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RMIT University

  • 45% international / 55% domestic

Master of Engineering (Manufacturing)

  • Masters (Coursework)

Today's world calls for innovation. Develop new systems in this exciting postgraduate degree.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
MC224, 079797E
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$39,360 per year / $78,720 total

About this course

Globally manufacturing companies are undergoing dramatic change. The forth industry revolution, Industry 4.0, requires manufacturing engineers and professionals to gain the expertise to lead change, adopt new technologies and implement new operating practices in manufacturing businesses.

RMIT University is ranked among the world's top 150 universities in mechanical, aeronautical and manufacturing engineering (2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject) so is a great place to study.

As the pace of change accelerates, it creates demand for trained professionals who can strategically apply new technologies and modes of manufacturing in industry. Opportunities exist for you to get ahead in your career today.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or international equivalent) in one of the following fields: Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Sustainable Systems or Automotive 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

Graduates from this course will develop the potential to take a leading role in management and technology development. Our graduates have gone on to work at companies such as

  • ANCA
  • Ford
  • Kenworth Australia
  • Wilson Transformer Company

You will be equipped to pursue senior positions in manufacturing engineering, operations or consultancy such as:

  • a team leader implementing new technology and operational strategies
  • an operations manager responsible for the competitive performance of a manufacturing unit
  • a consultant providing specialist technical advice to manufacturing industry