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Associate Degree of Engineering
University of Southern Queensland - Toowoomba

Course outline

Students gain industry-driven knowledge and the skills to apply practical analysis and technical principles to their chosen specialisation. This program prepares students for employment as associate engineers or can be used as a pathway to a bachelor’s degree. This program expands students’ knowledge in a range of technologies and equipment to assist in the design, management and construction of engineering projects. Students develop the basic problem-solving skills that can be applied to engineering problems, while gaining an understanding of the principles of sustainability. For more program information, visit Associate Degree of Engineering at USQ.

Note

External students must attend at least one, week-long, residential school in Toowoomba during most years of the program.

Majors

Toowoomba : agricultural engineering; civil engineering; electrical and electronic engineering; mechanical engineering; mining engineering.
External: agricultural engineering; civil engineering; electrical and electronic engineering; instrumental control and automation engineering; mechanical engineering; mining engineering.
Springfield: civil engineering; electrical and electronic engineering; mechanical engineering.

Other requirements

All students must complete 30 days of work experience in an engineering workplace.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Additional entry requirements

Applicants must nominate on their QTAC application one preferred major of study.

Recommended study
Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)
Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C)

OP/Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of OP/Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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Highest OP/Rank to receive an offer

Median OP/Rank to receive an offer

Lowest OP/Rank to receive an offer

OP/Rank excluding adjustment factors

12/75

14/70

20/62

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

11/77

14/70

16/66

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2020

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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 OP/Rank

Admitted where both OP/Rank and additional criteria were considered

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

International students

All students

Number of students

0

<5*

<5*

<5*

0

0

0

5

Percentage of all students

0.0%

<5*

<5*

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

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

Career opportunities

Depending on specialisation: with engineering consultants, government agencies, companies associated with mining, resources, farming, agricultural products, construction, research and development, manufacturing, processing, materials testing.

Membership

Engineering associate (officer) with Engineers Australia.

Course Code
907052
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Associate Degree
Study Area
Engineer
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

2 years Full time or 4 years Part time

Location
Darling Downs & South West QLD
 
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