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Where will this take me?

Overview

Further study

QUALIFYING AS AN ENGINEER

To become a professionally accredited mechanical engineer, follow the Mechanical Systems major with the Master of Engineering (Mechanical), Master of Engineering (Mechanical with Business) or Master of Engineering (Mechanical with Aerospace)*.

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

*Provisional accreditation sought through Engineers Australia.

OTHER GRADUATE DEGREES

Depending on the subjects you take in your Bachelor of Design or Bachelor of Science, a range of other graduate degrees may be possible – in fields as diverse as design, science and technology, engineering, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.

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

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 technology company.

Career outcomes

After following up this major with a Master of Engineering, you’ll be all set to enjoy a rewarding career as a mechanical engineer.

Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines, allowing you a huge choice of career paths. You might pursue a career in the aeronautics, automotive, energy, medical device, manufacturing or mining industries.

You can find our graduates in organisations such as PwC, Siemens, CSIRO, ExxonMobil, Telstra, Leica, Toyota and ARUP.