2017 Undergraduate Courses
  • Students are to follow the requirements of the Handbook for the year they commenced the course.

    However, the subject links below do not contain the subject information for the current year. You can view current subject information through the new Course Handbook.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical and Materials Engineering) | 2017

This information is for students commencing their course in 2017. Students follow the rules and requirements for the year they commenced their course. Please refer to the Archives link in the menu for years prior to 2017.
Academic Program Directors:

Mechanical: Dr Buyung Kosasih email: buyung@uow.edu.au
Materials: Dr Yue Zhao email: yue@uow.edu.au

Course Structure 

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
Year 1
ENGG102Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics6Autumn
ENGG103Materials in Design6Autumn
ENGG105Engineering Design for Sustainability6Autumn
MATH141Foundations of Engineering Mathematics6Autumn, Spring
ENGG100Engineering Computing and Analysis6Spring
PHYS143Physics For Engineers6Spring
MATH142Essentials of Engineering Mathematics6Spring, Summer 2017/2018
ENGG104Electrical Systems6Spring
Year 2
CHEM103Introductory Chemistry For Engineers6Autumn
MECH203Mechanical Workshop Practice0Autumn
ENGG251Mechanics of Solids6Autumn
MATH283Advanced Engineering Mathematics and Statistics6Autumn
MATE202Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria6Autumn
MATE205Materials Characterisation Techniques6Spring
MECH226Machine Dynamics6Spring
MECH201Engineering Analysis6Spring
MECH215Mechanical Engineering Design 16Spring
Year 3
MECH321Dynamics of Engineering Systems6Autumn
MATE306Fracture, Failure and Degradation6Autumn
ENGG252Engineering Fluid Mechanics6Autumn
MECH326Dynamics of Mechanisms6Autumn
MATE201Structure of Materials6Spring
MATE203Phase Transformations6Spring
MATE204Mechanical Behaviour of Materials6Spring
MECH365Control of Machines and Processes6Spring
Plus one of the following subjects  
MATE381Experimental Methods and Computing6Autumn
MECH252Thermodynamics, Experimental Methods and Analysis6Spring
Year 4
MECH341Thermodynamics of Engineering Systems6Autumn
MECH382Manufacturing Engineering Principles6Autumn
MATE301Engineering Alloys6Autumn
MATE302Polymeric Materials6Spring
MATE303Ceramics, Glasses and Refractories6Spring
MECH311Mechanical Engineering Design 26Spring
MECH343Heat Transfer and Aerodynamics6Spring
MECH372Solids Handling and Process Engineering6Spring
Year 5
ENGG461Managing Engineering Projects6Autumn
MECH419Finite Element Methods in Engineering6Autumn
MATE402Secondary Materials Processing6Autumn
MATE304Transport Phenomena in Materials Processing6Spring
MATE305Primary Materials Processing6Spring
MATE401Selection of Materials in Engineering Design6Spring
ENGG454Professional Experience0Annual, Autumn, Spring
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students must complete ONE of the following two research options
ENGG452Thesis A12Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
ENGG453Thesis B18Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Scholar) students must complete ENGG453
ENGG453Thesis B*18Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018

*18 credit point thesis is equivalent to the 12 credit point thesis and one 6 credit point elective.

Credit Arrangements

Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Professional Recognition/Accreditation

UOW's engineering programs are accredited by Engineers Australia and relevant world engineering bodies through the Washington Accord. This ensures recognition by equivalent professional engineering bodies in the USA, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries.

UOW is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8) Deans of Engineering and Associates, in recognition of its being among the top Australian engineering faculties. This achievement is a direct result of our world class reputation in teaching and research.

Other Information

Further information is available at:
Email: eis@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 8 December, 2016