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What will I learn?

Prepare to thrive in an exciting career where you'll use your interdisciplinary skills and knowledge to solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

This dual program combines engineering at an honours level with complementary areas of science to provide you with even greater career choices across multiple sectors.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) is a 4-year program where you’ll develop technical skills through a core specialisation, which will form the basis of your career. You’ll also have the option to complement your specialisation with a major or minor in one of the new and emerging areas of engineering.

Depending on your choice of major it will open the way for work in variety of fields, from infrastructure and hospitals to energy and software.

Your science degree offers one of the broadest selections of disciplines in Australia, enabling you to develop your talents while pursuing studies that suit your interests and ambitions. You'll also have the chance to gain relevant, real-world experience through employability and work-integrated learning.

You'll graduate with highly developed knowledge in your specialist area, superior technical abilities, and advanced independent thinking and communication skills.

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

Biomedical engineer
Chemical engineer
Process engineer
Analytical chemist
Environmental adviser
Food technologist
Electrical engineer
Biodiversity project officer
Underground planning engineer
Agronomist

Which department am I in?

Science and Mathematics

CRICOS

080730C

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$45,776.00 (24,61,075) per year

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

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND,

Queensland,

4072, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$45,776.00 (24,61,075) per year

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

Start date

25 July 2022

Venue

Herston Campus

HERSTON,

Queensland,

4006, HERSTON, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be offered a place in an undergraduate program, you need to have successfully completed Queensland Year 12, or a qualification equivalent to Queensland Year 12, with the required minimum entry score for the program you're interested in studying. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills. 

For international students

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) General English subject (Units 3 & 4, C); Mathematical Methods (Units 3 & 4, C); and one of Chemistry or Physics (Units 3 & 4, C).
Both Chemistry and Physics are recommended subjects. Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C) is also a recommended subject. Students studying Specialist Mathematics and both Physics and Chemistry will have increased flexibility in their studies.
Students without Specialist Mathematics (or equivalent) may be required to undertake preparatory courses beyond the 80 units for the program and may not be able to complete the program in the minimum time frame without overloading or undertaking summer study.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

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

Pathways options

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