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

Course outline

In the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Master of Engineering degree, students are challenged to push the boundaries of the discipline while developing high-level skills in critical and analytical thinking, research design and project management. Students graduate fully prepared for the workforce through this specialised undergraduate and postgraduate program. Students undertake a full-time placement with an industry or research institution, either in Australia or overseas, and complete advanced coursework and project work in the final year of the degree. Students may also undertake a supervised master’s thesis on a relevant topic and be involved with all aspects of research, including defining a research question, establishing a methodology and reporting on findings. This integrated program provides a professional engineering qualifications to set graduates apart in the job market, and provides a pathway to future research or learning. For more information, visit Bachelors of Engineering (Hons)/ and Master of Engineering at UQ.

Majors

Chemical engineering; chemical and biomedical engineering; chemical and bioprocess engineering; chemical and environmental engineering; chemical and materials engineering; chemical and metallurgical engineering; civil engineering; civil and environmental engineering; electrical engineering; electrical and biomedical engineering; electrical and computer engineering; mechanical engineering; mechanical and aerospace engineering; mechanical and materials engineering; mechatronic engineering; software engineering.

Other requirements

Students complete 450 hours of engineering professional practice prior to graduation. Some or all of this may be satisfied by the placement semester.

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
97.00
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

99.95

97.95

92.55

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

99.95

99.95

97.00

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

13

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0

258

0

0

5

276

Percentage of all students

4.7%

0.0%

0.0%

93.5%

0.0%

0.0%

1.8%

100%

Notes

Career opportunities

Graduates are often employed as leaders on issues like climate change, diminishing supplies of water, mineral resources, poverty and disease. Others extend their research ambitions and enrol in a Master of Philosophy or PhD program, where they make significant discoveries and contribute to knowledge.

Membership

Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy; Engineers Australia; Institution of Chemical Engineers.

Course Code
717111
Start Date

Offer rounds

15 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024

Fee
CSP/$7090 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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