Engineering management



Deakin’s engineering management specialisation gives you the skills you need to develop, lead, manage and support a diverse range of engineering activities and products throughout their life cycle. Our postgraduate engineering program helps to extend your understanding of the engineering principles you’ll need for a successful career, both locally and further abroad.

We have extremely high employability rates and almost all of our graduates are working.

Arun Patil

Director of Postgraduate Coursework Studies

Focusing on leadership

We've long-recognised the industry need for engineering graduates with strong management and leadership skills, able to devise solutions to today's challenges. As a result, our unique engineering management specialisation was developed.

Engineering management courses

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If you’ve got an interesting idea that could add a new dimension to management in engineering, why not take on a higher degree by research? We’re associated with strategic research centres including the Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation and the Institute for Frontier Materials.

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Leading the way in engineering

Deakin engineering is ranked highly by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), a national research evaluation framework. ERA awarded Deakin the highest ranking possible of 5 in the categories of Materials Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering. 

Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering were awarded a ranking of 4 (classed above world standard), highlighting Deakin’s strength in engineering related research. 

Our research excellence helps to inform our teaching curriculum to ensure undergraduate students are aware of the developments that will shape the engineering industries of the future.

Career opportunities

Our graduates get jobs. With an international engineering industry skills shortage, Deakin graduates are in demand both here in Australia and further abroad. Not only that, employers seek out Deakin graduates for their forward thinking, innovative and entrepreneurial qualities. 

As a engineering management graduate, you can gain employment in:

  • power generation and distribution
  • electronic design
  • factory control
  • local government
  • public works
  • consulting.

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