Master of Industrial Engineering

  • CRICOS code: 102808M

Course overview

  • 2 years full time / 4 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake - February and Mid Year Intake - July


Apply a systematic approach to transform designs and concepts into tangible products and services through a wide range of industrial systems. Industrial engineers ensure a company’s competitiveness from design and production to business strategy by maximising efficiency and effectiveness in the organisation. They look at how to improve processes or design things that are more efficient and waste less money, time, resources and energy while meeting customer needs and regulatory obligations.

Develop a comprehensive engineering and business skillset in manufacturing technologies, system and simulation and advanced manufacturing and operations techniques, and business management.

The University of Melbourne is ranked #1 in Australia for mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering. *

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

Industry aligned curriculum

Gain experience through real-world projects and an industry aligned curriculum to consolidate your theoretical knowledge. You will be prepared for a career in a wide range of industries from manufacturing and processing to healthcare systems, banking and consulting.

You’ll undertake industry, design and optimisation projects and gain the skills and knowledge to practice as a professional engineer. ^

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.

* QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

^ Full accreditation with Engineers Australia and will be sought in early 2023 or 2024 after at least five students have graduated from the course. Accreditation will be backdated to cover all students who entered the program from 2021.

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.