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BE(Hons)/ME Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

 Course Level
Integrated UG-PG Program
 Type
Full Time

 Duration
5 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
38432 AUD
National
9050 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

About this course

This program combines studies in mechanical engineering with additional specialist study and project work in the aerospace and aviation industry. Aerospace engineering is concerned with the design, manufacture and operation of aircraft, launch vehicles, satellites, spacecraft and ground support facilities. It is a particularly challenging discipline because of the need for light-weight but highly reliable aircraft and spacecraft. Cutting-edge technology and design are key in this field. Aerospace engineering projects tend to be multidisciplinary in nature because of the scientific content of many of the payloads and the complex thermo-physical aspects of hypervelocity atmospheric flight. All workers in this field must be adept at incorporating technology from outside their immediate specialty.

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering specialisation includes the same compulsory courses as the Mechanical Engineering specialisation. All students study aerospace propulsion, design and manufacturing and then specialise in either the aeronautical or space engineering stream to obtain the dual major. You can study topics such as flight mechanics, aerospace materials, space physics and astrophysics, hypersonic aerodynamics and computational fluid dynamics.

Employment opportunities:

Because the degree program is based on the Mechanical Engineering program you will be fully qualified as a mechanical engineer and will have the same employment opportunities as mechanical engineers. UQ Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering graduates not only have generic skills that give them an advantage in traditional mechanical engineering roles, as the discipline increasingly relies on high technology, but also have the specialised training that enables them to apply engineering and scientific techniques to aerospace-based situations.

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • OP/Entry rank:6/89
  • Entry to the 5 year program BE(Hons)/ME will be via student application after completion of at least #48 towards a BE(Hons) in a relevant discipline and is available only to students who are performing at Honours level (i.e. a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 5.0) at the time of application.

 For International students:

  • Entry to the 5 year program BE(Hons)/ME will be via student application after completion of at least #48 towards a BE(Hons) in a relevant discipline and is available only to students who are performing at Honours level (i.e. a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 5.0) at the time of application.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

Course Code       Course Title

 Part A - Compulsory:

      Year 1:

  • ENGG1100 Engineering Design
  • ENGG1200 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
  • ENGG1211 Engineering Design, Modelling & Problem Solving [1]
  • ENGG1400 Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
  • ENGG1500 Engineering Thermodynamics
  • [MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [2]     (or)
  • [MATH1071 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I
  • [MATH1052 Calculus and Differential Equations     (or)
  • [MATH1072 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

 

      Year 1 or Year 2, Semester 1:

  • ENGG1300 Introduction to Electrical Systems

      Year 2, Semester 1:

  • [MATH2000 Calculus & Linear Algebra II   (or)
  • [MATH2001 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II
  • MECH2300 Structures & Materials
  • MECH2305 Introduction to Engineering Design and Manufacturing
  • MECH2410 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics

      Year 2, Semester 2:

  • MECH2100 Machine Element Design
  • MECH2210 Intermediate Mechanical & Space Dynamics
  • MECH2700 Engineering Analysis I

      Year 3, Semester 1:

  • MATH2010 Analysis of Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MECH3300 Finite Element Method & Fracture Mechanics
  • MECH3400 Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
  • MECH3600 Engineering Management & Communication
  • STAT2201 Analysis of Engineering & Scientific Data

      Year 3, Semester 2:

  • MECH3100 Mechanical Systems Design
  • MECH3200 Advanced Dynamics & Vibrations
  • MECH3410 Fluid Mechanics
  • MECH3750 Engineering Analysis II

      Part M - Compulsory:

       Year 4, Semester 1:

  • AERO4200 Flight Mechanics & Avionics
  • AERO4450 Aerospace Propulsion
  • AERO4470 Hypersonics & Rarefied Gas Dynamics
  • METR4201 Control Engineering 1

      Year 4, Semester 2:

  • AERO4100 Aero Design and Manufacturing
  • ENGG7601 Experimental Design
  • MECH4480 Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • METR7203 Control Engineering 2

      Year 5, Semester 1:

  • ENGG7280 Engineering Project 8A

      Year 5, Semester 2:

  • AERO4300 Aerospace Composites
  • AERO4800 Space Engineering
  • ENGG4900 Professional Practice and the Business Environment
  • ENGG7701 Engineering Grand Challenges

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Program Change Request on mySI-net.

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