Where will this take me?


Further study


To become a professionally accredited engineer, follow the Chemical Systems major in the Bachelor of Science with this graduate degree:

You’ll enter your career with the confidence that comes from having a masters degree, with high-level specialist knowledge in your field.

Learn more about how to become an Engineer at the University of Melbourne.


Depending on the subjects you take in your undergraduate degree, a range of other graduate study options may be possible – in fields as diverse as design, science and technology, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.

Graduate Research

If you complete a masters course with a significant research component, you can go on to study a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), or another graduate research program.

This will set you up for a rewarding career in research with a university, research institute or company.

Career outcomes

After completing this major plus a Master of Engineering, you’ll be ready to move into a rewarding engineering career.

You might pursue a career in biochemical and biomedical engineering, chemicals and allied products, energy, food manufacture, interfacial engineering, materials science, mining and metallurgy, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, polymer engineering, process plant and equipment engineering, or water processing.

Employers include Melbourne Water, Carlton and United Breweries, ExxonMobil, BP, Petronas, CSL, Nyrstar, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, ThyssenKrupp, GHD, AECOM, Mars and Unilever.