Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Queensland University of Technology - Gardens Point

Course outline

You enter a common first semester of foundation study that provides a broad grounding in engineering disciplines, prior to selecting your desired stream of study. Primary study areas include chemical and sustainable process, civil, computer and software systems, electrical, electrical and aerospace, electrical and renewable power, mechanical, mechatronics and medical engineering. Further specialisation focuses your professional credentials by engaging with problems and identifying solutions.

QUT Year 12 Early Offer Scheme: If you’re a current Queensland Year 12 student, you may be eligible to receive an offer to study at QUT on 18 November, before receiving your ATAR or selection rank. For more course information, visit Year 12 Early Offer Scheme at QUT.

QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 82.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.

For more course information, visit Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at QUT.

  • Chemical and sustainable process: equipment design, chemical reactions, process control and industrial processes
  • Civil: structural/geotechnical analysis, transport, water, municipal and waste management
  • Computer and software systems: production of high quality, cost-effective software solutions with embedded systems application
  • Electrical: power, control, signal processing
  • Electrical and aerospace: design of electrical systems for aircraft
  • Electrical and renewable power:
    energy systems using renewable sources, including photovoltaics, wind power, solar thermal power, hydropower, and wave energy
  • Mechanical: mechanics, automotive, materials, fluid and thermodynamics
  • Mechatronics: industrial automation and integrated systems
  • Medical: combines mechanical engineering with anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, biomaterials, and bio-engineering.
  • Combined diploma/degrees

    For more course information, visit QUT College Diplomas.

    It can also be combined with the following courses at TAFE Qld – Greater Brisbane: Advanced of Engineering and Associate Degree in Civil Engineering. Refer to entry for the diploma under TAFE Qld.

    Other requirements

    You must complete a minimum of 60 days of approved professional work in an engineering environment.

    Admissions Criteria

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


    Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

    Assumed knowledge

    English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (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

    For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

    Highest Rank to receive an offer

    Median Rank to receive an offer

    Lowest Rank to receive an offer

    ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




    ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




    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

    For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

    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

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    Career opportunities

    Depending on specialisation: consulting engineer, governments, construction companies, environmental specialist, computer manufacturers, communications and digital signal processing products manufacturers, cable and network equipment manufacturers, defence agencies, electricity utilities, mining industry, telecommunications companies, automated systems and robotics, project manager, designer, instrumentation engineer, civil aviation safety authority, power generation and supply.


    Engineers Australia.

    Course Code
    Start Date

    Offer rounds
    CSP/$6860 (1st year contribution)
    Level of Qualification
    Bachelor degree with honours
    Study Area
    Engineering and Technology
    Study Mode
    Full time, Part time
    Course Duration

    4 years Full time or 8 years Part time