Master of Professional Engineering

Monash University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 102717C

Level of study: Postgraduate


Be inspired and take the lead with a Master of Professional Engineering. Whether you've completed undergraduate studies in engineering or in another field, the Master of Professional Engineering is the key to a career as an internationally recognised professional engineer. In this masters program you'll specialise in engineering technical, research and professional units and undertake design and research projects, blending theory and practice. This course is designed for students who have completed undergraduate studies and are seeking an internationally recognised engineering qualification* to practice as a professional engineer in Australia and other Washington Accord countries.

You can build on your undergraduate experience, diversify your skills in a different specialisation or change your career and become a fully-accredited engineer. If you have a degree in a different field, such as science, mathematics or pharmacy and want to pursue a career in engineering, the three-year conversion course gives you the technical skills and knowledge you need to become a practising engineer. There are five engineering specialisations to choose from: chemical, civil, electrical, materials and mechanical. Giving you the opportunity to pursue your interests and career goals, or deepen your existing knowledge.

The Master of Professional Engineering provides a solid foundation for professional development and gives you an edge in the competitive graduate employment market. Undertake Continuous Professional Development and apply for a Work Integrated Learning program placement with our partner organisations for valuable professional and industry experience. Build on your technical knowledge, gain practical experience and develop the professional skills and confidence to create positive change.

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  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
48,300 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 2 years
Read more3 years full-time or 2 years full-time, depending on qualifications

Full time
Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800

Entry criteria

Entry level 1:

Duration: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time (144 points to complete) A bachelor’s degree (equivalent to an Australian undergraduate degree) with prior studies in mathematics (including linear algebra and calculus), and physics or chemistry as related to the specialisation sought for admission, with at least 65% (Australian equivalent) weighted average. Applicants must have successfully completed a minimum of 2 units in each prerequisite (mathematics and physics or chemistry (for Chemical Engineering only).

Entry level 2:

Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time (96 points to complete) A three or four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree in a discipline as determined by the Faculty to be relating to the specialisation study within the Master course, with at least 65% (Australian equivalent) weighted average.

Applicants who hold a three-year Engineering Technologist degree at least equivalent to the first three years of a related Engineering degree accredited under the Washington Accord may be considered also.

English entry requirements

Level A

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 50, Reading 50, Speaking 50 and Writing 50

TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21

Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169


Monash University
Clayton Campus
Wellington Road
Melbourne Victoria 3800
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