Engineering (Honours) Masters Accelerated Pathway

Are you a high-achieving student? You could be eligible to participate in our accelerated masters program.

A Master of Engineering in five years

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) is available in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Masters accelerated pathway. This is essentially an accelerated program for high-achieving students to be on track to earn, in just five years, both a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and a Masters degree in Engineering.

You will have an outstanding practical and theoretical preparation for a career in engineering, with a rich selection of specialist electives and strong links to industry. The Master of Engineering will extend your knowledge and provide you with advanced leadership and complex problem solving skills.

An Honours Weighted Average of 65% must be attained by the end of level 3, to use two Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) electives in 4th year to take units from your chosen master. You will graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) as a fully qualified engineer after 4 years, and will be able to cross credit the master units towards your destination master course.

The Master of Engineering* accelerated pathway option is available for the following specialisations: Aerospace, Chemical, Civil, Electrical and Computer Systems, Materials, Mechanical or Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering.

*This program was previously available with the Master of Advanced Engineering. This course has it’s final intake in Semester One, 2021, and is replaced with the Master of Engineering from Semester Two, 2021.

Scholarship opportunities

The Engineering (Honours) masters accelerated pathway scholarship is for high-achieving students intending to enrol in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Masters vertical double pathway.


The scholarship is valued at $6000 per 48 credit points of study for the minimum number of credit points required to complete the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree, plus an additional $6,000 for the Master of Engineering component, with a total value up to $30,000.


To be eligible, applicants must be:

  • an Australian citizen or a New Zealand citizen or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or holder of a permanent humanitarian visa or an International student
  • an Australian Year 12 or IB school leaver
  • a commencing undergraduate student
  • enrolled or intending to enrol in (the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Advanced Engineering or Master of Engineering pathway program) at a Monash campus in Australia.

The scholarship is awarded to the highest achieving Year 12 students based on their ATAR score or equivalent. Students must have achieved a minimum ATAR score of 98.