Master of Professional Engineering (Geomechanical)

The University of Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Master of Professional Engineering (Geomechanical)
Duration3 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Professional Engineering (Geomechanical) is a 3-year full-time postgraduate course delivering technical and professional outcomes that will allow the students to be recognised as an Australian graduate engineer in this field
  • In this course, students will engage in areas of study including environmental geotechnics, rock engineering, and engineering behaviour of soils
  • This degree will also help the applicants to develop the sound communication, management and decision-making capabilities needed to interpret and discuss complex issues in your area of specialisation
  • In the geomechanical specialisation, students learn to examine soil and rock layers and determine their physical and chemical properties to design foundations and earthworks structures
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2664275 INR
Hostel & Meals1808342 INR
Insurance29672 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee16995 INR
Residence Application Fee5609 INR
Lifestyle expenses335418 INR
Total2196036 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • Applicants must have either:
    • Bachelor of Engineering degree with a 65 percent average, or equivalent qualification
    • Bachelor's degree in a non-Engineering discipline with a 65 percent average, with studies equivalent to 48 credit points (equivalent to 1-year full-time study load) in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, computing, or statistics, as related to the stream sought for admission
  • If applicants have the equivalent of an Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree with a 65 percent average in an unrelated specialization, or a Bachelor of Science or similar (in a related discipline), they may be eligible for a Reduced Volume of Learning (RVL) of up to 24 credit points or 1 semester
  • If applicants have a postgraduate engineering degree with a 65 percent average in a related specialization, they may be eligible for RVL of up to 72 credit points or 1.5 years
ExamsTOEFL: 85
  • Minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

IELTS: 6.5
  • Minimum result of 6.0 in each band 

PTE: 61
  • With a minimum result of 54 in each band

Additional info
  • Applicants who have undertaken a bachelor’s degree or other approved tertiary qualifications where the instruction for their qualification (teaching, assessment, and examination) was entirely in English will be waived from the English requirement
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