School of Mechanical Engineering

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.

Study with us

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 and Events

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Jan

Ray Stalker Award – High Achieving Young Professionals and Students in the Australian Aerospace Industry

This year the Australian Division of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the Australian Youth Aerospace Association established the Ray Stalker Award to recognise exceptional young professionals within the Australian aerospace industry for their outstanding achievements. The Ray Stalker Award honours one of the true pioneers in hypersonic research.  Stalker was Australia’s first professor of space …

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Jan

Casual academic opportunities within the School of Mechanical Engineering (ECMS)

We are seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 1 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing 4 March 2019. To submit an application please follow the link below: http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/499552/casual-academic-opportunities-within-the-school-of-mechanical-engineering-ecms Applications close 11:55pm (ACST), 20 January 2019.

13

Dec

Graduate Engineering Trainee

Seven Network, Adelaide, SA Seven Adelaide is currently looking for an Engineering Trainee to join the Technical Operations department in a full-time fixed term capacity. The Engineering Trainee will be actively involved in the maintenance of broadcast systems and also receive in-house training in the many facets of broadcast engineering and operations. Applications close 16-December …

11

Dec

Casual Academic Opportunities within the School of Mechanical Engineering

We are seeking dedicated and passionate casual staff to assist with the delivery of our Semester 1 undergraduate and postgraduate courses, commencing 4 March 2019. To submit an application please follow the link below: http://careers.adelaide.edu.au/cw/en/job/499552/casual-academic-opportunities-within-the-school-of-mechanical-engineering-ecms Applications close 11:55pm (ACST), 20 January 2019.

7

Dec

EuroBrake Student Opportunities Programme (ESOP) 2019 is now open for applications!

Take part in the Student Opportunities Programme at the world’s largest conference and exhibition dedicated to braking technology, You can apply for a sponsored student delegate pass, which will include full access to the Technical Programme and entry to the EuroBrakeExhibition, giving you the chance to connect with organisations at the heart of the industry. …

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