Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Turn your interest in tinkering it into an exciting new career with this Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Honours course from Edith Cowan University.
A practical course designed for students just starting their engineering careers, this qualification will equip you with this skills, knowledge and experience required to thrive in the broad and exciting field of mechanical engineering. The branch of engineering concerned with the design, manufacture and maintenance of mechanical components and moving systems, mechanical engineering is a diverse field leading to job opportunities in a broad range of industries.
You'll develop a strong foundation in physical and engineering sciences, with specialised study in materials science and manufacturing, mechanical design, and building services. With a particular focus on project based and practical learning, this course provides numerous opportunities for students to connect theory with practice and build real-world experience. You'll also have opportunities to build relevant skills in project management, leadership and teamwork, equipping you with a comprehensive range of skills and abilities for an exciting career in industries including oil and gas, roads, utilities, agriculture, manufacturing or motorsport. As part of this course, students are required to undertake a minimum of 12 weeks of practical work experience in an engineering industry environment.
This qualification is accredited by Engineers Australia and recognised nationally.
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
All applicants are required to have passed Mathematics: Methods ATAR and Engineering Studies ATAR or Physics ATAR, with equivalents for both considered.
In this engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) Honours from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the diverse field of mechanical engineering. You'll be able to seek employment in areas including product design and development, manufacturing, mining and resources, roads and transport, public utilities, agriculture, defence, aerospace, and as a consultant or project manager.
This qualification is nationally recognised and accredited by Engineers Australia.
Wondering where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees may be paid up-front, or financial assistance is available to help with study costs. Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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