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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Economics
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

This dual degree equips students with expertise in economics to enhance their engineering abilities, providing them with skills in investment decision-making and managing complex environmental and social priorities. In the economics component students undertake a variety of courses that will build knowledge about key economic principles, theories and tools, as they learn how to question, analyse, model and predict human behaviour. Combined with specialised engineering skills and knowledge, the unique skillset developed will unlock career opportunities across a broad array of industries and organisations. For more information, visit Bachelors of Engineering (Hons)/Economics at UQ.

Note

Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4, C) is recommended for this program. Students without Specialist Mathematics or equivalent may be required to undertake preparatory courses which may not enable the program to be completed in the minimum time frame without overloading or undertaking summer study.

Majors

Engineering (Hons) Specialisations: chemical engineering; civil engineering, electrical engineering; mechanical engineering; mechatronic engineering; software engineering.

Economics:Refer to Bachelor of Economics.

Other requirements

All engineering students must complete 450 hours of engineering professional practice prior to graduation.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’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); Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 and 4, C)

Recommended study
Specialist Mathematics; Chemistry; Physics (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2023
84.00
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

99.90

94.25

87.50

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

95.90

87.50

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

<5*

0

0

N/P#

0

0

0

21

Percentage of all students

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

N/P#

0.0%

0.0%

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

Refer to Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and Bachelor of Economics.

Membership

Refer to Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and Bachelor of Economics.

Course Code
717601
Start Date

Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024

Fee
CSP/$8540 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Engineering and Technology, Business and Tourism
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

51/2 years Full time or 11 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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