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School of Engineering

World Top 100 for Engineering and Technology

Welcome to the new School of Engineering. We focus on electrical and mechanical engineering and its application to industry for the benefit of the community, the environment and the economy.

Our leading engineering degrees give you a hands-on learning experience. Many student design projects are conducted within UniSA’s world-class research concentrations and final year projects engage heavily with industry. Your career will be off to a flying start.

We maintain an outstanding national and international reputation in applied research. Including leading edge research in systems engineering at the Defence and Systems Institute. Our school also undertakes collaborative research both locally and globally, aided by our proximity to Technology Park and links with the Defence Science and Technology Organisation.

The School of Engineering is also home to the UniSA Aviation Academy, the oldest aviation school in South Australia. Now offering in 2013, new programs in Human Factors, focussing on risk assessment and safety management.

More than fifty scholarships, prizes and cadetships further support and encourage our students.

Browse further and discover how you can become part of this exciting teaching, learning and research environment. If you are looking for a degree in civil engineering please visit the School of Natural and Built Environments.

World Top 100 for Engineering and Technology*

*2013-14 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

The Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment is a world-leader in engineering teaching and research, boasting standards of academic excellence in engineering and technology that have been ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world, the top six in Australia and the only university in South Australia in the 2013-14 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

These results follow recognition from Excellence in Research Australia for the Division’s global vision and outstanding dedication to industry research with the achievement of a world-class or above rating for more than 86 per cent of our university’s assessed research. This includes a ranking of 4 for Engineering – a performance above world standard.

Engineering programs

Excellence in Research Australia 2012

In the latest Excellence in Research (ERA) assessment the University of South Australia was recognised as world class in engineering research. Specific disciplines in which our research performance was rated as world-class and above include: electrical and electronic, mechanical, material and resources engineering and extractive metallurgy.

Discover more about our ERA results or visit the official government website for the full ERA 2012 National Report.

Professional Accreditation

All of the University of South Australia's engineering programs are professionally accredited by Engineers Australia and are designed to meet the requirements for graduate membership of Engineers Australia and comparable international institutions.

Research possibilities

Tap into the school’s worldwide research network, highly skilled researchers and talented students. Get in touch to discuss opportunities for collaborative research and consultancy services.

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School of Engineering
Building J, Level 1, Mawson Lakes Campus
GPO Box 2471, Adelaide SA 5001
p: +61 8 8302 3011

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Enquiries via Campus Central
p: 1300 301 703 or +61 8 8302 0150

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