What will I learn?

Our Degree Transfer Engineering provides a pathway into one of Australia’s best Engineering Schools. The University of Newcastle is a Group of Eight affiliative member for Engineering and is ranked top 100 in the world for both Civil and Structural Engineering. Automation and Control Engineering is also ranked 11th in the world. Each engineering bachelor is an Honours degree meaning that the total study period is 4 years including the degree transfer.

Degree Transfer Engineering is the exact same curriculum as Year 1 of the Bachelor and pathways into eight engineering degree options which are;

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Renewable Energy Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Honours)
Bachelor of Surveying (Honours)
Bachelor of Medical Engineering (Honours)

Course Structure

Six core courses:

ENGG1003 Introduction to Procedural Programming
ENGG1500 Introduction to Professional Engineering
MATH1110 Maths for Engineering, Science and Tech 1
MATH1120 Maths for Engineering, Science and Tech 2
Academic English A
Academic English B

Four directed courses from the following:

CHEE1000, Process Engineering Principles
CHEM1010 Introduction to Chemistry 1
CIVL1100 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics
CIVL1200 Earth Systems
ELEC1310 Introduction to Electrical Engineering
ELEC1710 Digital and Computer Electronics 1
MECH1110 Mechanical Drawing/CAD and Workshop Practice
MECH1750 Engineering Materials 1
PHYS1205 Fundamentals of Engineering Physics
PHYS1210 Advanced Physics 1
PHYS1220 Advanced Physics 2
SENG1110 Object Oriented Programming
SURV1200 Introduction to Surveying



Study options

Full Time (2 semesters)

Tuition fees
A$31,000.00 (16,59,529) per year
AUD $3,100 per course fee; Enrolment fee: AUD $350

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

Start date

October 2021, February 2022


University of Newcastle College of International Education

376 Hunter Street,


New South Wales,

2300, NEWCASTLE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completion of Yr 11 with pass grades. Completion of Year 11 with GPA 2.0. English Entry: IELTS Requirement 5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above) or equivalent; iBT TOEFL 50 overall (15 or above in Speaking and Writing); PTE Academic 46.

For international students

Students must have a Satisfactory completion of an Australian Higher School Certificate or equivalent / ATAR of 50 or higher.

English Language Scores: IELTS Requirement - 5.5 overall (Speaking and Writing band 5.5 or above with no band below 5.0) or equivalent; iBT TOEFL - 50 overall (16 or above in Speaking and Writing); PTE Academic - 48.


About University of Newcastle College of International Education

The University of Newcastle College of International Education offers students pathway programs to over 130 university degree programs.

  • Official pathway provider to the University of Newcastle
  • Successful completion guarantees entry to packaged degree
  • Small class sizes and one-on-one support
  • Access to university facilities and services from day one