Double degrees

Enrol in two degrees at the same time, in two completely different areas. Often organisations seek engineering graduates with expertise in other disciplines. They’re continually impressed by the breadth of knowledge and insight evident in double-degree graduates from Monash.

A double degree course allows you to pursue a career in either area, or to take up one of the many opportunities emerging at the intersection of disciplines. An engineering double degree offers diversity, more career choices and flexibility, all with only one extra year* of study.

Marina Abdelmalek

I’ve always been a very inquisitive and curious individual – always questioning how things work and how things are put together. Maths has also always been one of my favourite subjects, alongside visual communication and design. Finding this double degree was the perfect combination of the two. I love that I can use my engineering and design skills to develop creative solutions. Monash always offers the most incredible opportunities to its students; whether it’s student internships, graduate positions or even the opportunity to work with real industry partners whilst undertaking units.”

Marina Abdelmalek
Structural Engineer, Arup.
Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Architectural Design.

Choosing a double degree combination

Having trouble deciding? The following information might help give you a sense of which double degree combination will best meet your needs and interests. The entry requirements for each double degree combination can be found here.

The following table shows double degree combinations and the Engineering specialisations with which they are available

 Arch. Design Arts Biomed. Sci Comm. Comp. Sci. Design^ITLaw Pharm. Sci.+Sci.
Aerospace  Yes  Yes    Yes  Yes
Chemical  Yes Yes Yes    Yes Yes Yes
Civil Yes Yes Yes Yes    Yes  Yes
Electrical &
 Yes Yes Yes Yes  Yes Yes  Yes
Environmental  Yes  Yes      Yes
Materials  Yes Yes Yes    Yes  Yes
Mechanical  Yes Yes Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes
Mechatronics  Yes  Yes      Yes
Software  Yes  Yes Yes  Yes   Yes

* Additional 2.25 years for engineering and laws double degree.
^ Industrial design only.
+ Formulation science only.
No double degrees are available with the resources engineering specialisation.