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

Course outline

Prepare to meet tomorrow’s challenges in new and novel ways when you combine engineering skills with design thinking in this unique dual program. Through the Bachelor of Design, you’ll learn to challenge conventional thinking and bring a different mindset to problems. With a focus on solutions-based thinking, you’ll gain practical skills in hands-on studio-based courses and expand your career options. Complement your design studies with technical knowledge through the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), where you’ll benefit from hands-on experiences across all aspects of engineering, more study options for greater career opportunities, and direct contact with industry. You’ll develop technical skills through a core specialisation, which will form the basis of your career. Graduate with a respected honours qualification, advanced knowledge and leadership skills that will set you apart in a competitive job market and provide a pathway to future research or learning.
For more information, visit Bachelors of Engineering (Hons)/Design at UQ.

Note

Specialist Mathematics is recommended for this program. Students without Specialist Mathematics or equivalent may be required to undertake preparatory courses which may not enable the program to be completed in the minimum time frame without overloading or undertaking summer study.

Majors

Engineering (Hons) Specialisations: chemical engineering; civil engineering, electrical engineering; mechanical engineering; mechatronic engineering; software engineering.

Design:Refer to Bachelor of 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.

Prerequisites

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
86.00
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

99.95

93.55

84.45

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

95.30

86.45

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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26

Percentage of all students

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0.0%

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<5*

100%

Notes

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

Refer to entries for Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Design.

Membership

Engineers Australia

Course Code
717121
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$7030 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Engineering and Technology, Built Environment and Design
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

51/2 years Full time or 11 years Part time

Location
Brisbane