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What will I learn?

Whether you want to get ahead in your career faster, or improve your knowledge, a Monash postgraduate degree can give you a distinct advantage.

Monash Engineering research is rated well above world standard in the most recent Excellence in Research for Australia assessment. The faculty has a solid, robust profile in a broad range of engineering areas including the traditional, interdisciplinary and emerging fields. Researchers work in collaboration with the community, local and international industries, government bodies, cooperative research centres, consulting firms and research centres. Monash Engineering research is meeting the challenges of the future in areas such as bionic eye vision, nanotechnology, solar cells, aerodynamic testing, sustainable water, transport and advanced manufacturing, among many major research activities. Researchers have access to world-class laboratories, workshops and facilities furnished with highly specialised equipment and software.

Career opportunities

A Master of Engineering Science by Research degree from Monash University is a truly global qualification that provides students with the grounding to delve deeply into engineering challenges and develop solutions for the future. During their candidature, engineering researchers develop profound specialised knowledge and skills in their chosen area that enables them to address national issues and global needs, and improve the way of life in the communities they serve. As a Monash engineering research graduate, the national and international career possibilities are not only exciting but also diverse.

This full-time course is also offered on-campus in the below location:

Malaysia Campus

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Engineering



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$48,300.00 (26,02,371) per year
Start date

27 February 2023, 24 July 2023


Monash University

Clayton Campus,

Wellington Road,



3800, MELBOURNE, Australia

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$48,300.00 (26,02,371) per year
Start date

25 July 2022, 27 February 2023

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) with at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7 point scale and a LSAT score of 150+ (taken within 5 years prior to applying for admission)

For international students

An applicant for admission to the Master of Engineering Science (Research) must have qualified as follows:

a degree in Bachelor of Engineering with upper H2B (a mark of 65 or above) in an honours year in a relevant field; or
qualifications or experience that GRC considers to be equivalent to, or a satisfactory substitute for, the above.

English entry requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL (paper-based) : 550+ TWE 4.5

TOEFL 79 + Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 & Writing 21

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 + communicative score 50

Cambridge English: 176 + no skill below 169

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