Faculty of Engineering

Mechanical/Science (Medical Science Stream) (2022)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2022.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechanical/Science (Medical Science Stream) (2022)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary, the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (144 credit points):

► 6 credit points of Introductory Computing units table

► 12 credit points of Foundation Mathematics units table (12cp of MATH1* can count towards Science requirements)

► 24 credit points of Project table

► The Professional Engagement Program (PEP) units comprising ENGP1001 (0cp), ENGP1002 (0cp), ENGP1003 (0cp), ENGP2001 (0cp), ENGP2002 (0cp), ENGP2003 (0cp), ENGP3001 (0cp) and ENGP3002 (0cp)

► 96 credit points of Mechanical Stream core units

► 6 credit points of Mechanical Stream electives

Science (Medical Science Stream) (96 credit points):

► 24 credit points of Science degree core units (12cp of MATH1* can count towards Engineering requirements)

► 48 credit points of Medical Science core

► 12 credit points of OLE units

► 12 credit points of Science electives

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
3 Select from MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
6 Select from MEDS1001: Human Biology
0 Select from ENGP1001: Professional Engagement Program 1A


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of enrolment.
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing
6 Select from MECH1560: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

Note: MATH1021 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1921 and MATH1902.

Equivalent advanced level units can replace Medical Science Core units, subject to prerequisite conditions being met. Students should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME1362: Materials 1
6 Select from BIOL1007: From Molecules to Ecosystems
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
6 Select from AMME1802: Engineering Mechanics
0 Select from ENGP1002: Professional Engagement Program 1B

Note: MATH1023 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1905.

Equivalent advanced level units can replace Medical Science Core units, subject to prerequisite conditions being met. Students should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MEDS2002: Key Concepts in Pharmacology
6 Select from MEDS2001: Key Concepts in Physiology
6 Select from CHEM1111: Chemistry 1A
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C
6 Select from AMME2000: Engineering Analysis

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MEDS2004: Microbes, Infection and Immunity
6 Select from MEDS2005: Human Anatomy and Histology
6 Select from MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
6 Select from AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME2700: Instrumentation
6 Select from AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B
6 Select from AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1
6 Select from MEDS2003: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME2262: Thermal Engineering 1
6 Select from MEDS3888: Medical Science Interdisciplinary Project
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 6cp OLEs
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
6 Select from MECH3261: Fluid Mechanics 2
6 Select from MECH3362: Materials 2
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A
6 Select from ENGG3112: Interdisciplinary Engineering

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective
6 Select from MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2
6 Select from MECH3260: Thermal Engineering 2
6 Select from MECH3361: Mechanics of Solids 2
0 Select from ENGP3002: Professional Engagement Program 3B

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechanical Stream Elective Units
Science Units


Note: As there are 12cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 12cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering
6 Select from AMME4111: Thesis A
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechanical Stream Elective Units
Science Units


Note: As there are 12cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 12cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 6cp OLEs
6 Select from AMME4112: Thesis B
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechanical Stream Elective Units

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 0 - Introductory Computing Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG1810 Introduction to Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1910 Introduction to Programming (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Students must complete:

-6cp from ENGG1810 or (INFO1110 or INFO1910). For Mechanical stream students it is recommended that ENGG1810 is taken.

Block 1 - Foundation Mathematics Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistical Thinking with Data 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2
MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Adv) 3 Semester 1
MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 12cp including:

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxx units: MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3cp) AND MATH1005 Statistics (3cp)

Block 2 - Projects Table (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO1560 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering 6 Semester 1
AMME4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BMET1960 Biomedical Engineering 1A 6 Semester 1
CHNG1108 Introduction to Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL1900 Introduction to Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC1004 Practical Introduction to Electrical Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG3112 Interdisciplinary Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH1560 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1701 Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: - Students are to select the introduction unit relevant to their stream. Students in both Electrical and Software Engineering streams are to take ELEC1004.

- Students enrolled in the Dalyell Stream may count any Dalyell unit in place of ENGG2112 and may count any Engineering Dalyell unit in place of ENGG3112

- Students are to select the thesis units relevant to their stream. Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mechatronic students are to enrol in the AMME coded units. Students in both Electrical and Software are to enrol in the ELEC coded units.

Block 3 - Professional Engagement Program (PEP) Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGP1001 Professional Engagement Program 1A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1002 Professional Engagement Program 1B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1003 Professional Engagement Program 1C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2001 Professional Engagement Program 2A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2002 Professional Engagement Program 2B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2003 Professional Engagement Program 2C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3001 Professional Engagement Program 3A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3002 Professional Engagement Program 3B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: -Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete the Professional Engagement Program units of study.

- Candidates must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of study

Block 4 - Mechanical Stream Core (Min CP: 96,Max CP: 96)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME1362 Materials 1 6 Semester 2
AMME1802 Engineering Mechanics 6 Semester 2
AMME2000 Engineering Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME2261 Fluid Mechanics 1 6 Semester 1
AMME2262 Thermal Engineering 1 6 Semester 2
AMME2301 Mechanics of Solids 1 6 Semester 2
AMME2500 Engineering Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME2700 Instrumentation 6 Semester 1
AMME3500 System Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1
MECH2400 Mechanical Design 1 6 Semester 2
MECH3260 Thermal Engineering 2 6 Semester 2
MECH3261 Fluid Mechanics 2 6 Semester 1
MECH3361 Mechanics of Solids 2 6 Semester 2
MECH3362 Materials 2 6 Semester 1
MECH3460 Mechanical Design 2 6 Semester 2
MECH3660 Manufacturing Engineering 6 Semester 1

Block 5 - Mechanical Stream Elective Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5750 Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems 6 Semester 2
AMME3060 Engineering Methods 6 Semester 2
AMME4401 Industrial and Product Design Engineering 6 Semester 2
AMME5060 Advanced Computational Engineering 6 Semester 2
AMME5101 Energy and the Environment 6 Semester 1
AMME5104 Applied Safety Systems and Risk Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME5105 Risk Management Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5271 Computational Nanotechnology 6 Semester 2
AMME5292 Advanced Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5310 Engineering Tribology 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
AMME5902 Computer Aided Manufacturing 6 Semester 2
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
MECH2401 Human-Centred Engineering Design 6 Semester 2
MECH4460 Mechanical Design 3 6 Semester 1
MECH4660 Engineering Management [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 1
MECH5255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 6 Semester 2
MECH5265 Combustion 6 Semester 2
MECH5275 Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
MECH5304 Materials Failure 6 Semester 2
MECH5305 Smart Materials 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1
MECH5311 Microscopy and Microanalysis of Materials 6 Semester 1

Block 10 - Medical Science Stream Core (Min CP: 54,Max CP: 54)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BIOL1007 From Molecules to Ecosystems 6 Semester 2
CHEM1111 Chemistry 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MEDS1001 Human Biology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2001 Key Concepts in Physiology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2002 Key Concepts in Pharmacology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2003 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2004 Microbes, Infection and Immunity 6 Semester 2
MEDS2005 Human Anatomy and Histology 6 Semester 2
MEDS3888 Medical Science Interdisciplinary Project 6 Semester 2

Block 11 - Science Units (Min CP: 30,Max CP: 42)

Note: Candidates must complete 96 credit points of Science (Medical Science stream) study, including:

- 54cp core units

- 18cp 3000-level selective units

- 12 credit points of OLEs

- Elective units as required

Math and Chem units taken as part of the Engineering component may be counted towards the 96 cp total. See Science faculty handbook for list of Science units and majors: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/science/