Master of Engineering Management From La Trobe University

Program Overview

Lead the way in engineering management.

Digital technologies are transforming the ways engineering and construction companies operate. From robotics on building sites to virtual and augmented reality employed during project planning, businesses need engineering managers with the latest technological skills and experience.

La Trobe's Master of Engineering Management will develop your commercial acumen and help you set yourself apart. You'll undertake specialist subjects in management, innovation and sustainability – all designed for engineers. Back up your specialist skills with a strong foundation in business, so you can confidently address issues relating to marketing, finance, organisational behaviour, and the analysis of business data.

In your second year, you'll discover advanced subjects in risk and cost, project management, strategic management and computer-aided engineering. You'll also advance your knowledge in an engineering specialisation – choose from 12 disciplines.

Learn from experts in both engineering and management. Graduate ready to advance your career as a leader and manager in your field.



  Course Duration

24 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 38,600


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79


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Core subjects

Core subjects are required subjects in your course. You need to complete these subjects to attain your degree.

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Advanced Engineering Innovation
  • Applied Management For Engineers
  • Australian Engineering Environment Sustainability And Practice
  • Introduction To Accounting And Finance
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Principles Of Economics
  • Statistics For Business And Finance
  • Sustainable Management And Marketing
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Developing People And High Performance Organisations
  • Engineering Research Methodology And Application
  • Project Management
  • Risk And Cost Engineering

Academic entry requirement


Australian Bachelor's degree in any engineering fields (or equivalent)

Australian Bachelor's four year degree (or equivalent)

Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the university may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.

Selection criteria

  • Applicants with an Australian Bachelor's degree in a business-related field or an approved equivalent qualification may be eligible for credit for the four foundation subjects in Year 1. Applicants without an undergraduate degree but with a demonstrated minimum of at least five years relevant and cognate business experience may be eligible for credit for the four foundation subjects.

Annual tuition fee for 2023 (international students)
A$39 600 per 120 credit points.

Note: 120 credit points represents full-time study for one year.

Rapid technological change is driving the need for engineering managers with a blend of technical knowledge, soft skills and commercial acumen. You could find employment in a range of industries, including manufacturing, technology, telecommunications, geotechnical, government and construction. You could be a:

  • Engineering project manager
  • Senior engineering management consultant
  • Engineering development manager


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