Mechanical Engineering - MECHZS5341

Stream Summary

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Contact: School

Program: 5341 - Engineering Science


Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science (Specialisation)

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Stream Outline

The specialisation in Mechanical Engineering is defined by a core of disciplinary knowledge and advanced disciplinary knowledge. It provides a solid postgraduate coursework program for the professional mechanical engineer wishing to upgrade their skills or extend their knowledge.

Stream Structure

Students must choose 48 UOC (8 courses) from the Disciplinary Knowledge, Advanced Disciplinary Knowledge, Research-related, Engineering and Technical Management (ETM) and Elective course lists below, with a maximum of 12 UOC of Elective courses.

Disciplinary Knowledge Courses (minimum 18 UOC)

Advanced Disciplinary Knowledge Courses (minimum 18 UOC)

Research-related Courses

Electives - maximum 12 UOC

Engineering and Technical Management (ETM) courses
Students may also choose electives from the list of approved courses from other schools at the following link. Link.
Prerequisite requirements for Level 4 Disciplinary Knowledge courses and Advanced Disciplinary Knowledge courses must be met. Up to 12 UOC of foundation courses (Level 3) may be approved by the Program Authority as prerequisites.

Entry Requirements

A student must hold a Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering or a related discipline with at least Honours II/2 (or equivalent), or hold a Graduate Certificate of Engineering with at least a credit average or an equivalent qualification from UNSW or another recognised university or tertiary institution in order to be admitted to the stream.

Those without such a qualification are required to argue their prior learning is equivalent to this qualification. For example, a 3- or 4-year Bachelor of Engineering or Science combined with relevant discipline experience (exact positions and roles that will be considered relevant to be decided by each specialisation) may be recognised.

Study Levels

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