Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)

RMIT University

Program Overview

Begin your career in mechanical engineering and industrial design.You'll gain both the technical and creative skills to design and develop advanced manufactured products.Industrial design links industry and economy with people, culture, society and environment, while mechanical engineering involves the conversion and control of energy and motion in machinery and systems.This combined degree allows the integration of these highly complementary disciplines.To ensure you graduate job-ready, you’ll also have an opportunity to undertake a work-integrated learning (industry experience) elective.



  Course Duration

60 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 46,640


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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  • Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice
  • Industrial Design Drawing
  • Design in Society: Histories, Politics and Contexts of Application
  • Design Prototyping: Materials, Processes and Experimentation
  • Computer Aided Industrial Design
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school) qualification.Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

To study this course you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)

  • TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)

  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)

  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

The cost of studying at RMIT University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen. Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay A$ 46,640 annually, to study in RMIT University.

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (Honours) / Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours), you will be ready for work in mechanical and industrial design areas such as biomedical, automotive, and electro-mechanical product design.You will find that the combination of lateral thinking and creative problem-solving fostered by your industrial design subects, with the design rigour and logical frameworks of your mechanical design subjects, are a valuable combination for employers across multiple sectors and industries. 

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