Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

When you combine engineering and IT, you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to plan, manage, design and build engineering projects. You'll also develop communication, research and critical analysis skills that will make you highly employable. In fact, two of the fastest growing sectors for jobs growth are engineering and IT. With these two disciplines at its core, this double degree will set you up for a wide choice of career opportunities.You'll develop the knowledge and practical skills in planning, management, design and build of engineering projects, with your choice of major allowing you to specialise in the area you're most interested in.You'll also achieve a high level of core IT technical knowledge and a specialisation in either information systems or networks and security.Industry and expert connectionsWhat makes our Engineering and IT double degree stand out is the opportunity to put what you learn in the classroom into practice through work-integrated learning. We have a wide range of industry contacts and partnerships, ensuring you get to experience hands-on learning throughout your study. In your final year, you'll enhance your employability by working in a engineering organisation where you will complete a design project while working alongside professionals.Graduate outcomesYou'll graduate with a degree accredited by the national engineering body, Engineers Australia, and by the Australian Computer Society. You'll be set to work in local, national and international sectors across complex systems and projects.Employment opportunities include roles in civil construction, engineering consulting, manufacturing, mining, oil, corporate IT, research, technology companies and government authorities.MajorsChanges effective for students commencing from 2024 onwards:EngineeringCivil EngineeringElectrical and Electronic EngineeringMechanical EngineeringInformation technologyInformation Systems and Business AnalysisNetworks and Cyber SecuritySoftware DevelopmentData Analytics and IoTInformation TechnologyFlexibilityTailor your timetable - Even if you study full-time on-campus, you may still be able to customise your degree to suit your needs. From a range of tutorial times to online access to lectures and other course material, we're here to help you fit study in with your work and life commitments.Global mobilityStudents may be eligible to do an international field trip, organised by the academic staff. This may count towards a component of the degree, depending on its structure.


  • Calculus II
  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Creative Coding
  • Creative Engineering
  • Cyber Security Standards and Operations
  • Data Management
  • Digital and Data Skills
  • Digital Design and Modelling
  • Digital Systems
  • Electric Circuits
  • Engineering Design Practice
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Engineering Programming
  • Engineering Science
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Foundations of Systems Development
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • IAP - Professional Practice
  • IAP - Thesis
  • Information Systems Foundations
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Numerical and Computing Skills
  • Object Oriented Software Development
  • Programming and Computing for Engineers
  • Programming Principles
  • Research Methods and Statistics
  • Software Technologies
  • The Ethical Technologist


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students completing the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree may be eligible to proceed to Higher Degree Research (HDR) study.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $185,000 No
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years
Nathan Campus International: $185,000 No
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 10 years

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