24 months
37440 AUD/year
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Be involved in research projects, identifying solutions to existing and emerging chemical engineering problems with this Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from RMIT University.   

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Develop your advanced engineering skills and contribute to industry-focused research projects, identifying solutions to existing and emerging chemical engineering problems.

You can select from existing applied research projects that are well supported by industry. These projects will deliver fundamental research leading to innovative new products, processes and knowledge.

Research opportunities are in the fields of rheology, advanced and functional materials, water and wastewater, energy, complex liquid flow, microfluidics, and surface science.


The Master of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) from RMIT University  will provide you with a foundation for further studies into a PhD and employment in senior leadership and management research-based positions in a variety of government, non-government and corporate organisations.

Programme Structure

You will be expertly supervised while you work on a project in one of the following areas:

  • anaerobic digester hydrodynamics
  • biochemical engineering
  • biodegradable polymer nanocomposites
  • biomass utilisation and conversion 
  • chaos and mixing 
  • colloids science
  • corrosion and materials degradation
  • drinking water treatment
  • flow process and mixer analysis of complex fluids and multiphase mixtures
  • life cycle analysis of processes
  • microfluidics
  • nanodroplets, nanobubbles and nanocatalysts
  • polymer processing
  • rheology of polymers and sludge
  • surface science
  • water quality and wastewater treatment 

This masters degree may be undertaken in a project, thesis with publication or thesis mode. Prospective candidates should discuss these modes of submission with their potential supervisor.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start date: Continuous   


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours; or
  • evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.
  • CRICOS number: 079819D   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37440 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37440 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic: Research Training Scheme

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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