Engineering & Computing Degrees for High Achievers

Australia's most elite engineering & computing degrees

Our research and development (R&D) degrees are designed for high achieving students who are looking for an engineering or computing degree with a competitive edge. These degrees provide students with advanced courses, an innovative program structure and most uniquely, opportunities to take on research projects.

What's also important is that these degrees are accredited by the relevant industry body to ensure you are prepared as a professional, whilst also getting exposure to the research environment.

If you want to leave your mark on the world, make a difference to society, challenge yourself and be exposed to elite study opportunities, than these unique degrees are for you!

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Ed Muthiah

Bachelor of Engineering (Research & Development) (Honours) 

Meet fifth year engineering student Ed who is about to embark on a journey beyond his wildest dreams.

Read more about Ed's experience at ANU here

Undertake research as part of your Research & Development degree.

Be involved in research at the cutting edge of a wide range of disciplines.

Learn from ANU students about how you can make a direct and first-hand contribution while you explore exciting career opportunities.


Australian National University graduates among the world's most employable.

Graduates from ANU have been ranked Australia's most employable graduates and are listed among the world's most sought after employees.

For the fifth consecutive year, ANU was rated number one in Australia in the Times Higher Education, Global University Employability Ranking.

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Career Outcomes

Organisations invest in R&D in order to gain a competitive advantage over others. R&D is at the forefront of new product design and and is a wealth and change generator. Innovative solutions to many of the problems in society today will come from those working in R&D. After graduation you will be skilled to work in R&D roles in industry, government, and academia or as a computing professional or accredited engineer.


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Updated:  10 August 2021/Responsible Officer:  Dean, CECS/Page Contact:  CECS Marketing