Faculty of Engineering

Master of Engineering (ME)

The Master of Engineering (ME) is a sought-after professional qualification in engineering and an excellent next step for Bachelor of Engineering with Honours BE(Hons) graduates.

The ME programme provides an opportunity to carry out a significant piece of research in engineering.

Entry to the programme usually requires a BE(Hons) degree with first or second class honours from Victoria University or equivalent.


ME Programme

The ME can be completed by thesis only, or be taken as a thesis and coursework:

  • a 120 point Masters thesis (ENGR 591) or
  • 90 point Masters thesis (ENGR 592) and 30 points of approved 400 or 500 level courses the BE(Hons) or ME, including directed individual study courses, as shown below.
ENGR 591 Thesis 120 points
ENGR 592 Thesis 90 points
ENGR 581 Directed Individual Study 15 points
ENGR 582 Directed Individual Study 30 points

The ME may be endorsed with a specific subject, such as:

  • Electronic and Computer System Engineering (ECEN)
  • Network Engineering (NWEN) or
  • Software Engineering (SWEN).

To be eligible for the award of Distinction or Merit, a candidate must complete the degree within 18 months. For part time students, the period may be extended pro rata to a maximum of three years.

Students who are interested in entering the ME programme are encouraged to discuss thesis ideas with relevant staff who may supervise their research.