The Diploma in Engineering is a pathway program designed to help you successfully progress to the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). It provides you with the opportunity to study core foundational engineering units in a highly supportive learning environment with smaller class sizes and a more personalised learning journey. Beyond providing a broad grounding in engineering disciplines, you will also develop your academic skills for future study success.
For more course information, visit Diploma in Engineering at QUT.
QUT Offer Guarantee: If you achieve an ATAR/QUT selection rank of 87.00 or higher (including any adjustments) and satisfied all other admission requirements, you are guaranteed an offer for this course.
Part-time students should note that daytime attendance may be required.
Upon completion of the diploma, you will be automatically offered a place in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). Each of your diploma units will be credited to the degree.
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
English or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)
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.
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Graduates of this course may seek entry level work in engineering related fields or continue their studies to pursue a career in Engineering.
1 year Full time or 11/2 years Part time