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Engineering (Mechanical)

If you are a graduate with a previous degree in Mechanical Engineering (or a related field) and are looking to upgrade and extend your knowledge and skills in this high demand area, the Mechanical Engineering postgraduate program at Flinders provides you with the perfect study plan.

Ranging from the Graduate Diploma, and Master of Engineering Science to this Master of Engineering, these courses offer a unique selection of advanced topics in various branches of Mechanical Engineering such as Solid Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics, Design and Manufacturing, Materials, and Control. The courses also integrate with the strong research and development programs in the College of Science and Engineering.

Quick Facts

Duration: 2 years
Start Date: March, July
Tuition Fee: $39,500
Location: Adelaide Campus, Australia
CRICOS code: 0101527
Delivery mode: On campus

With the demand for professional mechanical engineers with an advanced level of expertise and knowledge, these courses equip students with the latest theoretical and practical aspects of Mechanical Engineering to address high-level industry requirements such as research and development, advanced design and analysis of complex mechanical systems.

What you will study

The Master of Engineering (Mechanical) provides both core and optional advanced topics such as Solid Mechanics, Control Systems, Applied Thermo-Fluid Dynamics, Mechanics of Machines, Renewable Energy, Advanced Mechanical Design, Finite Element Methods, Fatigue and Fracture, Materials Selection, Project Management & Innovation and Standards and Ethics.


“I had a nice relationship with all my lecturers. They were committed to helping you out with everything, especially if you showed that you cared about your work. Uni organised for me to go to Flinders Partners to work on software for innovation management. I was so pleased when they offered me a full-time position.”

Nadine Saadi // Flinders University student


The Mechanical Engineering postgraduate program at Flinders enables you to push the boundaries to prepare you for the future of advanced mechanical systems. There are a wide range of employment opportunities in various industries such as: automotive, aerospace, mining, oil & gas, energy generation, product design, manufacturing, automation, medical devices and technologies, and defence.

Potential occupations include:

  • mechanical engineer
  • project engineer
  • process development engineer
  • mechanical design engineer
  • production/manufacturing engineer
  • research and development engineer.

Professional accreditation/recognition

This program has been designed to be accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord. Graduates meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.