Engineering

Engineering

Get guaranteed entry into Australia’s top school for engineering (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016).

Great engineers are so much more than just their skills – they’re planners, leaders, team players and communicators. At Monash, our engineering courses aim to produce highly-skilled engineers who are ready for life, ready for work and ready for the world. Engineers are key to the development of society and solving the challenges faced by our world, such as climate change, natural resource depletion, food shortages and increased demands on energy.

Choose your Monash College pathway

Monash College offers two pathways into Engineering degrees at Monash University.

Course pathways diagram

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Foundation year Diploma part 2
Where it leads

First year of:

  • Engineering (Honours)

Second year of:

  • Engineering (Honours)
Double degrees Yes, provided you meet the prerequisites Yes, provided you meet the prerequisites
Monash College Campus Bourke Street, Melbourne Clayton
Duration 12 months (standard program) 12 months
Specialisation General university preparation Engineering focused
Units studied Complete 2 English units + 6 electives.
Choose from 13 subjects.
Mathematics, Physics or Chemistry are prerequisites.        
Complete 8 core Engineering units.
Fees A$26,500 (standard) A$29,400

Meet Dennis (Indonesia)

dennis-saputra-pratoyo

DIPLOMA OF ENGINEERING
BACHELOR OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

"I chose Monash because it's part of the Group of Eight and the Monash engineering faculty is well-known around the world. The learning environment is different to my home country. Here at Monash College, I feel like I'm learning so much more. The facilities at Monash are fantastic, from the libraries to the laboratories. Also, Monash is in Melbourne – the world's most liveable city!"


Rankings

45th

In the world for Engineering and Technology
(Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017)

76–100

In the world for Engineering, Technology and Computer Sciences
(Academic Ranking of World Universities by Field 2016)

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016

Chemical Engineering: 24
Civil and Structural: 25
Electrical and Electronic: 51–100
Materials Sciences: 51–100
Mechanical: 49
Mineral and Mining: 39

Specialisations

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Environmental
  • Electrical and Computer Systems
  • Geological
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Mechatronics
  • Oil and Gas
  • Renewable Energy
  • Software

How we teach

Sathiyakumar-selvarajah

SATHIYAKUMAR SELVARAJAH
TEACHING AND LEARNING TEAM LEADER
DIPLOMA OF ENGINEERING

"Our engineering curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking, problem solving, analytic capabilities, curiosity and imagination. You'll participate in practical activities – in the design units you'll use spaghetti to build a bridge! For our physics and chemistry laboratory classes, we share with first year University students."

Our graduates

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JUNHAO YANG, CHINA
MONASH UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION YEAR
BACHELOR OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
INTERN AT CUMMINS SOUTH PACIFIC

"Monash has a great reputation for engineering – and I wanted to get involved in Monash Motorsports! I really enjoyed the learning environment at Monash College. The small classes meant more interaction between teachers and students. We were encouraged to communicate with each other and share our ideas."