Engineering Science (Research) - 3292

Engineering Science (Research)

Research master degree

Whether you want to get ahead in your career faster, or improve your knowledge, a Monash postgraduate degree can give you a distinct advantage.

At a glance

Course Details

  • On-campus at Clayton: Full time & part time
  • On-campus at Malaysia: Full time & part time
  • Off-campus: Full time & part time
  • 2 years (full time)
  • 4 years (part time)
Start date
Throughout the year
Master of Engineering Science (Research)
Course Handbook

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.

Career opportunities

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.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


All applicants must be able to demonstrate a capacity to carry out independent research and have adequate training and ability to pursue the proposed course of study.
See the Section 2.1 of the Graduate Research Handbooks for detailed information.

English requirements

Sound English language skills are required for academic programs at Monash University.
See the Section 2.2 of the Graduate Research Handbooks for detailed information.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

Making the application

Future students

Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Applications for this course are submitted via the research degree and scholarship online application form.

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Research Training Program (RTP)

This course is supported by the Australian government's Research Training Program (RTP). Under the RTP, domestic students are awarded an RTP Fees Offset which exempts them from tuition fees for the normal duration of the course. This exemption is valid for up to four years for students enrolled in a doctoral program and up to two years for a research master's degree.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.