Faculty of Engineering

Master of Professional Engineering (Fluids) (2011)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2011.


1. Overview

Course: Master of Professional Engineering (Fluids) (2011)
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 CIVL5507: Foundations of Concrete Structures 1
Core
6 CIVL5511: Foundations of Fluid Mechanics
Core
6 CIVL5512: Foundations of Engineering Design and Construction
Core
6 ENGG5204: Engineering Professional Practice

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CHNG5005: Wastewater Engineering
Core
6 CIVL5508: Foundations of Steel Structures 1
Core
6 CIVL5669: Applied Fluid Engineering Computing
Core
6 ENGG5205: Professional Practice in Project Management

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CIVL5666: Open Channel Flow & Hydraulic Structures
Core
6 CIVL5668: Fundamentals of Wind Engineering for Design
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:
Specialist Elective Units of Study

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CIVL5510: Foundations of Civil Engineering Design


Note: This unit is only available to students in the MPE who do not have a Civil Engineering background. Otherwise, please complete 12 Specialist Elective units.
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:
Specialist Elective Units of Study
6 Select from Unit Block:
Elective Units of Study

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 Elective Units of Study (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL5351 Geoenvironmental Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5665 Advanced Water Resources Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering 6 Semester 1

Block 2 - Elective Units of Study (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL5257 Concrete Structures - Prestressed Concrete 6 Semester 1
CIVL5264 Composite Steel-Concrete Structures 6 Semester 2
CIVL5267 Steel Structures - Advanced Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
CIVL5268 Structural Dynamics 6 Semester 2
CIVL5450 Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations 6 Semester 1
CIVL5451 Numerical and Computer Methods in Geotechnical Engineering 6
CIVL5454 Rock Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5455 Engineering Behaviour of Soils 6 Semester 2