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Delivered through the Australian Maritime College (AMC), the Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) with Honours at University of Tasmania equips students with a combination of core knowledge and transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.


Learning Outcomes of this Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) with Honours at University of Tasmania:

  • Apply knowledge of research principles and management methods to devise, plan and execute a piece of engineering research with limited supervision.
  • Apply problem solving, design and decision-making methodologies to identify complex problems in both the maritime and wider engineering fields and to formulate innovative solutions with intellectual independence.
  • Demonstrate a high level of communication skills in professional practice and articulate complex knowledge, by written and oral means, to specialist and nonspecialist audiences; including clients, multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural project teams and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurship and creativity, professional accountability and ethical conduct through the application of design, research and project management techniques while concurrently displaying an awareness of professional engineering practice.
  • Review personal performance, demonstrate independent initiatives and leadership as a means of managing continuing professional development, wellbeing and lifelong learning through engagement with stakeholders, colleagues and members of other professions.

Career outcomes

Naval Architecture

The Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) with Honours prepares students for careers in the shipbuilding industry, designing and constructing luxury super yachts, sailing and power craft, destroyers and patrol boats for the defence industry, underwater vehicles and submarines, and big ocean cruiseliners; the high-speed ferry industry; insurance sector; and marine consultancy firms. It is also an excellent gateway to a career in government in the areas of commercial shipping, transport policy and administration.

Ocean Engineering

The Bachelor of Engineering (Ocean Engineering) with Honours prepares students for careers designing and managing the installation of offshore, subsea and coastal structures for the oil and gas industry, in particular the offshore industry; the renewable energy industry; coastal and environmental engineering; marine consultancy firms; and ocean research organisations.

Marine and Offshore Engineering

The Bachelor of Engineering (Marine and Offshore Engineering) with Honours is unique to AMC and focuses on the design, manufacture, deployment and commissioning of machinery and systems associated with the marine and offshore industries. Marine systems focus on the selection, deployment and commissioning of machinery, mechanical and electrical systems and operational systems designed to support the ship and underwater vehicle industry.

There are many exciting developments being driven by increased fuel costs and the need to lower the environmental impact of vessels and oil rigs. You can get involved in engineering alternative marine power systems or improving crude oil extraction to reduce emissions while maximising yield.

There is international demand for qualified graduates in the following areas:

  • Ship Building
  • Alternative energy
  • Marine survey
  • Statutory bodies


The BE(Spec)(Hons) is professionally accredited by Engineers Australia, with the full five year re-accreditation awarded in 2015.  Each BE(Spec)(Hons) specialisation addresses the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies for a Professional Engineer.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We recommend that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Programming and Problem Solving for Engineers
  • Mathematics 
  • Engineering Design and Communication
  • Electrical Fundamentals
  • Statics
  • Dynamics

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires qualifications equivalent to the 12th year of schooling in Australia. 

Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies and also meet prerequisite subjects if required. 

International students must have completed secondary Mathematics and Physics (or an equivalent Science subject) to a level that would gain them entry to tertiary professional engineering courses in Australia.

CRICOS: 095524G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37250 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37250 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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There are a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania.

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