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.
Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2B (60%+) standard, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience.
For more information please visit the Deakin Research - Higher Degrees by Research page.
Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.
For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy Library
A Master of Engineering (Research) at the Institute for Frontier Materials provides excellent research training to equip you for a range of careers. It provides a pathway to future PhD studies and training for jobs such as research scientists in industry, research engineers in fields such as textiles, energy, 3D printing and health.