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What will I learn?

Graduates of the Masters of Engineering (Telecommunications) have found jobs at Ericsson, Telstra, Optus, Australian Defence Industry, Mercedes Benz, Hazlehurst, TPG, NBN, Harvey Norma and more.

A Master in Engineering Telecommunications could lead to jobs like these:

Industrial Design Engineers
Network Architects
Network Analyst
Broadcasting Technician
Communications Engineer
Microwave Engineer
Communications Lines-person
Electronics Engineering Associate
Security System Technician
Telecommunications Technician
Electrical Engineer
Electronic Equipment Technician


Each unit consists of 20 credit points. A full-time study load is 60 credit points per Trimester. MEng(Tel) comprises ten core units and two electives. Electives are at Level 5 or 6 (Advanced Study).

This study plan may change according to unit availability, credit transfers or Recognition of Prior Learning.


Graduates of this course will:

Possess a body of knowledge that includes state-of-the-art developments in the area of telecommunications
Be able to investigate and evaluate key telecommunication technologies and apply them effectively in an organisation
Exercise critical thinking and problem-solving ability to tackle complex new problems
Demonstrate significant research, analysis and evaluation skills in the telecommunications discipline
Be able to adapt their knowledge to different circumstances
Be capable of independent professional work with a high level of autonomy and accountability
Be able to collaborate and communicate with others in a professional setting

Which department am I in?

School of Information Technology and Engineering (SITE)



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$22,660.00 (US$ 14,806) per year
AUD $11,330 per trimester
Start date

14 November 2022


Melbourne Institute of Technology

Melbourne Campus,

288 La Trobe Street,



3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent in any discipline. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academics) 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 or equivalent. TOEFL iBT - 79–93 with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18, Writing 21. PTE Academic - Overall 58 (no band less than 50). Cambridge CAE - CAE Score of 176 (no band less than 169).

For international students

Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor degree of at least four years duration in an area of Engineering related to Telecommunications or Networks, Electronics, or Electrical Engineering.

English Language Requirement

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score 6.0 (no band less than 5.5)

TOEFL iBT - Overall score 60-78 with minimum scores: Reading 12, Listening 11, Speaking 17, Writing 20

PTE Academic - Overall score 50 with (no score less than 46)

Cambridge CAE - CAE Score of 169 (no band less than 162)

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


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