• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

Technology can only advance if someone creates the materials needed to turn ideas into reality. Materials engineers play a key role in reducing environmental impact through recycling, redesigning processes to reduce waste, and developing high performance materials for new energy technologies.

Materials engineers apply knowledge of science and engineering to turn raw materials into finished products: everything from construction materials and consumer goods to advanced electronics and biomedical implants such as artificial muscles and bionic eyes. They understand how the structure and properties of materials can be controlled by composition and processing. They design and select materials and processing methods to suit a particular application.

Career

There are countless opportunities in materials engineering, as the field supports every branch of engineering. Graduates work everywhere, from mining, materials processing, and manufacturing to aerospace and biotechnology. Many are researchers, creating new materials like superconductors and nanoparticles.

Why choose this Engineering - Materials Engineering (Honours) from University of Wollongong

  • UOW is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8) Deans of Engineering and Associates, in recognition of being among the top Australian engineering faculties. This achievement is a direct result of our world-class reputation in teaching and research.
  • We are a leading engineering research institution in Australia, based on our longstanding collaboration with local and multinational industries and research centres in Australia and overseas. The Australian Research Council ranked our multidisciplinary research as 'well above world standard', and our civil, manufacturing, materials and mechanical engineering research as 'above world standard' performance.
  • Our faculty members are driving relevant and cutting-edge research in a wide range of areas focused on providing innovative solutions to global issues.

Accreditation

UOW’s engineering programs are accredited by Engineers Australia and relevant world engineering bodies through the Washington Accord. This ensures recognition by equivalent professional engineering bodies in the USA, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics
  • Materials in Design
  • Engineering Design for Sustainability
  • Foundations of Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Computing and Analysis
  • Physics For Engineers
  • Essentials of Engineering Mathematics
  • Electrical Systems

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • Applicants need to have achieved the required score in a qualification equivalent to the completion of 13 years of schooling in Australia. 
  • In order to succeed in your chosen course, it is assumed you have completed relevant subjects in your senior high school studies or other relevant qualifications. This is particularly important for degrees which have a strong basis in Mathematics or Science.
  • CRICOS: 083339G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37536 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 150144 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

All domestic undergraduate students holding Australian or New Zealand citizenship or holders of an Australian permanent visa (including Humanitarian) living in Australia are eligible for a CSP.

Living costs for Wollongong

  • 1600 - 2200 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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