• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Materials Science, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Mechatronics More...
  • Major code MATS-MAJ

Learning Outcomes

1. Describe the core concepts in mechanical and material systems including mechanics, thermodynamics, material behaviour, structural behaviour and manufacturing processes.
2. Demonstrate technical competence in the area of mechanical and materials systems including problem identification, analysis and design.
3. Demonstrate the competency in the usage of computer-aided-design tools
4. Design mechanical system components
5. Apply the core knowledge to build and analyse representative mechanical systems
6. Apply and transfer the approaches of interdisciplinary systems engineering to mechanical and material systems
7. Demonstrate critical thinking abilities in the area of mechanical and material systems that are relevant to the society at large.

Professional Skills Mapping:
Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Professional Competencies 

Other Information

Mechanical and Material systems is the discipline that applies the principles of engineering, physics, mathematics and materials science for the design, research , analysis, manufacturing, and maintenance of products and machinery and is one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines. This discipline requires an understanding of concepts that includes mechanics, thermodynamics, materials science, manufacturing technologies, structural analysis and tools such as computer-aided design. Engineers with mechanical and materials systems major are employed in a diverse range of industries including mining, defence, manufacturing, Infrastructure development, automotive, aerospace, health, power generation, ship building, food processing, energy and agriculture.

Areas of Interest

  • Materials Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Electronics
  • Robotics
  • Materials
  • Mechanical
  • Renewable Energy
  • Solar Energy
  • Energy Change
  • Sustainable Engineering
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This major requires the completion of 48 units, which must include:

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