The Earth's biosphere is completely immersed in fluids. Air and water are both considered fluids and therefore every living creature on the planet is affected by the behaviour and quality of these media. Engineering practice in fluids engineering involves fluid mechanics and engineering systems that are associated with the fluid environment.
The Master of Professional Engineering (Fluids) is a 3 year full-time course delivering technical and professional outcomes that will allow you to be recognised as an Australian graduate engineer in this field. This degree has been given provisional accreditation at the level of Professional Engineering by the industry governing body, Engineers Australia http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/
If your bachelor's degree included foundational engineering units, you may be given advanced standing in the Master of Professional Engineering. Entry pathways are available for students with widely varying backgrounds.
In this course you will engage in areas of study including water resources management, wind engineering for design, coastal engineering, open channel flow and hydraulic structures, and advanced computational fluid dynamics.
The MPE is comprised of foundation units of study, elective units in the area of your specialisation and a 12-week practical industry experience component. There are also a number of professional electives you can choose from and a capstone project in your final year.
If you are interested in continuing on to complete a research degree, a research dissertation can act as a research pathway.