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Major

Mechanical Systems

    Where will this take me?

    Overview

    Further study

    QUALIFYING AS AN ENGINEER

    To become a professionally accredited mechanical engineer, follow the Mechanical Systems major with the Master of Engineering (Mechanical), Master of Engineering (Mechanical with Business) or Master of Engineering (Mechanical with Aerospace)*.

    You’ll enter your career with the confidence that comes from having a masters degree, with high-level specialist knowledge in your field.

    *Provisional accreditation sought through Engineers Australia.

    OTHER GRADUATE DEGREES

    Depending on the subjects you take in your Bachelor of Design or Bachelor of Science, a range of other graduate degrees may be possible – in fields as diverse as design, science and technology, engineering, health sciences, teaching, law, business, humanities and more.

    GRADUATE RESEARCH

    If you complete a masters course with a significant research component, you can go on to study a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy), or another graduate research program.

    This will set you up for a rewarding career in research with a university, research institute, or technology company.

    Career outcomes

    After following up this major with a Master of Engineering, you’ll be all set to enjoy a rewarding career as a mechanical engineer.

    Mechanical engineering is one of the broadest engineering disciplines, allowing you a huge choice of career paths. You might pursue a career in the aeronautics, automotive, energy, medical device, manufacturing or mining industries.

    You can find our graduates in organisations such as PwC, Siemens, CSIRO, ExxonMobil, Telstra, Leica, Toyota and ARUP.