Electrical and renewable energy engineering

Become a leader in the contemporary power system environment and take advantage of strong industry demands for specialists in the renewable energy sector with a postgraduate degree in electrical and renewable energy at Deakin.

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Postgraduate degrees
Master of Engineering (Professional)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students
Master of Science (Research)Course information for:Local StudentsInternational Students

Why study electrical and renewable energy engineering at Deakin?

Postgraduate opportunities

Our postgraduate engineering programs with specialisation in electrical and renewable energy engineering aim to strengthen, build on and extend your understanding of the engineering principles required for successful engineering careers in Australia and overseas.

Become a leader

Deakin's electrical and renewable energy engineering program is designed to produce engineers and professionals who can take leadership roles in the contemporary power system environment.

Practical, experiential learning

Immerse yourself in unique technical, research and practical learning experiences whilst gaining access to industry projects which will enable you to work closely with practising engineers in the area of electrical and renewable energy.

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Industry focus

Deakin's postgraduate engineering programs have been developed using input from industry leaders to ensure the courses are relevant and up-to-date with demand. Continual consultation with industry ensures our program is designed to meet future industry requirements.

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Strong world-wide demand

The electrical and renewable energy specialisation has been carefully developed in response to industry needs and strong demand in the renewable energy sector worldwide.

Great career outcomes

With strong demand for professional engineers continuing to increase, engineering graduates can be selective about the location and type of employer they want to work for. Employers are looking for graduates who are fully equipped with advanced engineering skills and capable of starting work projects immediately. Deakin's courses produce the job-ready graduates that industry is looking for.

Internationally recognised staff

You will have the opportunity to engage with and learn from academic staff who have extensive nationally and internationally recognised teaching and research profiles in the area of electrical and renewable energy.


Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET) provides some of the best future-focussed engineering facilities in the Australian university sector. It houses virtual and real prototyping facilities, allowing creative design solutions to be developed almost seamlessly from imagination to concept and reality in a single journey. Be it new wind turbines, medical devices, sustainable infrastructure, fuel efficient vehicles or robotic aids, CADET provides the key elements to imagineer the ultimate solution.

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