University of Wollongong MeM Program Overview

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Introduction to MeM at UOWD

The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) offers a comprehensive grounding in management thinking tailored for the engineering and manufacturing sectors, ideal for those aspiring to managerial roles. The program emphasizes the development of creative, analytical, and conceptual skills, empowering students to make strategic judgments across all engineering functions. Graduates will be equipped to collaborate across various disciplines including finance, human resources, and marketing.

Students can tailor their studies with elective subjects in specialised streams (up to 3 subjects) such as Business Analytics, Digital Transformation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain and Logistics Management, and Engineering Asset Management, choosing up to three subjects that align with their interests.

Given the influx of large-scale engineering projects in the region, there is a growing demand for engineers possessing managerial skills. Our Master of Engineering Management (MEM) degree in Dubai enables graduates to assume managerial roles across diverse engineering disciplines, including chemical, civil, electrical, environmental, industrial, material, mechanical, software, and structural.

Why Study MeM at UOWD?


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For many decades, UOW’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences has developed postgraduate coursework degrees to provide professional engineers with further training. Well-designed laboratories, practical implementation of skills and an emphasis on innovation ensure graduates have the skills to meet modern engineering challenges. Coursework programs are flexible with many subjects offered at times convenient to busy engineers in full-time employment.

UOW has a distinguished engineering research reputation, particularly in collaboration with industry, both in Australia and internationally.

Program Costs + Living Expenses : MeM at UOWD


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Tuition fees are reviewed annually: fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and are subject to increase during the period of study.

Overseas Health Cover:
Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) must be purchased for the proposed duration of the student visa. For information regarding the OSHC fees applicable, please refer to the international fees website.

Employement Prospects : MeM at UOWD


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    Most Sought-after Jobs

Plant Manager

Project Manager

Engineering Supervisor

 Process Engineer

he rise in extensive construction projects across the region showcases the demand for engineering management professionals. UOWD’s Master of Engineering Management (MEM) students, possessing both technical and managerial expertise, find a multitude of opportunities across various engineering disciplines. Graduates are well-positioned for careers such as Plant Manager, Project Manager, Engineering Supervisor, and Process Engineer, aligning with the region’s growing need for multidisciplinary engineering professionals.

Eligibility Criteria for MeM at UOWD

Students applying for a master’s degree must have completed a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) at an accredited institution of higher education and have achieved the minimum grades outlined below: 


CountryDirect AdmissionProbationary Entry*
GPA 2.5-2.99 or equivalent
Conditional Entry**
GPA 2.0-2.49 or equivalent
Egypt65% (Good)57%50% (Pass)
  • Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of study, or its equivalent, with an overall GPA between 2.5 and 2.99 (on a 4.0 scale) may be conditionally admitted to a master’s program, only if they meet the necessary English language requirement. Such students must take a maximum of 18cp of subjects studied for the master’s degree during the period of conditional admission and must achieve an overall WAM of 55 in their first 3 subjects at the University. Students who fail to achieve this standard may have their enrolment discontinued.
  •  Applicants with a bachelor’s degree in the relevant field of study, or its equivalent, with an overall GPA between 2.0 and 2.49 (on a 4.0 scale) may be conditionally admitted to a master’s degree, only if they meet the necessary English language requirement and they will be required to complete a maximum of 18cp remedial non-credit bearing subjects prior to enrolment in their chosen master’s degree. Students must achieve a minimum WAM of 55 in these subjects in order to progress to the Master’s degree or may have their enrolment discontinued.

Documents required : MeM at UOWD

The following records are required to process your application. Please ensure that all these documents accompany your UOWD application for admission form submittal:

  • The original transcripts of your bachelor’s degree results
  • A Certificate of Completion

(If the above documents are not in English, a certified English translation is required)

  • Proof of your english language proficiency

(Note: Results from IELTS & TOEFL tests must be sent to the University directly from the IELTS or TOEFL testing centres quoting the UOWD institution code IELTS: AE109 / TOEFL: 7907)

  • Your current resume or CV
  • A copy of your UAE ID card (if applying from within the UAE)
  • A copy of your passport (and Residence Visa, if resident in the UAE).

Additionally, if you are seeking advance standing in your chosen program:

  • Certified copies of official academic transcripts showing all courses studied and grades obtained, syllabus details (including information on course content) of the courses you successfully completed and an explanation of the grading system.

Application Deadlines - MEM at UOWD




2023 Autumn



Orientation: 21 – 23 February 2023
Session: 27 February – 22 June 2023


Applications Close


  • Domestic Applicants (Direct): 31 December 2022*
  • International Applicants: 31 December 2022*

*Complete applications (with all required documentation) received by these dates will receive an outcome prior to the start of session.
Applications received after these dates will continue to be assessed for the requested session until 3 weeks prior to session (international), and start of session (domestic). Late applications may be assessed for future sessions if an outcome for the requested session is not available.

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Scholarships Available : MeM at UOWD

Academic Merit Scholarship

The Master’s Academic Scholarship at UOWD covers 15% to 25% of tuition fees each trimester. The scholarship does not include textbooks, excursions, accommodation, living expenses or any other costs involved in undertaking study.

Scholarship Value

Two categories of scholarships are available to master’s students.

  • 25% scholarship
  • 15% scholarship

Within each category, the number of scholarships awarded is limited and you must meet the minimum selection criteria for the relevant category in order for your application to be considered.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria

  • Applications are open to students of any citizenship.
  • Applications are open to new (entry-level) students only who will be undertaking full-time study.
  • Applicants must have achieved the minimum grades as listed in the Curriculum table below.
  • Applicants must meet all of the academic and admission criteria to be admitted to the University and be intending to enrol in the relevant session for which they have applied.

Master’s Degree Students

Specializations & Electives Offered

The Master of Engineering Management comprises of a total of 9 subjects that includes 5 core subjects, 3 elective subjects that preferably are in a stream that permits students to focus on their interests and career aspirations, and the final project.

Students from a three year bachelor’s degree or a four year program without a research component will be required to take additional two subjects decided in consultation with the faculty.

Engineering Management Subjects

Core Subjects

  • Engineering Project Management 
  • Engineering logistics
  • Financial and Management for Engineered Assets
  • Modelling of Engineering Management Systems 

To know more details about the core subjects and the specializations Click here.


FAQs About MeM

You are eligible to apply if you have earned a Bachelor of Science in a similar science discipline, but you may be at a disadvantage compared to engineering majors who have applied. Please thoroughly review the requirements of the program in the MSME Graduate Handbook to help you decide if you are prepared for our program.

 Yes. Students with a BS degree are eligible to apply to the PhD program.

You can enter all types of work experience in the Education and Experience section as well as detailing these experiences on your CV (Resumé).

Students who have already received a Master’s degree or an equivalent international advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline are not eligible for admission to Stanford’s MS program in Mechanical Engineering. Students with a Master’s degree in a discipline that does not substantially overlap with Stanford’s MS program may apply.

Students who are already enrolled in a program leading to a Master’s degree or an equivalent international advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related discipline are not eligible for admission to Stanford’s MS program in Mechanical Engineering.

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