Master of Engineering (Materials Engineering)

Study Area


Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time

March, July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

Materials Engineers play a key role in reducing environmental impact through recycling, redesigning processes to reduce waste, and developing high-performance materials for new energy technologies and medical applications. The Master of Engineering (Materials) delivers expert skills and applied competencies to professional engineers seeking to work in a wide spectrum of industries and activities such as energy generation, transportation, manufacturing, mining, medicine etc. This degree This degree is designed to train and enhance professional practice, advance technical and specialist skills, and provide an opportunity to put theory into practice with applied projects and research. The degree also delivers communication, strategic and project management skills essential to the practising engineer. What you will study You will complete the core subjects in Professional Communications and Engineering Workplace Practice, Engineering Computing, Project Management, Innovation & Design, and Research Methods. For the Materials major you will study subjects in Metallic Materials, Recent Developments in Materials, Corrosion, Wear and Fatigue, Selection and Design of Materials, and Strategic Management.


Average Score



6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking

#3 in Australia for Materials Sciences, #51-100 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020