• Annual course fee

    AUD 44,000

  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Post study work visa

    2 Years

  • Intake months

    Available until december

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Students from Australia are accepted for this course

A Master of Engineering (Research) at the Institute for Frontier Materials provides excellent research training to equip you for a range of careers. As a Masters by Research student at the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM) you will receive unique research training to equip you for a range of future careers or a pathway to PhD studies. The Master of Engineering is normally completed over two years. You can choose from a number of units and a range of interesting and industry relevant research projects. To qualify for a Master by Research, students must demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge in one or more discipline areas by generating an substantial contribution to knowledge through the use of appropriate research principles and methods.

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To be considered for selection into this degree you are required to have completed: a research project including a thesis which is equivalent to at least 25% of a year’s full-time study at Level 8 of the Australian Qualifications Framework, with achievement of a grade for the project equivalent to a Deakin grade of 65% or equivalent.


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A high-quality education, excellent employment prospects and a university experience you will love – that is what Deakin University has to offer.

Deakin’s reputation for education excellence

Deakin University, Australia, is ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide. With world- class degrees, we are in the top 1% of all universities in more than 20 study areas including business, computer science, education, law, medicine and nursing. Notably, Deakin is ranked #1 in the world for sport science, #5 for education and educational research and in the top 20 for nursing.

Gain a real-world advantage

Deakin students develop the skills and knowledge they need to graduate not just job-ready, but with an advantage. Our curriculum is informed by the best in industry, so our degrees are relevant to what employers need now and for the future. You won’t just be learning from a textbook or in a lecture hall. Deakin focuses on practical learning through real-world experiences. Every degree offers the option for work-integrated learning, giving you the opportunity to get experience, apply your knowledge and explore your career options as you learn.

With our close links to industry and accrediting bodies, Deakin’s degrees will help you gain the relevant professional qualification you need. Plus, you will be learning from the best – Deakin’s academic staff are experienced professionals enthusiastic about sharing their skills and knowledge.

Our DeakinTALENT career service assists students in their career planning, marketability and employment outcomes. DeakinTALENT offers advice and assistance to prepare you for the Australian job market, including help with creating your resume. They support you finding work while studying, including work placements, and for your career after graduation.

Future-focused learning facilities

A truly international university, Deakin has six modern campuses in Australia, India and Indonesia. Each campus offers a unique and stimulating teaching, learning and research environment. From 3D printing in our engineering precinct to state-of-the-art health and sport facilities to industry-leading computer labs, you will learn on the same technology used in the largest corporations worldwide.

Embracing the digital future, Deakin has invested in the latest technology, state-of-the-art learning tools and facilities. This ensures you graduate with the skills and knowledge required for the jobs of tomorrow. All students have access to our online learning environment to let you review your course content and lectures at your own pace.

Helping you get the most out of your university experience

Deakin offers more than just a quality Australian degree. You will have experiences that will help develop you as a person. In fact, Deakin has maintained the highest level of overall student satisfaction among Victorian universities for the last thirteen years.

You can make use of Deakin’s wide range of student services and support for everything from study skills to health care. As a student, you can join one of more than 150 clubs and societies. These range from discipline-specific student clubs to sports teams. You may meet your new business partner or your best friend for life!

Deakin offers a range of quality accommodation options. You may like to live on campus with other students, or off campus in nearby private housing. Either way, we can help you to find somewhere to live that meets your needs.

Progressive, real-world education and research

Our faculties and schools deliver contemporary courses and conduct leading-edge research that connects students, industry and communities. Our academic staff are dedicated and vibrant teachers and researchers who are experts in their field.

The Deakin Business School enables positive change through progressive learning experiences for our students. EQUIS and AACSB accreditation confirms that we meet the highest global standards with our courses, research and commitment to ethical, sustainable and socially responsible practices.

World leaders in research, Deakin’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is the #1 sport science school in the world. Elite facilities and partnerships with major Australian and international sport organisations ensure students get practical education that can be applied in the real world.

Deakin’s Faculty of Arts and Education offers students an opportunity actively engage with industry throughout their degree, ensuring they graduate with the knowledge, experience and connections required for success. Industry-grade equipment and learning spaces include virtual production, film and animation studios and an interactive learning precinct to simulate classroom teaching.

Deakin School of Engineering uses a project-oriented design-based approach, with team- based projects in state-of-the-art simulation systems, purpose-built labs and workshop learning spaces. Industry placements let you explore your career options and develop professional networks.

You don’t just study at Deakin University – you get a life-changing experience while investing in your career.


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Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus - Deakin University - Deakin University

75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216

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