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.

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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.

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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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3MT – rise to the challenge

You have 3 minutes and 1 slide to make an impact with your research. Do you have what it takes?



Aerospace Alumni secures $3.2m for industrial AI platform

Technology company Datch has secured $3.2 million in seed funding for its leading-edge “Voice-Visual” AI assistant for industry.



Job opportunity: Graduate Mechanical Engineer with Korvest Ltd

Korvest Ltd is seeking a driven and enthusiastic individual to join their team as soon as possible at their head office in Kilburn, South Australia. Applications close 5 June.



Job opportunities: seeking casual staff for Sem 2 course delivery

We are seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 2 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing Monday 27 July 2020. Applications close 14 June.



ASC Pty Ltd - 2020 internship program

The ASC Internship Program will run through the university summer holiday period and will involve practical and technical exposure to all aspects of the ASC engineering division.



Glencore Vacation Employment Program

Glencore are looking for enthusiastic engineering and IT students who want an amazing opportunity to build relationships and learn from industry experts in your field. Applications close 28 May.





Changed date: Adelaide STEM Careers Night

10 June: Whether you're still at high school or planning to join us mid-year, taking a break from study or rethinking your career path, come chat with us at STEM Careers Night.



BCG 2020 Scholarship Information Webinars

23 June or 2 July: Learn more about the 2020 BCG Scholarship Program offering recipients AUD $20,000 and the potential for a graduate position with the world's fastest growing premium management consulting firm. Register by 19 June.