MR216 - Master of Engineering (Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering)
Plan: MR216 - Master of Engineering
Campus: Bundoora Campus
Purpose of the Program
Award title: Master of Engineering
Award abbreviation: MEng
Duration: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Location: RMIT Bundoora Campus
Owning school: Engineering (172H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/engineering/
ASCED code: 030701
CRICOS code: 079834E
Purpose of the Program
This Master of Engineering degree develops advanced research principles and methods and mastery of a body of knowledge in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. Upon graduation with a Master of Engineering degree from RMIT University you will have developed:
- high level skills in research processes,
- the ability to solve complex industrial problems and provide high-level, strategic and research-based advice in a variety of settings.
- the ability to analyse and synthesise knowledge related to specific disciplines, and
- high level communication skills
You will also be able to take advantage of holding an internationally recognised degree from a highly reputable university which is globally well known.
A Master of Engineering degree will provide you with a foundation for further studies into a PhD and employment in senior leadership and management research-based positions in a variety of government, non-government and corporate environments
Individually supervised research programs are available in the following areas of research focus:
- Mechanical Engineering: virtual engineering and design, industrial and vehicle, aerodynamics, conservation and renewable energy (CARE), computational engineering (including CAD, FEA, CFD), applied heat and mass transfer, vehicle design and crashworthiness, engine and supercharger technologies, combustion and fuels, alternative energy technology (e.g. solar cells), sports engineering, dynamics and control and noise vibration harshness
- Manufacturing Engineering: computer-integrated manufacturing, design for manufacturing, forming and machining technology, high-speed automation, robotics, laser technology, additive manufacturing, polymeric and composite product development, operations, quality management in manufacturing
The minimum requirements for admission to a master by research program are:
- a bachelor degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant discipline awarded with honours. The degree should include a research component comprised of a thesis, other research projects or research methodology courses that constitute at least 25% of a full-time academic year (or part-time equivalent). The applicant must have achieved at least a credit average in the final year; or
- evidence of appropriate academic qualifications and/or experience that satisfies the Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research Training and Development or nominee that the applicant has developed knowledge of the field of study or cognate field and the potential for research sufficient to undertake the proposed program.
At RMIT a grade of credit represents academic achievement of 60% or higher.
English Language Requirements
A minimum IELTS (academic module) overall score 6.5, with no band below 6.0; or equivalent. For equivalents to English entry requirements, see the English equivalents webpage (unresolved).
Further information and application process
For further information on the steps you need to take to apply for a research program see How to apply – Research programs webpage.Top of page
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