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Engineering (Honours), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Springfield Central, Australia | Toowoomba, Australia| Online
In the Engineering (Honours) course at the University of Southern Queensland you will develop skills, knowledge and experience to enable you to deliver practical solutions to real world problems. This program will give you the opportunity to apply your knowledge through practical work experience and an exciting final year research project that will give you industry experience. 
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The Engineering (Honours) course at the University of Southern Queensland offers: 

  • flexibility to study externally or on campus to enable you to adapt your study to your life
  • a wide range of specialities to choose from to study in the area you are interested
  • on graduation, you will be eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia.

Program aims

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) provides students with the knowledge and skills that are necessary to commence practice as a professional engineer; be eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia (as a Professional Engineer) and other appropriate professional bodies; and to undertake further advanced level studies in engineering. 

Specifically the program provides students with a core of basic generic and technical skills, common to all branches of engineering, ,and then permits students to undertake an in depth study of either agricultural, civil, computer systems, electrical and electronic, environmental, instrumentation control and automation, mechanical, mechatronic or power engineering. 

In addition, students are equipped with a knowledge of the industrial and social environments in which they will function as professional engineers. The program also seeks to instil in students a capacity to communicate effectively and adapt to change.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description

      4 years or part-time equivalent

  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Manufacturing Processes 
  •  Introduction to Mechatronics and Automation
  • Materials Technology  
  • Mechanical and Mechatronic System Design
  • Robotics and Machine Vision 
  • Mining Technology and Mineral Processing
  • Mine Planning and Design
  • Mine Operations and Management 

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®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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

CRICOS: 079519E

To be eligible for admission, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Have achieved a minimum Overall Position (OP) 10, tertiary entrance rank 78 or equivalent qualification.
  • Subject Pre-requisites: English (4,SA) and Mathematics B (4,SA) or equivalent.

Applicants are advised to also address the following:

  • Recommended Prior Study: Physics (4,SA) or equivalent.

  • Applicants should ensure they are able to complete this program within the maximum duration of eight years. To achieve this, students will need to complete a minimum of five units of study per year or be eligible for 16 units of credit.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3200 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3200 AUD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    2500 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 AUD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Toowoomba

  • 1200 - 2000 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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