Key Program - Mechanical Engineering

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3173.1

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

Related Courses

3771.1 Bachelor of Engineering Advanced (Honours)

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 Course Advice

Key Program Structure

This Key Program is intended to be delivered at Engineering Innovation Hub – Hassall St, Parramatta City subject to TESQA approval.

Year 1

Autumn session

301333 Mathematics for Engineers 1 (Advanced)
300964 Introduction to Engineering Practice
301334 Advanced Engineering Physics 1
301335 Engineering Programming Fundamentals

Spring session

301336 Electrical and Telecommunications Engineering
301337 Mathematics for Engineers 2 (Advanced)
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics
301340 Design and Manufacturing

Year 2

Autumn session

301341 Engineering Design
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300035 Kinematics and Kinetics of Machines
301287 Design Graphics: Engineering Documentation

Spring session

301342 Mathematics for Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineers
300760 Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
300762 Fluid Mechanics

And one elective

Year 3

Autumn session

300761 Advanced Mechanics of Materials
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering
300764 Mechanical Design

And one elective

Spring session

300759 Thermal and Fluid Engineering
300487 Mechatronic Design

And two electives

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4

Autumn session

300056 Robotics
301245 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering)

And two Alternate units

Spring session

301000 Computer Aided Engineering
301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering)

And two Alternate units

Alternate Units

301293 Designing for Circular Economy (Advanced)
301290 Design Graphics: Communication for Manufacture
301091 Graphics 4: Kinetic Narratives
300043 Mobile Robotics
300570 Human-Computer Interaction

Optional Electives

The following unit is an optional elective unit offered to students who are engaged in a School approved project. This unit can be taken during the third year of this course, however, permission is required to enrol in the unit.

301089 Special Technical Project

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