- 2019



Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2019 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the component of any bachelors double degrees.

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Engineering

Offered by

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Contact details

EngineeringEngineering (http://www.monash.edu/engineering/about-us/contact-us)



Aerospace engineers design, develop and maintain flight vehicles. You will acquire skills, knowledge and experience in aerodynamics, aerostructures, avionics, propulsion, flight control and material science.


Level 2, 3 and 4

Parts C, D. Aerospace engineering knowledge, application and practice (108 points)

Students complete:

* If not already completed at level one.

Part E. Elective study (36 points)

Single degree students complete a. and b. below:

  1. 12 points of electives at level 2 or 3 from one of the following options:
  2. 24 points of level 3 and 4 units from the list of technical electives below

    For students completing a double degree, some units required for the partner degree are credited as electives towards this degree.

Aerospace engineering technical electives

  • MEC2402 Engineering design 1
  • MEC2407 Electromechanics
  • TRC2001 Introduction to systems engineering
  • MAE3406 Aerospace materials
  • MEC3010 Micro and nanotechnologies: fabrication and applications
  • MEC3416 Engineering design 2
  • MEC3448 Engineering technologies
  • TRC3500 Sensors and artificial perception
  • MAE4409Not offered in 2019 Wing design
  • MAE4965 Advanced aerodynamics and turbulence
  • MAE4980 Aircraft engines
  • MEC4407 Engineering design 3
  • MEC4418 Control systems
  • MEC4428 Advanced dynamics
  • MEC4446 Composite structures
  • MEC4447 Computers in fluids and energy
  • MEC4459 Wind engineering
  • MEC5881 Engineering systems performance analysis**
  • MEC5882 Instrumentation, sensing and monitoring**
  • MEC5883 Mechanical systems design**
  • MEC5884 Sustainable engineering systems**
  • MEC5891 Design for additive manufacturing**
  • An approved engineering technical elective chosen in consultation with the course adviser

    ** Students must obtain an honours weighted average (HWA) of 70% or above at the conclusion of level 3 and be in their final year to enrol in these units. Please consult the department course adviser before enrolling in the unit.

Relevant courses


Single degrees

Successful completion of this undergraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • E3001 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Students in other single bachelor's degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.

Double degrees

Successful completion of this undergraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) component in the following double degrees:

  • E3002 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • E3004 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • E3005 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • E3007 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science
  • L3002 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)