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Master of Engineering (Civil and Transport)

  • Qualification:

    Master's Degree

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  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Payment plan
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    7 units

  • Start date:

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  • Awarded by:

    University of South Australia

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What you'll learn

About this course

If you're serious about advancing your engineering career, you'll need to specialise in a discipline. And if you want to pursue a speciality that'll always guarantee you work, look no further than this online Master of Engineering (Civil and Transport) course. Delivered by Open Universities Australia in partnership with the University of South Australia, this postgraduate degree provides you with the industry knowledge, technical expertise and practical skills needed to succeed as a civil transport engineer.

The course comprehensively covers topics such as traffic engineering, road safety engineering, transport modelling, and land use and the environment, to give you a well-rounded education. Walk away from this course with the confidence and knowledge to immediately pursue a career in civil and transport engineering.


Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enrol in this program:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree with honours in civil engineering (or related discipline) from a recognised institute, or equivalent; OR
  • Hold a Graduate Certificate in Civil Engineering from a recognised institute

Areas of study

In this engineering course, the subjects you will study include:

  • Traffic engineering
  • Spatial analysis and modelling
  • Case studies in transport
  • Research data analysis
  • Civil engineering research project

And two of the following units:

  • Road safety engineering
  • Transport, land use and environment
  • Transport modelling
For two decades, Open Universities Australia (OUA) has partnered with leading Australian educators to make tertiary-level courses easier to access for people, no matter their background, their work status or their other life commitments. OUA has built up their reputation by making education more flexible, easier to tailor and available almost entirely online.

OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.

The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.

Career outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Master of Engineering (Civil and Transport) from University of South Australia.

Designed to prepare you for specialist roles in transport and civil engineering, this program is a convenient and practical way to advance your skills and career prospects. Whether you've just finished your bachelor's degree or are currently working in the industry as an engineering professional, this course will help you take your career to the next level. Successful completion of this course will expand your skillset, substantially improve your credentials and will pay off in the long-run in the form of new career opportunities and increased remuneration.

Curious about where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Civil Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Telecommunications Engineer

Payment options & support

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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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