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Overview

The Master of Professional Engineering (Accelerated) is the ideal two-year full-time degree for those engineers who have previously graduated with an undergraduate engineering degree in a related field seeking recognised accreditation to practice in Australia and overseas. 

Please note that the degree to be conferred will be the Master of Professional Engineering.

In the last decade, we have seen the surge of intelligence being used in information engineering for a wide range of domains, such as smart city, advanced manufacturing, automatic driving, 5G and Internet of things, virtual reality and augmented reality, etc.

The major in intelligent information engineering builds on foundations in mathematics, electrical engineering and basic computer and software engineering principles, and focuses on teaching students the latest technologies in information engineering such as machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), video and speech recognition, multimedia and sensory signal processing.

This major aims to offer a comprehensive program with state-of-the-art intelligent information engineering technologies.

The courses offered span three key areas: telecommunication, electrical and electronic engineering, and computer and software engineering, with an emphasis on intelligent information processing technologies.

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Entry, fees, funding & how to apply

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The details on this page based on your selections are a guide only, and are subject to change.

Your entry requirements

English language proficiency

Find out if you need to prove English language proficiency (depends on your country of origin and educational background).

For academic requirements check the ‘Admission requirements’ section on this page.

Your fee

How to apply

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information. 

Standard closing dates:

Semester 1 - 11 February of the commencing year
Semester 2 - 15 July of the commencing year

We strongly encourage applicants to apply as early as possible, offers are made on a rolling basis and places are limited. Separate scholarship deadlines apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (February) or Semester 2 (August)

You can apply online via the application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the ‘Apply’ button on this course page. Visit the How to apply page for other important information. 

Standard closing dates:

Semester 1 - 31 January of the commencing year
Semester 2 - 30 June of the commencing year

We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements. Separate scholarship deadlines may apply - check the scholarships website for details.

Starting date

Semester 1 (February) or Semester 2 (August)

What you'll study

Study plan for this course

Candidates for the Master of Professional Engineering (Accelerated) (Intelligent Information Engineering) complete 96 credit points.

Work component

This course has a mandatory work component totalling 420 hours that must be completed as part of the award requirements for the degree. This will usually be undertaken over 12 weeks and will provide an opportunity to gain industry exposure within an engineering environment.

Units of Study

Admission criteria

To be eligible for admission, an applicant is required to have:

- an Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree with a 65 percent average, or equivalent qualification, in a related field of engineering to which the student is applying.

For qualifications awarded outside Australia, equivalencies and entry requirements are determined based on the country, institution and qualification.

Career pathways

Graduate students will be equipped with knowledge of advanced technologies, such as AI, deep learning, information/signal processing and embedded systems, hence be capable to pursue the career in a wide range of engineering domains, as well as IT companies like Google and Facebook, who are eagerly looking for talents in such areas.

Future study options

The University of Sydney is a research intensive institution with a strong track record of technology transfer, industry leadership and commercialisation. Research activities in the faculty focus on a wide range of areas from aerospace, biomedical, combustion, processing and manufacture, design, robotics, electronics, networks, wireless and satellite systems. If you would like to be part of Sydney's engineering research community, you may consider applying for admission to a research degree. Students completing a Master of Professional Engineering program with excellent average marks are eligible to undertake supervised research in the degree of Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy.

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