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.
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.
Level 2, 3 and 4
Parts C, D. Aerospace engineering knowledge, application and practice (108 points)
- Advanced engineering mathematics
- Aircraft structures 1
- Thermodynamics and heat transfer
- Aerodynamics 1
- Aircraft performance*
- Orbital mechanics and spaceflight dynamics
- Aerodynamics 2
- Flight vehicle dynamics
- Flight vehicle propulsion
- Aerospace control
- Computer-aided design
- Aerospace computational mechanics
- Aerospace practices
- Damage tolerance and airworthiness
- Flight vehicle design
- Aircraft structures 2
- Final year project
- Final year project - Thesis
* If not already completed at level one.
Part E. Elective study (36 points)
Single degree students complete a. and b. below:
- 12 points of electives at level 2 or 3 from one of the following options:
- the remaining two units required to complete an engineering-approved minorengineering-approved minor (http://www.monash.edu.au/pubs/handbooks/undergrad/eng-beng-approved-minors.html) from another faculty (if the first two units in the minor were completed at level 1)
- level 2 or 3 units from the list of technical electives below
- other electives chosen in consultation the course adviser
- 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
- Engineering design 1
- Introduction to systems engineering
- Aerospace materials
- Micro and nanotechnologies: fabrication and applications
- Engineering design 2
- Engineering technologies
- Sensors and artificial perception
- Wing design
- Advanced aerodynamics and turbulence
- Aircraft engines
- Engineering design 3
- Control systems (not offered in 2019)
- Advanced dynamics
- Composite structures
- Computers in fluids and energy
- Wind engineering
- Engineering systems performance analysis**
- Instrumentation, sensing and monitoring**
- Mechanical systems design**
- Sustainable engineering systems**
- 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.
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.
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)