Deakin University

Master of Engineering (By Research)

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

In this Master of Engineering, you will deepen your knowledge on a chosen topic within the engineering field through independent, sustained and academically supervised research.With the guidance and supervision of our internationally recognised research staff in the Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment, you will undertake research to develop an advanced and integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas. By generating a substantial contribution to knowledge in your chosen area – in the form of a thesis of up to 50,000 words – you’ll become an expert in your field and advance your career prospects.

Designed for



Thesis embodying the results of research carried out in the field of study specified at the time of enrolment. Students will be referred to prospective supervisors in order to establish a possible research project.


  • Engineering-electrical and renewable energy engineering
  • Engineering-electronics
  • Engineering-management
  • Engineering-mechanical engineering design

Standard entry requirements

  • Relevant Honours degree. Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree
  • Relevant refereed publications
  • Research awards
  • Or research experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
Geelong Waurn Ponds No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Geelong Waurn Ponds.

This course is Student Contribution exempt under the Research Training Scheme (RTS). Scholarships are available.

Further information

Scholarships are available.

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