About the department

La Trobe University has a long tradition of producing engineering graduates of the highest calibre. We emphasise the importance of real-world experience through Work Integrated Learning, industry projects and regular contact with industry leaders.

Our state-of-the-art laboratories, facilities and industry partnerships ensure you are well prepared with the practical experience needed to hit the ground running when you enter the workforce.

Build your career

Our engineering students have access to a wide range of scholarships offered by industry partners. These provide both financial assistance and work experience during your degree, and often directly lead to employment.

With six months of real-world engineering experience, you will expand your technical skills, develop first-hand understanding of a business environment and build your industry contacts – preparing you to step straight from study to employment.

Undergraduate degrees

Study a future-focused degree, designed to ensure you become the type of engineer that employers demand – adaptable, creative and prepared for emerging areas and roles.

In our Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial), you will learn to be an engineer ready for Industry 4.0. Study subjects covering robotics, electronics, mechanical engineering, programming, Innovation and commercialisation

In our Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours), you will learn to be an engineer ready for a diverse industry. Study subjects covering geotechnical, structural, transport engineering, hydrodynamics, and sustainability and Renewable energy design

Postgraduate degrees

A postgraduate degree can help deepen your knowledge and skills and broaden your career options. We offer a range of postgraduate and research degrees in the following disciplines: