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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
CQUniversity - Cairns

Course outline

This course prepares students for a diverse career as a professional engineer. Students have a choice of majors in traditional engineering disciplines as well as dual major options that will prepare them for emerging specialist fields of engineering including civil with humanitarian engineering, electrical with data analytics, electrical with information processing, electrical with industrial automation, and mechanical with industrial automation. This course develops students’ problem-solving, teamwork and communication skills and incorporates project-based learning so they can graduate work ready. The first year of study allows students to experience engineering projects from different disciplines which will assist them in deciding which engineering discipline and course major they wish to pursue. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

Note

Some units will have a compulsory residential schools for students who study online. These residential schools give students an opportunity to develop and demonstrate practical skills. The Engineers Australia accreditation guidelines recommend minimum of 40 days of on-campus experience for a professional engineering course offered in distance mode.

Majors

Civil; Civil with Humanitarian; Electrical; Electrical with Data Analytics; Electrical with Information Processing; Mechanical; Electrical with Industrial Automation; Mechanical with Industrial Automation; Resource Systems.

Other requirements

Students are required to complete 480 hours (including a minimum of 240 hours of industry experience) of Engineering Professional Practice prior to graduation. Once students have completed the professional practice requirements, they must provide evidence of how they have attained the professional engineering practice exposure required by Engineers Australia. For full course requirements, visit Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

Admissions Criteria

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

Prerequisites

English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C); Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
Physics (Units 3 and 4, C); Design (Units 3 and 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 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

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ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

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* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

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

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Percentage of all students

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Notes

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

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the course, graduates will be qualified to work as a professional engineer in either the civil, electrical, mechanical, mechatronic or mining engineering fields depending on chosen major.

Course Code
820315
Start Date

Offer rounds

11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024

Fee
CSP/$7013 (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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