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Engineering programs offer a blend of theory and practical application to solve today's complex challenges.

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Engineering offers a career with broad scope. Five Australian universities rank in the top 50 globally for engineering and technology. In 2010, international students comprised 43% of Australia's engineering graduates. Australia has 51 accredited engineering programs.

What is engineering?

Engineering is a profession that will provide you with a career that has a very broad scope. Though it is a wide field, chemical, civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering are the four main disciplines.


You can learn about a wide range of specialised areas in this field of research, including:


  • Manufacturing technology

  • Chemical engineering

  • Civil engineering

  • Land information technology and remote sensing

  • Electrical engineering

  • Mechatronics

  • Biomedical engineering

  • Computer science engineering

  • Food technology

  • Aeronautical and space engineering

  • Software engineering

  • Mining

  • Plant and machine maintenance

What are my course options?


Courses in undergraduate study provide you with the fundamental principles of engineering, where you will gain industry experience upon the completion of your degree. Common undergraduate options include aerospace engineering, civil engineering and computer engineering.


Most engineering programmes in Australia provide 60 days (12 weeks) of industry-approved training, preparing you for a smooth transition into the workforce.


Postgraduate and study courses broaden your professional experience and skills, allowing you to lead and innovate in your chosen field. A Doctor of Engineering is a popular option for engineering professionals who want to perform advanced research, upskill, and become industry experts.

What does my future hold for me?

After graduating in this area, you will be able to apply what you've learned to real-world problems. There are countless possibilities for what you can do as a biomedical engineer, from upgrading medical devices and health care services to developing computer terminals and running large-scale aircraft operations.

Graduate Programs

Employers all over the world want engineers who have studied engineering in Australia. They want skilled and experienced graduates who can get the job done.

Engineering Education Australia also provides a Professional Year in Engineering programme that allows international students with a qualifying visa to gain experience in the industry.

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