A Manufacturing Engineer applies scientific and engineering knowledge to the development, manufacture and distribution of all types of products, including the machines that create them. In this degree you get the best of both worlds, with electives focussed on industrial technology and automation, finance and decision-making, product process design, computer aided design and manufacturing.

Program Code


UAC Code




Total units of credit (UOC)




Indicative Enrolments



  • Composite Structures
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM)
  • Fluid Dynamics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Materials Science
  • Noise and Vibration
  • Power Generation
  • Thermodynamics

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career opportunities

  • Power generation
  • Transport
  • Construction
  • Mining
  • Manufacturing

Accreditation / Professional Recogntion

Engineers Australia

Entry requirements

2018 Lowest Rank


2019 Guaranteed Entry


2018 A Levels
2018 IB Diploma


2018 QLD OP


How to apply

Applications for undergraduate study from domestic students (Australian citizens, permanent residents and New Zealand citizens) are processed by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Visit the ‘Apply’ section of the UAC website and you can nominate up to five degrees in order of preference, with the first being your most desired degree and university.

On-time applications for admission usually close at the end of September each year for Term 1 admission. Late applications can be submitted, but a late fee will apply.

For study starting in Term 1, the majority of offers are made in December and January.

Visit the UAC website for key dates for admission outside of Term 1.

Alternative entry or pathways

The Faculty of Engineering Admission Scheme (FEAS) is a possible alternative admission pathway for the admission of domestic undergraduate students to UNSW Faculty of Engineering degree programs (including the BSc Computer Science and the BSc Food Science (Hons), who do not meet the published Guaranteed Entry selection rank requirement of 93.00. Visit the FEAS page for more info.

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