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The Diploma of Engineering at Macquarie University introduces you to fundamental concepts in civil, electrical and electronic, mechanical and mechatronic engineering, as well as in computing, maths and physics. 


The Diploma of Engineering at Macquarie University is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree. 

If you successfully complete the diploma and meet the entry requirements, you can progress directly into the second year of the following degrees: the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with a specialisaton in Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronic Engineering; or the Bachelor of Science with a specialisation in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Mathematics or Physics.

Key features  

  • Undertake this diploma and be ideally prepared for entry into the second year of a Macquarie bachelor degree.
  • Study two units in each term: computer programming, engineering, mathematical modelling, calculus and algebra, and physics.
  • Undertake teaching and learning activities that will hep you improve your academic knowledge and study skills.
  • Study in small classes and get personalised support from our highly qualified and experienced teachers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Engineering Design
  • Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Engineering Physics 
  • Physics for Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • International selection rank: 60 
  • The selection rank is based on the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). It determines the minimum eligibility requirements for entry to Macquarie.
  • CRICOS CODE: 095020K 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32800 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32800 AUD for the full programme
  • Domestic Commonwealth Supported Place 

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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