Master of Maintenance and Reliability Engineering

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Increase your value in the workplace along with your specialised knowledge with our highly rated course. As a professional asset manager who helps ensure that industrial assets work more efficiently, your work directly relates to the profitability of businesses. We'll walk you through terotechnology and lifecycle costs, risk engineering, reliability applications and more so that you can become the best in your industry.

Designed for

Graduate engineers who are involved with asset management of industrial, public sector or defence systems


  • 180 credit points
  • 1 core unit and 5 electives.


  • The course is composed of a core unit and a range of electives including: Terotechnology and life-cycle costs
  • Maintenance management
  • i Industrial techniques in maintenance management
  • Asset management techniques
  • Quantitative techniques for asset management or Basic quantitative skills
  • Machine condition monitoring and fault diagnosis
  • Risk engineering
  • Understanding reliability
  • Advanced reliability
  • Reliability applications. A postgraduate management elective can be taken by students articulating from the Graduate Diploma in Engineering Maintenance Management.

Standard entry requirements

Entry requirements (year 12) Entry requirements (non year 12) Applicants should have a Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honours, or have completed the Graduate Diploma in Engineering Maintenance Management with an average result of 50%. In certain circumstances, applicants with a Bachelor of Engineering pass degree or other appropriate degree together with Honours-equivalent work experience may be admitted.


The course contributes to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements of Engineers Australia.

Study pathways

Students may articulate with full credit for all units successfully completed from the Graduate Certificate in Reliability Engineering or the Graduate Diploma in Engineering Maintenance Management. Students may be eligible for credit from other previous postgraduate studies. A maximum of 25 percent of the course requirements for other postgraduate level studies not considered for any award may be credited. Credit or exemptions will not be granted for undergraduate qualifications. Credit is assessed on an individual basis. Students entering the Masters course with a four year honours degree in engineering or with a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience may be eligible for exemptions for a maximum of 60 credit points.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Yes
  • Part-time : 2 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 2 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Note that this course is offered to international students by offshore external study only.

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