Monash Engineering research is rated well above world standard in the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia assessment. The faculty has a solid, robust profile in a broad range of engineering areas including the traditional, interdisciplinary and emerging fields. Researchers work in collaboration with the community, local and international industries, government bodies, cooperative research centres, consulting firms and research centres. Monash Engineering research is meeting the challenges of the future in areas such as bionic eye vision, nanotechnology, solar cells, aerodynamic testing, sustainable water, transport and advanced manufacturing, among many major research activities. Researchers have access to world-class laboratories, workshops and facilities furnished with highly specialised equipment and software.
A Master of Engineering Science by Research degree from Monash University is a truly global qualification that provides students with the grounding to delve deeply into engineering challenges and develop solutions for the future. During their candidature, engineering researchers develop profound specialised knowledge and skills in their chosen area that enables them to address national issues and global needs, and improve the way of life in the communities they serve. As a Monash engineering research graduate, the national and international career possibilities are not only exciting but also diverse.