Postgraduate study: 4+1

An engineering honours degree and a master’s in five years? At RMIT? Yes, you can!

Once you’ve completed your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at RMIT you may be eligible to complete a Master by Coursework degree in your related area in only 12 months.

Our master’s degrees are usually two years, but with advanced standing you may get  exemptions up to 96 credit points, the equivalent to two semesters of full-time study. 

Graduating with both a Bachelor (Honours) and a Master of Engineering will start your career with advanced qualifications and deeper technical expertise.

Studied aviation? You could complete your master's in a shorter time too!

Find your postgraduate degree

Select your area of study to find postgraduate degrees with eligible exemptions. Related double degrees are also eligible.

A Bachelor of Science (Aviation) and its related double degrees can get exemptions for:

  • Master of Science (Aviation) - up to 48 credit points for Bachelor of Science (Aviation) graduates, allowing you to complete the Master in 1.5 years. Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) graduates can receive up to 96 credit points, allowing to complete in 1 year. 

A Bachelor of Engineering (Biomedical Engineering) and related double degrees can get exemptions for

A Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering) and related double degrees can get exemptions for:

A Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure Engineering) and related double degrees can get exemptions for:

A Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) and related double degrees can get exemptions for:

A Bachelor of Engineering (Sustainable Systems) and related double degrees can get exemptions for:

Please note this information is based on a full study load. 

Eligibility for the 4+1 scheme will be assessed on your individual situation.  


Find the right course for you

With over 350 qualifications to choose from, it's never been easier to find the right fit.

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