Why study manufacturing engineering at La Trobe?

Advanced facilities

Work in high-tech labs for engineering, computer science and cybersecurity with 24/7 access, including a new, purpose-built engineering and technology facility at Bendigo with state-of-the-art materials fabrication and characterisation capabilities.

Find out more about our facilities.

Leading research

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our engineering research.

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

Most adaptable

Employers ranked La Trobe graduates the most innovative and adaptable in Victoria.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey

Career opportunities in manufacturing engineering

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study manufacturing engineering prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Product designer
  • Defence contractor
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Supply chain manager

Future employers

Potential employers of manufacturing engineering graduates include:

  • Australian Defence Force
  • Goods importers and exporters
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Aviation companies

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