Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
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The Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) provides you with the skills to work as a designer, technical specialist, consultant or manager in a range of industries.
You will develop the knowledge to lead the implementation of new technologies and operating practices and systems in process, automotive, manufacturing, mining, energy and infrastructure orientated businesses.
You will build high-level technical knowledge and appropriate professional skills such as management, leadership and business enterprise.
Development in the energy, mining, automotive and manufacturing industries are driving the need for mechanical engineers with advanced skills in the latest technologies.
You will develop specialist knowledge in:
- advanced CAE
- advanced dynamics
- solid mechanics
- advanced heat transfer.
With a focus on project-based and multi-disciplinary learning you will develop your professional engineering competencies in teamwork, leadership, problem-solving, communication and research.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
You may be eligible for exemptions on a case-by-case basis for previous study in a qualification at AQF level 8 or above from a cognate field.
Some project work may be held on the Bundoora campus.
This program incorporates blended learning which includes face-to-face teaching, intensive and e-learning delivery modes.
You will undertake a comprehensive program of supervised laboratory work and industry visits to relevant organisations. The laboratory program will allow you to use specialist equipment in mechanical engineering for both testing and researching problems and solutions.
Through common core courses you will engage with the wider engineering community enhancing your cohort experience and enabling multidisciplinary learning.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
The program includes exposure to a range of Australian and international companies through industry visits and may include site visits.
Industry plays a vital role in the development, delivery and assessment of the program through membership of the Program Advisory Committee (PAC), which comprises industry representatives, academic staff and alumni.
Notable industry links for this program include:
- Ford Australia
- Futuris Automotive Interiors.
The program also facilitates networking opportunities with fellow engineering masters students from a range of disciplines and industries.
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Graduates will find employment in mechanical engineering fields including construction, energy, infrastructure, mining, building services and food processing.
Employers seek mechanical engineers across all areas from mechanical systems design, advanced manufacturing, mechatronics and micro- and nano-technology.
Professional recognition and accreditation
Engineers Australia accreditation will be sought for this program in accordance with accreditation timelines.
Program and course information
Build high level technical knowledge and professional skills
In this new program you'll gain the skills to work as a designer, technical specialist, consultant or manager in a range of industries.