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#1 Victorian university for graduate employment*

Get the skills and accreditations you need to pursue a wide range of exciting engineering careers. Be taught by globally recognised academics and enrich your experience with practical learning opportunities and invaluable work placements.

Explore engineering courses

Design and innovation are at the heart of engineering at Deakin. Our future-focused courses go beyond theory to provide you with the skills and experience you need to create innovative engineering solutions to the challenges of tomorrow. Choose your area of expertise from our major sequences:

Experience real-world learning

Gain practical learning experience throughout your engineering course with our innovative and student-centred teaching methods. Our courses are shaped by our collaborations with industry, with project-oriented design-based learning a key feature of our engineering degrees.

Boost your work experience with our partners

Interact with industry and expand your professional network during your studies. Our connection to industry extends beyond curriculum and course design to include student placements and real-world projects. You’ll gain the relevant knowledge, skills and competencies that are highly sought-after by your future employers.

Work-integrated learning

Work-integrated learning

We offer industry-based learning placement programs, industry-driven capstone projects, combined student placement and project programs, and industry-based PhD or masters research programs.

Technology workshops and short-course training

Technology workshops and short-course training

For industry skills development, our partners provide invaluable support to our courses through direct guest teaching, project-oriented design-based learning, plus content and case studies.

Interested in partnering with us?

Get access to training and cutting-edge research to deliver powerful solutions when you partner with Deakin's School of Engineering. Our industry partners help steer the direction of the school through our Engineering Advisory Board, ensuring we offer contemporary course content using industry-standard technology, and remain relevant to evolving local, national and global professional needs.

Partner with us

Studying electrical engineering is about so much more than maths and physics, it really gives the opportunity to be the person at the forefront of technology and new innovations.

Ana Erceg

Electrical and electronics engineering graduate

Skills to get you a job

Every Deakin course is shaped by industry experts, ensuring you graduate with real-world expertise and practical skills – giving you a competitive edge in the workplace. Secure your future today at Victoria’s #1 university for teaching quality.^

On-campus intensives for online students

On-campus intensives for online students

Intensives are hands-on, campus-based activities for engineering students studying online. They give you access to the resources and facilities you need to demonstrate learning outcomes and competencies, ensuring you graduate confident and job-ready.

Facilities to help you design and innovate

Our state-of-the-art facilities and lab spaces house some of the most advanced and future-focused technologies and systems in Australia. You'll get to work on real projects through industry partnerships, helping you to prepare for your career and build your network. Our facilities include:

I chose Deakin mainly due to the project-oriented learning, learning through real life examples. I did my placement in my second year of uni. My end goal was to get into my industry and the job placement gives you a good sense of direction.

Hasan Muttakin

Bachelor of Civil Engineering graduate

Consider a research degree

Reimagine your career, connect with industry and make your impact alongside world-leading researchers at the School of Engineering.

Become a research student

Gain professional recognition

Deakin’s Bachelor of Engineering degrees have been designed in accordance with Engineers Australia’s accreditation requirements, which gives the degrees international recognition. This means you can practise as a professional engineer in many countries around the world.

Advisory board

The School of Engineering's Advisory Board brings together representatives from various  sectors of the engineering industry across Australia. It advises on teaching and research direction, ensuring our programs are relevant and our graduates get their careers off to the best start.

Meet the board

Want to explore more?

  • Why real-world experience is the engine behind an engineering career
  • Why an environmental engineering skills shortage spells opportunity
  • Deakin solar car shines bright as only Victorian entrant in 2023 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

Why real-world experience is the engine behind an engineering career

The best engineering degrees get you ready for the real world, and what better way to do this than through practical work experiences?

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Why an environmental engineering skills shortage spells opportunity

Environmental engineers are in high demand and will continue to be for the foreseeable future. We spoke to three industry experts to find out more.

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Deakin solar car shines bright as only Victorian entrant in 2023 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

Deakin has farewelled 14 students and six staff from the School of Engineering who are taking part in the 2023 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.

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*Graduate Outcomes Survey 2023, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)
^2022 Student Experience Survey, Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT)

Contact us

Get in touch if you have any further questions regarding the School of Engineering.

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