Engineering

Studying engineering through science will help you build the skills for the multi-disciplinary nature of engineering with the option to explore different career pathways and graduate study.To become a qualified engineer at the University of Melbourne, you will need to complete a Master of Engineering.

  • Aerospace engineer
  • Architectural engineer
  • Automotive engineer
  • Aviation engineer
  • Biochemical engineer
  • Bioengineering technician
  • CAD technician
  • Chemical engineer
  • Civil engineer
  • Contract administrator
  • Data analyst
  • Electrical engineer
  • Electrical Engineering technician
  • Electronics engineer
  • Energy analyst
  • Environmental engineer
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Materials engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering technician
  • Medical device engineer
  • Metallurgist
  • Mining engineer
  • Polymer engineer
  • Process engineer
  • Project or program manager
  • Research Consultant
  • Software engineer
  • Spatial analyst
  • Structural engineer
  • Surveyor
  • System Engineer
  • Telecommunications engineer
  • Transport engineer
  • Waste engineer
  • Water processing engineer

Sources include: LinkedIn profiles in University of Melbourne graduates

Our graduates are employed at companies including:

  • Accenture
  • AECOM
  • Agilent Technologies
  • ARUP
  • Aventis Systems
  • BHP Billiton
  • BP
  • Cochlear
  • CSIRO
  • CSL
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria
  • Environment Protection Authority
  • ExxonMobil
  • GHD
  • IBM
  • IBM
  • Lendlease
  • Melbourne Space Program
  • Melbourne Water
  • Origin Energy
  • Rio Tinto
  • Siemens
  • Telstra
  • The University of Melbourne
  • ThyssenKrupp
  • Toll Group
  • Toyota
  • Unilever
  • VicRoads

Sources include: LinkedIn profiles in University of Melbourne graduates

Engineers work in fields such as:

  • Agriculture
  • Aviation
  • Chemical
  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Defence
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • IT
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining
  • Natural resource management
  • Program and project management
  • Research
  • Telecommunications
  • Transport

The Bachelor of Science offers a full range of engineering systems majors that can lead to the Master of Engineering.

How to become an Engineer

Your Bachelor of Science major

Graduate Study Options

Potential career outcomes

Bioengineering Systems major

Master of Engineering (Biomedical)

Master of Engineering (Biomedical with Business)

Biomedical engineer

Chemical Systems major

Master of Engineering (Chemical)

Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business)

Master of Engineering (Materials)

Chemical engineer

Materials engineer

Civil Systems major

Master of Engineering (Civil)

Master of Engineering (Civil with Business)

Master of Engineering (Environmental)

Civil engineer

Environmental engineer

Computing and Software Systems major

Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)

Mechatronic engineer

Electrical Systems major

Master of Engineering (Electrical)

Master of Engineering (Electrical with Business)

Electrical engineer

Mechanical Systems major

Master of Engineering (Mechanical)

Master of Engineering (Mechanical with Business)
Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)

Mechanical engineer

Mechatronics major

Master of Engineering (Mechatronics)

Mechatronic engineer

Spatial Systems major

Master of Engineering (Spatial)

Spatial engineer

Meet our alumni

Phil Breguet
Master of Engineering

"Engineering is a career which allows me to utilise my creativity, satisfies my need for mental stimulation and provides the social dynamic I love of working with teams."

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