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Future international students

Master of Engineering Management

Year 2017 This PDF contains information about the course structure. For more information about the course
see the course information PDF
QUT code BN87

CRICOS 006368G

Duration 1 year full time


Course structure
2 years part time Course Structure Structures
To graduate with a Master of Engineering Full-time Course structure - February
Total credit 96
points Management you are required to complete Entry
96 credit points (8 units) consisting of: Combined Masters Packages: BN87 +
International 2017: $14700 Per 48 credit points of core engineering EN50 and BN87 + PM20
fee (indicative, Study Period (48 credit Full-time Course structure - Mid Year
subject to points) management postgraduate units,
annual review) including a 12 credit point advanced Entry
research skills unit and 24 credit Part-time Course Structure - February
Course contact Freecall: points of research based project units Entry
1800 181 848 48 credit points of engineering
Part-time Course structure - Mid-year
(within Australia) Entry
Phone: management discipline units
+61 3 9627 4853
(outside Australia)
Early Exit Options Full-time Course structure -
Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 5pm
Please note: There is no early exit option February Entry
Campus Gardens Point available for students that enter the BN87 Code Title
Start months February, July program from 2015 onwards. Year 1, Semester 1
Engineering Knowledge
Combined masters packages for ENN510
Management
international students
Total Quality
If you are admitted to either of: ENN515
Master of Engineering Management
Management
and Master of Engineering package Research Methods for
ENN541
Master of Engineering Management Engineers
and Master of Project Management ENN591-1 Project 1
package
[ENN590-1 replaced by ENN591-1 in
you can progress to the second degree on 2016]
completion of the first. Year 1, Semester 2
Project Management
You will receive an award for each degree BEN610
Principles
completed.
ENN591-2 Project 2
Refer to the combined package course [ENN590-2 replaced by ENN591-2 in
structure of the relevant second year 2016]
degree for unit details.
Asset and Facility
ENN530
Management
International Student Entry
You must maintain an enrolment program Enterprise Resource
ENN570
that will allow you to complete you course Planning
within the specified timeframe of your
electronic Confirmation of Enrolment Combined Masters Packages:
(eCoE) BN87 + EN50 and BN87 + PM20

Accurate as at 08/09/2016. For the latest information see:


https://www.qut.edu.au/study/international-courses/master-of-engineering-management
Master of Engineering Management

Combined Masters Package: Master of Engineering Code Title


Management (BN87) plus Master of Engineering (EN50) Engineers
If you are admitted to this pathway, once you successfully Solar Thermal Systems - Heat and
complete your Master of Engineering Management (BN87) you ENN552
Power
may progress to the Master of Engineering (EN50). You will
NETWORKING AND COMMUNICATIONS MAJOR
receive 24 credit points (2 units) of advanced standing in
EN50 if you have successfully completed ENN541 Research Year 2, Semester 1
Methods for Engineers; and BEN610 Project Management ENN522 Advanced Communication Systems
Principles. Please follow the study plan for your combined ENN523 Advanced Network Engineering
package, and refer to the course
site for further information regarding your second degree. ENN591-1 Project 1
Year 2, Semester 2
Combined Masters Package: Master of Engineering ENN524 Mobile Network Engineering
Management (BN87) plus Master of Project
Statistical and Optimisation Methods for
Management (PM20) ENN542
Engineers
If you are admitted to this pathway, once you successfully
complete your Master of Engineering Management (BN87) you ENN591-2 Project 2
may progress to the Master of Project Management (PM20). GENERAL (NO MAJOR)
You will receive 48 credit points (1 semester) of advanced Year 2, Semester 1
standing in PM20 if you have successfully completed the
ENN591-1 Project 1
following units in BN87: ENN541 Research Methods for
Engineers; ENN590-1 Project 1; ENN590-2 Project 2; ENN510 Select Optional unit from EN50 elective pool or EN50 discipline
Engineering Knowledge Management; ENN530 Asset and unit
Facility Management; ENN570 Enterprise Resource Select unit from EN50 discipline units
Planning; and BEN610 Project Management Principles. Please Year 2, Semester 2
follow the study plan for your combined package, and refer to the
course site for further information regarding your second degree. Statistical and Optimisation Methods for
ENN542
Engineers
Semesters ENN591-2 Project 2
BN87 Course Structure - Feb Entry Select unit from EN50 discipline units
Master of Engineering (EN50) Combined Masters Study
Master of Project Management (PM20) Combined Masters
Plan
Master of Project Management (PM20) Combined Masters Study Plan
Study Plan Year 2, Semester 1
PMN503 Systems in Project Management
Code Title
PMN601 Projects and Performance
BN87 Course Structure - Feb Entry
PMN604 Strategy and Projects
Year 1, Semester 1
PMN602 Organisations and Projects
ENN510 Engineering Knowledge Management
Year 2, Semester 2
ENN515 Total Quality Management
PMN605 Strategic Project Procurement
ENN541 Research Methods for Engineers
PMN606 Project Investigation 2
ENN590-1 Project 1
PMN607 Strategic Risk Management
Year 1, Semester 2
PMN608 Managing the Project
BEN610 Project Management Principles
ENN530 Asset and Facility Management
Full-time Course structure - Mid Year Entry
ENN570 Enterprise Resource Planning
Code Title
ENN590-2 Project 2
Year 1, Semester 2
Year 2, proceed to either EN50 or PM20 course structure
ENN541 Research Methods for Engineers
below.
ENN530 Asset and Facility Management
Master of Engineering (EN50) Combined Masters Study Plan
ENN570 Enterprise Resource Planning
MECHANICAL ENGINEERING MAJOR
[ENN590-1 replaced by ENN591-1 in 2016]
Year 2, Semester 1
ENN591-1 Project 1
ENN591-1 Project 1
Year 2, Semester 1
Advanced Materials and Engineering
ENN531 BEN610 Project Management Principles
Applications
Advanced Engineering Design and ENN591-2 Project 2
ENN533
Maintenance [ENN590-2 replaced by ENN591-2 in 2016]
Year 2, Semester 2 Engineering Knowledge
ENN510
ENN591-2 Project 2 Management
ENN542 Statistical and Optimisation Methods for ENN515 Total Quality Management
Master of Engineering Management

Part-time Course Structure - February Entry ENN510 Engineering Knowledge Management


Semesters Equivalents MEN273
Year 1, Semester 1 Credit Points 12
Year 1, Semester 2
Availabilities Last run in 2016
Year 2, Semester 1
Year 2, Semester 2 Knowledge management is an innovative process that needs to
be closely aligned to organisation goals. The development of
Code Title knowledge management systems requires a sound
Year 1, Semester 1 understanding of the related issues such as knowledge
BEN610 Project Management Principles identification, knowledge development, knowledge preservation,
knowledge representation and knowledge distribution. All
Engineering Knowledge
ENN510 engineering managers must have the fundamental skills and
Management
knowledge to understand, design and develop and manage
Year 1, Semester 2 knowledge management systems in an organisation. This unit
ENN541 Research Methods for Engineers provides the basic knowledge and skills to understand the
ENN530 Asset and Facility Management complex issues of knowledge management that are essential to
the career advancement of engineering managers.
Year 2, Semester 1
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ENN515 Total Quality Management
ENN591-1 Project 1 ENN515 Total Quality Management
Year 2, Semester 2 Equivalents MEN177
ENN591-2 Project 2 Credit Points 12
ENN570 Enterprise Resource Planning Availabilities Last run in 2016
Total Quality Management (TQM) has evolved beyond its roots
Part-time Course structure - Mid-year Entry in statistics and the quality control function. Today, many
Semesters observes consider it to be a framework for "excellent"
Year 1, Semester 2 management. The dominant themes are: a data-based approach
Year 2, Semester 1 to problem solving: a strong emphasis on organizational and
Year 2, Semester 2 behavioral considerations: a customer-oriented market- sensitive
Year 3, Semester 1 approach to designing and delivering both products and
services: and finally, a desire for continual improvement. TQM
Code Title practice is a pathway to the achievement of world class
Year 1, Semester 2 competitiveness.
ENN530 Asset and Facility Management View unit details online | View unit timetable
BEN610 Project Management Principles
ENN522 Advanced Communication Systems
Year 2, Semester 1 Credit Points 12
ENN541 Research Methods for Engineers Availabilities Last run in 2016
Engineering Knowledge
ENN510 This unit will focus on fundamental principles as well as recent
Management
developments in communication technologies including
Year 2, Semester 2 advanced multiple access techniques, multiple-input multiple-
ENN570 Enterprise Resource Planning output systems, modern antenna systems, Orthogonal
ENN591-1 Project 1 Frequency Division multiplexing, advances in cellular systems
and cognitive radio systems.
Year 3, Semester 1
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ENN591-2 Project 2
ENN515 Total Quality Management ENN523 Advanced Network Engineering
Anti-requisites INB352, INN352
Unit Synopses Credit Points 12
BEN610 Project Management Principles Availabilities Last run in 2016
PMN501 or Computer networks have become an integrated part of the
Anti-requisites
PMN502 fundamental infrastructure in modern industries and societies.
Credit Points 12 Building new networks or upgrading existing networks requires a
Availabilities Last run in 2016 deep understanding of the concepts and principles of network
engineering. Building on previously acquired knowledge and
This unit serves as an introduction to project management as a techniques of computer networks, this advanced level unit
fundamental skill for all postgraduate coursework students in further introduces students to systems approach, service
built environment and engineering. It offers an overview of the oriented network planning, performance evaluation, traffic
framework, processes and key knowledge areas of project engineering and other advanced topics. Then, it exposes
management. students to the theory and practice of the analysis and planning
View unit details online | View unit timetable of local and wide area networks through assembling various
Master of Engineering Management

network technologies in a cohesive fashion with emphases on conveyors, pharmaceutical and food processing equipment),
the connectivity, scalability, reliability, security, QoS and recent advanced maintenance systems and machine condition
developments of computer networks. monitoring methods.
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ENN524 Mobile Network Engineering ENN541 Research Methods for Engineers


Anti-requisites INN353 IFN600, INN700,
Anti-requisites
Credit Points 12 INN701
Availabilities Last run in 2016 Credit Points 12
Availabilities Last run in 2016
Wireless communications, mobile networks and navigation have
been widely deployed and integrated into various mobile Problem identification, research design and planning, literature
platforms for value-added services. This unit highlights the search and communications through reports and presentations
recent advances in wireless local area and wide area networks, are essential attributes of engineers in all the disciplines.
vehicular networks and Internet of Things with focus on selected Research methods and their applications to the solve discipline
standards and network protocols. The unit also provides an specific real world problems are skills that in demand from
overview for satellite navigation systems, wireless positioning engineers at todays work place. It is also equally important to
technologies and location-based services. communicate solutions clearly and effectively in writing and
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ENN530 Asset and Facility Management
Credit Points 12 ENN542 Statistical and Optimisation Methods for
Availabilities Last run in 2016 Engineers
Credit Points 12
Professionals are often involved in the management of
infrastructure including transportation, water, energy, buildings Availabilities Last run in 2016
and telecommunications. In today's business environment, the This unit offers an introduction to statistical methods and
efficient maintenance and management of these assets and optimisation methods useful for engineers in practice. It includes
associated risks is critical. The professionals need to know how the following: the process of stochastic research, linear
to manage the whole of life cycle of assets; organise regression analysis, simultaneous equation model, count data
maintenance based on condition and reliability assessments; model, time series, classical optimisation methods, Nonlinear,
and create as well as implement effective asset management geometric and dynamic programming.
and maintenance plans so as to meet the business objectives of View unit details online | View unit timetable
the organisation.
View unit details online | View unit timetable ENN552 Solar Thermal Systems - Heat and Power
Credit Points 12
ENN531 Advanced Materials and Engineering
Availabilities Last run in 2016
Applications
Credit Points 12 View unit details online | View unit timetable
Availabilities Last run in 2016
ENN570 Enterprise Resource Planning
Design, material selection and processing play a vital role in Credit Points 12
developing products and structures. This unit is designed to Availabilities Last run in 2016
introduce the recent development of advanced materials and
their potential applications. The advances in characterization and Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems integrate internal
simulation techniques will be also covered. The unit teaches the and external information across an entire organization, for
inter-relationships between the microstructure, properties and example, embracing manufacturing, sales and service, customer
processing so that the fundamental principle of structure- relationship management, procurement, finance/accounting,
property relationship and materials selection can be understood. maintenance, inventories and interacting with suppliers. The
The unit also provides students an opportunity to apply the purpose of ERP is to facilitate the flow of information between all
knowledge to analyse a typical material problem through project business functions inside the boundaries of the organization and
work and use of state-of-the-art material selection software. manage effective connections to outside stakeholders. ERP
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application. This unit is designed to equip you with advanced
ENN533 Advanced Engineering Design and knowledge of various processes that are essential to running
manufacturing and service organisations and how ERP
Maintenance
integrates these various functions into one complete system to
Credit Points 12
streamline processes and information across the entire
Availabilities Last run in 2016 organization. The central feature of all ERP systems is a shared
This unit introduces advanced methods and tools of engineering database that supports multiple functions used by different
design and machinery maintenance such as problem business units. In practice, this means that employees in
identification, creative problem solving and best concept different divisions can rely on the same information for their
selection, ensuring machine reliability at the design stage, specific needs.
machinery failure analysis prediction and prevention, design of View unit details online | View unit timetable
machinery for special application (e.g. pressure vessels,
Master of Engineering Management

ENN590 Project 1 PMN601 Projects and Performance


Credit Points 12 Credit Points 12
Availabilities Last run in 2016 Availabilities Last run in 2016
This project unit aims to give students experience in solving Focusing on the context and principles of performance
advanced engineering problems in a relevant discipline and the management issues in projects, this unit examines the specific
opportunity to apply the knowledge gained throughout the methods and tools that can be applied to improve key
course. Through the project students will gain experience in performance targets in projects will then be presented. Through
project identification, research planning, finding solutions and reflective learning, the unit will also focus on developing your
communications. ability to gather information, apply the most appropriate
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ENN590 Project 2
Pre-requisites ENN590-1 PMN602 Organisations and Projects
Credit Points 12 Credit Points 12
Gardens Point Availabilities Last run in 2016
Availabilities
- SEM-1, SEM-2 This unit will provide you with advanced skills and knowledge to
This two-semester unit is a project unit aims to give students manage human resources issues required to achieve outcomes
experience in solving advanced engineering problems in a critical for the success of a project. The unit will focus on aspects
relevant discipline and the opportunity to apply the knowledge of effectively managing human resources at an organisational
gained throughout the course. Through the project students will level, including project organisational structures, human
gain experience in project identification, research planning, resource planning, stakeholder management, high performance
finding solutions and communications. teams and organisational development.
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ENN591 Project 2 PMN604 Strategy and Projects


Pre-requisites ENN591-1 Credit Points 12
Credit Points 12 Availabilities Last run in 2016
Gardens Point This unit shows how your project or program grows out of the
Availabilities
- SEM-1, SEM-2 business lifecycle and also feeds into that lifecycle. The unit
shows how the project or program adds value to both the client
This two-semester unit is a project unit aims to give students
and provider organisations and that value can be sustained for a
experience in solving advanced engineering management
long periods if managed appropriately. It details contemporary
problems and the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained
program and portfolio management approaches and practically
throughout BN87 course. Through the project students will gain
relates them to organization dynamics and project benefits
experience in project identification, research planning,
realisation.
communications and problem solving.
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PMN605 Strategic Project Procurement
ENN591 Project 1
Credit Points 12
Credit Points 12
Availabilities Last run in 2016
Availabilities Last run in 2016
This unit shows the value of identifying and evaluating the
This two-semester unit is a project unit aims to give students
procurement options for your project or program. It further
experience in solving advanced engineering management
details contemporary market options and the preparations both
problems and the opportunity to apply the knowledge gained
client and tenderers must make to effectively manage the
throughout BN87 course. Through this project work, students
engagement phase and delivery phase of procurement strategy
will gain experience in project identification, research planning,
and contract form chosen.
communications and problem solving.
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PMN606 Project Investigation 2
PMN503 Systems in Project Management
Pre-requisites PMN603
Credit Points 12
Credit Points 12
Availabilities Last run in 2016
Availabilities Last run in 2016
This unit focuses on the skills and knowledge required for a
Systems Thinking and Integration approach to project Problems that confront project managers are ill-defined and
management as it relates to scope management, schedule complex. Problem identification and the collection and analysis
management, quality management and risk management. Other of relevant information using appropriate research methods are
concepts and techniques covered as part of this unit include the essential to professional practice. From a learning perspective,
interface with other organisational systems, innovation and one of the most effective ways of achieving this is to consolidate
multiple business environments, health and safety and and extend previously gained research skills through an activity
environmental management. that is relevant to industry and, where possible, is associated
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Master of Engineering Management

previously attained in your degree to an advanced project


management problem domain, and to enable you to conduct a
well-defined project of relevance to your profession and industry,
with specific outcomes within a precisely defined project plan.
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PMN607 Strategic Risk Management


Credit Points 12
Availabilities Last run in 2016
This unit shows how to identify, evaluate, both qualitatively and
quantitatively, the risk and opportunities for your project or
program. You will then allocate and effectively manage the
risks. It further details contemporary risk treatments available for
both client and tenderers/contractors to effectively manage their
project or program.
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PMN608 Managing the Project


Credit Points 12
Availabilities Last run in 2016
In Managing the Project you will implement the knowledge, skills
and tools developed throughout the Master's program. This will
assist you to apply your learnings to a real world project from
inception to closeout.
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This information has been prepared for International students and temporary visa holders. For more information and to check if a course
is available, visit www.qut.edu.au/international. Last updated on: 08/09/2016. Information contained in this document was correct at the
time of printing. The university reserves the right to amend any information, and to cancel, change or relocate any course. CRICOS
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