Electrical Engineering

In this diverse and rapidly changing technological field, you can innovate to improve our quality of life. Move to the forefront by expanding your understanding of signal processing, electronic design, electromagnetism and antennas, real-time system design, multimedia communications, smart grids, and much more, in units taught by industry experts. Put theory into hands-on practice in laboratory sessions and team-based design projects.

The demand for electrical engineers exceeds supply, affording you countless career opportunities. Develop smart power systems to keep our lights on. Help farmers optimise water use with automatic irrigation networks. Design the power electronics of electric vehicles or self-driving cars. Create advanced robotic systems that act as a surgeon’s right hand. Perfect bionic eyes and ears to restore precious senses that most of us take for granted. Inspire others to change our lives for the better.


The course comprises 24 units (144 points). The course progression map provides guidance on unit enrolment for each semester of study.

Unit = 6 credit points unless otherwise indicated.

All students complete part B, C, D, and E. Depending on prior qualifications, you may receive credit for Part A (foundation studies). Students must also complete Continuous Professional Development* to meet Engineers Australia competencies requirement.

* The Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is a compulsory requirement for all Master of Professional Engineering students. It's a collection of all work, volunteering and personal and professional development opportunities you experience throughout your time studying engineering at Monash University. In order to graduate, you will be required to complete a total of 420 hours of CPD activities and submit a series of reflections on your experience with particular reference to the development of each of the key Engineers Australia Stage 1 competencies.

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