Electrical Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #247 (QS) ,
This program prepares you for a leadership role in the internationally fast-growing sectors of power engineering and energy.

About

You'll focus on technical areas of electrical engineering, including:

  • renewable energy
  • high-voltage and protection systems
  • power transmission and distribution
  • building services
  • industry control and automation

You'll gain leading-edge knowledge and skills in power engineering with effective business skills in communication, teamwork and management.

The sectors of smart grid technology and renewable energy are experiencing rapid growth. As a result the field of power engineering has a strong employment market, offering a range of opportunities to electrical engineers.

The program is suitable for both electrical engineering graduates looking for specialist knowledge in the latest power engineering technologies, and graduates from another discipline seeking a career change.

RMIT University is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities in electrical and electronic engineering (2017 QS World University Rankings by Subject).

Accreditation

Professional recognition and accreditation

Graduates will meet the requirements for Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 9.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Renewable Electrical Energy_Systems 
  • Protection and High Voltage Engineering 
  • Electrical Energy Conversion 
  • Advanced Control Systems (EG) 
  • Professional Engineering Eject Pert A 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B):

    193

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2
Recommended score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of 2 or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in engineering (computer, electronic, telecommunications, electrical, communication, network) or physics (electromagnetic theory) disciplines with a minimum of 60% average/Credit or a GPA of at least 2.0 (out of 4.0
  • An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline with a minimum of 60% average/Credit or a GPA of at least 2.0 (out of 4.0) and at least five years work experience in the computer, electronic, telecommunications, electrical, communication or network engineering industry.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    35520 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35520 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 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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