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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.

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News and events

15

Jul

Austmine STEM METS Internship avaliable

The Austmine STEM METS Career Pathway Program provides students with on-the-job experience, mentoring and soft skills training through a 10 week paid internship at a mining equipment, technology and services (METS) company - applications close 31 July.

15

Jul

Santos 12-week vacation program

Apply today for the Santos 12-week vacation program - applications close 31 July 2019.

8

Jul

Adelaide Summer Research Scholarships - applications now open

ECMS are offering a large number of possible projects spanning all of our schools, institutes and research centres. Applications open Monday 8 July and close 5pm Friday 20 September 2019.

1

Jul

Plant tours and career paths at O-I Glass Adelaide

Find out more about O-I Glass and their engineering career opportunities by securing your place on a site tour. Tour opportunities are Tuesday 23 July or Thursday 25 July - bookings essential by Sunday 7 July.

27

Jun

ECMS disciplines ranked in ARWU top 100

The University of Adelaide has ranked in the top 100 for 13 of our disciplines in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities [ARWU]. ECMS is thrilled to have 9 of our disciplines ranked in the top 100!

24

Jun

PhD scholarship opportunities within Australia-China Joint Research Centre

The Australia-China Joint Research Centre of Offshore Wind and Wave Energy is offering PhD scholarships in Computer Science, Wave Science and Power Conversion Engineering - applications close Sunday 21 July.

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