What do food processing, plastics manufacturing, metal machining and mechanical design have in common? They’re all career options for skilled mechanical engineering technologists.
The Mechanical Engineering major in the Bachelor of Engineering Technology prepares you for careers as an engineering technologist in mechanical engineering, and production or manufacturing engineering. You develop the skills to maintain, develop and design different aspects of modern mechanical technology.
This is part of the Bachelor of Engineering Technology.
Start date: 2022
Most courses last one semester and are worth 15 points. If you're a full-time student, you normally complete 120 points each year (360 points for the entire degree).
You also need to complete a minimum of 600 hours of planned supervised work placement to graduate. This work experience exposes you to real engineering practices and management systems and helps you build engineering networks.
All students complete an industry-based project this year. This is your chance to apply what you’ve learnt in a research or industry environment.
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