Engineer

Engineers develop the technologies and design the systems that change our world.

Engineer

Engineer

Roles and responsibilities

To qualify as an engineer:

Step 1
Complete any undergraduate bachelor’s course {Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)} with a major in Engineering Science as your first degree.

Step 2
Complete the postgraduate Master of Profesional Engineering to qualify as an engineer.

Refer to the Study Pathways to the right for more information.


To ‘engineer’ literally means to ‘make things happen’. Engineers use science, mathematics and creativity to develop solutions and products for real-world technical problems. They plan, build, invent and project manage.

Engineers work in every field, including disciplines like software, mining, chemical, civil, mechanical, environmental and electrical engineering. The demand for engineers can see you working anywhere in the world on innovative projects across a wide range of industries. 

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To qualify as an engineer:

Step 1
Complete any undergraduate bachelor’s course {Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Science or the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)} with a major in Engineering Science as your first degree.

Step 2
Complete the postgraduate Master of Profesional Engineering to qualify as an engineer.

Refer to the Study Pathways to the right for more information.


To ‘engineer’ literally means to ‘make things happen’. Engineers use science, mathematics and creativity to develop solutions and products for real-world technical problems. They plan, build, invent and project manage.

Engineers work in every field, including disciplines like software, mining, chemical, civil, mechanical, environmental and electrical engineering. The demand for engineers can see you working anywhere in the world on innovative projects across a wide range of industries. 

See also:

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Kim Axworthy

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Undergraduate courses to become

Engineer

Required major/s to pursue this career
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Postgraduate courses to become

Engineer