Study engineering

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At Melbourne, our curriculum is designed to prepare you for tomorrow’s engineering challenges. Future engineers will require more than technical skills – they’ll need an innovative mindset, teamwork and communication skills.

Our industry connections mean you'll have the opportunity to gain real world experience during your degree. If you want to specialise there are nine engineering courses available you can select while you are studying. Develop a solid foundation in your chosen field while exploring your individual interests and strengths. We think it’s a more flexible way of studying that will help ensure you’re on the right career path for you.

Design a biomedical instrument using our facilities to fabricate components, and work on real-world challenges with industry mentors. Students can specialise in business to study tailored business subjects, covering how economics, marketing and finance relate to engineering. 6 years part time or 3 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Discover industrial-scale processes in areas like biofuels, water and targeted drug delivery. Be guided by experts who work on projects like bioremediation to keep Antarctica clean, and take part in internships and real-world projects with industry mentors. 6 years part time or 3 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Learn from world-class experts and gain an internationally-recognised qualification in the architectural, engineering and structural design of buildings. 42 months full time or 7 years part time, on campus (Parkville).

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Study urban development, environmental protection, water management and energy conservation. Take part in internships and real-world projects with industry mentors, and be guided by experts who are working on projects. 6 years part time or 3 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Explore electrical systems, study power and telecommunications and develop new devices, guided by academics with expertise in areas like nano-electronics. Participate in internships and real-world projects with industry mentors. 6 years part time or 3 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Develop a comprehensive engineering and business skillset in manufacturing technologies, system and simulation, advanced manufacturing and operations techniques, and business management. 4 years part time or 2 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Design and build tomorrow’s machines and systems. Develop advanced mechanical engineering skills, guided by experts in fluid mechanics, turbulence and biomechanics. 6 years part time or 3 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Explore emerging technologies and study a blend of mechanical, electrical and software engineering, guided by experts in automation and control. 6 years part time or 3 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Work on the systems that connect the physical and digital world. Design the infrastructure for driving sustainable and resilient outcomes for businesses, projects, asset management, and ecosystems. 6 years part time or 3 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Acquire the best practice knowledge of every stage of the software development cycle from design and engineering to deployment. Specialise in ‘Artificial Intelligence’, ‘Business’, ‘Cyber Security’, ‘Distributed Computing’ or ‘Human Computer Interaction’. 6 years part time or 3 years full time, on campus (Parkville).

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Why study with us?

    • Ranked #1 in Australia
    • Ranked #30 in the world for engineering and technology
    • Ranked #8 graduate employability ranking
    • All courses are accredited by Engineers Australia.

Graduate Study Series

The countdown is on for our Grad Study Series starting this October! Choose from more than 30 events held online and on campus where you'll meet academics and staff to get all the course advice you need to take the next step in your career.

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Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

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