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Bachelor of Engineering Science/Master of Engineering - HENG01 - 2018

Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering Science/Master of Engineering is the two part pathway which is internationally accredited to European EUR-ACE requirements and also by Engineers Australia at professional engineer level. The Bachelor of Engineering Science allows you to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to then progress into the Masters of Engineering. Within the Masters component of this course you complete further theory relevant to your specialisation and develop a research thesis.

There are four areas of specialisation you can choose from, as outlined below.

Chemical engineering

Chemical engineers design and operate the processes involved in transforming raw materials into usable products. Key areas include oil and gas refining, minerals processing, plastics, food processing and pharmaceuticals manufacturing.

Civil and structural engineering

Civil engineers design, construct and manage the systems and infrastructure of modern life, for example, water resources, roads and traffic, bridges and marine structures.

Electrical and electronics engineering

This is a rapidly developing area that covers the design, automation and control of the devices which make our modern life convenient. Typical examples are electronics, telecommunications, biomedical applications and power generation and distribution, including renewable energy.

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineers design and construct both large and small devices that enable rapid and convenient transportation, cost effective manufacturing processes and quality fabrication in specific areas such as mechatronics, robotics, biomechanical applications, aeroplanes, cars, pumps and pipelines.

Why study with us

  • These courses were developed in consultation with employers and professional engineers to make sure your skills match industry requirements. Be work-ready on graduation.
  • You learn through practical project work and are exposed to industry and business through guest lectures by practising engineers, site visits and work experience.
  • We tailor our courses to your needs: you can study externally or internally, and full time or part time.
  • This dual-study program is available to study online. Study anywhere, anytime.
  • Internal students study at our Casuarina campus.
  • Our engineering graduates are highly valued by employers for entry into local, interstate or overseas employment.
  • This course is internationally accredited.
  • This course is also available to study during our Summer Semester.
  • Graduates completing Bachelor of Engineering and the Master of Engineering in Civil, Electrical and Electronics, and Mechanical Engineering streams are eligible to apply for membership of Engineers Australia at the level of Professional Engineer. Graduates completing the Chemical Engineering stream are provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia.
  • Graduates will be recognised in most countries through EUR-ACE (European Accredited Engineer), Second Cycle accreditation.

Career opportunities

Career opportunities for graduates are in:

  • high-level engineering positions
  • project management
  • research.

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Professional recognition

This program meets the requirements for accreditation by EUR-ACE Label, second cycle.
This program meets the requirements for accreditation by Engineers Australia (the MEng part of the combined degree) at the level of professional engineer.

More details about the course

Please visit the Course Catalogue for more details, such as:

  • Admission Requirements
  • Credit Transfer and Pathways
  • Course Structure
  • Study Plan
  • Course Fees.
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