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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
James Cook University - Cairns

Course outline

A common first year of study provides a broad skills base for students to develop sound theoretical knowledge and gain practical experiences. Engineering design, communication and project management are central to the course. Students choose one major and undertake a full-year thesis in the final year, completing a significant research project. Students also choose one of several minors such as maths, physics, software or sustainability. This course is accredited by Engineers Australia.
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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at JCU.

Note

Not all majors are available at both campuses or for mid-year entry.

Majors

Townsville: Chemical engineering; civil engineering; electrical and electronic engineering; mechanical engineering. Cairns: Electrical and electronic engineering; electronic systems and internet of things engineering.

Other requirements

Students must complete at least 60 days of professional engineering practice prior to graduation and hold a Senior First Aid certificate at time of graduation.

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Recommended study
English (Units 3/4,C) and Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C)
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023

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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

97.70

78.35

69.80

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

84.35

75.80

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, 2023

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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

Number of students

10

<5*

<5*

12

0

5

6

38

Percentage of all students

26.3%

<5*

<5*

31.6%

0.0%

13.2%

15.8%

100%

Notes

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

Career opportunities

Depending on specialisation: consultancies, construction firms, mining and minerals processing, transportation agencies, microelectronic and telecommunication designers, process engineering, manufacturers and suppliers, computer hardware designers, software developers, designers and manufacturers of industrial products, environmental management agencies, government departments.

Membership

Engineers Australia.

Course Code
324021
Start Date
Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024

Fee
CSP/$7825 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Cairns & Far North Queensland
 
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