Explore solutions to complex engineering problems with USQ's Master of Engineering (Research). You will learn advanced research techniques from leading USQ researchers and undertake a significant piece of research with industry to advance the engineering profession and knowledge. Studying engineering research at USQ will give you the platform to begin your research career, while working with industry.
USQ's key engineering research areas include:
- Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
- Civil and Construction Engineering
- Computational Engineering
- Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
- Fluid Mechanics, Rheology and Thermofluids
- Geographical Information Systems and Planning
- Mechanics, Materials and Structures
- Mechatronics and Control.
Through a selected engineering research project undertaken as part of this program, you have opportunities for industry collaboration. Master of Engineering (Research) projects cover diverse areas including precision agricultural tools, development of novel composite materials and hybrid structures for rural and regional applications, water resource management, machine vision and control, next-generation mobile communications and 3D GIS applications.
Progress your engineering research career
USQ's Doctor of Professional Engineering and PhD are great opportunities to progress your engineering research portfolio. Your study could lead to careers as an academic in the field of engineering or as a specialised engineering researcher.
Your research will contribute to the development of new knowledge, community development and solutions for industry and government.