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Study an internationally accredited postgraduate engineering degree 100% online, on campus, part-time or full-time and specialise in mechanical, civil and structural, or electrical and electronics engineering.

You'll graduate with real work experience and have the opportunity to be involved in biomedical engineering, renewable energy, sustainability, 3D printing, robotics and mechatronics projects.

Choose CDU for postgraduate engineering courses

  • Study engineering online or on campus

    Fully accredited by Engineers Australia

  • #2 Australian university for postgraduate employment outcomes

    The Good Universities Guide 2024 ranks CDU as a leader for postgraduate employment outcomes

  • #3 in Australia for engineering and technology employment outcomes

    According to the Good Universities Guide 2024

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Online Engineering Degrees

From civil to geotechnical, every field of engineering is being transformed by new technologies such as automation and artificial intelligence. It has never been more important for engineers to be competent in the use of digital tools. The future of engineering is digital, it’s time your degree was too. 

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Why study a postgraduate degree in engineering?

Mechanical engineering students

Future-proof your career with postgraduate engineering courses at Charles Darwin University. Designed in consultation with industry leaders and taught by award-winning engineers and lecturers, our Master of Engineering degree elevates your qualifications as a professional engineer. 

Build on your existing engineering background to develop advanced skills in your chosen field, with a strong focus on practical and hands-on experience. Our postgrad engineering program offers your choice of three specialist streams: civil and structural engineering, electrical and electronics engineering, and mechanical engineering. 

Gain leadership and teamwork skills to prepare you for a move into management roles, while staying on the edge of innovation in a rapidly changing industry through an emphasis on sustainability and creativity. 

The Master of Engineering also builds your research skills, beneficial for professional engineers and future PhD candidates alike. You will complete a major research thesis and system design project in your final year of the program. 

Online postgraduate courses in engineering

Online postgraduate engineering student

You can study your postgraduate engineering degree online with Charles Darwin University, wherever you are in Australia. Choose to learn part-time or full-time as it suits you. 

Postgrad engineering students who are studying completely online use practical kits and access engineering labs remotely so they can complete practicals just like their on-campus peers. 

CDU's digital learning platform, Learnline, is where you'll find everything else you need as an online postgraduate engineering student. It houses your learning materials, lectures to livestream or watch on demand, as well as communication tools for engaging with your engineering lecturers and your classmates. 

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Elevate your career with postgraduate courses in engineering

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Allow CDU's Master of Engineering to set you apart from other engineering graduates. In an increasingly competitive industry, many engineers are choosing to level up with additional qualifications to hone their technical expertise and gain leadership skills. 

A postgraduate engineering degree is a valuable asset for career advancement opportunities, and CDU's smaller class sizes offer greater connections with your lecturers, fellow students and contacts within the local industry. In addition to advancing your specialised engineering skills, you'll also be developing the soft skills now highly sought-after in the workplace, including critical thinking, effective communication and collaboration. 

Interested in becoming a researcher? An engineering master's degree can be used as a pathway to an academic career. The major thesis required in the Master of Engineering program will build your research skills as you prepare for a PhD. 

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