Master of Engineering (Civil)
Become the engineer of the future who is flexible, adaptable, innovative, creative and prepared for construction industry challenges and roles that are yet to be created.
Employers want engineering graduates with adaptable knowledge that transcend traditional engineering boundaries. With Engineering at La Trobe, you will be equipped to think and act beyond these boundaries, to deliver sustainable and creative solutions to complex technical problems. You'll learn how to make advanced engineering decisions that make commercial sense.
This degree has been developed in response to industry needs.
Our engineering enterprise approach provides study across the engineering specialties needed in industry and management skills including negotiation, consultation, quality system design, risk analysis, innovation and implementing innovations.
With the opportunity for six months of real-world industry or research experience, you can expand your technical skills, develop first-hand understanding of a business environment and build your industry contacts.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 9.
Academic entry requirement
A four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or an international equivalent.
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.
English language requirement
IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.
Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of other Accepted English Proficiency tests and additional recognised English Language Proficiency Measures, such as English as the language of instruction.
Developed in response to industry needs, our engineering enterprise approach provides study across the engineering specialties needed in industry and management skills including negotiation, consultation, quality system design, risk analysis, innovation and implementing innovations. Graduates could work in the following fields. - building control surveyor - environmental consultant - town planning - transportation - construction project management - quantity surveyor - site engineer - water management.
Fees and costs
Annual tuition fee (A$)
Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
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:
CRICOS code: 096311B