Master of Engineering Science (By Research)

Monash University

This Masters degree involves the independent investigation of a research problem that has been formulated by the student. It is expected that the research undertaken will make a contribution to the discipline in which the student is enrolled by applying, clarifying, critiquing or interpreting that knowledge. Students are supported by a minimum of two supervisors throughout their enrolment.

Course Fee:

International: $83,224

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Engineering with honours I, 2A or 2B


Candidates are required to write a major thesis in one of the areas of specialisation. The thesis must represent a significant contribution to the knowledge and understanding of the discipline concerned and should demonstrate the capacity to carry out independent research.

Subjects you can Study:

Engineering-chemical; Engineering-civil; Engineering-electrical and computer systems; Engineering-materials; Engineering-mechanical

Study Pathways:

On successful completion of the first 12 months of the Master of Engineering Science (Research), students may apply to transfer to the PhD program. Upon successful transfer to PhD candidature, the 12 months of Master of Engineering Science (Research) is credited to the total PhD study time.

Who for:

Recent graduates or graduates employed in industry who wish to substantially enhance research skills

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00008C

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Clayton No info Yes Online 2 years
Clayton No info Yes Full time 2 years
Clayton No info Yes Part time 4 years
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