Faculty of Engineering

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Master of Engineering
Master of Professional Engineering

Founded in 1961, Monash Engineering is one of Australia's most prominent engineering institutes. Monash University ranks among the top 50 global engineering schools and is the best place to pursue engineering in Australia. Also, Monash University has a campus in Malaysia.

Well-known for research and innovation, Monash University's engineering faculty was in the news recently for their world-first study that resulted in developing a unique filtration technique capable of slashing lithium extraction times.

Monash University - Faculty of Engineering's famous alumni include Alok Kulkarni (Co-founder, CEO, and Chairman of software company Cyara) and Prof. Chris Behrenbruch (CEO of clinical-stage biotechnology company ImaginAb).

As part of Monash University's Clayton campus, the Faculty of Engineering is located on the outskirts of Melbourne. It offers state-of-the-art facilities and amenities to international students to ensure they adjust to campus life seamlessly.

What can you study at Monash University - Faculty of Engineering?

Monash University's Faculty of Engineering offers these post-graduation courses:

  • Dept. of Engineering: Master of Engineering
  • Dept. of Engineering: Master of Professional Engineering

How to secure admission at Monash University's engineering faculty

  • Average GRE score – N/A
  • Language eligibility test – Yes, for minimum English language capabilities. English competency - secondary schooling/Victorian Certificate of Education
  • Mean TOEFL score – 79 for students applying to study in an exchange programme
  • Pearson test of English – 58
  • Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) – 176
  • Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE) – 176
  • IELTS academic – 6.5
  • Average AQF score – 4 or 5, depending on other considerations
  • Recommendations – N/A
  • Intake – February and July
  • Study modes – Full and part-time
  • Tuition fee for international MS students: A$52,400 based on 48 credit points. Other study costs include field trips, study tools, specialist services, unique technology, and protective clothing
  • Books: Available at the bookstore. Other costs include computer/laptop use, photocopying, and printing
  • Food: Available at the dining facilities or self-cooking at private accommodation
  • Transportation: Free in-campus transportation. Off-campus/public depends on the type
  • Personal expenses: Dependent on individual student needs

Admission process for MS Engineering

Admission requirements for MS in Engineering are as follows: - Application fee – A$100 or waiver code - Qualifications – Australian Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent degree - CV/Resume – Required - Identity or proof of citizenship – Yes - Overseas applicants – Assessed on a case-by-case basis - Student health cover – Yes, under the Overseas Student Health Cover - **Passport – Yes - Statement of objectives – Required - Transcripts – Required

Scholarships for international students of engineering

Monash University's Faculty of Engineering offers various postgraduate scholarships to encourage academic excellence and attract students from diverse backgrounds to study engineering.

International applicants to Monash University undergraduate or postgraduate courses are automatically assessed for an International Study Grant offer.

  • Either A$5,000 or A$10,000, depending on the assessment outcome. Applicants must produce a conditional or full study offer letter.
  • Fee can be paid in one or two instalments of A$5,000 per semester.
  • Recipients must study a minimum 12 credit point load per semester to maintain the grant.

The Faculty of Engineering provides the following scholarships: - Engineering Excellence Scholarship - Engineering Indigenous Excellence Scholarship - Engineering International High Achievers Scholarship - Engineering (Honours) Masters Accelerated Pathway Scholarship - Women in Engineering Scholarship - University-wide Scholarships

For a detailed application process, visit the Coursework Scholarship webpage of the University.

Faculty of Engineering campus


Melbourne, Australia

City Population

5.078 million


State of Victoria


Temperate oceanic with warm to hot summers and mild to cold winters, with moderate rainfall throughout the year. Summer lasts from December to February, with temperatures ranging between 57°F/14°C and 77°F/25°C. Winter months extend from June to August, with temperatures between 42.8°F/6°C and 57.2°F/14°C.

Nearest Airport

Melbourne Essendon Airport (28.4 km); Melbourne Airport (36.7 km), and Avalon (59.4 km).

Time Zone

Australian Eastern Standard Time zone (UTC +10)

Monash University - Faculty of Engineering Fast facts

  • University enrolment numbers – 49,659, including online (2020 statistics)
  • Engineering students – 9,192
  • Alumni community – 430,000
  • Master's students – 25,143
  • International students with residency status – 29,912; Malaysia campus – 9,199
  • Countries represented – 170
  • Scholarships – over 360 available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students

Monash University - Faculty of Engineering job placement opportunities

The engineering faculty understands that outstanding academic performance is only one of the important parameters employers assess. Therefore, it focuses on churning out all-rounder engineers with excellent interpersonal, communication, problem-solving, and reasoning skills.

  • Job placement: 94.6% for postgraduate students
  • Projected salary increase after MS - 55%

Students are offered courses that explore their employability skills. They are also exposed to an industry-based learning approach through connections with industry players for internships.


  • Mandatory hours: At least 420 hours of engineering and profession-related experience outside the classroom must be completed. The University provides necessary resources and connections, and arranges workshops.
  • Co-operative Education Program: Employers are encouraged to offer Monash University students a 3-12 month part-time or full-time paid internship. Through this, employers get qualified candidates, while students get an opportunity to improve their skills.
  • Industry experience projects: The University organises projects to help usher students into the workforce. For instance, the Industry-based Learning or IBL (Software Engineering) placement programme mainly targets undergraduates.
  • Women in Engineering initiative: The University actively supports women to pursue engineering professions at different levels. Female Engineers at Monash (FEM) club supports women pursuing engineering courses and careers. The University awards $6,000 to its 12 best female students each year through the Women in Engineering Scholarship.
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Last updated: 30 Nov 2023

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