Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Co-op Engineering)
CQUniversity - Cairns

Course outline

With extensive work-integrated learning opportunities and featuring 48 weeks of paid industry placement, this course provides students with vast opportunities to gain real-world experience to prepare for a career as a professional engineer. The education and training of this course focuses on developing skills desired by employers, including effective teamwork and problem-solving. The first year allows students to experience many engineering projects which will assist them in deciding which engineering discipline and course major they wish to pursue. Students can choose to major in traditional engineering disciplines as well as dual major options that will prepare them for emerging specialist fields of engineering including electrical with information processing, electrical with data analytics, electrical with industrial automation, mechanical with industrial automation, and civil with humanitarian engineering. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Co-op Engineering).

Note

All units in this course are offered in online mode. Some units will have a compulsory Residential School for distance students. These Residential Schools give students an opportunity to develop and demonstrate practical skills.

Majors

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

Other requirements

Students undertake 48 weeks of paid industry placement organised by the university. Prior to a work placement or internship, a prospective employer may require students to undertake health or security checks. For full course requirements, visit the course webpage.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for CQUniversity and 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); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C); Design (Units 3 and 4, C).
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<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, 2024

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Notes

Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Professional Engineer in the civil, electrical, mechanical engineering or resources systems fields depending on chosen major.

Course Code
820309
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

Fee
CSP/$7819 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

41/2 years Full time or 9 years Part time

Location
Cairns & Far North Queensland