Master of Civil Engineering
Re-imagine our cities in a growing world with the Master of Civil Engineering at Australia’s leading university.* Develop unique skills and knowledge to apply to urban developments, environmental protection, water resource and energy conservation.
* Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023
Choose your path
Once you’ve started studying, you can specialise in ‘Business’, ‘Energy’ or ‘Structural’, or continue without specialising.
Learn from world leading experts
Gain advanced civil engineering skills, guided by experts in infrastructure design, water resource management and transport engineering. Our civil engineers are working on breakthrough projects from prefabricated housing for a more efficient and sustainable construction industry to applying geothermal energy for greener and cheaper heating and cooling.
Industry aligned curriculum
Apply your skills in internships, industry projects, and innovation challenges with industry mentors.
Our Parkville campus is a city within a city. With cafes, 12 libraries, gyms, specialty stores, a small supermarket, and even a seasonal farmers market, you’ll never have to leave. The Parkville campus is situated within a renowned knowledge precinct, which includes eight hospitals, many leading research institutes and a wide range of knowledge-based industries.
Application Processing Time in Days: 90
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
As a civil engineer, you could work in urban development, transport and infrastructure, water resources and mining.
- Project Engineer
- Site Engineer
- Geotechnical Engineer
- Structural Engineer
- Civil Engineer
- Design Engineer
- Tunnel Engineer
- Field Engineer
- Build Reports Consultant
- Construction Engineer
- Rail Engineer
- Drainage Engineer
- 2 years PSW
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
The Master of Spatial Engineering is offered as either a 2-year or 3-year program, depending upon your prior qualifications.
1. Prior qualification: an engineering major from the University of Melbourne
If you hold one of the following engineering pathway degrees from the University of Melbourne, with a weighted average mark of at least 65%, you will be eligible to enter the 2-year program:
- Bachelor of Science with a Civil Engineering Systems major
- Bachelor of Design with a Civil Engineering Systems major
With a weighted average mark of at least 65%, or equivalent.
Don’t have a prerequisite subject?
The University’s Community Access Program allows you to undertake single subject study without being enrolled in a course. You can complete prerequisite subjects that you need to qualify for entry via the Community Access Program and then apply for this course.
2. Prior qualification: an engineering degree or major
If you hold an engineering degree or major in an equivalent specialization from another institution, with a weighted average mark of at least 65%, or equivalent, you may be eligible to receive credit for up to one year and enter the 2-year program. Exact credit can only be determined on application.
3. Prior qualification: any undergraduate degree
You will be eligible to enter the 3-year program if you hold any undergraduate degree with:
The equivalent of 25 points (two subjects) of first year mathematics (any). The equivalent of 25 points (two subjects) of first year science from the following: Physics or Biology or Chemistry or Computer Science or Geography.
- Course Code: 106105K
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 03 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: 100 AUD
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