Master of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course at a Glance


Course Name - Master of Engineering (Mechanical)

Course Code - MME

Qualification - Masters

Duration - 2 years

CEU/CPD* - on enquiry

*CEU/CPD hours vary according to your professional body.
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The Engineering Institute of Technology is pleased to bring you the Master of Engineering (Mechanical)** program.

IN THIS ACCREDITED AND PRESTIGIOUS PROGRAM YOU WILL GAIN:

 
  • Skills and know-how in the latest and developing technologies in mechanical engineering
  • Practical guidance and feedback from mechanical experts from around the world
  • Live knowledge from the extensive experience of expert instructors, rather than from just theoretical information gained from books and college
  • Credibility and respect as the local mechanical expert in your firm
  • Global networking contacts in the industry
  • Improved career choices and income
  • A valuable and accredited Master of Engineering (Mechanical)** qualification
 

The next intake will start January 02, 2018.

Contact us to find out more and apply now!

Past intakes have reached maximum numbers early on; secure your place now. Payment is not required until approx. 4 weeks before the start of the program.

Applications closing December 15, 2017.
 
** A note regarding recognition of this program in the Australian education system: EIT is the owner of this program. The qualification is officially accredited by the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). EIT delivers this program to students worldwide.

 

EIT Master of Engineering (Mechanical) endorsed by the International Society of Automation (ISA)

 

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

This Master Degree (or Graduate Diploma) is an academically accredited program by the Australian Government agency (TEQSA) and does not currently offer entry-to-practice to Engineers Australia - Professional Engineering status. Engineers Australia are considering this and other programs for those students desiring professional status (e.g. CPEng). The outcome of this review may or may not result in a student gaining chartered professional status if he or she does not already possess this. However, it is recommended that you directly approach your local professional engineering body for an individual assessment and/or recognition.

For more information please visit: http://www.eit.edu.au/accreditation-international-standing-for-online-engineering-training.
 

 

 


Details

Introduction

The Master of Engineering (Mechanical) addresses the specific core competencies and associated underpinning knowledge required of Mechanical, Design, and Maintenance Engineers. The program offers twelve units and a project thesis to provide the knowledge and skills required to become professional and self-confident mechanical engineers. Students with a background in mechanical, instrumentation & control, electrical, or industrial plant and systems engineering will especially benefit from this program as it prepares them for further career development in the mechanical design and maintenance industries.

The aim of this master program is to provide students with skills in mechanical engineering technology and maintenance and to take advantage of the growing needs of the mechanical industry.

The Materials unit will teach students knowledge and applications of traditional and new-age materials. The Heat Transfer unit provides the knowledge base every mechanical engineer must possess in this area. Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics covers the theory, applications and maintenance of these systems. The Drives, Pumps and Compressors unit studies topics ranging from bearings, gears, to details on pumps and compressor technology. Process Engineering will enable students to evaluate and apply complex process calculations through application of control principles. Industrial Gas Turbines, the new vital prime movers, will be covered in all their facets. Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing looks at using CAD systems to design and model 3D mechanical systems – from parts to assemblies. Finite element analysis is an effective tool for mechanical design. Advanced Fluid Dynamics will concentrate on applications that every mechanical engineer handling processes should be competent in. Tribology, the study of friction, wear and lubrication, is of vital importance in mechanical engineering.

This program has been carefully designed to accomplish three key goals. First, a set of fundamental concepts is described in useful, manageable ways that encourage rapid and integrated knowledge-acquisition. Second, that knowledge is applied in creative and imaginative ways to afford practical, career-oriented advantages. Third, the learning that results from the integration of knowledge and application is emboldened by activities and projects, culminating in a project thesis that is the capstone of the program. This carefully designed learning journey will develop factual understanding and also exercise participants' creativity and design-thinking capabilities. Employers are hungry for these skills, and program graduates can expect a significant advantage when interacting with employers, clients, consultants and fellow engineering peers.

 

Entry Requirements: Master of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

To gain entry into this program, applicants need one of the following:

a) a recognized 3-year bachelor degree* in an engineering qualification in a congruent** field of practice.

b) an EIT Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degree in a congruent** field of practice.

c) a 4-year Bachelor of Engineering qualification (or equivalent), that is recognized under the washington Accord or Engineers Australia, in a congruent**, or a different field of practice at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.

d) a 4-year Bachelor of Engineering qualification (or equivalent)* that is not recognized under the Washington Accord, in a congruent** field of practice to this program.

AND

An appropriate level of English Language Proficiency equivalent to an English pass level in an Australian Senior Certificate of Education, or an IELTS score of 6.5 (with no individual band less than 6), or equivalent as outlined in the EIT Admissions Policy.HE

* With integrated compulsory 12-week professional industry experience, training or project work of which 6 weeks are directly supervised by a professional/eligible professional engineer as determined by EIT.

** Congruent field of practice means one of the following with adequate Mechanical Engineering content (fields not listed below to be considered by the Dean and the Admissions Committee on a case-by-case basis):

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical and Material Systems
  • Mechatronic Systems
  • Production Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Manufacturing and Management Systems
  • Industrial Automation Engineering
  • Instrumentation, Control and Automation

Note: If applicants do not meet the above requirements, applicants are welcome to apply in writing to the Admissions Committee.

 

Who Will Benefit from this Prestigious Program

This course is highly recommended for those students who have practical experience in mechanical engineering, including but not limited to:

  • Mechanical engineers

  • Mechanical equipment sales engineers

  • Contract and asset managers

  • Automotive engineers 

  • Aeronautical engineers

  • Plant operations and maintenance personnel

  • Design engineers

  • Process engineers

  • Process control engineers and supervisors


Program Structure - Master of Engineering (Mechanical)

Students must complete 48 credit points comprising 12 core units and one (1) capstone Thesis. There are no electives in this program. The program duration is two years full time, or equivalent. Subjects will be delivered over four (4) terms per year, and students will take 2 subjects per term. There will be a short break between years.
 


Year Term   Unit Code Subjects Credit Points
Year 1 Term 1 MME501
MME502

Materials for Engineers
Heat Transfer
 
3
3
Year 1 Term 2 MME503
MME504

Industrial Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Drives, Pumps and Compressors
 
3
3
Year 1 Term 3 MME505
MXX507

Process Engineering
Professional Engineering Management
 
3
3
Year 1 Term 4 MME506
MME508
 
Advanced Fluid Dynamics
Industrial Gas Turbines
 
3
3
Year 2 Term 1 MXX501/601
MME602
 
Engineering Practice and Key Research Methods
Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing
 
3
3
Year 2 Term 2 MME603
MME604
 
Finite Element Method
Introduction to Aerodynamics
 
3
3
Year 2 Term 3 & 4 ME700
Project Thesis (taken over 2 terms
 
12

 

* Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Mechanical): Students who elect to exit the program after successfully completing all of the first year units, as outlined above, can opt to receive EIT's Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Industrial Automation). If students wish to finalize the Master qualification after exiting at Grad Dip level, they will need to re-enrol and relinquish the Graduate Diploma testamur.


Live Webinars

During the program you will participate in weekly interactive sessions with the lecturers and other participants from around the world. Each unit's weekly live tutorial will last 60 to 90 minutes. We take student availability into consideration wherever possible before scheduling webinar times. Please refer to ‘When will the sessions take place?’ in the Frequently Asked Questions. All you need to participate is an adequate Internet connection, speakers and, if possible, a microphone. The software package and setup details will be sent to you prior to the first webinar.

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In Company Online Training Solutions

Special class groups can be arranged on request to match your own schedule. If you have a large number of staff who should complete any of our programs, read more about EIT's In Company Online Training HERE and contact us to assist you further.

 

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Fee Information

Course Fees

EIT has multiple fee structures and payment plans based on the student’s country of residence. There are many details to take into consideration therefore EIT requests that all potential students contact us directly through:

- Email: eit@eit.edu.au

- Live Chat on www.eit.edu.au

- Phone: please visit our Contact webpage for details of all international EIT offices

A Course Advisor will then be able to provide detailed and accurate fee information to every potential student.

 

Tuiton fees

Your tuition fees include weekly webinars with leading engineering and technical experts, technical eBooks, program materials, software and postage, plus grading and support from the program coordinators and lecturers. Students should also plan to spend approximately US$100 to US$200 per unit on text books not included in the tuition fees. We provide flexible payment options and can accept fees in a variety of currencies. Please contact us for fees in an appropriate currency for your location.

Additional Fees

The following additional fees may apply:

Deferred and Supplementary Assessments and Examinations – The tuition fee will include one attempt at the examination or assessment. If further attempts are required an additional fee may be applied.

Cancellation Fees may apply if a student withdraws either prior to or after the start of delivery of a unit or course.

Deferment - There is no fee for suspension of studies, however, if the student wishes to continue the program at a later date, a re-joining fee may apply.

For detailed information on all relevant fees, please see EIT’s Higher Education Tuition Payment and Refund policy, available at www.eit.edu.au/organisation-policies or contact EIT directly.

Fee Refund Policy

Students who choose to cancel applications or withdraw from a program may be eligible for a partial or full refund depending on several factors such as: payment methods, date of withdrawal/cancellation and student progress.

For detailed information please see EIT’s Higher Education Tuition Payment and Refund Policy, available at www.eit.edu.au/organisationpolicies or contact EIT directly.

 

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Mechanical Engineering encompasses the conceptualisation, design, manufacture, control and maintenance of machines ranging from a conveyer, space shuttle to nanotechnology based objects. In broad terms, mechanical engineering channels the energy and forces in nature to the service of people. The fields in which mechanical engineering professionals operate are wide - ranging from oil and gas, power generation, water utilities, process plants, mining, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and defence.

A diploma or course in mechanical engineering is ideal for anyone wanting to get involved in the general engineering (whether design or maintenance) of large plants, especially as a plant engineer. Recently, mechanical engineering has begun to include many new systems in the electronics and control arena such as programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and SCADA as these are critical to the control of mechanical devices.

Students in EIT's School of Mechanical Engineering can study Mechanical Engineering courses with subjects that include: mechanics, structural engineering, drive systems, rotating equipment, hydraulics, pneumatics, lubrication engineering, HVAC, pumps, compressors, machinery safety, energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

The focus in EIT's School of Mechanical Engineering is in providing students with both deep and broad skills in mechanical engineering technology, focusing on real systems. Whilst there is probably not a shortage of theoretically orientated practitioners in mechanical engineering, there is a need for highly skilled, practically oriented engineers, technologists and technicians, due to the rapidly increasing use of new technologies which are becoming a key component of all modern plants and equipment. Studying our mechanical engineering programs online means that you do not have to take extended periods away from existing work commitments.

Note:

I: Vocational Education & Training (VET) program

II: Higher Education program


 

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Accreditation

Professional Accreditation – do you need it?

In most countries there are two forms of accreditation for engineering qualifications - national accreditation/recognition by the Government, and professional recognition by an Engineering society or association.

In Australia, national accreditation of higher education qualifications is undertaken by the Australian Government regulator; “TEQSA” (Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency) – by Law, TEQSA are absolutely critical to any higher education being recognised.

The other form of accreditation is ‘professional accreditation’ though engineering societies such as; Engineers Australia or Professionals Australia. This professional recognition may help in obtaining employment, although an employer's requirement for this seems not at the levels it used to be - generally because the type of degree being studied, one's actual experience and past training are far more influential with potential employers.
Few engineering Master, and no PhD, degrees are accredited by Engineers Australia. Remember, if a qualification is not accredited by Engineers Australia, you can still apply for professional recognition by Engineers Australia on an individual, case-by-case basis.We are proud that we already have two Advanced Diplomas accredited by Engineers Australia, and are continuing to work with Engineers Australia to achieve accreditation on our Master and Bachelor degrees as soon as possible.

It should be noted that whilst confident, EIT cannot guarantee or commit to when (and if) we will receive accreditation from Engineers Australia for any of our other qualifications.

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