University of Melbourne MeM Overview

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Introduction to MeM at MU

  • 1 year full time / 2 years part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Start Year Intake – February and Mid Year Intake – July

Advance your engineering career with the Master of Engineering Management at Australia’s leading university.* Fast-track your career in management, gain expertise in navigating organisational change and leading projects to achieve tangible results.

Why Study MeM at MU?


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Learning from the finest

The Master of Engineering Management is co-developed with Melbourne Business School to offer world-leading business study opportunities to engineering students.

Be guided in developing your technical problem-solving skills and the business skills needed to manage people, projects and resources in complex organisational settings. Understand the legal, commercial and marketing issues from a management perspective.

You may also be eligible for advanced standing into the Master of Management if you choose to continue your business studies.

Industry aligned environment

Our subjects are led by academics with extensive industry experience, as well as representatives from major engineering companies and government. The Master of Engineering Management is aligned with industry standards and equips students with the key leadership skills needed to successfully lead engineering projects and personnel.

If you’re looking for networks to help with internships and job opportunities, or the funds to help you get to Melbourne, we have scholarships and bursaries to get you connected overseas and get you to Melbourne when you can

Program Costs + Living Expenses : MeM at MU


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International Student Fees

Tuition fees are charged for each year you are enrolled. You will pay tuition fees according to your specific enrolment in any given semester.

Your tuition fees are subject-based, which means you’ll pay according to subjects you are studying, not your degree. The exact cost of your degree depends on the type and number of subjects you take.

Detailed fee information, including the fee policies covering your enrolment, will be provided when you are offered a place at the University of Melbourne.

Fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted each year.

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Employment Prospects : MeM at MU


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Operations Coordinator

Reliability Engineer

National Proposals Coordinator

Automotive Program Manager

Configuration Management Coordinator


Business Analyst

Programmatic and Data Intelligence Manager

Graduates emerge with a solid foundation in environmental science, policy, and management, making them highly sought after by employers in government, non-profit organisations, and the private sector. The university’s strong industry connections and emphasis on practical experience through internships and research projects further enhance graduates’ employability.

Following are the industries and companies:

  • Product Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Design Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Telecommunications
  • Accenture
  • Cisco
  • Inventec
  • Jetstar Airways
  • Komatsu
  • KPMG
  • Metro Trains Melbourne
  • Rio Tinto
  • Shell
  • Telstra
  • Thales
  • Unilever

Eligibility Criteria for MeM at MU

Option 1

  • A four-year undergraduate degree in engineering or an appropriate discipline
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%) average, or equivalent [*]

Option 2

  • A three-year undergraduate degree in an appropriate discipline
  • With a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%) average, or equivalent [*]
  • At least two years documented, relevant work and/or professional experience since graduation.

English Language Criteria

All domestic and international students studying at the University of Melbourne must satisfy the University of Melbourne English Language Entry Requirements.You must satisfy the requirements below in one sitting and the test must be have been taken within the last 24 months (2 years) preceding application.

For graduate coursework, if an English language test is required, you must achieve are a minimum of:

TestNormal English language requirements
IELTS (Academic English only)6.5 (With no band less than 6)
TOEFL (Paper-based test)577 + and TWE 4.5
ITOEFL (internet-based test)79 +
Writing 21
Speaking 18
Reading 13
Listening 13
Pearson Test of English (Academic)58+ and no communicative skill below 50
Cambridge English: Advanced/Certificate of Advanced English (CAE)

176+ and no skill below 169

Documents required : MeM at MU

  • Online Application: Students have to submit an online application form at the official website.
  • Application Fee: Students need to submit their application fees.
  • Statement of Purpose: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: Three letters of recommendation are required; one letter must come from an academic source, although Stanford prefers at least two. Recommendations must be submitted online. 
  • Official GRE Test Scores: Students have to submit their GRE Test Scores.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

Application Deadlines - MeM at MU

Application closing dates

Semester 1 (Commences February):
Timely applications:  30 November

Semester 2  (Commences July):
Timely applications: 30 April

Applications must be submitted with all required documentation by the closing date to be considered for that semester. You can apply at any time prior to the application closing dates, even if you have not received your final results and/or completion statements, provided you supply a copy of your results to date.

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Scholarships Available: MeM at MU

All applicants for our programs are automatically considered for scholarships based on academic merit. No separate applications for scholarships are necessary. Scholarships may be awarded at the time of your course offer or after the application deadlines. If you do not receive a scholarship offer at the time your course offer you may still receive an offer later.

Engineering and IT Foundation Graduate Scholarships

Engineering and IT Foundation Graduate Scholarships are available to both domestic and international students into all engineering and IT programs. Approximately 150 scholarships are awarded each year, valued at $5,000–$10,000 per annum. These scholarship offers are made at the time of course offer.

JH Mirams Memorial Scholarships

Up to six scholarships of $5,000 each are awarded each year to students entering our Specialised Masters programs.

Women in Engineering & IT

Melbourne School of Engineering is committed to improving access to engineering for women. Scholarships valued at $10,000–$20,000 are available to high-achieving female students through the Melbourne School of Engineering Scholarships. The Graduate Access Melbourne program also offers a small number of bursaries valued at $5,000 for females who enter via this scheme.

Graduate Access Melbourne

If you are a domestic student who has experienced adverse circumstances that affected your tertiary results, you may apply for entry via the Graduate Access Melbourne program. A limited number of bursaries of $5,000 are awarded as part of this entry scheme.

We have recently expanded the number of scholarships available to support graduate students who want to take up study with us in 2022. When applying, you’ll automatically be considered for domestic or international student scholarships. Find out what you may be eligible for.

Specializations & Electives Offered

Students must complete both subjects:

Students must complete three specialisation subjects including at least two of the following subjects, plus up to one of the Project management specialisation subjects.

Project management specialisation

FAQs About MeM about MU

Applicants must meet the minimum entry requirements to be considered for admission to our Graduate Coursework programs. Domestic Applicants who have had their academic standing impacted by circumstances beyond their control can consider our special entry scheme Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM).

Some of our programs will require applicants to have completed specific prerequisite subjects. Please refer to the specific entry requirements for the course you are interested in studying for more information.

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.

You can enter all types of work experience in the Education and Experience section as well as detailing these experiences on your CV (Resumé).

Advanced Standing (credit for prior study) is assessed upon application to the course. Our Academic Committee for Selection will examine your transcripts and course syllabus for subject equivalency whilst assessing your application for admission. You will need to provide detailed syllabus or subject description, including all maths and science subjects: Download a syllabus example [RTF file]

Ensure your syllabus is thorough and complete and contains as much detail as possible so you can be assessed for the maximum amount of credit. Applications for additional credit after admission will not be considered unless there has been a major change to your transcript.

If your course application is successful, you will be notified of the credit you are eligible to receive in your offer letter.

After you have accepted your offer, the team at Stop 1 will be able to assist you with further enquiries around enrolment and course planning. There are some useful guides and an appointment booking system available online.

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