Postgraduate programs enhance your career prospects by providing essential specialist knowledge. Coursework degrees generally consist of a series of lectures, tutorials and labs, with a potential research component.

At the UNSW School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, we work at the forefront of the field in consultation with industry partners and key stakeholders. Study full-time or part-time alongside leading researchers with strong links to industry, launching the next phase of your career.


The Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering) is a two-year postgraduate degree designed to deepen your knowledge and broaden your hands-on experience. It covers electrical and electronic engineering, renewable energy, power systems, power generation, signal processing, control systems and project management.

The Master of Engineering Science (Systems & Control) is a two-year postgraduate degree designed to broaden your job prospects through cross-training, retraining or specialisation. It covers robust linear control, non-linear control systems, real-time computing and control, and computer vision.

The Master of Engineering Science (Space Systems Engineering) is a world-class program developed in collaboration with the international space industry and global leaders in space education. This two-year postgraduate course focuses on the systems engineering aspect of spacecraft and space systems before delving into the areas of applications of these systems.

This Master of Engineering builds upon your undergraduate degree with specialised knowledge over two years full-time study. It provides deeper knowledge across a broad range of areas including signal processing, energy systems, control systems, microsystems and photonics. Accredited by Engineers Australia.

A Master of Engineering in Telecommunications provides advanced training in the latest industry theory and application. Studied across two years full-time, this program covers advanced principles of telecommunications engineering, including the design and management of systems and networks. Accredited by Engineers Australia. 

Continue your professional development and work on the cutting edge of Engineering Science. Studied full-time over one year, this course adds breadth to your engineering and technical knowledge. You’ll develop your management and analytical skills. Specialisations available include electrical engineering, energy systems and telecommunications.

Develop and expand your knowledge in a specific area of specialisation with the Graduate Certificate of Engineering Science. This qualification will enable you to meet or maintain professional accreditation standards and provide opportunities for continuing development. Specialisations available include electrical engineering, energy systems and telecommunications.

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We’re one of the largest postgraduate schools in Australia and a world leader in a number of research areas. Broadly, our five research disciplines are Energy Systems, Nano/Micro Systems, Systems and Control, Telecommunications and Signal Processing.

We offer a range of opportunities to excel in engineering disciplines and connect with dedicated, like-minded peers. Our student community will ensure you enjoy your degree, help you connect with industry and inspire you to do your best work as you pursue your path towards a career as an Engineer.

We have scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate students, so you can focus on your university experience. Our range of offers cover many different personal circumstances, including awards based on academic achievement. 

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Discover the entry requirements for postgraduate study at UNSW Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications. If you’re an international student, you can also find application information specific to your country and region.