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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
University of Southern Queensland - External

Course outline

This program helps students to develop the skills, knowledge and experience of an engineer to enable them to deliver practical solutions to real-world problems. Students can apply their knowledge through practical work experience and a final-year research project to encourage valuable industry experience in engineering. Students have the choice of a range of specialties in addition to acquiring skills in problem-solving, analysis, design, construction and management. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Engineering Honours at USQ.

Note

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

Majors

Toowoomba or external: agricultural engineering; civil engineering; computer systems engineering; electrical and electronic engineering; environmental engineering; instrumentation control and automation engineering (external only); mechanical engineering; mechatronic engineering; power engineering.
Springfield: civil engineering; electrical and electronic engineering; mechanical engineering; mechatronic engineering.

Other requirements

Students must complete 60 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.

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)

Additional entry requirements

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

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

For more information about the OP/Rank profile, please visit OP/Rank profile explained.

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

3/96

8/84

14/70

OP/Rank including adjustment factors

1/99

7/87

12/75

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

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 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

11

<5*

N/P#

9

0

<5*

0

30

Percentage of all students

36.7%

<5*

N/P#

30.0%

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Depending on major: professional engineering (civil), agricultural hydrology, soil conservation, machinery manufacture, environmental management, urban development, computer hardware design, networking, communications, food processing, power stations, telecommunications, manufacturing industries, transport industries, robotics, port authorities.

Membership

Engineers Australia.

Course Code
907335
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Engineer
Study Mode
External
Course Duration

4 years External or 8 years External

 
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