• Application Deadline
  • 60 months
    Duration
Take a pathway that allows high-achieving students to complete a program of study in mechanical and biomedical engineering in only five years. You will study a variety of areas including dynamics, engineering design, biomechanics and biomedical instrumentation at this Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering degree offered by Flinders University.
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Overview

Why study the  Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering degree offered by 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
  • Flinders biomedical and materials engineering research ranks above world standard in the Australian Government’s latest Excellence in Research Australia rankings (2015)
  • 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

Graduates may work in many areas in the mining, defence, manufacturing, shipbuilding, environmental, engineering consulting, building services, automotive, and petrochemical industries or in the design and production of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment in hospitals, devices to assist in home-based health care and rehabilitation, and sensory and control systems.

Potential occupations include:

  • biomedical engineer
  • clinical support specialist consultant
  • customer support engineer
  • pathology field service engineer
  • instrumentation engineer.
Potential employers include:
  • hospital trusts
  • medical equipment manufacturers
  • university research departments
  • other research units and rehabilitation or health charities.

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 60 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part time option only for domestics

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Electronics
  •  Professional Skills 
  •  Engineering Design  
  •  Engineering Programming  
  •  Engineering Physics and Materials  
  •  Engineering Mechanics 
  •  Mathematics 

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: 083445F

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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 60 months.
  • National

    9352 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9352 AUD per year and a duration of 60 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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