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Imagine the future. Then build it
Mechanical engineers design, analyse, manufacture and maintain mechanical systems. You'll learn about developing and using new materials and technologies and gain an understanding of mechanical engineering theory. As a graduate, you'll be able to use your skills to work on medical, automotive, aerospace, renewable energy, marine and sports-related projects.
Our mechanical engineering program is built on a strong foundation of theory, reinforced by practical experience and innovation. You will be involved in the development and use of new materials and technologies, as well as design and analysis using advanced software and computer systems.
Study mechanical engineering at Griffith
Learn from the best
Our mechanical engineering degree is built on a strong foundation of theory, reinforced by practical experience and innovation. You'll study the development and use of new materials and technologies, as well as design and analysis using advanced software and computer systems.
Strong links with industry
Our internationally recognised teaching team maintains strong links with industry. This means you'll have the knowledge and skills which employers are looking for.
Essential hands on experience
Our degrees have a strong practical focus. Our industry placements provide you with the opportunity to develop work-ready skills and our teaching focuses on learning by doing. Our engineering degrees come under the Washington Accord, which means you can also get international accreditation for your studies.
Focus on your interest area
You may choose to study a minor, increasing your specialist knowledge and preparing to build your career in that area. Minors which complement mechanical engineering include biomedical engineering, mechatronics, design and modelling.
Study your way
You can create your course timetable to fit in with your job or your travel plans, just ask us how. With the flexibility of studying part-time or full-time, and over two or three trimesters each year, you have choices.
Our newly opened Engineering, Technology and Aviation building is a space for innovation where students come together to enhance their learning potential. With the latest in hands-on technology, the building offers engineering, IT and aviation students the opportunity to learn in spaces designed to reflect the workplace.
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering
'Learning from supportive and friendly lecturers throughout my degree was influential, as I was always driven to push myself with the knowledge there was a support base to provide assistance where I needed it.' Christian is a mechanical engineer at Practical Engineering Australia, where he provides his expertise to the energy, resources, utilities and other heavy industry sectors. 'Understanding of how to put engineering theory into practice was essential to gain a position within industry and will prove to be one of the most valuable aspects that I learnt.'
Classrooms that reflect the workplace
Creating new ways to enhance student learning
Our new Engineering, Technology and Aviation building at Nathan is a space for innovation and collaboration. With the latest in hands-on technology, the building offers engineering, IT and aviation students the opportunity to learn in spaces designed to reflect the workplace.
75% of the fastest growing occupations now require science, technology, engineering or math skills*
Mechanical engineering is the most diverse of all the engineering disciplines, which means you'll be prepared for work in a range of areas including design, research and development and production. You'll find career opportunities in medical, automotive, marine and aerospace, renewable energy and sports sectors.
* Office of Australia's Chief Scientist, September 2014.
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