Master of Software Engineering

  • CRICOS code: 106110B

Where will this take me?



As a software engineer, you could work in banking and finance, human-computer interaction, technology consulting, health and more.

Transferrable 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 graduate are qualified for a diverse range of work including:

IndustriesCompanies Job roles
  • Games and Entertainment
  • Cybersecurity
  • Disaster Management
  • Energy and Commodities
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Telecommunications
  • Traffic and Transport
  • Accenture
  • Adelphi Digital Consulting Group
  • Airservices Australia
  • ANZ
  • Deloitte
  • Google
  • Leidos
  • Microsoft
  • Telstra
  • Software Engineer
  • IT Manager
  • UX Designer
  • Web Application Developer
  • Consultant
  • Android/iOS Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Front-end Developer
  • Payment Systems Developer


An internationally recognised qualification

The Master of Software Engineering is professionally recognised under EUR-Inf® and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia), so graduates can work as engineers in Australia, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, US, and more.

The Master of Software Engineering is also recognised by the Australian Computer Society.

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.