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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Science

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Bachelor of Science (BEHS)
CRICOS: 079518F

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 5 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start
  • Feb, Jul
Note: No Bachelor of Science majors are available at USQ Springfield campus. Springfield students may be able to take a Science major externally. Accordingly, the Springfield offering is not available to International on-campus students.

Overview

  • 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.

Professional accreditation

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.

Career outcomes

  • 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.

Entry requirements

Starting uni in 2021?

If you want to start your studies in 2021, the format of subject pre-requisites will change slightly from previous years. ATAR will also replace OP for Queensland students who graduate from high school from 2020. Find out more about these changes to ensure you are prepared to apply.

Pre-requisites

  • Subject pre-requisites: English (Units 3 & 4, C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C), or equivalent
  • Physics (Units 3 & 4, C) is recommended

The Human Biology, Biology and Human Physiology majors only have three core courses. If students do not have the recommended Mathematical Methods level for entry then they will be required to undertake MAT1000 as an elective. Alternatively, an additional elective may be required to be taken to complete the 24 units to graduate.

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree 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.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 40 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 14
1 x Engineering major (number of courses depending on the major) 14-18
1 x Science major (number of courses depending on the major) 8-9
Approved courses (number of courses depending on Engineering major) 0-4
4-5 x practice courses (0 unit value)
Total 40

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Practical experience

As part of this degree, you will 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 degree.

Residential schools

If you are enrolled in the External study mode in this degree, you will 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.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

Study Mode Cost
External/Online

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 35040
On-campus

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 35040

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2021. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Professional experience costs

This degree includes a professional experience component that may involve travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

Residential school costs

This degree includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

CRICOS: 079518F

USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - Monday 22 February, 2021
  • Semester 2, 2021 - Monday 12 July, 2021

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