Course overview

  • 3 years full time / 6 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


Re-imagine our cities in a growing world with the Master of Civil Engineering at Australia’s leading university.* Develop unique skills and knowledge to apply to urban developments, environmental protection, water resource and energy conservation.

* Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023

Choose your path

If you have a relevant undergraduate major, you'll be able to complete the masters degree in 2 years.

Once you’ve started studying, you can specialise in ‘Business’, ‘Energy’ or ‘Structural’, or continue without specialising.

Learn from world leading experts

Gain advanced civil engineering skills, guided by experts in infrastructure design, water resource management and transport engineering. Our civil engineers are working on breakthrough projects from prefabricated housing for a more efficient and sustainable construction industry to applying geothermal energy for greener and cheaper heating and cooling.

Industry aligned curriculum

Apply your skills in internships, industry projects, and innovation challenges with industry mentors.

Internationally recognised qualification

Access engineering careers around the world with dual accreditation in the Master of Engineering.

Guaranteed CSPs for Melbourne graduates

Domestic students who have completed a Bachelor degree at the University of Melbourne with a weighted average mark of 65% are guaranteed a CSP in the Master of Civil Engineering, provided you meet the pre-requisites and CSP eligibility requirements.

Domestic students enrolled in a Graduate Degree Package into the Master of Civil Engineering are guaranteed a CSP.

If you’re looking for networks to help with internships and job opportunities, or the funds to help you get to Melbourne, we have scholarships and bursaries to get you connected overseas and get you to Melbourne when you can. Find out what you may be eligible for.