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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.

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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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News and events

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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.

24

Jun

Closing soon - EOIs for Adelaide-CSIRO Industry PhD Program

Expressions of Interest closing 28 June 2019 for University of Adelaide and CSIRO PhD opportunity.

17

Jun

Aerospace research project grants - 3 available

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Adelaide Section will award three grants up to the value of $300 each for final year undergraduate university research projects based in Adelaide. Applications close Sunday 30 June.

17

Jun

True North Scholarship for Women

Bain & Company are inviting exceptional female students to apply for a scholarship program with the aim to sharpen leadership and problem solving skills in a field where women are traditionally underrepresented. Applications close Friday 5 July.

13

Jun

Get involved: United Nations #SummerOfSolutions

The United Nations are calling for applications from young people to create innovative technology-based solutions addressing the global challenge of climate change. The first deadline is Wednesday 3 July.

12

Jun

Indigenous Leaders Scholarship and Internship

McKinsey & Company are offering a $15,000 scholarship and a paid consulting internship in one of our Australian offices, with applications closing 30 June 2019.

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