Course details

Master of Engineering

Course type:
Expert masters
Domestic students: $44,400 (2024 fees p.a.)
International students: $55,500 (2024 fees p.a.)
February and July
Study modes:
full-time & part-time
Course Code:

Fees are per 48 credit points, which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.

Course overview

The Master of Engineering is for students who have already achieved their undergraduate engineering (honours) degree or qualify for the engineering accelerated masters pathway program (vertical double degree).

This one-year masters course will extend your technical knowledge in your chosen specialisation area and advance your leadership and complex problem-solving skills in a cross-cultural environment.

Gain hands-on experience and apply your skills through real-world projects, student teams and work integrated learning. Designed to foster innovative thinking, entrepreneurship and professional development, you will be well-positioned to lead and deliver sustainable engineering solutions.

Entry requirements

A four-year Bachelor of Engineering (or equivalent) in a discipline relating to the specialisation to be studied within the Master course as approved by the Faculty, with at least high credit (65%) average (Australian equivalent).

English language:

Monash minimum: Level A, that is:

  • IELTS(Academic): 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6.0); or
  • Pearson Test of English: score of 58 overall with no band lower than 50; or
  • TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18; or
  • Equivalent approved English test

See more details about English language requirements

Course structure

The course comprises 48 points structured into three parts:

  • Part A. Common core units
  • Part B. Specialist core units
  • Part C. Enhancement units

Part A. Common core units (18 points)

These units are designed to establish IT literacy and develop essential skills that translate theory into engineering practice and research.

Part B. Specialist core units (24 points)

In this part, you will identify, interpret and critically appraise current developments and advanced technologies to synthesise evidence-based design solutions within your specialisation.

Part C. Enhancement unit (6 points)

This unit is designed to provide breadth; either outside of the chosen engineering specialisation and/or in disciplines allied with and supportive of engineering.

For course progression and information regarding the structure of the degree, refer to the course maps.


There are six masters specialisations to choose from to advance your technical skills and broaden your knowledge to:

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Domestic students

Telephone: 1800 MONASH (1800 666 274)
Domestic student enquiry form

International students

Telephone: +61 3 9903 4788
International student enquiry form

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