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Engineering Honours (Flexible First Year), B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #27 (BCR) Sydney, Australia
The Engineering Honours (Flexible First Year) program at the University of Sydney allows you to commence your studies with core subjects before transferring into your engineering stream of choice at the end of your first semester or year. You will still complete your engineering degree in the normal time (four years).
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Overview

The Engineering Honours (Flexible First Year) program at the University of Sydney allows you to explore different engineering disciplines before deciding upon your ultimate course of study. You will undertake a common set of units before transferring into your preferred stream. 

The Bachelor of Engineering Honours can be undertaken in the following streams: Aeronautical, Biomedical, Chemical and Biomolecular, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, and Software. You will be required to achieve a minimum grade point average before transferring into your desired stream. This requirement applies to the Aeronautical, Biomedical, Mechatronic and Software streams.

In all streams you will undertake a mandatory 10-12 week industry placement, plant and site visits, and enjoy opportunities for the development of significant professional relationships with industry partners. An embedded honours thesis or research project will allow you to further specialise in an area of your interest. You will also have the option to complete one or more majors throughout your degree, choosing from more than 15 different options, depending on your stream.

Career Pathways

Depending on the engineering stream selected, career pathways could include:

  • Aeronautical engineer
  • Biomedical engineer 
  • Chemical engineer
  • Biomolecular engineer
  • Civil engineer

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • We strongly encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible to allow time for visa and travel arrangements.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linear Algebra
  • Integrated Engineering 
  • Introduction to Engineering Disciplines 
  • Calculus of One Variable
  • Professional Engagement Program
  • Engineering Computing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    85

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  • Minimum required score:

    565

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General Requirements

  • CRICOS code: 083109M
  • a secondary education qualification such as the NSW Higher School Certificate (including national and international equivalents), or approved higher education study, including approved preparation courses.

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  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    48500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 48500 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Sydney

  • 1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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