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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)

  • ID:VU610043
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$20,290.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$34,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$20,290.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$221,280.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

​Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate.

English requirements

You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency:

  • IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than: Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50)

  • University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.

  • VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.

Other requirements

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).

PLUS:

Units 3 and 4 with a study score of 20 in Mathematics (any) (or equivalent).

OR:

Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).

Course Information

Mechanical engineers use their in-depth knowledge of the physical sciences and maths to improve the quality of life on Earth. Recent engineering breakthroughs include 3D printing machines, unmanned vehicles and high-performance prostheses.

Our Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering) degree focuses on modelling and simulation of components, machines, processes and systems.

You’ll work on real problems and projects in the workplace and community. This ensures that you are career-ready when you graduate.

Our degree prepares you for work a wide range areas, including:

  • computer-aided engineering design

  • modelling and simulation

  • transport systems

  • machine health monitoring

  • design of medical devices and prostheses

  • mining

  • defence

  • manufacturing.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

VU's mechanical engineering graduates are known in the industry as well-rounded, accredited engineers, with highly sought-after technical and problem-solving skills.

You could find work as one of the following:

  • mechanical engineer

  • design engineer

  • product engineer

  • product innovation engineer

  • development engineer

  • production engineer

  • sales engineer

  • systems engineer

  • production manager

  • engineering manager.

Industries that employ mechanical engineers include:

  • medical

  • automotive

  • aviation

  • transport

  • construction

  • food production

  • medical engineering

  • manufacturing

  • marine

  • defence

  • mining

  • petrochemical

  • resources

  • power generation

  • investment banking and finance.

Salaries

The median starting salary for mechanical Engineers is A$70,000. Experienced Mechanical Engineers earn a median salary of A$178,000 (Association of Professional Engineers Australia).

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