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Diploma of Engineering, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
Geelong, Australia
The Diploma of Engineering from Deakin University provides direct entry to the 2nd year of Bachelor degrees in Civil Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering.
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The Diploma of Engineering delivers a supportive learning environment provides the best possible preparation for Deakin University. You can study on a Deakin University campus with full access to accommodation, support services.

The Diploma of Engineering is a broad course that will give you the skills and knowledge required for a full spectrum of opportunities in the field of engineering. You can choose to specialise in civil, electrical and electronics, mechanical or mechatronics engineering when you enter second year at Deakin University.

Employment and career options upon completing your Bachelor degree

Pursue an engineering career in disciplines like:

  • Aerospace
  • Aircraft control and navigation
  • Automotive industry
  • Construction
  • Design and manufacturing,
  • Electronic control systems
  • Factory control
  • Government engineering
  • Roads and railroads
  • Shipbuilding
  • Robotics
  • Water supply

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 8 months
    • Duration description

      8 or 12 months

  • Credits
    8 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Engineering Fundamentals 
  • Design Fundamentals 
  • Programming for Engineers 
  • Applied Algebra and Statistics 
  • Electrical Systems Engineering Project 
  • Materials Engineering Project 
  • Electrical Systems Engineering Project 
  • Materials Engineering Project 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Entry to Diploma courses requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.Specific academic entry requirements are listed below. Students with qualifications that are not listed should forward their application and academic results to Deakin College for assessment.
CRICOS Provider Codes: Deakin College 01590J

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32480 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32480 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    25920 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25920 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
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Living costs for Geelong

  • 1000 - 2000 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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