Course Details


This Degree programme gives students the skills needed to practise as Mechanical Engineers across a range of industries.

For a complete industry-relevant experience, students will get to spend time at the RMIT University campus in Melbourne, Australia to gain practical hands-on experience. And students will also access a wide range of state-of-the-art laboratory facilities at the campus which includes a full scale industrial aircraft wind tunnel, advanced manufacturing precinct, renewable energy park, composites laboratories and a virtual flight simulator. On top of that, students will benefit from field trips to RMIT’s industry partners.

After graduation, students will be eligible for membership with Engineers Australia.

The Degree qualification is also recognised by all 19 countries which are signatories to the International Engineering Alliance, the Washington Accord. These include the USA, UK, China, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and Singapore.


After graduation, students may choose to pursue the following jobs roles:

  • Electrical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Technical or Engineering Services Manager

This Degree programme can be completed in a minimum of 32 months on a part-time basis. Below is the programme structure:

Trimester 1 ·  Engineering Dynamics

·  Mechanics of Fluids and Solids 2

Trimester 2 ·  Solid Mechanics 3

·  Mechanical Vibrations

·  Residential Visit 1 in Melbourne

Trimester 3 ·  Advanced Thermo-Fluid Mechanics

·  Renewable Energy Systems

Trimester 4 ·  Mechanics of Machines

·  Automatic Control

Trimester 5 ·  Finite Element Analysis

·  Management of Mechanical Design and Research

Trimester 6 ·  Mechanical Design 2

·  Applied Heat and Mass Transfer

·  Residential Visit 2 in Melbourne

Trimester 7 ·  Professional Research Project 1
Trimester 8 ·  Professional Research Project 2

For more information, please fill up the enquiry form so that our programme consultants can get back to you.


This programme accepts the following qualifications:

  • Relevant Polytechnic Diploma or its equivalent with an average grade of 2.0 out of 4.0 or above

Any other equivalent qualifications or combination of qualifications and experience will be assessed by RMIT University on a case-by-case basis and the final decision rests with the University.

Applicants whose first language is not in English are required to demonstrate a satisfactory level of English language proficiency with IELTS of 6.5 or TOEFL of 580.

For more information on RMIT’s English entry requirements, see the English equivalents web page:


Delivery Methods:
Each Trimester Session is a 16 week period covering the required programme of study. Each Trimester Session is provided with 36 hours of seminars, taught by a mix of RMIT and local university lecturers.

Assessment Methods:
Assessment methods vary in accordance with the aims and outcomes of a specific topic or programme, but frequently involve a combination of in-programme assessment and formal end of academic session written examinations.

In addition, group and individual projects and presentations, in-programme tests, group and individual presentations, reports, quantitative analysis and essays are all used at some point during the programme.

For all assessments except in-programme tests, students will receive detailed feedback from the examiner in a standardised format.


Students who successfully complete and pass the units stipulated in the programme structure will be awarded the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (Honours) from RMIT University.

The Degree will be the same as that awarded to the on-campus graduates.


Tuition Fee:
The tuition fee covers university registration, study guides, intensive seminars and workshops, assignments, examination (if applicable), projects, Degree (if earned) and transcript.

  • Programme tuition fee: S$37,799.89 (payable in 8 instalments)
  • Receive S$400 referral bursary when you recommend your friend to join our Degree programme*.

Instalment Plan

  • Instalment 1: S$4,922.00
  • Instalment 2: S$4,922.00
  • Instalment 3: S$4,922.00
  • Instalment 4: S$4,922.00
  • Instalment 5: S$4,527.97
  • Instalment 6: S$4,527.97
  • Instalment 7: S$4,527.97
  • Instalment 8: S$4,527.98

Education Loan:

  • Choice of flexible repayment schemes available to suit your needs
    • Standard Repayment: Pay your monthly instalments (principal and interest) once your loan is disbursed.
    • Partial Repayment: Pay partial instalments for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
    • Interest Servicing: Pay only interest for up to 3 years or till the end of your programme, whichever is earlier. Standard monthly instalments (principal and interest) will commence thereafter.
  • Flexible repayment tenure of up to 8 years

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Non-tuition Fee:

  • Non-refundable application fee: S$181.90

Note: all prices are inclusive of 7% Goods & Services Tax (GST). Please refer to the official price list for a detailed breakdown. All fees are subjected to change annually. The fees above have been updated and are accurate as of 25 October 2017. For more information about the programme, please contact our programme consultant.

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There are 2 intakes per year. Please contact our consultants to obtain a copy of the class schedules.


1 Students will be responsible for covering the cost of their own travel and accommodation expenses for the residential visit to RMIT Melbourne Campus.

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