Engineering Mechanics

MG5002

The purpose of this course is to enable you to gain an understanding of the fundamental principles and laws of mechanics.

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    15
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    Cost
    $760 NZ Domestic
    $1,930 NZ International
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Exam dates
    2022
    Trimester 2, 19 Oct 2022
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Learners who successfully complete this online course will be able to:

  • Analyse basic theory and principles of forces in mechanics and their relationship to engineering applications.
  • Analyse motion, forces and motion, work and energy problems and their relationship to engineering applications.
  • Analyse the principles of fluids.

Assessment

Assessment for this course is:

  • 50% internally assessed
  • 50% examination. 

For more information about exams, including a full list of exam times go to our exam page:

Assessment for this course includes an examination

Open Polytechnic will, subject to you meeting the entry requirements for this course/programme, enrol you in this course.

Your enrolment in the course means that you should expect to complete an in-person examination.

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Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $760 NZ Domestic
    $1,930 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Exam dates
    2022
    Trimester 2, 19 Oct 2022
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying