Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
Queensland University of Technology - Kelvin Grove/Gardens Point

Course outline

The Diploma in Engineering is a pathway program designed to help you successfully progress to the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). It provides you with the opportunity to study core foundational engineering units in a highly supportive learning environment with smaller class sizes and a more personalised learning journey. Beyond providing a broad grounding in engineering disciplines, you will also develop your academic skills for future study success. Upon successful completion of the Diploma, you will be able to articulate into the Bachelor of Engineering with 96 credit points of advanced standing and select your desired stream of study. Primary study areas include chemical and sustainable process, civil, computer and software systems, electrical, electrical and aerospace, electrical and renewable power, mechanical, mechatronics and medical engineering. Other specialisations are available from second year, allowing you to further tailor your course.

This course is covered by the QUT Offer Guarantee.

For more course information, visit Diploma in Engineering at QUT and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at QUT.


Refer to Bachelor of Engineering.

Combined diploma/degrees

Upon completion of the diploma component, you will be automatically offered a place in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). Each of your diploma units will be credited to the degree.

Admissions Criteria

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


Applicant must be 16; Completion of Year 12 or attained age 18 years

Assumed knowledge

English or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C); General Mathematics, Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 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.

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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.


Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Refer to Diploma in Engineering and Bachelor of Engineering.


Refer to Bachelor of Engineering.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$7940 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Engineering and Technology
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 71/2 years Part time