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 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'll 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

Be the engineer of the future who understands engineering in a business context, with our distinctive Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).  

You'll learn to be a new type of engineer with a multidisciplinary perspective across all engineering disciplines.  Study subjects covering robotics, civil, electrical and mechanical engineering and manufacturing.

After second year, remain in the multidisciplinary stream or change to Civil Engineering. You'll learn to plan and manage large-scale projects and test your own construction ideas. 

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: