Associate Degree of Engineering
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Course outline

The Associate Degree of Engineering allows students to develop the skills required to become an engineering associate and gain knowledge of engineering principles relevant to the testing, inspection, drawing, adaptation, commissioning, management or operation of on-site equipment, plant and systems. There is the opportunity to tailor studies to areas of interest by selecting from majors in civil, electrical, mechanical or mining engineering or engineering geology. The Associate Degree of Engineering course is based on the project-based learning philosophy which offers the opportunity to learn in context. This approach is designed to produce work-ready graduates with industry-relevant skills. For more course information, visit Associate Degree of Engineering.

Majors

Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Engineering Geology; Mechanical Engineering; Mining.

Other requirements

Students are required to complete 240 hours of Engineering Professional Practice prior to graduation. For full course requirements, visit Associate Degree of Engineering.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and for this course, refer to CQUniversity’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English (Units 3 & 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C); A science subject (Units 3 & 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

98.25

79.00

59.90

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

79.00

62.40

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

22

22

10

0

<5*

<5*

62

Percentage of all students

N/P#

35.5%

35.5%

16.1%

0.0%

<5*

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Engineering associate in public and private industry sectors including the energy; transportation; manufacturing; process; construction; mining and education industries.

Course Code
850385
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$7008 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Associate Degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Part time
Course Duration

4 years Part time

Location
Rockhampton & surrounds