Key Program - Mechanical

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3146.1

This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

Related Courses

3728.1 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business
3728.2 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

In addition to providing training in conventional mechanical engineering subjects, the course structure introduces students to units of study that address sustainability including sustainable design and sustainable energy engineering. Graduates will be well equipped with broad-based skills that meet the demand of Australian industries and are conscious of the need to promote sustainable design and practices. Examples include mechanical and machinery design; manufacturing; energy production; and marketing and management activities. Skills gained are required in industries such as manufacturing, materials handling, automobile, aerospace, mining, building services and infrastructure development.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au

Key Program Structure

Year 1

Autumn session

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300963 Engineering Physics

BBus core unit 1

BBus core unit 2

Spring session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300965 Engineering Materials

BBus core unit 3

BBus core unit 4

Year 2

Autumn session

300027 Engineering Computing

BBus professional unit 1

BBus professional unit 2

BBus major unit 1

Spring session

300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics

BBus major unit 2

Bbus major unit 3

Year 3

Autumn session

300035 Kinematics and Kinetics of Machines
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300762 Fluid Mechanics
301290 Design Graphics: Communication for Manufacture

Spring session

300480 Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
300735 Automated Manufacturing
300760 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
300761 Advanced Mechanics of Materials

Year 4

Autumn session

300764 Mechanical Design
300763 Advanced Dynamics

BBus major unit 4

BBus major unit 5

Spring session

300759 Thermal and Fluid Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

BBus major unit 6

BBus major unit 7

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 5

Autumn session

300056 Robotics
300973 Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations

From Autumn 2021 students are advised to take 301245 Final Year Project 1 instead of 300973 Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations

301245 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering)

BBus professional unit 3

BBus major unit 8

Spring session

301000 Computer Aided Engineering
300974 Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations

From Autumn 2021 students are advised to take 301246 Final Year Project 2 instead of 300974 Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations

301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering)
300487 Mechatronic Design

BBus professional unit 4

Replaced Units

The unit listed below count towards completion of this specialisation for students who passed this unit in 2019 or earlier.

301079 - Graphics 3: 3D Engineering Specifications and Visualisation

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