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.

Pathway diagram Engineering

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Foundation yearDiploma 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 of the available double degrees
Monash College Campus

Docklands

Docklands

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.
2021 FeesA$29,000 (standard) A$32,890

Hear from our Engineering Alumni

Rankings

1st

In Australia for Engineering and Technology
(Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings 2018)

76–100

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

Academic Ranking of World Universities (2017)

Chemical Engineering: 31
Metallurgical Engineering: 9
Transportation Science and Technology: 20
Mining and Mineral Engineering: 23
Energy Science and Engineering: 28
Chemical Engineering: 31
Water Resources: 36
Mechanical Engineering: 43

Specialisations

  • Aerospace
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Environmental
  • Electrical and Computer Systems
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Robotics and Mechatronics
  • 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."

Your career options

Attaining a Monash University degree in Engineering can lead you to a career in:

  • Aerospace systems and flight control
  • Chemical engineering
  • Consulting
  • Design and manufacturing
  • Electrical engineering
  • Environment management
  • Materials engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Research and development