Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)
Australian Higher Education Loan Program (HELP)
Online & on-campus
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As Australia’s #1 university for graduate starting salary (Good Universities Guide, 2022), University of Southern Queensland is the right place to make real progress. Regardless of your education history, your age or your aspirations, at UniSQ you’ll be inspired by quality learning experiences matched with top resources and research. Having delivered distance and online learning for over 40+ years, UniSQ supports you to learn at your own pace—exactly how it suits you.
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What you'll learn
On completion of this program, students should be able to:
- Display coherent and comprehensive knowledge of historical, contemporary and emerging theories and concepts that underpin relevant engineering disciplines.
- Recognise the social purpose of engineering and analyse the relationship between human-made products and systems, and community needs.
- Apply well-researched, innovative, industry-relevant systems approaches to solve a range of engineering problems, and to address issues of sustainable practice in diverse environmental, technical and social contexts.
- Apply relevant project management skills and formulate design processes to enable the delivery of engineering projects within given project constraints.
- Make appropriate autonomous judgements by critically evaluating evidence, identifying and analysing ethical issues and applying cultural competencies, including those relevant to indigenous peoples.
- Communicate effectively in English and interpret information for diverse audiences using a range of high-level oral, written and technology-based approaches; and apply effective competencies as a leader, team member and individual within the professional domain.
- Engage in lifelong learning through critical reflection, and be accountable for their personal and professional actions by managing and monitoring personal performance.
After you graduate, your professional skills will allow you to work with some of Australia’s biggest corporations as a Professional Engineer in the automotive, aeronautical, industrial, domestic, or transportation industries in modern mechanical technology, systems or specialist sales.
When you graduate with your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), you will be eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia as a graduate Professional Engineer. With the experience you will gain from working in the field, you may apply for chartered status as a Professional Engineer. You will also have the opportunity to work overseas, with your accreditation recognised in those countries that are signatories to the Washington Accord.
ATAR/Selection Rank + Mathematical Methods Subject pre-requisite + English Subject pre-requisite English Language Proficiency
On campus requirementsResidential School/s + Work Integrated Learning
Credit for previous study or work
Why Mechanical? You’ll learn the fundamental skills of design, innovation and systems improvement, and gain experience working with UniSQ’s Heat Engines and High Speed Gas Dynamics laboratories. In your first year, you’ll explore all areas of the engineering field to allow you to take charge of your own career. Previous students have produced projects in the fields of the redesign of an FSAE race car, the use of the vibration signature in structural health monitoring, Microalgae as alternative fuel for Compression Ignition Engines and modification of agricultural equipment and obstacle detecting robotics.
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