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RMIT University

  • 45% international / 55% domestic

Master of Engineering (Electronic Engineering)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Gain specialised knowledge in electronic engineering and micro-nano technology.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
MC233, 079804M
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$39,360 per year / $78,720 total

About this course

Gain a specialised knowledge of advancements in electronic engineering that can be applied to a variety of industries and technologies. RMIT University is ranked among the world's top 100 universities in electrical and electronic engineering (2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject).

As part of this course you will study courses that go beyond the theory of recent engineering developments.

Areas of study include:

  • electronic circuit design
  • integrated circuit design and fabrication
  • embedded electronics
  • electronics control systems
  • computer systems electronics
  • microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
  • micro/nanoscale device design and fabrication
  • sensors and actuators

The course also has a focus on developing your technical, personal and business skills. As a result, you will be well equipped for leadership roles in business and industry. Qualified technologists with relevant industrial experience are encouraged to apply.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or international equivalent) in one of the following fields: Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Communication Engineering or Network Engineering with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0.

Applicants who have a successfully completed a relevant degree (as above) with a GPA of at least 1.5 out of 4, will be considered if they have at least 3 years of relevant industry experience.


Successful completion of an Australian postgraduate qualification (or international equivalent) in a related discipline (as above).


Applicants without any relevant prior qualification will be considered if they have at least 10 years of relevant industry experience.

If you wish to have industry or employment experience assessed as part of meeting the entry requirements you will need to provide a detailed CV/resume listing previous positions, dates of employment and position responsibilities; a statement from your employer confirming these details (or contact details of employer so RMIT can seek confirmation); and evidence of any relevant professional development undertaken.

International qualifications are assessed for comparability to Australian qualifications according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).


Some applicants may be eligible for exemptions. Approved exemptions may change the duration of their study in the program.

Study locations

Melbourne City

Career pathways

As the electronics industry grows in Australia and internationally, there will be a demand for high level graduates with up-to-date technical skills, combined with personal and business skills. Some of our recent graduates have gone onto work for Telstra, Optus, TPG, iiNET, Huawei, DJI, Hikvision, State Grid, Dahua Technology, (China) and TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited).

In the private sector, you may work in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic products; in energy, systems and services as technical experts; and as business managers and executive officers. You may also choose to establish their own business operating in the local and international electronic market.

The development of the Internet of Things will see an explosion in the range of small electronic devices required to convert our cities to smart cities. Electronic engineers will play a key role in these exciting new developments.

In the public sector, electronic engineers work on essential services such as telecommunications, transportation, security, defense, health, emergency services and the environment.