- Want to live forever? Here’s how
‘Communicating’ with the dead is closer than you might think, thanks to our online footprints.
- How objects could soon ‘heal’ themselves
A new 3D printed gel that can heal like living tissue, and change form in response to environments, has myriad applications from fixing cracked phone screens to adaptive camouflage.
- Is technology addiction the same as drug addiction?
Dr Greg Wadley from the School of Computing and Information Systems discusses how technology can change a user's mental and emotional state.
- Ageing in a virtual world
How older technology explorers are making waves in VR.
- Sandra Kentish and MSE alumni recognised on the Most Innovative Engineers list from Create Magazine
Professor Sandra Kentish, the Head of the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, has been named as one of thirty of Australias Most Innovative Engineers in create magazine, the flagship pub...
- New command centres control emergency scene data
Sharing data from the multitude of sensors deployed at accident or disaster sites is the aim of a new research collaboration designed to improve the flow of critical information and response of tho...
- Nanoclay can stop cladding fires spreading
Researchers have found that treating building cladding with nano-sized particles of clay can prevent cladding fires from spreading, while significantly reducing the heat and smoke from burning.
- What kind of rear window into encryption do the Five Eyes want?
As the government plans to force tech firms to decrypt messages to help "thwart" terrorism, University of Melbourne experts say it could make us more vulnerable.
- Indigenous high school students get hands on with biomedical engineering
The University of Melbournes biomedical engineering precinct will showcase some of its world-leading research to this years Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School (VIEWS) cohort.
- Satisfaction score to improve quality of internet search results
With a billion internet queries a day processed by search engines, such as Google and Bing, the amount of data captured about how people search the internet is almost unimaginable.
- The aftermath of the Grenfell fire: Are Australian buildings safe?
Fire safety expert Dr Jonathan Barnett will discuss building facades and fire safety at this free public lecture from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering.
- Nano engineered peptide polymers clean up resistant superbugs
Natures prowess in making molecules with astounding properties, such as DNA, serves as important inspiration to Professor Greg Qiao, whose laboratory at the University of Melbourne has an impressiv...
- Melbourne to Lead New Academic Centre of Cyber Security Excellence
The University of Melbourne is one of two institutions chosen to lead the Federal Governments efforts to build the cyber security expertise and job-ready skills needed by Australian industries.
- University of Melbourne to lead new ARC Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies
The University of Melbourne will partner with IBM Research to launch a new Training Centre in Cognitive Computing for Medical Technologies thanks to $4.1m in funding from the Australian Research Co...
- New hub for biomedical engineering research named after inventor of cochlear implant
A new institute that brings together biomedical engineers, clinical researchers and industry partners to develop real-world solutions for public health has been launched.
- Q&A: The ransomware cyber-attack fallout
Computers in 150 countries were attacked by WannaCry ransomware – we ask the experts what we’ve learned from the worldwide hack
- From laundry to weapon disposal: The role of enzyme mimics
The creation of an enzyme mimic that can clean your clothes, could also have implications in the safe disposal of nerve agents
- How algorithms are fighting epilepsy
Researchers are crowdsourcing mathematical whizzkids to help predict when a seizure might strike.
- Augmented Reality: Getting under the skin
From Pokémon Go to the classroom – how a collaboration between the University of Melbourne and Microsoft in AR is taking students under the skin of their patients.
Engineers and IT professionals use creativity, analytical skills and scientific understanding to make a better world.
Our graduate programs offer depth, breadth and flexibility to a world-class curriculum that is informed by real world, problem-based learning, industry experience and a generous program of scholarships for both local and international students.
Cutting-edge interdisciplinary research is conducted with a range of partners from academia, government and leading industry names to address some of society’s critical problems.
MSE offers a number of undergraduate majors which can lead you onto the professional masters programs.
Find out about our Engineering disciplines including Biomedical Engineering; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering; Computing & Information Systems; Electrical & Electronic Engineering; Infrastructure Engineering; and Mechanical Engineering.
- Other study opportunities
We offer a range of short study options including: short courses for professionals looking to update their skills; single subjects for those wishing to try engineering or IT study; and study abroad and exchange opportunities for current university students. We also offer two alternate entry pathways for international students.
- Why Melbourne
Wondering what your career opportunities might be? Explore the possibilities for each stream of engineering or information technology education.
We aim to create a better world by devising technological solutions to significant problems. Our research innovation programs are currently focussed in these key areas:
- Graduate Research in Engineering and IT
Student Industry Projects are an opportunity for you to oversee a student, or students, designing or researching a non-critical project which, when completed, can be used by your organisation.
- Research Centres and Institutes
We are home to a number of major research centres of international standing and Cooperative Research Centres (CRCs) that represent joint ventures between universities, industry and government bodies.
Our innovative Engineering and IT research community is ready to develop solutions to meet your business needs. Our research innovation programs are currently focussed in these key areas:
WATER AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT PROGRAM
MEDICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL TECHNOLOGIES
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The Melbourne School of Engineering appreciates the value of fostering strong relationships with our alumni, donors, industry, government and the wider community.
We are committed to transforming the world we live in through innovative research, encouraging entrepreneurship, and by providing a world-class education that reflects the needs of our domestic and global community.
We invite all friends and supporters of the Melbourne School of Engineering to engage with us and help us to continue being Australia’s leading engineering and IT school.
Forging strong alumni relations is our goal. Your voice can influence our current students, and we hope that by creating a platform for sharing graduate achievements we can motivate current and prospective students for years to come.
The Melbourne School of Engineering is evolving to meet the needs of a dynamic future. We believe that by investing in capable individuals, we’re strengthening Victoria and helping the nation to make a global impact.
Our schools program offers a range of exciting opportunities for secondary school students to experience engineering and IT in practice, including campus visits and competitions.
Indigenous Engineers Project
In collaboration with Murrup Barak, we are leading several initiatives, spanning the full student life cycle, that are intended to help build Indigenous representation in the Engineering/ICT workforce.
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The Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE) is the leading provider of engineering and IT education in Australia.
For over 150 years the Melbourne School of Engineering has done amazing things that have benefited society and the economy and we want to contribute even more.
We are creating the entrepreneurial leaders and amazing technology of the future — the people and things that will drive innovation and productivity to make a sustainable impact on the world in which we live.
With our world class research capabilities and deep engagement with industry, studying engineering and IT at the Melbourne School of Engineering is the key to your brilliant future career.