Engineering is one of the most popular migration professionals in Australia. If you are a science lover, it would be a great choice for you! Most engineering-related occupations are on the MTLSSL list. AAS would like to introduce more about engineering, including its categories, career and migration prospects as well as the related programs.

There are various types of engineering, such as Civil Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Electronic Engineering and so on. Engineering emphasizes the fundamental science knowledge along with engineering theories and practice. On the hand, engineering allows students to get a professional and practice-oriented degree. On the one hand, it enables students to have the best experiences in controlling engineering systems, designing, management and evaluation.

As mentioned, most engineering-related occupations are on the MTLSSL list. Although engineers have been getting harder to apply for 189 visas, it is still an occupation that can get state nomination easier. As for the career future, engineer has decent career prospects. Take Civil Engineer as an example, the annual average salary of a civil engineer in Australia is AUD$74000.


English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 – 7.0

Study Plan

Diploma + Bachelor of Engineering1 + 3 years
Bachelor of Engineering4 years
Master of Engineering2 years

Recommended Universities

The University of Queensland, University of New South Wales, The University of Melbourne, Monash University

Career outcomes

Civil Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Transport Engineer

Structural Engineer

Chemical Engineer

Electrical Engineer

Migration prospects

Engineer is on the MTLSSL (Medium and Long-Term Strategic Skills List). There are many types of visas that lead you to become a permanent resident in Australia.

Applicants must have a positive skills assessment from EA (Engineers Australia).

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