Master of Engineering

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

This program is comprised of coursework, project work and research, designed to enable students to acquire specialised skills and expertise in their chosen engineering discipline. It will enable students to acquire advanced theoretical knowledge and critical analysis skills and apply these to research and complex technological problem solving scenarios. Additionally it provides pathways to higher research degrees. The program currently offers specialisations in two sub-disciplines: Telecommunications and Electrical Power. The course provides opportunities for suitably qualified persons to acquire the skills and expertise necessary to gain employment in the fast growing fields of Telecommunications, and Power industries. Emphasis is placed on topics which are required to support international trends in mobile broadband, fibre optic communications, growing applications such as sensor networks and machine to machine communications, power generation and distribution. The material taught in the course units enables students to acquire expertise and enhance their communication skills to elucidate complex technical problems and solutions in given scenarios.


  • 192 credit points
  • 48 credit points of Common Interdisciplinary components
  • 48 credit points of Research Component units
  • 96 credit points of Core Specialisation units in either Telecommunications or Electrical Power.


  • Electrical power
  • Telecommunication

Standard entry requirements

A relevant and recognised Bachelor degree in Engineering, Science, Information Technology, or the equivalent in qualifications and experience

Study pathways

Students with a 4-year engineering degree are eligible to apply for a 48 credit point exemption but this will be assessed on an individual basis.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Footscray Park International: $19,400 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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