Master of Professional Engineering (Civil) atThe University of Newcastle , CallaghanSchool of Engineering


3 years (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • The Master of Professional Engineering (Civil) is a flexible degree that will allow students to fast-track their career in civil engineering
  • Students will develop the strategic and technical skills required to tackle ‘wicked problems’, applying design thinking and systems engineering principles to develop solutions that are both innovative and ethical
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  • University Rankings
    • #301-400

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2022

    • #192

      - QS 2023

    • #201-250

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2023

    • #231

      - US News & World Report 2023

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 23,62,834
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 6,43,514
Community Levy FeeINR 27,510
TotalINR 6,71,024

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 AUD = INR 55.02


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 23ʳᵈ March 2023

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


CGPA - 4.5/7

  • Direct admission into the 3 year MPE (Civil) Pathway A: 
    • Graduates from the University of Newcastle or another institution with a non-engineering Bachelor Degree with at least 20 units of study in Mathematics (especially calculus and linear algebra); and Science, as related to Civil Engineering AND a UON GPA of 4.5 or above. You may also be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) which will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Direct admission into the 2 year MPE (Civil) Pathway B with 80 units of Recognition (RPL): 
    • Graduates from the University of Newcastle or another institution with a Bachelor Degree (AQF 7) in Civil Engineering AND a UON GPA of 4.5 or above. 
  • Direct admission into the 1 year MPE (Civil) Pathway C with 160 units of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL):
    • Graduates from an institution other than University of Newcastle with a Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF 8) in Civil Engineering with a UON GPA of 4.5 or above.
  • University of Newcastle Engineering Graduate Pathway C:
    • Graduates of the University of Newcastle Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) single and combined programs will automatically be approved for admission to the 80 unit or 1-year program (Pathway C) with 160 units of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).


Marks - 79/120

With the following scores in each band-

  • Reading= 19
  • Listening= 20
  • Speaking= 20
  • Writing= 24


Marks - 58/90

  • Section Minimum: 61


Marks - 6.5/9

  • No band less than 6.0

Conditional Offer


University may provide a conditional offer

Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • Academic transcript
    • Scanned coloured original or certified copies of original documents
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended

Step 2: Start your online application

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Australia.

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