Mechanical Engineering courses encompass 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 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 the Engineering Institute of Technology (EIT) School of Mechanical Engineering can learn about mechanics, structural engineering, drive systems, rotating equipment, hydraulics, pneumatics, vibration, 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.
EIT Programs are specifically designed by an international body of industry experts, ensuring that you graduate with cutting-edge skills that are valued by employers around the world
Our lecturers include highly experienced engineers, with real-world knowledge, NOT just academics.
EIT programs are fully accredited in Australia and recognized by many authorizing bodies around the world.
Online students can access high-quality courses from anywhere in the world. This gives them the opportunity to study alongside full-time work.
Despite having to attend regular, live webinars, students receive recordings of these sessions. These are useful for those occasions when a webinar is missed and for revision purposes.
You will be supported by a dedicated Learning Support Officer for the duration of your studies, giving you a greater chance of success!
EIT’s current students join from over 140 countries, with expert lecturers and tutors based around the globe, providing you with a truly international perspective.
EIT is one of the only private colleges in the world specializing in engineering.