• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Learn to design, construct and operate mechanical systems. The Mechanical Engineering (Honours) degree at Flinders University encourages you to push the boundaries, preparing you for the future of mechanical systems engineering. Learn to apply the principles of physics, materials science and mathematics, and build depth of knowledge in materials, mechanics, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.
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Overview

Why study Mechanical Engineering (Honours) degree at Flinders University

  • Access purpose-built state-of-the-art teaching and laboratory facilities and heavy engineering pods at Tonsley
  • Experience personalised teaching and great staff-student working relationships
  • Put your mechanical engineering skills to the test in a range of national competitions like the Solar Car Challenge and Weir Warman Design Competition
  • Nationally recognised integrated work placement gives you practical industry experience

Your career

Mechanical engineering is concerned with the design, construction and operation of machinery. Mechanical engineers are in great demand locally and internationally in a variety of industries.

Potential occupations include:

  • graduate mechanical engineer
  • graduate project engineer (mechanical)
  • process development engineer/scientist
  • mechanical design engineer
  • graduate production engineer.

Accreditation

This degree is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mechanical Practice Certificate 
  •  Engineering Mathematics 
  •  Analysis of Engineering Systems 
  •  Mechanics and Structures 
  •  Fluid Mechanics 
  •  Dynamics 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    60

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

  • Prerequisites: SACE stage two specialist mathematics or mathematical methods or equivalent.
  • Assumed knowledge: Knowledge of SACE stage two physics or equivalent is assumed.
  • To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency requirements.
  • CRICOS: 083446E

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37000 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9352 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9352 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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