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Master of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure)

Engineering Institute of Technology
Course summary
24 months
14,060 GBP excl. VAT
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Master of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure)

Through EIT’s online delivery, railway engineers can study the degree from anywhere in the world. The blend of differing railway contexts, operating standards, practices, and policies experienced by these engineers resident in many countries will provide a unique learning opportunity for them as they interact with each other throughout the degree.

Despite the very diverse locations of railway infrastructure engineers, the course coordinators and lecturers work hard to build a sense of professional community among the students.

The program is delivered using a wide range of learning activities such as live webinars, written assignments, case studies, team projects, remote laboratories, and more. These experiences aim to get the students interacting via technology-based learning experiences that highlight shared skills and knowledge derived from the many cultural and technical contexts in which the students are working.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Maths Bridging Test/Exam

Maths bridging test/exam (non-proctored/invigilated): to be completed by all Higher Education students (online and on-campus) during orientation week, to be administered through Moodle. If a student fails the initial test they must complete EIT’s 3 week bridging course (online) and then take the test again (non-proctored/invigilated). If the student fails again they will be considered a student at risk and managed in accordance with EIT’s Student at Risk Policy.

For more information please visit the Institute website.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What will you learn

  • Skills and knowledge in the latest and developing technologies in railway infrastructure
  • Practical tuition from experts around the world
  • Global networking contacts in the industry
  • Improved career choices and income
  • A valuable and accredited Master of Engineering (Civil: Railway Infrastructure)** degree

Training Course Content

Year 1

  • Introduction to Railway Operations
  • Introduction to Railways Management
  • Sustainable Engineering Principles
  • Ballast Sleepers and Fasteners
  • Railway Projects and Systems Engineering
  • Rail and Related Track Structures
  • Management of Railway Assets
  • Engineering Research and Practice

Year 2

  • Track Structure and Formation Design
  • Track Geometry and Train Interaction
  • Construction and Capital Works
  • Environment Safety and Standards
  • Project Thesis (taken over 2 terms – equivalent to 4 units)

Continuing Studies

Potential Job Outcomes

Potential Job Outcomes

  • Project Engineer
  • Asset Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Perway Engineer
  • Senior Civil Engineer
  • Rail Project Engineer
  • Senior Track Designer
  • Track Engineer
  • Safety assurance engineer
  • Chief estimator

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The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) delivers industry-driven programs to ensure our students have the skills required in the real industrial world. Our four Bachelor of Science degrees and four Master degrees are available on campus in Perth, Western Australia and online. Our Master of Engineering (Industrial Automation) is available on campus in Perth, Western Australia, and Melbourne, Victoria, as well as online.

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Engineering Institute of Technology

Engineering Institute of Technology

The Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) is one of the only higher education providers in the world specializing in engineering and is fully accredited by the exacting standards of the Australian Government, giving you access to world class, industry-oriented education....


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