Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) / Master of Engineering (Biomedical)

Fast facts

Course type: Honours
Course length: 5 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 95.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
TAFElink: Not applicable
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Engineering (Honours specialisations)/Masters double degrees

International students:
FISC Foundation: 7.8, A Levels: 13, IB Diploma: 34, Gao Kao: Tier One
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) / Master of Engineering (Biomedical) is a double degree combination that allows high achieving students to undertake a 5 year course of study in biomechanical engineering.

You will study areas such as engineering design, engineering materials, dynamics and mechanical design, biomechanics, signals and systems, fluid mechanics and project management. You will also undertake studies in electronics and computer systems relevant to the development of biomechanical systems for use in improving health care and health services to enhance the quality of human life.

We have developed close relationships with a number of private sector and government organisations and all students undertake Flinders' nationally recognised 20 week industry placement.

What will I study?

Refer to the course rule.

What is Biomechanical Engineering?

Biomechanical engineering involves using a combination of mechanical, electronics and computer systems engineering to improve health care and health services and enhance the quality of human life. A relatively new area of activity, it has assisted in the development of products such as biocompatible prostheses, medical devices and tools for training medical professionals.

Why study Biomechanical Engineering at Flinders?

This course:

  • uses electronics, mechanics and computer systems to improve health care and the quality of human life
  • is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised internationally
  • lets you participate in Flinders University’s nationally recognised 20-week industry placement program.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) / Master of Engineering (Biomedical) degree?

Professional recognition/membership

This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. 

Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

Graduates meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Studies or equivalent. Knowledge of SACE Stage 2 Physics or equivalent is assumed.

International students are expected to have completed senior secondary mathematical methods/mathematical studies or equivalent. Knowledge of senior secondary physics is assumed. A minimum GPA of 5.0 is required to progress to the Masters.

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 224871
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealthsupported

2017: $9,048

International students
SATAC code: 083445F
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees: 2018: $32,200
2019: $34,500


Note: Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students

Engineering and design (PDF 5MB)

International students

International course guides