Diploma of Engineering

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00233E

The Diploma of Engineering is a pathway program designed to help you transition into the Bachelor of Engineering (honours). You'll develop foundational knowledge and skills in a supportive learning environment, setting you up for success in your future studies. This is your chance to have an impact on the way the world works. You could have the opportunity to make your mark on major global systems and infrastructure or be at the forefront of localised urban projects. When you choose this degree, you'll be engineering from day one.We're strong believers in `learning by doing', so this degree has a strong practical focus. You'll learn from teachers who are passionate about engineering and the difference it makes in the world, so you'll get to experience their energy in your studies.You'll study academic foundations courses to develop a strong foundation in basic science and engineering principles, with additional support and access to a dedicated First Year Coordinator and (PASS) run by high-achieving students.Industry and expert connectionsWe have a wide range of industry contacts and partnerships that help you build your professional network. Our Industry Advisory Board ensures that our degree is focused on what employers are looking for and provides opportunities to meet and learn from industry-leading professionals. You'll also hear from the very best, with guest lecturers explaining their vision and the results of significant projects. You'll have direct access to them for questions and advice as part of our smaller more personalised experience.If you continue on this pathway into the bachelor degree, you will have the chance to participate in hands-on learning opportunities, taking your skills to work with one of our industry partners here or overseas, undertaking a trimester-long project through our capstone Industry Affiliates Program.


  • Engineering Design Practice
  • Engineering Materials
  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Engineering Science
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Programming and Computing for Engineers

Standard entry requirements



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

Combined diploma/degree Once you've successfully completed this diploma, you'll be offered guaranteed entry into the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (1542) or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (1546).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $39,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Nathan Campus International: $39,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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