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Mechanical Engineering courses

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Master Of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Specialisation

  • Duration : 2 Years
  • Intake : Jul/Feb
  • Level : Postgraduate
  • Tuition & fees : $ 27,900 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.5
  • TOEFL : 84
  • PTE : 58

About this course

This degree is for those who have a non- Professionally Accredited engineering or technology degree and wish to upgrade to a Professionally Accredited engineering qualification, or wish to branch out into another area of specialisation.

Most postgraduate courses at ECU are available to anyone with a Bachelor Degree, a Bachelor Degree with Honours or equivalent.

Mechanical Engineering Specialisation

Designed for students wishing to specialise in mechanical engineering.


This course will extend your expertise in mechanical engineering fields such as Fluid Mechanics, Structural Analysis, Mechanical Design and Development and Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing among others.

Course Learning Outcomes

Critically reflect on existing theoretical knowledge in engineering and analyse recent developments in engineering practice, including sustainability issues, from a local and global perspective.

Demonstrate comprehensive theoretical and technical knowledge in the engineering discipline, with advanced knowledge in one specialisation.

Demonstrate knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to engineering through the review and analysis of existing research for the purposes of a research based project.

Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively in team settings in a professional engineering context.

Demonstrate the ability to evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level and generate creative and innovative design solutions in specific engineering contexts.

Demonstrate the levels of technology, information and English literacy and numeric proficiency required for professional practice in engineering.

Incorporate cross-cultural awareness and indigenous cultural competence as applicable in professional engineering practice.

Plan and conduct a research-based project in the engineering discipline and effectively communicate the findings orally and in written form to a specialist and non-specialist audience.

Edith Cowan University Highlights

Type Public
Campus setting Urban
Establishment Year 1991
Annual Endowment 485.2 Million AUD
Academic staff 814
Total students (on-campus) 23,514
International students (on-campus) 5,714

Edith Cowan University Average Tuition Fees And Other Expenses

The students planning to enroll at the university are encouraged to prepare an overall budget for international students looking to study in Australia. Amount of tuition fees of every course in ECU varies and can be checked with the help of the Fee Calculator.

Expenses Amount
Tuition 14,450 – 20,025 AUD per semester
Housing fee 205 AUD per week
Transportation 33 AUD per week
Meals 203 AUD per week
Personal expenses 132 AUD per week

Edith Cowan University English Language Requirements for International Students

International students who want to apply to Edith Cowan University are required to demonstrate their proficiency in English by fulfilling either one of the criteria as mentioned below:

Test Minimum Score Required for Undergraduate Minimum Score Required for Graduate
IELTS 6.0 (All individual bands minimum 6.0) 6.5 (All individual bands minimum 6.0)
TOEFL Paper based: 550 (Written English: 5)
Internet based: 70 (Individual scores minimum 17)
Paper based: 573 (Test of written English - 5)
Internet based: 84 (Individual scores minimum 17)
PTE 52 58
University of Cambridge 169 (No individual band less than 169) 176 (No individual band less than 169)

Edith Cowan University Application Process

Application portal: Online

Application fee: No fees

Admission deadline: July 10, 2020 (for both UG and PG courses)

Supporting documents:

  • English language proficiency (ATAR English and Literature, Minimum Grade C in English)
  • Senior High school report
  • Academic transcript
  • Work experience
  • Resume
  • English language proficiency
  • Interview
  • Reference

English language proficiency (TOEFL PBT – 550, TOEFL iBT - 70, IELTS – 6.0, PTE – 52, WAUFP – 50% + pass)

Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

$ 27,900

Hostel & Meals :

$ 8,800


$ 36,700

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