La Trobe University

Master of Engineering (Manufacturing)


Semester starts
Semester 2 (July)
2 years full-time
Annual tuition fee (A$)
34 600

Be the engineer of the future who understands engineering in a manufacturing and business context, with our distinctive Master of Engineering (Manufacturing).

Become a manufacturing engineer who is flexible, adaptable, innovative, creative and prepared for Industry 4.0 - the current industrial revolution driven by the application of technology and built on the 'internet of things', cyber-physical systems and cloud computing. This phenomenon will be characterised by emerging industries and roles that are yet to be created.

Employers want engineering graduates with adaptable knowledge that transcends 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.

Entry requirements

Academic entry requirement

A four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or an international equivalent.

If students do not strictly meet this requirement, they may be considered for admission following successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Electronic Engineering.

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.

Career outcomes

Be at the epicentre of this revolution which is transforming existing industries, while also creating a wide range of new and exciting emerging industries. Graduates could work in the following fields. - supply chain management - logistics and distribution - quality management - government - resources - consulting - project management - defence - construction and design - product design.

Fees and costs

Annual tuition fee (A$)

34 600


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

Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.

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:

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