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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Business

Course code: #40364

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Business

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2022)

    $38,520 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    5 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    67 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    111371E

Highlights
Industry Placement
Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Practical Experience

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Fall-February 31-January-2024 2024-01-31

Overview

Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Business

You could learn to design self-driving farm machinery for ultra-efficient food production or develop the skills to tackle health issues by building revolutionary biomechanical solutions for people with disabilities.

Mechanical engineers design, manufacture and optimise specialist machines and processes. 

Your core courses in mechanical engineering will teach you to develop solutions using robotics, new advanced materials, the fundamental laws of energy generation and transmission, and the computer control of physical systems - from nano to mega-tonne scale. 

This program at The University of Newcastle could lead to work on everything from power plants to air conditioners, aircraft engines and racecars.

Learn how to manage people and projects, start a consulting firm and manage a business. 

Learn critical technical and mechanical engineering skills in mathematics, physics, design and mechanics, advanced materials and manufacturing, bulk solids handling, fluid dynamics, thermodynamics, and computer-aided engineering.

Gain invaluable practical experience through your industry placement.

Become job-ready through professional practice courses. 

 

Hands-on practical experience: 

build vital professional networks and hands-on industry experience with 12 weeks of professional practice throughout your degree.

 

Practical experience

All University of Newcastle engineering students has the opportunity to complete 12 weeks of industrial experience during their degree. 

Through your work placement, you’ll build important professional networks and put your learning into practice.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$46,420

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,148
Accommodation 1 bed room $7,900
Tuition 1 person $38,520

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  • Academic transcript
  • Completion certificate
  • Evidence of English proficiency
  • Passport biometric page
  • For programs requiring work experience, a curriculum vitae (CV)/resume and/or letters of work experience are recommended.

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

60
12
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

50
54
listening
54
writing
54
speaking
54
reading

Cambridge

169
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

English language skills test equivalence:  IELTS 6

TOEFL IBT: 60-78 with a Writing score of 21-23, Speaking 18-19, Reading 13-18, and Listening 12-19

PTE: 50-57 with all bands 54

Cambridge: 169 -175  with all bands 169

The University of Newcastle offers a wide range of intensive English language programs to help students achieve their goal of studying at the University of Newcastle.

Course NameDurationEntry RequirementsLead to
English Language Bridging - Elementary10 weeksIELTS 4.0Intermediate
English Language Bridging - Intermediate10 weeksIELTS 5.0Upper-Intermediate
English Language Bridging - Upper-Intermediate10 weeksIELTS 5.5Advanced English 
Advanced (EAP)10 weeksIELTS 6.0Undergraduate & Postgraduate Coursework Program

Students with an offer for Undergraduate programs may enter Upper Intermediate English with an IELTS score of 5.0Upper-Intermediate

Students with an offer for Undergraduate programs may enter this course with an IELTS score of 5.5.


Education pathway


Academic background and requirement

Assumed Knowledge:

  • HSC Mathematics (Band 5 or above) or equivalent.
  • Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).

Applicants who have achieved less than Mathematics Band 5 may be admitted to the program but may need additional study to complete the program's requirements successfully.

Applicants who have completed HSC Mathematics General 2 may be admitted to the program but can expect to undertake additional studies to complete the program's requirements successfully.

 

Recommended Studies:

  • HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.
  • Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).

 

Compulsory Program Requirements:

Requirements for this award's qualification include completing at least 12 weeks of industrial experience acceptable to the College Board. 

Students are encouraged to obtain and report on a substantial block of this experience at one time, but several shorter periods, of not less than 2 weeks duration, will be accepted.

 

Entry requirements:

Admission to undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools. 

 

GPA:

China:

China (Peoples’ Republic) National Entrance Examination (Gaokao): 503    out of 750   (67%)

India:

  • All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE): 14.5
  • Indian School Certificate (CISCE): 88
  • Board of Intermediate Education Andhra Pradesh - Intermediate Public Examination: 85
  • Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board - Higher Secondary Certificate Examination: 85
  • Government of Karnataka Department of Pre-University Education - Second Year PreUniversity Examination: 85

 

Canada:

  • Ontario Secondary School Canada: 79

 

Foundation Studies

The University of Newcastle College of International Education Foundation Studies Program can be completed in either two or three trimesters and is designed to prepare international students for university study, both academically and socially. 

Career opportunities

Mechanical Engineering:

  • Mechanical Engineering Designer
  • Mechanical Systems Supervisor
  • Mechanical Technology Engineer
  • Operating Plant Manager
  • Engineering Project Manager

Business:

  • Management Consultant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Human Resources Manager

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