Mechanical Engineering (Honours), Bachelor | Online (optional) | Deakin University  | Geelong, Australia
48 months
38200 AUD/year
7391 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Get the design, engineering and entrepreneurial skills required to develop and run the complex mechanical systems, devices and machines of the future with the Mechanical Engineering (Honours) program at Deakin University.  

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Mechanical engineers lend their expertise to almost every industry sector imaginable. They are instrumental in the design, development, production and maintenance of the products and systems that enable our lives and will be needed for future challenges in society. Not only will this internationally recognised Mechanical Engineering (Honours)  course prepare you to be an industry-ready professional engineer, it provides you with practical experience using advanced technologies in our multi-million-dollar engineering precinct.

No matter what industry sectors or technologies spark your interest, Deakin University provides the ultimate training ground to design, construct and test your ideas. You will have access to the same tools as industry professionals and work alongside professional engineers on projects that inspire your creativity. You will also have ample opportunity to develop your ability to communicate, collaborate and thrive in teams and in your future career.

Career outcomes  

With an international skills shortage in the engineering industry, and roles expected to rise significantly in the next five years, Deakin graduates are in demand both in Australia and further abroad.

Not only that, employers seek out Deakin graduates for their forward-thinking, innovative and entrepreneurial qualities.

Graduate ready to transition into a number of areas and roles including:

  • product development
  • biomedical
  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • field and test engineering
  • advanced manufacturing
  • mining
  • defence
  • railroad
  • textiles
  • research and development
  • control and systems design.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Design
  • Engineering in Society
  • Engineering Physics
  • Programming and Visualisation
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Engineering Modelling
  • Stress and Failure Analysis
  • Thermodynamics 
  • Thermo-Fluid Systems
  • Manufacturing 
  • Control Systems Engineering
  • Dynamics of Machines
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


32 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 079996J Waurn Ponds (Geelong) 

VCE Prerequisite subjects 

  • Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.
  • This course uses the ATAR as part of its selection consideration
Personal statement
  • If you wish for your professional, work, life or community experience to be considered you are required to complete and submit a personal statement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38200 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7391 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7391 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS) 

Living costs for Geelong

1000 - 2000 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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