48 months
29600 AUD/year
8301 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Perhaps you want to learn to build robots. In this Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) degree from Federation University Australia, you’ll learn about electric circuits and machines, thermodynamics, industrial robots and more.  


When you graduate, you’ll be a professional engineer who is an expert in planning, design and management. Your career may see you managing teams who will build the designs you’ve created.

You'll be studying in FedUni’s world class $43 million Science and Engineering precinct at our Mt Helen Campus. Your subjects include ‘machine design’, ‘simulation in engineering’ and ‘energy conversion’. 

In the final year of the Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) degree from Federation University Australia, you’ll take on an engineering project to research and perfect your skills in your favourite area.  

We are proud to offer an Industry Placement Program, providing the opportunity for our students to gain valuable and relevant workplace experience. 

Career opportunities

  • Engineer
  • Engineering project officer
  • Maintenance engineer
  • Mechanical engineer
  • Printing engineer
  • Researcher
  • Scheduling engineer
  • Control systems engineer
  • Engineering development officer
  • Engineering technical officer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Mechanical production process engineer
  • Process engineer
  • Rotating equipment engineer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Materials in Engineering 
  • Modelling and Change
  • Engineering Design and Drafting
  • Engineering Mechanics 
  • Engineering Computer Modelling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Federation University Australia and/or in Australia, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 085618G (Mt Helen)  

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12 with final-year mathematics courses, or overseas equivalent.
  • Overall Academic IELTS band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent
  • Year 12 applicants will be ranked based on their ATAR and ATAR Adjustment Factors – e.g. Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) and Subject Adjustments. (Applicable to onshore international students)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29600 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8301 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8301 AUD per year during 48 months.


  •  National students: Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP)

Living costs for Ballarat

1260 - 2250 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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