Study mechanical engineering and science at the University of Newcastle for career diversity.

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) / Bachelor of Science - Physics Major

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Mechanical Engineering and Science at the University of Newcastle

Engineering (Mechanical) - ScienceStudying the combined Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)/Bachelor of Science degree will qualify you with two degrees after just five years of full-time study.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)/Bachelor of Science offered by  the University of Newcastle gives you a sound introduction to the fundamental principles of engineering science, practice and systems. You will also develop the essential skills and knowledge you need to contribute to scientific development in many areas of technology, industry, agriculture or the information revolution.

When you study the mechanical engineering and science degree you will analyse and design solutions for a diverse range of engineering problems, with the ability to build new knowledge through the foundations provided during your studies.

You will learn in modern engineering laboratories with the opportunity to develop your mechanical engineering skills through practical projects and relevant industry placement.

Opportunities for graduates of the combined mechanical engineering and science degree are extremely diverse and may include work in laboratories and research institutes, government and industry settings. Typical fields of career specialisation include:

  • agencies dealing with defence, transport or power generation.
  • agriculture
  • consultancy
  • environment
  • minerals and resources
  • planning agencies
  • production
  • technology

For more information about the course structure, assumed knowledge and work placement requirements, please visit our handbook page.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)/Bachelor of Science degree is accredited by Engineers Australia and many other affiliated international organisations. You will be eligible to apply from membership of these organisations upon graduation.

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