24 months
50200 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Engineering Science (Research) program at Monash University 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.   

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The Engineering Science (Research) program at Monash University  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.

Programme Structure

Research in the Department of Chemical Engineering falls into four major areas:

  • energy, fuels, biorefining and sustainable processing
  • biotechnology, food and pharmaceutical engineering
  • functional nanomaterials 
  • surface and colloidal science and molecular rheology 

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS: 041059G  
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    50200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50200 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • This course is supported by the Australian government's Research Training Program (RTP).

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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