Facts and figures

Our rankings

How we compare with other universities:

Discipline Australian ranking World ranking Source
Computer Science 1 39 Times Higher Education 2017–2018 Subject Rankings
Engineering and Technology 2 63 Times Higher Education 2017–2018 Subject Rankings
Engineering 2 51–75 Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities 2016
Engineering and Technology 1 28 QS Faculty Rankings 2016–2017
Computer Science & Information Systems 1 14 QS World University Subject Rankings for Engineering 2017
Chemical Engineering 2 30 QS World University Subject Rankings for Engineering 2017
Mechanical Engineering 1 44 QS World University Subject Rankings for Engineering 2017
Electrical Engineering 1 35 QS World University Subject Rankings for Engineering 2017
Civil and Structural 3 25 QS World University Subject Rankings for Engineering 2017
Mining and Mineral Engineering 5 14 QS World University Subject Rankings for Engineering 2017

Accreditation

Our courses have received accreditation from:

Accreditation Recognition
EURACE® Recognised in 28 countries
Euro-Inf® Recognised in 28 countries
Engineers Australia Recognised in 13 countries
iChemE Recognised worldwide
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Recognised worldwide
Australian Computer Society Recognised worldwide

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The School

Professional staff
157
Academic staff
405
Academic student–staff ratio
27:1

Schools and departments

Three new schools came into being at the start of 2017.

School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE)

School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS)

School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering (EMI)

Research centres and institutes

Research centres and institutes

Entrepreneurship

We have one business incubator: Melbourne Accelerator Program.

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Students

Engineering female students
3,557
Engineering male students
7,382
Engineering international students
5,748
Engineering female students %
33%
Engineering international students %
53%

Courses

Undergraduate courses

Our majors:

  • Bioengineering (Biomedical) Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computing
  • Computing & Software Systems
  • Digital Technologies
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronic Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Spatial Engineering

Graduate courses

The number of courses in our key discipline areas:

Number Discipline
23 All Graduate Courses
2 Biomedical Engineering
3 Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
5 Civil and Structural Engineering
3 Electrical and Electronic Engineering
1 Energy
1 Engineering Management
2 Environmental Engineering
4 Information Technology
3 Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
2 Spatial

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Exchange/Study Abroad

Outbound students
107
Inbound students
277
Partner institutions
180

Exchange options (inbound and outbound)

  • Coursework, research
  • Short term, one semester, two semesters

Group exchange agreements

  • AOTULE
  • GE3

Research

Research income
$44.6 million

We have eleven key research innovation programs:

Alumni

Alumni in Australia
16738
Alumni overseas
4744