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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
(Mechanical Engineering)

Mechanical engineers analyse and develop technical systems that involve motion. They help society to harness the energy and forces that exist in nature. The conception, design, manufacturing, maintenance and management of systems, ranging from micromechanical devices through to massive power generating turbines, are all within the scope of mechanical engineering.

Modern air and ground transport systems, and thermal power generation are a few key examples of mechanical engineering accomplishments.

Recognized by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

Accredited by Engineers Australia (EA)

Study method


Study mode



February / September


4 years



Entry Criteria

Eligibility for the programme is as follows:

  • GCE Advanced Level (local): Minimum of 2 “C” passes and 1 “S” pass in the Physical Science Stream (Combined Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry) in one and the same sitting, with a "C" pass for Mathematics OR Physics). OR GCE Advanced Level (Cambridge or Edexcel): Minimum of 2 “C” passes and 1 “D” pass in one and the same sitting, with a "C" pass in Mathematics OR Physics
  • A pass in the Aptitude Test conducted by SLIIT.

Students may also apply with pending Advance Level Results.

  • Mechanical engineers analyse and develop technological systems that involve motion. They help society to harness the energy and forces that exist in nature.
  • The conception, design, manufacturing, maintenance and management of systems are all within the scope of mechanical engineering. These systems include micromechanical devices, power-generating turbines, air and transport systems, and thermal power generation.
  • Mechanical engineering is an engineering discipline that is understood and recognised all around the world. It is also one of the broadest engineering disciplines, meaning that as a graduate of this course you will have developed versatile skills that will suit many areas of employment.
  • This course is oriented to provide learning and skills development opportunities with hands-on experience. You will learn how to apply your knowledge and skills to invent or develop solutions to a range of exciting and challenging problems in industry.
  • In particular, you will appreciate applying the multidisciplinary problem-solving skills of a mechanical engineer across a wide spectrum of science and engineering endeavours that extend all the way to biomedical engineering.
  • In your final year you will undertake an individual design or research project.
  • The course is highly directed towards developing fundamental knowledge and a generic skills-base necessary for a wide range of career opportunities in the engineering industry, management, and research and development.
  • It has a well-maintained balance between theoretical skills and practical experience with up-to-date facilities for demonstrating concepts and their applications.
  • Instruction is by highly qualified, enthusiastic and caring teaching staff with both international academic experience and industry exposure.
  • A sound working knowledge of the fundamental principles that underpin Mechanical Engineering
  • Specialised knowledge and skills in a chosen area of Mechanical Engineering
  • Ability to apply knowledge using a realistic and practical approach to problem-solving and design
  • Ability to think both creatively and analytically
  • Skills to learn both independently and as part of a group through a variety of different methods
  • Self-discipline, self-management skills, personal responsibility and the ability to set goals for themselves
  • Confidence and possessing the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of both engineering and non-engineering personnel
  • The ability to work effectively in teams with an international and cross-cultural perspective
  • The platform and width of knowledge from which to continuously develop their potential as a professional engineer contributing positively to the community at large


  • Mechanical engineer
  • Aeronautical engineer
  • Mechatronic engineer


  • Aerospace and automotive
  • Manufacturing
  • Marine engineering
  • Mining
  • Mineral and material processing
  • Plant operation and maintenance
  • Power generation
  • Robotics
  • System design
  • Transport
  • Water supply
  • Graduates fulfill stage one competencies required by Engineers Australia.
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
CE1011 Engineering Mechanics 04
ME1010 Engineering Design and Processes 04
EC1021 Electrical Systems 03
MA1302 Engineering Mathematics I 03
EL1202 English Language Skills I 02
CE1911 Introduction to Sustainable Engineering 02
Semester 2
ME1030 Engineering Skills Development 03
ME1040 Engineering Principles and Communication 04
MT1010 Engineering Materials 04
MA1312 Engineering Mathematics II 03
EC1441 Engineering Programming 03
EL1212 English Language Skills II 02
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
ME2011 Mechanics of Solids I 03
CE2712 Fluid Mechanics I 04
ME2021 Mechanics of Machines I 04
ME2031 Engineering Drawing 04
MA2302 Engineering Mathematics III 04
Semester 2
ME2041 Thermodynamics 03
ME2051 Mechanical Design I 03
ME2100 Manufacturing Processes I 03
ME2170 Electrical Plant 03
ME2081 Engineering Sustainable Development 03
Humanities I
Industrial Training Part 1
ME2911 Industrial Training I
Code Module
Semester 1
MCEN3005 Fundamentals of Mechanical Vibration
MCEN3003 Competitive Manufacturing Processes
MCEN3004 Advanced Strength of Materials
MCEN3000 Applied Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Semester 2
MCEN3006 Linear Systems & Control
MGMT3000 Engineering Management
MCEN3002 Applied Fluid Mechanics
MCEN3001 Machine Design
MCEN4005 Mechanical Engineering Research Project 1
Code Module
Semester 1
MCEN4012 Sustainable Energy Systems and Technologies
MCEN4011 Engineering Design Methodology
MCEN4004 Heat Transfer
MCEN4003 Vibration
MCEN4014 Measurement Science and Technology
MCEN4002 Materials Engineering
Semester 2
BLAW2000 Law for Engineers
MCEN4006 Mechanical Engineering Research Project 2
MCEN4010 Professional Engineering Practice
MCEN4009 Engineering Noise Control
MCEN4008 Finite Element Analysis
MCEN4001 Industrial Fluid Mechanics
MXEN4003 Automatic Control
MCEN4000 Design for Manufacturing
MCEN4013 Advanced Refrigeration System Design

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