Faculty of Engineering

Master of Professional Engineering (Aerospace) (2012)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2012.


1. Overview

Course: Master of Professional Engineering (Aerospace) (2012)
CP Required: 144
Min FT Duration: 3.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 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 AERO5310: Foundations of Aerospace Structures
Core
6 AERO5410: Foundations of Aerospace Design
Core
6 AERO5510: Foundations of Flight Mechanics
Core
6 AMME5501: Foundations of System Dynamics and Control

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO5210: Foundations of Aerodynamics
Core
6 AERO5211: Foundations of Propulsion Systems
12 Select from Unit Block:
Aerospace recommended electives

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO5301: Applied Finite Element Analysis
Core
6 AERO5660: Safety Systems Management
Core
6 AMME5020: Capstone 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 AMME5020, and 6cp of recommended elective with ENGG5222 Dissertation A.
Core
6 AMME5601: Professional Engineering
Core
0 ENGG5217: Practical Experience

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO5400: Advanced Aircraft Design Analysis
Core
6 AMME5021: Capstone 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 AMME5021 and 6cp of recommended elective with ENGG5223 Dissertation B.
12 Select from Unit Block:
Aerospace recommended 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 AMME5020: Capstone Project A
Core
6 AMME5021: Capstone 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 AMME5020 (6cp) and AMME5021 (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 - 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 2020] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5760 Spacecraft and Satellite Design 6 Semester 2
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
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

Note: The list shows electives available in 2012. Changes may have occurred since then. For electives now offered, see current year version of this degree.