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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.

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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.

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News

27

Sep

ECMS researchers recognised by The Australian

Congratulations to our ECMS researchers who have been named in The Australian, on the Early Achievers Leaderboard and the Lifetime Achievement Leaderboard: Stars of Research.

27

Sep

Graduation applications now open!

If you intend to graduate in the Semester 2, 2019 Conferral Round with a ceremony in April/May 2020, please check your application status in Access Adelaide now!

25

Sep

Job opportunity: Aircraft Stores Compatibility Ballistics Engineer

Are you are interested in being involved with aircraft and weapon flight trials, and the provision of specialist engineering and aircraft weapons related advice? Applications close 21 October.

23

Sep

Job opportunity: Graduate/Entry Level Automation Engineer

Hot Melt Packaging Systems are looking for someone who has a passion for programming in general and good problem-solving skills across mechanical, electrical and software disciplines. Applications close 18 October.

20

Sep

Up for a challenge?

Try the Dassault Systèmes international contests to test your skills! 

16

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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Events

15

Oct

Industry Night: Understanding SA and its Job Market

The Indian Students Club—in collaboration with the University of Adelaide and Engineers Australia—is hosting a much-awaited event: Industry Night - Understanding SA & its Job Market. Speakers include the Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and CEO’s of companies who will be sharing their incredible experience, speak about upcoming opportunities in South Australia and the do's and don'ts of what to do when looking for a job.

31

Oct

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.

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