The University of Melbourne

Master of Philosophy - Engineering (By Research)

The University of Melbourne

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

Make your own research contribution with the Master of Philosophy (Engineering and IT). Research projects are offered in a wide range of areas, or you can pursue an engineering or IT research project of your own choosing.

Designed for

Students wishing to deepen knowledge in a chosen field of engineering, by managing a research project characterised by originality and independence


All candidates for the Master of Philosophy - Engineering and IT will be examined on the basis of their thesis. A candidate will have appropriately experienced supervisor(s). and an Advisory Committee who in consultation with the candidate, arranges a course of supervised research designed to suit the individual requirements and interests of the candidate. A candidate may be required to supplement their research program by attendance at, or enrolment in, additional subjects if considered necessary by the supervisor(s).


  • Computer science
  • Information systems
  • Information technology
  • Engineering-chemical
  • Engineering-biochemical
  • Engineering-biomedical
  • Engineering-civil
  • Engineering-electrical and electronic
  • Engineering-environmental
  • Engineering-geomatic
  • Engineering-mechanical
  • Engineering-spatial
  • Engineering-structural
  • Engineering-mechatronics
  • Engineering-software
  • Engineering-materials

Standard entry requirements

you are normally required to have completed at least a four-year honours undergraduate degree.

Study pathways

May lead to PhD study.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Parkville International: $105,878 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Parkville.

Most domestic graduate research students are offered a Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset Scholarship, which is funded by the Australian Government.

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