Do you love bringing complicated ideas to life, exploring how things work, improving processes or simply imagining what's possible? As an engineer, you'll do just that to solve all kinds of problems – from the practical ones we face every day to major global issues. And at Murdoch, you'll join a community of free-thinkers who have been doing so since 1976. They've helped to design one of Australia's most iconic wind farms, use natural resources like lithium to change the way we use energy, find new ways to manage water, and recycle industrial waste to make plastic for medical use.
Where could an engineering degree take you?
There's no limit to what engineers can achieve. You could be working in an established or emerging industry; in Australia or abroad; in a big city or a rural community; indoors or outdoors. And here's something else to consider: the engineering job you end up in may not even exist yet!
Develop new energy sources through sustainable solutions as a renewable energy engineer. Or help manage waste, pollution and water to create a cleaner, greener world as an environmental engineer.
Design, install and monitor equipment to manage systems as an instrumentation and control engineer, or harness data and use communication, measurement and control technologies as an industrial computer systems engineer.
As a chemical and metallurgical engineer, find new ways to make the most out of our natural resources by turning low-value raw materials into high-value products suitable for emerging industries.
Lead teams in a corporate environment with a degree in engineering and management. Run your own business or transform an existing one with a degree in engineering and entrepreneurship and innovation.
Why study engineering at Murdoch?
Electrical, minerals and metals, environmental or renewable are just a few of the options available when you study engineering at Murdoch. And why wouldn’t you? We’re ranked number one in Australia for Teaching Quality and Overall Experience in Engineering by the 2019 Good Universities Guide.
We’re guided by industry committees that help us shape our courses so you leave with skills relevant to the industry. You’ll learn in our state-of-the-art facilities, including the Bayer Pilot Plant, the only one of its kind in WA. On average our students complete 480 hours of work experience throughout their degree.
Harness and design renewable energy systems to help create a more sustainable energy future for our planet.
Learn how to design, commission and test complex industrial control systems, machinery and processes.
Explore our engineering degrees
Electrical Power Engineering – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Engineering + Entrepreneurship and Innovation – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) + Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Engineering + Management – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) + Bachelor of Commerce
Engineering Technology – Bachelor of Science
Industrial Computer Systems Engineering – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Instrumentation and Control Engineering – Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Mathematics and Statistics – Bachelor of Science
Renewable Energy Engineering - Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Energy and Carbon Studies – Graduate Certificate
Energy and Carbon Studies – Graduate Diploma
Energy and the Environment – Graduate Diploma
Engineering – Graduate Diploma
Extractive Metallurgy – Graduate Diploma
Safety Science – Graduate Diploma
Water Treatment and Desalination – Graduate Diploma
Engineering + Information Technology – Masters
Renewable and Sustainable Energy – Masters
Water Treatment and Desalination – Masters
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As an undergraduate student, you can study two majors during your degree.