Programs Eng MPE Master of Professional Engineering (Mechanical) (2014)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5302: Foundations of Materials 1
Core
6 AMME5500: Foundations of Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 AMME5700: Foundations of Instrumentation
Core
6 ENGG5801: Foundations of Engineering Computing

Note: Year One covers Foundation units only. Candidates with a prior Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent in the field related to this specialisation may be exempted from Foundation units.


Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5200: Foundations of Thermodynamics and Fluids
Core
6 AMME5301: Foundations of Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 ENGG5802: Foundations of Engineering Mechanics
Core
6 MECH5400: Foundations of Mechanical Design 1

Note: Year 1 covers foundation units only. Students with a prior Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent in the field related to this specialisation are exempt from these foundation units.


Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5501: Foundations of System Dynamics and Control
Core
6 MECH5261: Foundations of Fluid Mechanics 2
Core
6 MECH5362: Foundations of Materials 2
Core
6 MECH5660: Foundations of Manufacturing Engineering

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 MECH5262: Foundations of Thermal Engineering 2
Core
6 MECH5361: Foundations of Mechanics of Solids 2
12 Select from Unit Block:
Mechanical Engineering Recommended Electives


Note: These electives provide an opportunity for advanced study in either Thermofluids, Materials, Design & Manufacturing or Mechatronics. It is recommended that students select units from the same subject area in order to optimise their learning experiences.

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5020: Capstone Project A


Note: See Streams/Majors for full details.

SStudents achieving an average mark of 75% or higher over 48 credit points of units of study in the Year Two Table or equivalent are eligible for the Research Pathway and may replace AMME5020 and 6 credits of elective with AMME5222 Dissertation A
Core
6 AMME5601: Professional Engineering
Core
0 ENGG5217: Practical Experience
12 Select from Unit Block:
Mechanical Engineering Recommended Electives


Note: It is recommended that students select units from the same subject area (either Thermofluids, Materials, Design & Manufacturing or Mechatronics) in order to optimise their learning experiences.

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5021: Capstone Project B


Note: See Streams/Majors for full details.

Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher over 48 credit points of units of study in the Year Two Table or equivalent are eligible for the Research Pathway and may replace AMME5021 and 6 credits of elective with AMME5223 Dissertation B
Core
6 ENGG5103: Safety Systems & Risk Analysis
12 Select from Unit Block:
Mechanical Engineering Recommended Electives


Note: It is recommended that students select units from the same subject area (either Thermofluids, Materials, Design & Manufacturing or Mechatronics) in order to optimise their learning experiences.

Capstone Project

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5020: Capstone Project A
Core
6 AMME5021: Capstone Project B

Note: Capstone Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Capstone Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through AMME5020 (6cp) and AMME5021 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester (12 cp).

Extended Capstone Project

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME5020: Capstone Project A
Core
12 AMME5022: Capstone Project B Extended

Note: Students take Capstone Project units AMME5020 and AMME5022 (total 18 cp) in place of Capstone Project AMME5021 and 6 cp of elective units.

Students achieving an average mark of 70% or higher over 48 credit points of units of study in the Year Two Table or equivalent are eligible for the Extended Capstone Project.

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
12 AMME5222: Dissertation A
Core
12 AMME5223: Dissertation B

Note: Research pathway students take Dissertation units AMME5222 and AMME5223 (total 24 cp) in place of Capstone Project units and 12 cp of elective units.

Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher over 48 credit points of units of study in the Year Two Table or equivalent are eligible for the Research Pathway.

Block 1 - Mechanical Engineering Recommended Electives (Min CP: 36,Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5010 Optimisation Methods in Engineering 6 Semester 2
AERO5301 Applied Finite Element Analysis 6 Semester 1
AERO5760 Spacecraft and Satellite Design 6 Semester 2
AMME5101 Energy and the Environment 6 Semester 1
AMME5202 Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5271 Computational Nanotechnology 6 Semester 2
AMME5310 Engineering Tribology 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
AMME5602 Product Life Cycle Design 6 Semester 2
AMME5902 Advanced Computer Aided Manufacturing 6 Semester 2
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
AMME5951 Fundamentals of Neuromodulation 6 Semester 1
AMME5961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6 Semester 2
ENGG5202 Sustainable Design, Engineering & Management 6 Semester 1
MECH5255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (Adv) 6 Semester 2
MECH5265 Advanced Combustion 6 Semester 2
MECH5275 Advanced Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
MECH5304 Materials Failure 6 Semester 2
MECH5305 Smart Materials 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1
MECH5416 Advanced Design and Analysis 6 Semester 1
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Note: These electives provide an opportunity for advanced study in either Thermofluids, Materials, Design & Manufacturing or Mechatronics. It is recommended that students select units from the same subject area in order to optimise their learning experiences. Six units (36 credit points) are required.

Block 2 - Exchange Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG5231 Engineering Graduate Exchange A 6 Int January
Int July
ENGG5232 Engineering Graduate Exchange B 6 Int January
Int July

Note: Summer/Winter Exchange units require the approval of the Program Director. With approval, up to 12 credit points of Exchange units may taken in place of other units, towards the requirements of the degree.

Course: Master of Professional Engineering (Mechanical) (2014)
CP Required: 144
Min FT Duration: 3.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies
Years Offered: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
Requirements: To qualify for the award of the Master of Professional Engineering in this specialisation, a candidate must complete 144 credit points, including core and elective units of study as listed here.

Admission to candidature

Admission to candidature requires: EITHER (a) a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Sydney, OR (b) equivalent qualification, with a minimum credit average; OR (c) a non-engineering bachelor's degree with a minimum credit average, with studies equivalent to 48 credit points in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, computing or statistics, as related to the intended engineering specialisation.

All candidates for admission must have prior learning equivalent to 48 credit points in total, which, in the estimation of the Dean, is comparable to the requirements for the first year of a Bachelor of Engineering at this University in the stream sought for admission.

Credit for previous study

Candidates with a Bachelor of Engineering or equivalent in the relevant discipline, and who have reached an acceptable level of academic achievement in their prior degree, may be eligible for a reduction of volume in learning of up to 48 credit points.

A maximum of 72 credit points may be granted towards the Master of Professional Engineering from external postgraduate studies where no award has been, or will be made, provided the studies are acceptable to the Program Director Dean and are equivalent to units of study offered in the Master of Professional Engineering.

Candidates transferring from the Master of Engineering to the Master of Professional Engineering may transfer up to 24 credit points provided units are equivalent to units of study offered in the Master of Professional Engineering. Any additional credit is subject to the approval by the Dean.

Progression

Candidates are required to meet the progression requirements as specified in the University's Coursework Rule, and required to have a WAM >= 65% based on the results of all units of study once a minimum of 48 credit points have been first attempted. Candidates who do not meet this WAM requirement will have their enrolment transferred to the Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Professional Engineering).

Transitional provisions

These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January 2013 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January 2013 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.

Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January 2013 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement.

Course resolutions

This course is administered under course resolutions published in the Faculty Handbook at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/
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