The University of Melbourne

Master of Engineering with Business

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

This program provides professional accreditation and entry to the engineering workforce, combining a technical specialisation in engineering with the fundamental business and management skills that employers seek. Developed in collaboration with Melbourne Business School. Available in the Biomedical, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical and Software streams. The program is internationally recognised in the world's leading economies, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan and Singapore, allowing graduates to practice professionally in any of these countries. The program is also the first Australian engineering course to be accredited in Europe by EUR-ACE.


300 Point program. 100 points of foundation study tailored to individual students who enter from non-Engineering backgrounds, 200 points of engineering discipline-specific and business study.


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Standard entry requirements

  • Undergraduate degree with a weighted average mark of at least 65%, or equivalent
  • At least 25 points of relevant tertiary-level mathematics and at least 25 points of relevant tertiary-level science (University of Melbourne subjects Linear Algebra and Calculus 2 are considered relevant tertiary-level mathematics). Individual streams have specific maths and science prerequisites.


The Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business), (Civil with Business) and (Mechanical with Business) is accredited by Engineers Australia. The Master of Engineering (Biomedical with Business), (Electrical with Business) and (Software with Business) is provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia until sufficient students have graduated from the program. Changes to accreditation status will be backdated, enabling graduates to receive full accreditation when it is granted. The Master of Engineering is accredited by EUR-ACE, apart from the Master of Engineering (Software with Business), which are accredited by Euro-Inf and the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Study pathways

Students who have completed the corresponding Engineering Systems major in the Bachelor of Biomedicine, Design or Science from the University of Melbourne will be eligible for one year advanced standing. Students with other undergraduate backgrounds that include engineering may also receive partial credit towards their program.

Study information

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Further information

Please note the Master of Engineering with Business is a stream offered within the Master of Engineering. See Master of Engineering entry for more details.

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