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Diploma in Engineering



What will I learn?


Graduate with 1 year of credit (advanced standing) towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree.

Study in a supportive learning environment with small class sizes, experienced educators and more contact hours.

Build foundational mathematics and physics knowledge essential for the engineering degree.

Participate in practical sessions in dedicated, state-of-the-art facilities.

Upon graduating, you'll progress straight onto the second year of your Engineering degree.

Why choose this course?

Studying the Diploma in Engineering at QUT College will fast-track your entry into the second year of QUT's Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

Whether you are a recent school leaver or are returning to study after a break, the QUT Diploma in Engineering provides you with a seamless transition to university without losing any time as you receive full credit for your diploma studies. Through QUT College, you will join a collaborative and close-knit learning community in which you will receive the support you need to succeed.

Successful graduates will be guaranteed entry into the second year of QUT’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

What to expect

The Diploma in Engineering draws on units from the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), introducing you to foundational engineering concepts, knowledge, and technical skills. In addition, the diploma has a strong focus on the development of academic skills required at university, preparing you for successful study.

All units adopt a blended approach to learning. On-campus classes are supported by online activities, helping you to become an independent learner. You’ll benefit from additional contact hours with experienced QUT educators in smaller class sizes allowing a more personalised learning experience.

Real-world learning

Engage with your peers and experienced educators through a combination of lectures, tutorials and labs in which you have opportunities to:

Work collaboratively to solve real-world problems

Design proposals

Present evidence-based ideas

Apply what you have learnt



Study options

Full Time (8 months)

Tuition fees
A$30,425.00 (16,87,465) per year
AUD $30,425 per course (96 credit points)
Start date

24 July 2023, 20 November 2023


QUT College

Kelvin Grove Campus,

Victoria Park Road,



4059, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For international students

Students need to have a Australian senior high school - completed in Australia or overseas at an International School.

English Language Requirements

IELTS Academic score of 5.5 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 5; TOEFL iBT score of 56 with Listening, Reading score of 10, Writing score of 15 and Speaking score of 14; Pearson PTE (Academic) score of 46 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 38; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) score of 162 with Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking score of 154.

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