Master of Spatial Engineering

  • CRICOS code: 106111A

Where will this take me?



As a spatial engineer, you could work in a range of fields such as transport, infrastructure and surveying.

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 work in a diverse range of industries including:

IndustriesCompanies Job roles
  • Aeronautics
  • Architecture
  • Land and resources
  • Mining
  • Property
  • Transport
  • Urban planning
  • Arup
  • ThinkSpatial
  • Jacobs
  • Department of Economics Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
  • Reeds Consulting
  • JRL Land Surveyors
  • BR Smith & Associates Surveyors
  • Consultant
  • Surveyor
  • Geospatial Analyst
  • Technical Consultant
  • Web Developer
  • Analyst
  • Project Surveyor


An internationally recognised qualification

The Master of Spatial Engineering is professionally recognised by EUR-ACE® (accrediting agency: ASIIN) and provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia until sufficient students have graduated from the program. Changes to accreditation status will be backdated, so all graduates receive full accreditation when it is granted. These accreditations allow you to work as an engineer in Australia, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, US, and more.

The Master of Spatial Engineering is recognised with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and accredited with the Surveyors Registration Board, Victoria. To be eligible to register as a licensed surveyor with the Surveyors Registration Board of Victoria, students must complete a prescribed set of spatial electives as follows: Property Law; Land Development; and Cadastral Surveying; and graduate within the current accreditation cycle (ie: before 31 December 2022).

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.


Amanda Chong

I have always had a love for maps! In my spare time I volunteer for Missing Maps, where I help respond to a disaster occurring somewhere in the world and remotely map buildings or features of interest from satellite imagery online.

Master of Engineering (Spatial)
Geospatial Analyst, Arup

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.