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What will I learn?

Designed for the future

Create sustainable and efficient products, and make a difference to the environment with USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation Engineering). The Associate Degree of Engineering will give you the freedom of choice to start up your career or set a stepping stone for further study.

Previous experience through TAFE or work?

Already hold a Diploma through TAFE or experience through work? Then fast track your degree with recognition of prior learning.

Why Instrumentation Control and Automation?

USQ’s Instrumentation Control and Automation Engineering program is a great degree for any level of prior experience or knowledge, with seamless articulation for those who have completed a TAFE Advanced Diploma in Process Plant Technology. Designed specifically for the future of the mining and coal seam gas industries, studies in mechanical, electrical and control engineering are combined to provide you with the best knowledge and skills.

With your degree, you could begin a career as a Instrumentation Control and Automation Engineering Officer and work with companies such as Santos, QGC and Origin or produce essential goods through food processing, manufacturing and paper industries.

Other majors

Other majors for the Associate Degree of Engineering: Agricultural, Civil, Electrical and Electronic, Mechanical, and Mining.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences

CRICOS

054271G

Study options

Online/Distance (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,280.00 (19,40,594) per year
Start date

11 July 2022, 14 November 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed High School Diploma + SAT. SAT Composite Score 125. Applications are based on comparisons with Australian Year 12 level examinations. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic only) score of 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) score of 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) score of 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) score of 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) score of 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English: First (FCE)/ B2 First with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

For international students

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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