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Estd 1853Established Year

Master of Engineering [M.Eng] (Electrical Engineering)

 3 years
 full time
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 30,867 

1st Year

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Program Description

  • Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering at the University of Melbourne is offered as a 2-year or 3-year teaching program.
  • This program is offered on both part-time and full-time teaching basis
  • Students can be guided by renowned academics in communications and networks, control and signal processing through to power and energy systems.
  • Electrical engineers who graduate from this program are working on state-of-the-art models and tools for future energy systems, automated irrigation networks, energy-efficient wireless communications, and nano-electronics.
  • Some of the courses that students go through in this program are:
    • Electrical Network Analysis And Design
    • Probability And Random Models
    • Digital System Design
    • Communication Systems
    • Signal Processing
  • This department has opened doors to engineering careers around the world with dual accreditation in the Master of Engineering.
  • Students can build their skills and work experience through academically accredited Internship subject which run over 10–15 weeks
  • For this course, the student to teacher ratio is 19:1, which helps increase interaction between professors and students.
  • The Master of Engineering (Electrical) is professionally recognized EUR-ACE® (accrediting agency: ASIIN) and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia), so students can work as an engineer in Australia, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, US, and more.
  • The job opportunities after this program that students get in companies like:
    • Accenture
    • AECOM
    • BHP
    • Coles
    • Daly International
    • Deloitte
    • ExxonMobil, etc., with an average salary of 47,250 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration3 years
Fees$ 92,601 for 3 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Semester1 (Deadline - Apr 30)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

The Master of Engineering is offered as either a 2-year or 3-year program, depending upon prior qualifications of students.

1. Prior qualification: An engineering degree from the University of Melbourne (2 years)

If students hold the following engineering pathway degrees from the University of Melbourne, with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), they will be eligible to enter the 2-year program:

Bachelor of Science with an Electrical Systems major.

2. Prior qualification: An engineering degree or major (2 years)

If Students hold an engineering degree or major in an equivalent specialization they may be eligible to receive credit for up to one year and enter the 2-year program. 

3. Prior qualification: Any undergraduate degree (3 years)

Students will be eligible to enter the 3-year program if they hold an undergraduate degree with:

  • The equivalent of 25 points (two subjects) of first-year mathematics, specifically Calculus 2 and Linear Algebra, or equivalent.
  • The equivalent of 25 points of Physics, or equivalent
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent. 

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • Students do not require any kind of work experience for this particular program.
  • If students have any work experience then the chances of getting accepted are more. 

Submission of GRE scores is not compulsory for this program, however, it is recommended to submit a minimum GRE-300 for better a chance of admission.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More

Required Document List

Following Documents are required to attend this program:

  • Statement of Purpose: An essay or other written statement written by the student.
  • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
  • Academic Documents: Submit copies of official transcripts from post-secondary institutions attended.
  • Sample of written work: Student has to write something interesting as their sample essay in the application form.
  • Statement of Interest: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Two confidential letters of recommendation: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.

Application Deadline

Apr 30

Nov 30

Scores Required

79 / 120

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$30867$30867$30867

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living cost$ 24,276


Times Higher Education 2020

Ranked #68/ 801

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Melbourne Graduate Research Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Oct, 2020
MSD International Scholarships 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Melbourne Research Scholarship $67,744 Yes N/A
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Australian Government Research Training Program Variable Yes N/A
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
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VISA & Work Study


An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. 

Things to remember:

  • Students can stay up to 5 years and in line with their enrolment.
  • The cost of the VISA application is 420$.
  • can be enrolled in a course of study in Australia.
  • Students have to hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) or fall in one of the exemption categories.

With this VISA student can:

  • participate in an eligible course of study.
  • bring family members to Australia with students.
  • apply online in or outside of Australia.

Types of VISA:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
  • Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 

If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.

Work Study

Australia is a great place to work as an international student. Students may choose to work while studying. This can be an option to earn extra spending money and get a taste of the local culture. Here are a few things to remember:

  • Work hours: Students can work up to 40 hours every two weeks while studying, and unlimited hours during holiday breaks.
  • Workplace protections: Students have the same protections at work as anyone else working in Australia.
  • Minimum wage: Students will get at least a minimum rate of pay per hour no matter what job they do.
  • Strong support: Students will find support every step of the journey as a student worker. Help is always available from the government and private organizations as well as an education provider.

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