dissertation A.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Professional Pathway Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
Specialist Electives

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC5619: Object Oriented Application Frameworks
Core
6 ELEC5620: Model Based Software Engineering
Core
6 ENGG5221: Engineering Project B


Note: Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace ENGG5221 and 6cp of electives with ENGG5223 Dissertation B.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Professional Pathway Electives

4. Pathways

Engineering Project - Single Semester Option

Type CP CP From
Core
12 ENGG5219: Research Project

Note: Engineering Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Engineering Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through ENGG5220 (6cp) and ENGG5221 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester through ENGG5219 (12 cp).

Engineering Project - Two Semester Option

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG5220: Engineering Project A
Core
6 ENGG5221: Engineering Project B

Note: Engineering Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Engineering Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through ENGG5220 (6cp) and ENGG5221 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester through ENGG5219 (12 cp).

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
12 ENGG5222: Dissertation A
Core
12 ENGG5223: Dissertation B

Note: Research pathway students take Dissertation units ENGG5222 and ENGG5223 (total 24 cp) in place of Engineering Project units ENGG5220 and 12 cp of elective units. Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Specialist Electives (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
COMP5338 Advanced Data Models 6 Semester 2
COMP5426 Parallel and Distributed Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5613 Image Processing and Computer Vision 6
ELEC5614 Real Time Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5615 Advanced Computer Architecture 6 Semester 1
ELEC5616 Computer and Network Security 6 Semester 1
ELEC5617 Topics in Software Engineering 6 Semester 2

Note: Students must select at least 12 credit points from the units listed.

Block 2 - Professional Pathway Electives (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG5214 Management of Technology 6 Semester 2
ENGG5215 International Engineering Strategies and Operations 6 Semester 2
ENGG5216 Management of Engineering Innovation 6 Semester 1
INFO6007 Project Management in IT 6 Semester 1
Semester 2