mechanical-engineering/ug-eng-mechanical-engineering

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Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2015 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Engineering component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Engineering

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

Almost every product or service you see in our world has in some way been influenced by a mechanical engineer. Mechanical engineering is about turning energy into motion and power. It covers the generation, conversion, transmission and use of mechanical and thermal energy, and includes the design, construction and operation of devices and systems.

A mechanical engineer might design advanced materials for supersonic and hypersonic space travel, robots and automatic control systems, or perhaps work alongside medical professionals to investigate the human body and design aids and instruments for medicine.

Units

For the sequence of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Contact details

Relevant courses

Single degree

  • 4632 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Double degrees

  • 4634 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • 4635 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • L3002 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • 4638 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science
  • 4636 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design)

Progression to further studies

Postgraduate study is also available in this area of study in the following courses:

  • 3292 Master of Engineering Science (Research)
  • 3291 Doctor of Philosophy