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What will I learn?

Spacecraft. Wind turbines. Robots. Smartphones. Automated machines. You’ll find an industrial engineer behind all of these. If humans manufactured it, it was probably designed by an industrial engineer.

Establish your career at the forefront of technology with La Trobe's accredited Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial).

Develop strong foundations in the core elements of industrial engineering, while exploring areas such as advanced automation, artificial intelligence and data analytics.

You'll learn from leading academics in small classes, giving you an invaluable intimate learning experience. And you'll benefit from our state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, while developing your industry networks through work placements and networking events with major employers.

You'll learn:

Engineering design

Understand how to rapidly solve problems using fundamental mathematical and scientific principles.

Programming for engineers

Learn Python programming language and understand how to use algorithms to solve engineering challenges.

Electrical and electronic engineering

Learn how to design, develop and test electrical and electronic equipment, such as electric vehicles or navigation systems.

Robotic system design

Find out how to build robots and robotic systems and improve their efficiency and safety.

Innovation in engineering

Build your creative problem-solving skills and learn the fundamentals of prototyping, building and analysis.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8 – Bachelor Degree Honours.

Career outcomes

You could work in a wide range of sectors, such as aerospace, defence, natural resources, renewable energy, oil, gas, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, mining or electronics.

Roles may include:

Data-driven quality controller

Oversee the manufacturing of products to ensure quality and standards are maintained.

Logistician

Analyse and manage organisational supply chains from supplier to consumer.

Medical technology designer

Support the research and development of medical applications, treatments or diagnostic technologies.

Robotics engineer

Construct the plans and processes to build robots and robotic systems.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) is accredited on the Bundoora campus, and has provisional accreditation on the Bendigo campus from Engineers Australia (EA). Professional membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

Which department am I in?

Department of IT, Cybersecurity and Engineering

CRICOS

095713C

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,600.00 (19,18,103) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

10 July 2022

More details

Start date

18 July 2022, 27 February 2023

Venue

La Trobe University

Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus,

Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive,

LA TROBE UNIVERSITY,

Victoria,

3086, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,600.00 (19,18,103) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

10 July 2022

More details

Start date

18 July 2022, 27 February 2023

Venue

Bendigo Campus

Edwards Road,

BENDIGO,

Victoria,

3552, BENDIGO, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate. International Baccalaureate - 24 to 33. English Language Requirements: IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0; TOEFL Internet based (iBT): Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing, Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50, C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component, C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

For international students

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic: Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL iBT: Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing

PTE Academic: Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50

C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component

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

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Chisholm Institute
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About La Trobe University

Research carried out at La Trobe University is ranked among the top 1.4% in the world and the institute offers world-class facilities.

  • Professional teaching environments and links to industries
  • One-to-one support for international students on any issue
  • Career Ready team help students prepare post-graduation life
  • Melbourne is ranked as the fifth best student city in 2017