Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) prepares you for a career addressing some of the key challenges of the 21st century, such as water resourcing, infrastructure and communication, food and health services supply, and sustainable energy development. We’ve crafted a new curriculum with industry experiences throughout your degree and more study options for greater career opportunities, so you’re prepared for the jobs of the future. In the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) you’ll develop technical skills through a core specialisation, which will form the basis of your career. You also have the opportunity to complement your engineering specialisation with a major in one of the new and emerging areas of engineering. For more information, visit
Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) at UQ.


Specialisations: chemical engineering; civil engineering, electrical engineering; mechanical engineering; mechatronic engineering; software engineering.

Majors: aerospace engineering; biomedical engineering; bioprocess engineering; computer engineering; environmental engineering; general civil engineering; geotechnical engineering; materials engineering; mining engineering; metallurgical engineering; structural engineering; transport engineering; water and marine engineering.

Minors: computing, data science, design

Other requirements

All engineering students must complete 450 hours of engineering professional practice prior to graduation.

Admissions Criteria

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


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Specialist Mathematics; Chemistry; Physics (Units 3 and 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




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

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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

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* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Graduates work as engineers and consultants in government, business and industry within Australia and overseas.


Australian Computer Society; Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy; Engineers Australia; Institution of Chemical Engineers.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds
CSP/$7070 (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