Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
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 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 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.
32 credit points over 4 years
Standard entry requirements
VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 20 in English other than EAL, and a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.Personal statement. Applicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course.
Deakin's Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) is accredited by Engineers Australia, which gives the degree international recognition, allowing graduates to practise as professional engineers in many countries around the world.
Flexible entry into the course allows students to upgrade their qualifications and to obtain credit for previous studies/experience. Applicants with appropriate TAFE qualifications or other approved post-secondary studies may apply for credit for prior learning. Credit may be considered for skills obtained in the workforce or by informal means.
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In order to satisfy course accreditation requirements, as specified and administered by Engineers Australia, all Cloud Campus enrolled students are required to participate in Campus learning activities. Graduates can expect to gain employment in the supplier companies, other leading manufacturing and design companies, aircraft, ship-building, aerospace and railroad.