Digital Infrastructure Engineering Systems

Where will this take me?


Qualify as an engineer

You can become a professionally accredited engineer through the Digital Infrastructure Engineering Systems major and progressing to the Master of Digital Infrastructure Engineering.

As a digital infrastructure engineer, you could:

  • Design better transport networks by using pedestrian data to map out cities
  • Build safer and more efficient buildings by creating a digital 3D representation of the building to assess the construction methods and materials
  • Fly drones to assess natural disaster areas and help prevent problems before they occur or help evacuees
  • Use satellite data to optimise wind farms by measuring human and environmental impact.

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

In the Master of Digital Infrastructure Engineering you can choose specialisations in:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Business
  • Communication infrastructure
  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Industry
  • Information systems
  • Information technology
  • Land
  • Mobility
  • Smart cities
  • Sustainable cities
  • Water

Other graduate study

Other graduate degrees you could consider are:

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, government, or technology company.

Career outcomes

After completing this major you might pursue careers in:

  • Land and property surveying
  • Land administration
  • Engineering and construction
  • Public safety and emergency management
  • Asset management
  • GIS consulting or spatial analysis.