Master of Engineering (Biochemical)

  • CRICOS Code: 069275C

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


Create solutions to critical challenges in food, energy and water supply, with a Master of Engineering (Biochemical) from Australia’s No.1 university for engineering and technology.*

You'll gain a unique set of biochemical science and engineering skills to design new bioproducts and bioprocesses.

* QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018: Engineering and Technology

Learn from world leading experts

Be guided by experts in nanotechnology, carbon capture and storage and bioengineering. You’ll learn from academics who have worked on bioremediation to keep Antarctica clean, treating cancer using nanoscale targeted drug delivery, and product innovations for the dairy industry.

Industry-aligned curriculum

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

Internationally recognised qualification

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

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 Engineering, provided you meet the pre-requisites and CSP eligibility requirements.

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