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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

14

Jan

Early 2021 Internship opportunities - applications closing soon

There are currently a large number of internships ready to start in early 2021 available on CareerHub. See a selection here and apply today.

12

Jan

Australian Federation of University Women SA scholarship applications now open

A number of scholarships are available for female postgraduate students studying a coursework or research based degree in 2021 from the Australian Federation of University Women SA (AFUW-SA). Applications close 31 March 2021.

16

Dec

Apply for Engineering internships starting early January

Internships enable you to develop connections with prospective employers through a range of practical projects, internships and industry-led teaching.

16

Dec

International Women’s Day 2021: Let’s celebrate our University women

For IWD 2021, we will celebrate University of Adelaide women – staff, students and alumni – who have inspired or supported others through innovation, service, leadership and/or resilience during the past year. Nominations close 5 February 2021.

10

Nov

UofA in the Top 100 in Times Higher Education subject rankings

The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Science (ECMS) continues its rise in international rankings, now being rated in the Top 100 for the first time in two subjects, ‘Engineering and Technology’ and ‘Computer Science’  in the recently released Times Higher Education Subject Rankings.

10

Nov

ARC Discovery Early Career Research Awards 2021

The Minister for Education, The Hon Dan Trehan has this week announced new grant outcomes under the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme, with 2 ECMS researchers receiving funding.

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Events

8

Mar

International Women’s Day 2021: Let’s celebrate our University women

All members of the University community are invited to submit nominations. We will celebrate all eligible nominees through a collage of photographs*, and summaries of their contributions and personal attributes. These will be displayed online and printed for an IWD breakfast to be held on North Terrace, Roseworthy and Waite campuses on Friday 5 March 2021.

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