Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours)

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Mechanical engineers work with machines and mechanical systems to develop better manufacturing methods. This program teaches you the finer points of engineering and machine design, fluid mechanics and production engineering, with options to specialise in areas such as electrical and electronic engineering, mechatronic engineering, town planning studies and supply chain management.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay^
Refer to the program footnotes
CRICOS code
090700D
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2021
A$29,600
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$118,400
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • Campus note: Subject to external accreditation for Moreton Bay campus offering.
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020. Public Health for Engineers minor, Supply Chain Management minor and Town Planning Studies minor not on offer at Moreton Bay campus 2020.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 013741
  • Moreton Bay ^ 014741
Refer to the program footnotes
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 65.00 OP - - Rank - 65
USC program code
SC411
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Prerequisites
English (Units 3 and 4, C), Maths Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)
Recommended prior study
Specialist Maths; and Physics or Chemistry
Other requirements
Applicants from a non-English speaking background should refer to the English language requirements for further information.
Total courses
32
Total units
384
Footnotes
  • Campus note: Subject to external accreditation for Moreton Bay campus offering.
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020. Public Health for Engineers minor, Supply Chain Management minor and Town Planning Studies minor not on offer at Moreton Bay campus 2020.

In this program you will:

  • Learn how to use mathematical and scientific principles to solve a wide range of technical problems
  • Get plenty of hands-on experience, including 12 weeks work experience with professional engineers
  • Complete a major final-year research project on a topic of your choice
  • Learn from industry professionals through guest lectures that expose you to current engineering professional practice
  • Recreate interactive real-life scenarios in USC's state-of-the-art visualisation studio and dedicated engineering laboratories
Exemption for first year Mathematics

High achieving mathematics students can apply for exemptions to introductory mathematics and calculus subjects. However, exempted courses will need to be replaced with engineering relevant courses to fulfil requirements of the degree. Apply through the School of Science and Engineering.

Post-admission requirements

Students must complete 60 days of suitable field experience.

Career opportunities
  • Government agencies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Engineering consultancies
  • Research organisations
  • Mining industry
  • Chemical processing
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and gas
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Transport
  • Defence
  • Agriculture
Membership

Engineering students are eligible for free membership to Engineers Australia. Once their degree is completed they are eligible for Graduate membership.

This program is internationally recognised to allow you to work in Australia and overseas.

 

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