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Equip yourself with the tools you’ll need to become a leader in the engineering industry, managing projects across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.

La Trobe University’s flexible degree will help you build your technical proficiency in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering and develop skills to manage innovation within your organisation.

You'll study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects. You’ll also have the opportunity to complete an independent design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.

Led by a team of highly experienced teaching staff with expertise in both business and engineering, this course will equip you to integrate your technical and business knowledge in the engineering industry. La Trobe designs its courses with your future career in mind and partners with a range of professional organisations.

Career opportunities

Engineering managers integrate their technical and business skills to develop, implement and manage engineering strategies and operations and could find work in the following areas:

  • communication
  • defence organisations
  • design
  • electronics and microelectronics
  • manufacturing
  • medical
  • mining
  • professional, scientific and technical services
  • quality control
  • research and development
  • the automotive industry.

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Course details for local students

Master of Engineering Management

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount:
$31,200 per 120 credit points.
Campus:
Melbourne
Duration:
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Prerequisites:
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering, or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or approved international equivalent. A minimum background in digital logic, computer architecture, mathematics at second year level and basic programming skills in C or C++. Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Additional information:
If you want to do postgraduate business courses in Summer Semester (October) you must complete the full two years of the course with no Advanced Standing (credit). The Summer Semester will be taught only at the Melbourne Campus.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Sample course structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Sustainable Management & Marketing
  • Introduction to Accounting & Finance
  • Principles of Economics
  • Engineering Practice

Semester 2

  • Management Practice and Theory
  • Level-5 ELE coded subject
  • Statistics for Business and Finance
  • Communication Networks

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Applied Management for Engineers
  • Corporate Venturing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Level-5 ELE coded subject

Semester 2

  • Design for Mass Production
  • Level-5 ELE coded subject
  • One Core choice subject

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Choose Master of Engineering Management at La Trobe

Equip yourself with the tools you will need to become a leader in the engineering industry, managing projects across the corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors.

La Trobe University’s flexible degree will help you build your technical proficiency in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering and develop skills to manage innovation within your organisation.

You will study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects. You will also have the opportunity to complete a design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.

Led by a team of highly experienced teaching staff with expertise in both business and engineering, this course will equip you to integrate your technical and business knowledge in the engineering industry.

La Trobe Business School is a United Nations Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Champion – affirming our commitment to responsible leadership, sustainability and social responsibility.

Career opportunities

Engineering managers integrate their technical and business skills to develop, implement and manage engineering strategies and operations and could find work in the following areas:

  • communication
  • defence organisations
  • electronics and microelectronics
  • manufacturing
  • medical
  • mining
  • automotive
  • research and development.

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Course details for international students

Master of Engineering Management (080775A)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
March, July, November
Fees amount ($A):
34 600
Campus:
Melbourne
Duration:
2 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English). TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22. La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher. Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering, or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or approved international equivalent. A minimum background in digital logic, computer architecture, mathematics at second year level and basic programming skills in C or C++. NB: Meeting minimum entry requirements does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Sample course structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Sustainable Management & Marketing
  • Introduction to Accounting & Finance
  • Principles of Economics
  • Engineering Practice

Semester 2

  • Management Practice and Theory
  • Level-5 ELE coded subject
  • Statistics for Business and Finance
  • Communication Networks

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Applied Management for Engineers
  • Corporate Venturing
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Level-5 ELE coded subject

Semester 2

  • Design for Mass Production
  • Level-5 ELE coded subject
  • One Core choice subject

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