Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Information Technology

James Cook University (JCU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

In this program students take a common first year to develop a broad skills base and then choose a preferred engineering major. Engineering design is a central theme of this program. The combined degree allows students to combine their engineering degree with a major in information technology major over a five-year program.


120 credit points. All students must complete a minimum of 60 days of engineering professional practice during their studies and must hold a current Senior First Aid certificate at time of graduation.


  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electronic systems and the internet of things engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Information techonology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English (Unit 3/4,C), mathematical methods (Units 3/4,C)


Engineers Australia

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Cairns No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 5
  • Part-time : 10
Townsville No
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery
  • Full-time : 5
  • Part-time : 10

Further information

Electronic systems and the internet of things major only available at Cairns campus. International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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