Management, M.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English (book IELTS)
University rank #247 (QS) ,
This program prepares you for leadership roles in the management of engineering and technology-based organisations with a program tailored to individual needs. You'll develop skills and expertise in a broad range of engineering management practices.


The program's major strengths come from:

  • thinking strategically
  • addressing problems from a new point of view
  • challenging established practices and norms
  • developing innovative approaches
  • understanding how to manage an ever-changing technology base
  • developing a systems approach to problem and/or opportunity definition.

It will expose you to real-world issues in the areas of:

  • risk and feasibility
  • managing innovation
  • developing systems thinking approaches
  • quality management
  • environmental management systems
  • cleaner production
  • strategic planning
  • financial management
  • performance management
  • international issues
  • technology management.


Professional recognition and accreditation

Graduates will meet the requirements for Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 9.

Programme Structure

You can focus your studies in the following areas:

  • technology management
  • environmental management
  • performance management
  • risk management
  • engineering economic strategy
  • international engineering management
  • project management
  • quality management
  • logistics management
  • systems engineering.

Specialisations from other areas within RMIT are also available.

In this program, you'll do specific courses that focus on work integrated learning (WIL). You'll be assessed on professional or vocational work in a workplace setting (real or simulated) and receive feedback from those involved in our industry. The Master's Research Project involves WIL through an industry-based relevant project.

Career outlook

Graduates take on management responsibilities in engineering and technology-based enterprises and organisations.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    192 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

Entry requirements

You must have successfully completed:

An Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in Technology, Engineering Science, Engineering or Business with a minimum GPA of 2.0 (out of 4.0). If your GPA is less than 2.0, you may also be
considered if you have at least two years relevant work experience in engineering or business.


An Australian Master Degree or PhD (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any Engineering or Business discipline.



Selection tasks


English language requirements
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    14880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59520 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National Applies to you

    14880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59520 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

If you are enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place, the annual student contribution amount (tuition fee) you will pay for a standard year of full-time study is between AU$6,349 and AU$10,596.

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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