24 months
42240 AUD/year
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From mining and energy to automotive and manufacturing, this Mechanical Engineering program at RMIT University provides you with the skills to work as a designer, technical specialist, consultant or manager across a range of industries.    

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Through this Mechanical Engineering program at RMIT University you'll develop the knowledge to lead the implementation of new technologies and operating practices and systems in process, automotive, manufacturing, mining, energy and infrastructure-oriented businesses.

You will develop specialist knowledge in:

  • advanced CAE
  • advanced dynamics 
  • advanced solid mechanics  
  • advanced thermo fluids

You'll build high-level technical knowledge and appropriate professional skills such as management, leadership and business enterprise.

With a focus on project-based and multi-disciplinary learning you'll develop your professional engineering competencies in teamwork, leadership, problem-solving, communication and research.


Developments in the energy, mining, automotive and manufacturing industries are driving the need for mechanical engineers with advanced skills in the latest technologies.

Our RMIT graduates have gone onto work for companies such as the Ford Motor Company Australia, Air International (Futuris), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (China) and DNE New Energy Technology Ogy Ltd (China). You'll find employment in mechanical engineering fields including construction, energy, infrastructure, mining, building services and food processing. Employers seek mechanical engineers across all areas from mechanical systems design, advanced manufacturing and mechatronics to bio/nano-technology.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Sustainable Engineering Practice and Design
  • Innovation and Technology Management 
  • Risk and Project Management
  • Modelling and Simulation of Engineering±ystems 
  • Advanced CAE 
  • Advanced Thermo Fluids
  • Advanced Dynamics
  • Advanced Mechanics of Solids

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Academic requirements

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General requirements

CRICOS number: 087987K   

  • Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or international equivalent) in one of the following fields: Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Sustainable Systems or Automotive Engineering with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0.
  • Applicants who have a successfully completed a relevant degree (as above) with a GPA of at least 1.5 out of 4, will be considered if they have at least 3 years of relevant industry experience. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42240 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42240 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • Domestic: Commonwealth supported places  

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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