Course Description

This two-year master qualification provides students with specialised knowledge and professional engineering skills to prepare them for a career in the rapidly-growing renewable energy industry. The program builds on the Australian National University’s interdisciplinary engineering focus and research expertise to give students the skills to address complex multi-disciplinary problems, while at the same time providing advanced technical knowledge in renewable energy.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $32,256 per year full-time, $64,512 total course cost
International Students: $45,600 per year full-time


2 years full time,

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering postgraduate courses at Australian National University (ANU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 82.1% (national average 61.4%)
Improved skills: 92.9% (national average 81.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 89.3% (national average 78.0%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from Australian National University (ANU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering postgraduate courses at Australian National University (ANU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: (national average 84.7%)
Studying full time: (national average 6.7%)
Median full time salary: (national average $95,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 077326G
Australian National University (ANU) Code: NENRE


Entry Requirements


A Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0

Cognate Disciplines

Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Photovoltaic/Renewable Energy Engineering, Power Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English Language Requirements

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.

Assessment of Qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met.