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Underpinned by world-leading research and a vibrant environment, the School of Mechanical Engineering will equip you to push technological boundaries and have a profound impact on the world.

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Encouraging and supporting life-long learning, our broad curriculum will prepare you for a rewarding career in mechanical engineering through proven theory and hands-on experience. We offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees.

Study With Us

Our research

We are committed to research excellence and offer a wide range of expertise across mechanical engineering. Our innovations have had numerous real-world impacts—from developing the fuel and combustion system used in the Sydney Olympic Torch, to designing low-drag helmets.

Our Research

Student support

Are you a current student? Our Ask ECMS team is available for any questions you have regarding your degree—from enrolment and practical experience, to degree checks and credit transfers. You can also access online resources, including study plans and forms.

Student Support

Contact us

Do you need to contact the School of Mechanical Engineering? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant School of Mechanical Engineering staff member directly.

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Will you be joining us from overseas?

Studying at the University of Adelaide, continuously ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, will challenge and inspire you. We're a member of Australia's Group of Eight (Go8), made up of the country's best universities.

The University's beautiful campus features traditional sandstone buildings, open spaces and cutting-edge facilities. Located in the multicultural city of Adelaide, South Australia; it is close to accommodation, shops, entertainment and attractions.

The School of Mechanical Engineering offers a range of world-class programs. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide.

Information for international students

News

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Sep

Up for a challenge?

Try the Dassault Systèmes international contests to test your skills! 

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Sep

2 ECMS students awarded High Commendation in the Global Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to the eight graduates and students from the University of Adelaide who have been Highly Commended in the Global Undergraduate Awards.

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Sep

The John Crampton Travelling Scholarship 2020

Apply today if you are intending to undertake postgraduate study in the areas of architecture or engineering in a country other than Australia. Applications close 30 September.

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Sep

Airworthiness courses by the Gliding Federation of Australia

Students are invited to participate in airworthiness courses being run by the Gliding Federation of Australia here in SA - enrol today.

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Sep

Closing soon - STEM Cadetship Program

Applications close 11 September: Are you currently studying an undergraduate degree in: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), photography or imaging? Read on to find out more about the Department of Defence STEM Cadetship.

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Sep

Call for papers: Emergent practice in cybersecurity

We are seeking proposals for chapters from any disciplines dealing with the interdisciplinary boundaries of cyber risk as it applies to business.

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Events

Ingenuity 2019

Thursday 31 October: Celebrating tomorrow’s technology leaders, Ingenuity 2019 showcases the dynamic world and real life applications of engineering, computer and mathematical sciences.

Young Engineers Australia South Australia Speed Networking Night

24 September: Join Young Engineers Australia South Australia for an evening of professional relationship building with fellow engineers and industry leaders.

Young Engineers Australia: New Friends and Fresh Ideas

Thursday 12 September: Join a night of celebration with other early-career engineers and find out how you can dive headfirst into the engineering community.

Dean's Research Seminar Series: Improving Life on Earth in Space

Thursday 5 September: The microgravity environment is a new frontier for discovery and innovation. Learn how science in space will affect life on Earth.

Working in Australia

Thursday 22 August: Brought to you by the Bright Futures' Society, this networking event is especially tailored for international students.

Improve your CV

Monday 12 August, 1-3pm: Looking to improve your CV? Struggling to communicate your research skills in a CV? Curious about the different between academic and non-academic CVs? Join us for an interactive panel discussion to discuss everything CV.

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