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What will I learn?

The objectives of the Master of Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing Technology) (AMT) postgraduate course are to provide students with an understanding of specific advanced body of knowledge and emerging manufacturing technologies and skills relating to the application and implementation of these technologies in modern industry within both global and local contexts. It is expected that the graduates from this course will be sufficiently competent to direct the design, development and implementation of specific technologies and/or processes addressed during the course in the context of a particular organization.

Course structure

To qualify for the Master of Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing Technology), students must complete 11 units (150 credit points) as follows:

3 foundation units (37.5 credit points)

4 technical units (50 credit points)

2 elective units (25 credit points) selected from the elective, foundation or technical unit lists

1 research methods or principles unit (12.5 credit points)

1 research project unit (25 credit points)

Career opportunities

The course offers the opportunity for employment with manufacturing companies intending to implement different levels of advanced manufacturing technologies.

Graduates may find employment as design engineers, manufacturing engineers, production engineers, engineering managers, systems engineers, or research and development engineers in companies such as automotive, appliances manufacturing and discrete manufacturing intending to adopt advanced manufacturing technologies to enhance the productivity and competitive advantage in the global market.

Which department am I in?




Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (18 months)

Tuition fees
A$34,010.00 (18,70,737) per year
This fee is for 2018 and it may subject to change in the coming year.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 August 2022


Swinburne University of Technology

Hawthorn Campus,

John Street,



3122, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed a three-year degree with a minimum average of 65% in the final year units of study. Other relevant experience will also be taken into account in assessing your application.

For international students

Standard entry

The entry requirements for Master of Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing Technology) (or Master of Engineering Science (Advanced Manufacturing Technology)) are as follows:

A Bachelor of Engineering or a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (minimum four years of full time study) degree in any of the following cognate fields: Mechanical; Manufacturing; Electrical and Electronic; Robotics and/or Automation or

A Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Engineering degree following on from a four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree in any of the above cognate fields or

A qualification deemed to be equivalent to any of the above

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

Swinburne’s English for Academic Purposes (EAP 5 Advanced level) with overall 70%, all skills 65%

minimum IELTS overall band of 6.5 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0

TOEFL iBT (internet-based) minimum score of 79 with a reading band no less than 18 and writing band no less than 20

Pearson (PTE) minimum score of 58 (no communicative skills less than 50)

C1 Advanced - 176, no band less than 169

any other equivalent assessment of English language proficiency.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne is one of the world’s top young universities, offering industry-aligned courses taught by teachers who are experts in their field.

  • 45th in the Top 50 Under 50 universities in the world
  • Ranked 81st in the world by THE Young University Rankings
  • Rated 82.2% for overall teaching quality
  • 5-stars for teacher- student ratio & overall experience