Electrical and Electronic Engineering, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #247 (QS) ,
Further your studies in electronics, telecommunications, computers and electrical engineering by developing specialised knowledge of advancements in electronic engineering.


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
  • micro-electrical mechanical systems (MEMS)

The program 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.


This program is provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia. This program will be submitted for full accreditation by Engineers Australia as soon as it is feasible to do so within the accreditation time lines set by Engineers Australia. Once fully accredited, graduates of the program are eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia. Full membership as a professional engineer may be obtained after an appropriate period of professional practice.

Australia is one of 15 countries that are signatories to the International Engineering Alliance, also known as the Washington Accord, for professional engineers. The qualification of graduates from this degree is recognised in all countries that are signatories to the Accord.

Programme Structure

  • RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work.
  • You will have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
  • Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes case studies, project reports, assignments, presentations, reflective journals and examinations.
  • Classes are taught by experts in their fields. There is a strong emphasis on laboratory work and professional engineering projects to put theory into practice and to enhance research, teamwork, leadership, communication and project management skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description

      1-1.5 years full-time or equivalent part-time (with advanced standing). 2 years full-time or 4 years part-time (without advanced standing).International student visa holders can only study full-time.

  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score (Grade B):


    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • An Australian bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 in engineering (computer, electronic, telecommunications, electrical, communication or network), or equivalent; or
  • An Australian bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 in physics (electromagnetic theory), or equivalent; or
  • An Australian bachelor degree in any discipline with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 and at least five years work experience in the electronic engineering industry, or equivalent. Applicants applying on the basis of work experience are expected to have skills in analysis, design, and management within the electronic engineering industry.
International qualifications are assessed for comparability to Australian qualifications according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    33600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33600 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    10440 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10440 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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