Faculty of Engineering

Master of Professional Engineering (Mechanical) (2011)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2011.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Master of Professional Engineering (Mechanical) (2011)
CP Required: 144
Min FT Duration: 3.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

2. Requirements

3. Semesters

Year 1 - 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 1 - 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 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO5660: Safety Systems Management
Core
6 AMME5601: Professional Engineering
Core
0 ENGG5217: Practical Experience
Core
6 ENGG5220: Engineering Project A


Note: Students who have gained an average mark of 75% or above in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace ENGG5220 and 6 credits of elective with ENGG5222 Dissertation A
6 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 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG5221: Engineering Project B


Note: Note: Students who have gained an average mark of 75% or above in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway and may replace ENGG5221 and 6 credits of elective with ENGG5223 Dissertation B
18 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.

4. Pathways

Engineering Project - Single Semester Option

Type CP CP From
Core
12 ENGG5219: Research Project

Note: Engineering Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Engineering Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through ENGG5220 (6cp) and ENGG5221 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester through ENGG5219 (12 cp).

Engineering Project - Two Semester Option

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG5220: Engineering Project A
Core
6 ENGG5221: Engineering Project B

Note: Engineering Project must be completed by all students, unless undertaking Research Pathway (conditions below). Engineering Project is normally completed across two semesters in two stages through ENGG5220 (6cp) and ENGG5221 (6cp). However, it may also be completed in a single semester through ENGG5219 (12 cp).

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
Core
12 ENGG5222: Dissertation A
Core
12 ENGG5223: Dissertation B

Note: Research pathway students take Dissertation units ENGG5222 and ENGG5223 (total 24 cp) in place of Engineering Project units ENGG5220 and 12 cp of elective units. Students achieving an average mark of 75% or higher in their first 48 credits of MPE are eligible for the Research pathway.

5. Unit Blocks

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
AERO5760 Spacecraft and Satellite Design 6 Semester 2
AMME5101 Energy and the Environment 6 Semester 1
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5271 Computational Nanotechnology 6 Semester 2
AMME5602 Product Life Cycle Design 6
AMME5902 Computer Aided Manufacturing 6 Semester 2
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
AMME5961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6
ENGG5202 Sustainable Design, Engineering & Management 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
MECH5416 Advanced Design and Analysis 6 Semester 1
MECH5701 Computers in Real Time Control and Instrumentation 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.