Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Science
Increase your employability skills
A combined degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Science is the ideal pathway if you are interested in a career that incorporates both engineering and science. In this degree you have plenty of flexibility in choosing your majors to shape your studies to your desired career outcome in less time than if you were to complete two separate degrees. This combined degree combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to help you become successful in whichever career pathway you choose.
A graduate of this program is eligible to apply for membership of Engineers Australia as a graduate Engineer. After further professional development, a graduate member with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) may apply for chartered status as a Professional Engineer and, when granted, may use the post-nominal MIEAust CPEng.
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program is accredited by Engineers Australia and, through an agreement reached between the professional engineering bodies of other countries (the Washington Accord), is also recognised in the United Kingdom, the Unites States of America, Canada, Ireland, Hong Kong, New Zealand and South Africa.
The Computing major of the Bachelor of Science is provisionally accredited at professional level by the Australian Computer Society and through the Seoul Accord is recognised in other countries.
The high flexibility of this program allows you to create whichever Engineering and Science combination you desire, resulting in a multitude of career opportunities, such as a professional engineer with expertise in a science discipline.
Majors for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours): Agricultural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Instrumentation Control and Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Power Engineering.
In addition to the courses listed below, you will also need to complete practical experience, where interactive hands-on activities, such as experiments and use of specialist equipment, are undertaken.
All students must be able to meet the physical and other professional requirements of practical experience within this program.Residential schools
In addition to the courses listed below, external students will also have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 1 x Engineering major (number of courses depending on the major)
|plus 1 x Science major (number of courses depending on the major)
|plus approved courses (number of courses depending on Engineering major)
|plus 4-5 x practice courses (0 units value)||0|
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 9048|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 22960|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes a compulsory professional experience component that may involve travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- Subject pre-requisites: English (4, SA), Mathematics B (4, SA) or equivalent
- Recommended prior study: Physics (4,SA) or equivalent.
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.