Take ideas and concepts and create working machines and technology
Mechanical and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering are intertwined at all points in the process. Everything we use on a daily basis is mechanically engineered, and at one time manufactured. Mechanical Engineers design, build, test and maintain machines, and Manufacturing Engineers take those ideas from concepts to the real-life machine or product.
We’re moving into an era of rapid innovation, complex technology and greater sustainability. Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineers are vital for our future. You’ll apply scientific and engineering knowledge to machine-building and learn about:
Stand out from other graduates in the market thanks to our leading-edge facilities, opportunities and industry connections. A $67 million refurbishment of the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering will take your education to even greater heights. UNSW is known for its graduate employability, UNSW placed in the GradConnection AFR Top 100 Future Leaders Awards in 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.
Want to land yourself in a career designing and building machines while contributing to the future of our planet? This is the field for you. Career opportunities are endless for Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineers – from developing motor vehicles, ships and aircraft, to working with robots, or marketing and selling machines you’re constructing. It’s the most employable field of engineering for a reason.
Career options include:
Our specialised degree, the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering) will provide you with strong skills and knowledge to enter the mechanical engineering industry.
We offer a range of engineering program specialisations that can be undertaken in our Engineers Australia accredited degrees. You can study Mechanical Engineering in the following undergraduate degrees/compatible degrees:
Supercharge your Mechanical Engineering career with postgraduate study in:
Graduate Certificates and Diplomas