The Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering at Monash University is a 4-year program.
Monash is the highest-ranked university for Engineering and Technology in Australia for 2018 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017 - 2018.
This is an honors program that will introduce students to extra subjects and skills to handle real-world problems.
At Monash, the student can become a fully qualified and accredited engineer in just four years.
Monash hosts some of the world's most advanced engineering facilities, including the largest wind tunnel in the southern hemisphere, a next-generation immersive hybrid 2D and 3D virtual reality environment, and one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes.
This program will also offer many enrichment activities to open your eyes to a world outside the classroom. These include:
The Monash Motorsport team
Engineering Leadership Program
Monash Industry Team Initiative (MITI)
International exchange opportunities
The Monash Engineering degree is accredited by Engineers Australia. This means that your qualification will be automatically recognized in 17 countries across the globe.
The Female to male ratio in this program is 57: 43 which shows equality of education among genders.
The student-teacher ratio in this program is 33:1 which also makes professors deal with students' doubts.
As a mechanical engineer, the student might design advanced materials for supersonic and hypersonic space travel, design robots and automatic control systems, or work with medical professionals to investigate the human body and design instruments for medicine.
From Formula One to the next chapter in robotics, there are countless growth sectors that the student can participate in as a future mechanical engineer.
Mechanical engineers work on robots, propulsion systems, power plants, renewable energy systems, electrical generators, computer systems, climate-control systems, engine cooling, respiratory and air-conditioning systems, aircraft engines and cars.
Any higher secondary qualification is equivalent to Australian Year 12th grade during admission.
This course uses the entire academic record as part of its selection considerations.
Applicants will usually require a minimum 80% average to be considered for selection. Preference will be given to applicants whose prior studies are related to the course. A minimum of one full-time year of bachelor level study must be completed in order to meet minimum admission requirements.
If the student has not met the English language requirements from their previous studies, they are able to undertake English language proficiency tests to gain entry into their preferred Monash course. The University reserves the right to require that an applicant undergo a test of English proficiency.
If your English test result does not satisfy English language requirements into your chosen course, the Monash University English Language Centre offers English language programs that provide the best chance of transitioning into Monash University.
Required Document List
The Documents required are:
Higher Secondary School Certificate - The certificate provided by the education board after completion of the Higher secondary education.
Statement of marks - The marks statement provided by the education board.
Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
Resume/CV - This provides a summary of your experience and skills.
English language requirement scores like IELTS, TOEFL are to be submitted.
The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) is responsible for issuing visas for entry to Australia.
Students who are planning to study a registered course are required to obtain a student visa.
With this visa the student can :
Participate in an eligible course of study in Australia
Travel in and out of Australia
Work up to 40 hours every 2-week period once the course starts
This is a temporary visa to study for up to 5 years. The type of course and its length will determine the length of stay.
Primary school children enrolled in years 1-4 can only be granted a student visa for a maximum of 2 years.
If the student visa will expire before the graduation the student might be eligible for a Visitor visa (subclass 600). The student will need a letter from the education provider with the date of the graduation.
The visa costs from AUD620 for the main applicant, unless they are exempt.
The visa application can take longer to process if the student :
Do not fill it incorrectly.
Do not include all the documents that need more information.
It takes time to verify the information.
The Eligibility to apply for a visa is:
Age – less than 20 years old when you begin Year 12.
Evidence of enrolment
The student must have taken the English language test in the 2 years before the student applies to for a student visa.
English language evidence exemptions:
The student is a citizen and holds a passport from the UK, USA, Canada, NZ or Republic of Ireland
The student is an applicant who is a Foreign Affairs or, Defence sponsored student or a Secondary Exchange student (AASES)
2 years before applying for the student visa, you completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate IV or higher level, while you held a student visa.
Casual or part-time work is a great way to support the student while studying.
It's also a way to gain real-world work experience that looks great on the resume.
Employers look favorably on students who can balance study and work commitments because it shows good time-management skills and a willingness to work.
As a guide, the student should avoid working more than 15 hours per week during the semester if the student is a full-time student, otherwise, it might affect the studies.
Typical student jobs include retail, hospitality and customer service roles. These provide good opportunities to develop important employability skills.
All the students in this university will have access to career gateway which is an online job searching within the university premises
If a student has a student visa then they can work for a maximum of 40 hours per week.