Coursework

Master of Mechanical Engineering

Where will this take me?

Overview

Careers

As a mechanical engineer, you could work in a range of fields such as infrastructure and construction, aerostructures, biotechnology, manufacturing, or mining and resources.

Transferable skillset

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 work including:

IndustriesCompanies Job roles
  • Aeronautics
  • Automotive
  • Biomechanics
  • Manufacturing
  • Minerals and energy
  • Power generation
  • Robotics
  • Transport
  • Arup
  • Carbon Revolution
  • CSIRO
  • ExxonMobil
  • PwC
  • Mars Australia
  • Siemens
  • Leica Microsystems
  • ANZ
  • Yarra Trams
  • Consultant
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Subsurface Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Acoustic Engineer
  • New Energy Vehicle Engineer
  • Hydraulic Engineer
  • Commissioning Engineer
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Quality Engineer
  • Project Business Analyst

Accreditation

An internationally recognised qualification

The Master of Mechanical Engineering is professionally recognised EUR-ACE® (accrediting agency: ASIIN) and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia), so 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.

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.