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What will I learn?

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.

Course structure:

To complete the Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours), students must attain 32 credit points, which must include the following:

Thirty (30) credit points of core units

2 elective units (2 credit points)

Completion of three (3) zero-credit point compulsory units:

SEJ010 Introduction to Safety and Project Oriented Learning

STP050 Academic Integrity

STP010 Career Tools for Employability

Career outcomes:

With an international skills shortage in the engineering industry, and roles expected to rise significantly in the next five years, Deakin graduates are in demand both in Australia and further abroad.

Not only that, employers seek out Deakin graduates for their forward-thinking, innovative and entrepreneurial qualities.

Graduate ready to transition into a number of areas and roles including:

  • product development
  • biomedical
  • aerospace
  • automotive
  • field and test engineering
  • advanced manufacturing
  • mining
  • defence
  • railroad
  • textiles
  • research and development
  • control and systems design

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment

CRICOS

079996J

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,400.00 (20,02,200) per year
The 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected February 2023

More details

Start date

11 July 2022

Venue

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

75 Pigdons Road,

WAURN PONDS,

Victoria,

3216, GEELONG, Australia

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,400.00 (20,02,200) per year
The 'Estimated tuition fee' is calculated by adding together eight credit points of a typical combination of units for that course. (The given fee is for full time and it's a guide for online students)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected February 2023

More details

Start date

11 July 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Entry for applicants with previous Tertiary, VET, life or work experience will be based on their performance in: a Certificate IV in a related discipline OR a Diploma in any discipline or 50% completion of a Diploma in a related discipline OR successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units OR other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience. Other English Language Requirements accepted: IELTS: Overall 6.0, no band less than 6.0; TOEFL (PBT) score of 550 Writing 4.5; TOEFL Internet Based: 65 Writing 21; CPE: 169 no band less than 169; CAE: 169 no band less than 169; PTE: 52-57 No less than 50 in each skill.

For international students

Students must have qualification most relevant to your secondary school studies.

The Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) is the primary criterion for entry into most undergraduate-entry university programs in Australia.

International students who completed an Australian Year 12 in Australia or overseas should apply for undergraduate courses through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC), as well as directly to Deakin through Study Link Connect – Deakin University's International Student Application Service.

English language requirement:

IELTS - Overall 6 No band lower than 6

TOEFL IBT - 69 Writing 21

C1 PROFICIENCY and C2 PROFICIENCY- 169 No band less than 169

PTE - 50 No less than 50 in each skill

OET - Overall C

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • The Gordon
  • Chisholm Institute
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About Deakin University

Deakin University is a young and dynamic university, offering world-class degrees, excellent employment rates and an experience that students love.

  • Top 1 per cent in 24 study areas (QS, THE, ShanghaiRankings)
  • Highest student satisfaction in Victoria (QILT)
  • Top 50 young universities globally (QS)
  • Offers a curriculum that is practical and industry relevant