24 months
37200 AUD/year
32200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The industry-embedded Master of Engineering from La Trobe University is designed to give you the specialised and technical skills you need to stand out.

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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 with the Master of Engineering from La Trobe University

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.

Career outcomes

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Engineering Innovation
  • Applied Management for Engineers
  • Computer and Engineering 
  • Risk and Cost Engineering
  • Engineering Research Methodology and Application
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Telecommunications Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

La Trobe University assesses applications on a rolling basis which means you can apply for the next upcoming intake or available future intakes.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 104735G  
  • Specialisation - compulsory: Engineering
  • Applicants who have completed an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field will also be considered.
  • 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.
  • Australian Bachelor's four year degree (or equivalent)
  • 6.5 IELTS (Academic) with no individual band less than 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    32200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32200 AUD per year during 24 months.

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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