Coursework

Master of Biomedical Engineering

Where will this take me?

Overview

Careers

As a biomedical engineer, you could work in a range of fields such as biotechnology, health services, medical devices and pharmaceuticals.

You’ll gain a transferable skillset that will be highly valued in management consulting, finance, business analysis, project management and many other areas. Our graduates are qualified for a diverse range of industries including:

IndustriesCompanies Job roles
  • Biotechnology
  • Health Services
  • Hospitals
  • Medical Devices
  • Petrochemicals
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • R&D
  • Start-ups
  • Consultancy
  • Accenture
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Bionics Institute
  • Cerner Corporation
  • Eastern Health
  • GE
  • IBM
  • OMX Solutions
  • Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Toshiba Medical Systems
  • Deloitte
  • Research Associate
  • Design Engineer
  • Field Service Technician
  • Service Engineer
  • Start-up Founder
  • Hardware Engineer
  • Data Analyst

Accreditation

An internationally recognised qualification

The Master of Biomedical Engineering is professionally recognised under EUR-ACE® (accrediting agency: ASIIN) and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia). This means you can work as an engineer in Australia, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, US, and more.

Supporting your next step in your career:

If you’ve completed your undergraduate studies at an Australian university, you’ll be automatically considered for a Melbourne Graduate Scholarship to support you starting the next chapter in your career.  There’s no need to apply, because we’ll assess your application and you could be eligible for A$5,000.

If you’re an international student, whether you're a new or current student, you could be eligible for a merit-based scholarships of A$10,000 or more, wherever you are in the world. Learn more about undergraduate study options or graduate study options.

Profile

Shing Yue Sheung

I learnt how to scope an unmet need for a product market fit, brainstorm solutions, create prototypes and develop a business strategy to navigate the healthcare landscape. Now, our project has evolved into a start-up called NAVi Medical Technologies, and we aim to complete a fully-functional prototype in the next 12 months.

Master of Engineering (Biomedical)
Chief Operating Officer, NAVi Medical Technologies

Graduate pathways

Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.