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Bachelor of Engineering Science (Infrastructure Management)

Summary
Bachelor of Engineering Science Major Infrastructure Management (BENS)

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)
  • Semester 3 (November)

Number of Units
  • 24 units

Duration
  • 3 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

Build upon your experience

Construct a new career path with the principles and practice of USQ’s Bachelor of Engineering Science (Infrastructure Management). Study while you work, either via distance or on campus, and have the flexibility to adapt your study to your life.

Previous experience through TAFE or work?

Already hold a Diploma through TAFE or experience through work? Then fast track your degree with the credit you’ve already earned.

Why Infrastructure Management?

With USQ’s Bachelor of Engineering Science, you have the opportunity to build upon the experience you have had working in the trade industry or begin study in the area of Infrastructure Management and start off your career in construction. Combine engineering construction and management and study areas from law and finance to construction technology and engineering, with the ability to complete your course within three years and become a successful Engineering Technologist.

With focus upon the study of management skills, construction technology, problem solving, law, health and safety, finance, engineering sciences and the principles and practice of modern construction project management; you will be prepared to work as a Building and Construction Manager or Construction Technologist in construction and consulting engineering through the areas of including local and other Government authorities, councils and roads and transport.

Professional accreditation

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Engineering Science, you will eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia as an Engineering Technologist. After gaining experience from working in the field, you can apply for chartered status as an Engineering Technologist.

Other majors for the Bachelor of Engineering Science: AgriculturalCivilComputer SystemsElectrical and ElectronicEnvironmentalMechanical and Power Engineering.

Practical experience

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
1 x major 24
plus 4 x practice courses
0
Total 24
Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported AUD 9352
Domestic full fee paying AUD 24080

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.

Professional experience

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

Residential schools

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

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2018 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

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OP/Rank
This is the 2018 OP / Rank for this program.
Special admissions may help you get into the program of your choice by increasing your Selection Rank, through the allocation of additional points. The additional points don’t apply to all applicants or all programs. Please read the information on USQ’s special admission carefully to find out what you may be eligible for. 

Entry Requirements

  • Subject pre-requisites: English (4, SA), Mathematics B (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.

Alternate pathways

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

Apply with QTAC
If you're new to USQ
OR
Apply with USQ
If you're a current or previous USQ student (Not Head Start students)

Note: The semester 3 offering is only available for part-time study.

QTAC codes

Mode Codes
External 907905
Springfield 927902
Toowoomba 907902

Closing dates

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.
  • Semester 3, 2018 - applications close Monday 5 November, with semester 3 commencing on Monday 19 November. 

If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.