Master of Engineering (Telecommunications and Networking)

Gain the skills you need to drive innovation in telecommunications with our Master of Engineering (Telecommunications and Networking).

La Trobe’s specialisation in telecommunications and networks engineering allows you to build expertise in designing and developing new systems and software. You’ll work with the latest technology to understand the ins and outs of computer networks, signal processing, network security and mobile communication networks.

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Some career outcomes include:

  • network systems engineer
  • development engineer
  • telecommunication engineer
  • program analyst.

When you study telecommunications and networks engineering as your specialisation, your award will be Master of Engineering (Telecommunications and Networks). This means potential employers will see the specialised skills you gained at La Trobe.

Reach your career goals with our Master of Engineering

With our industry-embedded Master of Engineering, you’ll gain the technical and practical skills you need to launch your career in engineering.

You’ll be able to:

  • choose from one of four specialisations, including: civil, manufacturing, electronics or telecommunications and networks
  • learn in state-of-the-art labs, purpose-built for materials fabrication and characterisation
  • engage with multinational industry partners Siemens, BMW, Audi, The German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and more.

Why study engineering at La Trobe?

Top-rated globally

La Trobe is in the top 1% of universities worldwide.*

Times Higher Education (THE), 2022, World University Rankings 2022; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), 2023, Ranking Web of Universities

1st in Victoria

We’re the best in Victoria and third in Australia for employer satisfaction, with a rating of 88.1 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, 2022 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 812 KB]

Leading research

La Trobe’s research in engineering and the mathematical sciences is rated 'above world standard'.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

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