Course Description

If you are a qualified engineer seeking to move into a management role or to specialise or update your skills, the Master of Engineering will build on your engineering undergraduate degree. You’ll develop specialised technical knowledge in mechanical engineering, gaining an advanced understanding of the design of mechanical components, whole machines, mechanical systems and mechanical processes.

This program will allow you to build on your existing engineering undergraduate degree by developing specialised technical knowledge mechanical engineering.

Commonwealth Supported Places

The Master of Engineering degrees have a limited amount of Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) available to domestic students in 2018. No additional application is necessary, all domestic applicants for this degree will be considered for CSP.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,359 per year full-time, $14,038 total course cost
International Students: $44,500 per year full-time


1.5 years full time, 2 - 3 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 60.3% (national average 61.4%)
Improved skills: 84.0% (national average 81.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 75.9% (national average 78.0%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 88.8% (national average 84.7%)
Studying full time: 9.1% (national average 6.7%)
Median full time salary: $90,000 (national average $95,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 077463K
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: MAENGINE3MEC

Entry Requirements