Master of Engineering Science

Study Area


Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, June, September

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Engineering Science is for students with a recognised four year Engineering degree. Its designed for students interested in developing job prospects through specialisation, retraining or cross-training. You will have the flexibility to specialise in one area or broaden your knowledge in other areas of Engineering. Exciting and practical, this degree features complex, open-ended enquiry-based projects as well as many other opportunities to help you become a leader in your field.The specialisations available include: Biomedical Engineering; Chemical Process Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Energy Systems; Environmental Engineering; Food Process Engineering; Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology; Geothermal Engineering; Manufacturing Engineering and Management; Mechanical Engineering; Nuclear Engineering; Petroleum Engineering; Petroleum Engineering Open Learn; Photovoltaics and Solar Energy; Project Management; Renewable Energy; Robotics; Space Systems Engineering; Structural Engineering; Sustainable Systems; Systems and Control; Telecommunications; Transport Engineering; Water Engineering: catchments to coast, and Water, Wastewater and Waste Engineering.


Average Score

at least 65%


6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#4 in Australia for Engineering-Chemical, #40 in the world.#1 in Australia for Engineering-Civil and Structural, #11 in the world.#1 in Australia for Engineering-Electrical and Electronic, #35 in the world.#2 in Australia for Engineering-Petroleum, #16 in the world.#3 in Australia for Engineering-Mineral & Mining, #4 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020