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Corporate entry Faculty of Engineering (1860 - )

The University of Melbourne

November 1860
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Education and Engineering Industry
Melbourne, Victoria


In November 1860, the School of Engineering was created and engineering has been offered at the University of Melbourne ever since. Beginning with one lecturer and fifteen students, the Faculty of Engineering has grown over the years to include six departments.

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  • Hohne, H., Success and failure in scientific faculties of the University of Melbourne: an extended follow-up of 901 students who had entered the Faculties of Science, Engineering, Medicine, Dentistry and Agriculture in 1943 and 1944, Australian Council for Educational Rsearch, Melbourne, 1955, 129 pp. Details
  • Rasmussen, Carolyn, Increasing Momentum: Engineering at the University of Melbourne, 1861-2004, University of Melbourne, Carlton, 2004, 244 pp. Details


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