Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business)

3 years full-time, Parkville — Domestic and International students. CRICOS code: 069275C

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Course Description

Chemical engineers invent, design and implement processes through which raw materials are converted into valuable products, such as petrol, plastics, food additives, fertilisers, paper and pharmaceuticals.

The program promotes development of practical, laboratory-based skills, combined with expertise in computing and simulation. You will develop expertise under the guidance of staff known internationally for their research in areas such as nanotechnology, carbon capture and storage, minerals and materials, natural gas processing and solvent extraction.

The Master of Engineering (Chemical with Business) will provide you with a formal qualification in chemical engineering at the Masters level.

Master of Engineering (with Business)

The Master of Engineering (with Business) is designed to provide students with a formal qualification in engineering at the masters level, with a business specialisation that recognises the need for engineers to understand the management and workings of modern professional organisations.

Graduates will have a grounding in financial, marketing and economic principles enabling them to work efficiently in any organisation, as well as the ability to apply the technical knowledge, creativity and team work skills learnt in their engineering training. This combination of knowledge and skills will be a powerful asset in the workplace.

Key Features

  • Combine a technical specialisation with exposure to the business and management skills that can help fast-track your career.
  • Benefit from subjects co-developed by Melbourne Business School and tailored specifically for engineering students.
  • Tight integration of subjects ensures that you understand the business side of engineering applications.
  • Be empowered with strong technical skills, as well as the business skills to understand how organisations work.

Career outcomes

Career opportunities in the field are extensive and exist in petrochemical, minerals processing, mining, chemical manufacturing, environmental consulting, natural gas, explosives and fertiliser production.

Our graduates are employed in a diverse range of industries, for companies including: ExxonMobil, BP, PETRONAS, Schlumberger, Nyrstar, BHP Billiton, Rio Tinto, Anglo Coal, Worley Parsons, Uhde Shedden, Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB), Production Services Network (PSN), GHD, URS Corporation, ENSR Australia, Mars and Unilever.

Professional accreditation

This Master of Engineering (with Business) degree is professionally recognised under two major accreditation frameworks — EUR-ACE® and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia). Graduates can work as chartered professional engineers throughout Europe, and as professional engineers in the 17 countries of the Washington Accord.

Accreditation Recognised in

EUR-ACE®

Accrediting Agency: ASIIN

European Union

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom

Engineers Australia

Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey, UK, USA

(Through the Washington Accord)

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