Course details

CRICOS course code: 104735G

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Engineers design the world around us. Seeking a career in the fast-evolving field of engineering? You’ve come to the right place. Get ready to design your dream career.

La Trobe's Master of Engineering offers four advanced specialisations to choose from, allowing you to graduate with the degree title that aligns most closely to your intended career path:

Master of Engineering (Civil)

- Master of Engineering (Electronics)

- Master of Engineering (Manufacturing)

- Master of Engineering (Telecommunications and Networks)

Prepare to take on engineering roles in a variety of sectors, from construction and transport to technology and education.

Your degree focuses on the advanced skills you'll need for a successful career – including design, engineering management and innovation. You'll also learn how to adapt to the emerging technologies that are changing the engineering landscape.

Shape your qualification to target your career goals. Choose from a range of electives to enhance your chosen specialisation in either civil, electronic, manufacturing or telecommunication and network engineering. You'll have the opportunity to work on a range of different projects – previous students have worked in construction, programming, web security and advanced physics.

Graduate with the skills and knowledge to design intelligent engineering solutions to the challenges of the future.

You'll learn:

Engineering management

Build your engineering management skills across business strategy, legal, marketing, management and finance to lead projects, motivate teams and drive success.

Design and innovation

Address engineering challenges through research, ideation and revolutionary product design.

Risk analysis

Develop processes to identify and evaluate potential risks to mitigate project failures and avoid poor decision-making in engineering processes.

Digital communication systems

Learn the principles and techniques of modern digital communication systems for wired and wireless applications.

Computer-aided engineering

Equip yourself with the latest concepts in data and software to model, analyse and implement effective engineering systems.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9 - Masters Degree.

Career outcomes

Depending on your specialisation, you'll graduate ready to pursue a career across a range of different industries and sectors.

Possible roles include:

Civil engineer

Design, construct, supervise, operate and maintain large infrastructure projects and systems such as roads, buildings and airports.

Electronics engineer

Design, implement and maintain electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer and communications systems across many commercial applications.

Manufacturing engineer

Use robots, networks, machine tools and materials-handling equipment to produce electronic production systems.

Engineering manager or consultant

Oversee large-scale engineering projects such as housing, roads, building sites and sewerage systems to deliver best-practice outcomes.

Network or systems administrator

Oversee the design, installation, analysis, troubleshooting and maintenance of networks and systems

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

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Majors

  • Civil
  • Electronics
  • Manufacturing
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
37,200 Per Year 14 Nov 2022
27 Feb 2023
2 years
Full time
La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia

Entry criteria

Prerequisites

240 credit point pathway (2 years): Successful completion of a 4 year Australian Bachelor degree (or its equivalent).

180 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY(18 months):

Successful completion of a 4 year Australian

Bachelor degree (or its equivalent) in an engineering related field.

Eligibility to be assessed on a case by case basis by the school.

120 credit point pathway – COGNATE ENTRY(12 months):

Successful completion of a 4-year Australian Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree (or equivalent Washington Accord-recognised degree)

Eligibility to be assessed on a case by case basis by the school.

Applicants who have completed an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field will also be considered.

Australian Bachelor's four year degree (or equivalent)

Specialisation - compulsory: Engineering

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet based (iBT): overall score of 79 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): overall score of 58 with no communicative skill score less than 50.

C1 Advanced: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

Address

La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
Australia
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