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


Design and build tomorrow’s machines and systems from small scale devices to air and spacecraft, with the Master of Mechanical Engineering at Australia’s leading university.* Turn energy into power and motion, gain skills in mechanical design, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and more.

* 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 ‘Aerospace, ‘Business’, ‘Manufacturing’ or ‘Materials’, or continue without specialising.

Learn from world leading experts

Develop advanced mechanical engineering skills, guided by experts in fluid mechanics, turbulence and biomechanics. You’ll be learning from researchers who have developed robots with a human touch, low-cost prostheses, 3D printing to create jaws and save hearts and working to improve the efficiency of aircraft.

An industry aligned curriculum

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

An internationally recognised qualification

Open doors to engineering careers around the world with dual accreditation in the Master of Engineering.

World class facilities

Access cutting-edge laboratories and a heavy engineering workshop for materials testing, engine and turbine testing, wind tunnel investigations and metal forming processing.

Guaranteed CSPs for Domestic 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 Mechanical Engineering, provided you meet the pre-requisites and CSP eligibility requirements.

Domestic students enrolled in a Graduate Degree Package into the Master of Mechanical 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.