Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)

Deakin University

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Bachelor Honours Degree
4.0 years Full-Time
(or Part-Time equivalent)
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Course Description

Deakin’s Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) prepares you to be an industry-ready professional engineer capable of applying the principles of technology and science to the design, production and operation of systems, devices and machinery. Today, mechanical engineers lend their skills to the development of almost every design imaginable – especially complex products like cars, robots and aeroplanes.

Product development and advanced manufacturing are key drivers for the future of Australian industry. To meet this need, Deakin's mechanical engineering degree brings together leading computer-aided engineering technologies with advanced materials and manufacturing knowledge to provide one of the most relevant mechanical engineering degrees in Australia. Through project-oriented design-based learning (PODBL), students learn fundamental theory and apply it to industry-relevant projects to develop innovative solutions to real-world problems.

As a student you will benefit from Deakin's world-class research teams in automotive engineering and advanced materials, our strong links with industry and our state-of-the-art facilities.

During the course you’ll cover core mechanical disciplines including machine design, thermo-fluids, structural design and industrial control while developing skills in project management, communication, and financial management. You will also gain a solid understanding of product and process modelling, and how to design for sustainability.

Graduates can expect to gain employment in the supplier companies, other leading manufacturing and design companies, aircraft, ship-building, aerospace and railroad.

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You’ll gain industry experience by completing at least 60 days (12 fulltime weeks) of practical work experience in an engineering workplace, develo...

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