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Six Reasons to Study Engineering at Monash University


Monash University’s Master of Advanced Engineering program “ensures that students grow into transformational, global, and socially-responsible leaders and engineers. Created for experienced professionals with ambition, this qualification will advance your skills, as well as give you a clear and competitive edge”.

“Recent labour market research shows growing demand for tertiary qualified employees. This demand has increased consistently over the last 10 years – and is expected to continue to rise for the foreseeable future,” says Stephen Durkin, Chief Executive Officer of Engineers Australia.

  1. A Leading University – “Monash is also ranked by Times Higher Education  as the top engineering faculty in Australia. Its fantastic status has impressed employers who have mentioned that they are more likely to hire a Monash graduate, according to the Global Employability University Ranking.”
  2. A Variety of Specialisations – “Monash offers one- and two-year full-time, or two-year and four-year part-time programmes, available in ten specialisations. Students can choose from the following: – Chemical engineering, Civil engineering (Infrastructure Systems), Civil engineering (Transport), Civil engineering (Water), Electrical engineering, , Materials engineering, Mechanical engineering, Medical Engineering, and Renewable and sustainable energy engineering.”
  3. Options to Pursue a Double Master’s – “Monash provides you with a choice to do a double master’s, combining engineering and business to enhance your career prospects. Students can work on their engineering master’s degree while simultaneously studying any of these areas from within the Faculty of Business and Economics: Information technology, Law and responsible business, Managing human capital, Marketing, Responsible management, Risk management, Supply chain management, and Project management.”
  4. Scholarship Funding – “Students who sign up for the Master of Advanced Engineering course are eligible for a financial reward to ease the burden of tuition fees and the cost of living. The university offers scholarships of up to AU$12,000 for local and international students.”
  5. A Complete Academic Program – “Building on a strong degree foundation, the MAdvE program integrates leadership and personal development activities through coursework, industry seminars, and work-ready programs. Students work in small classes to forge and encourage a strong study network. In addition to this, you’ll get the chance to learn from world-class academics who will challenge your knowledge and provide new and exciting insights.”
  6. World-class Research Facilities – “Research plays a vital role in engineering which is why Monash joined forces with the Australian Federal Government and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) to open the New Horizons Research Centre. The brilliant new facility, which houses the CAVE2TM immersive data visualisation environment,  is just one of many at Monash, including the largest wind tunnel in the southern hemisphere, microscopy and microanalysis equipment, multimillion dollar communications and power laboratories equipped with commercial systems and best-in-class instrumentation.”

Source: Study International

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