Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Information Technology

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

As an engineering graduate of this degree, you will be technically competent in the fundamentals of mathematics, science and engineering, with advanced knowledge in at least one specialist area of engineering. The course includes a design stream as well as a capstone project where you will design and build engineering artefact, using your knowledge and skills. Through the course, you will develop an awareness of the important social, environmental and economic impacts of your engineering decisions, and you will be prepared for practice as internationally recognised professional engineers.As an information technology graduate of this degree, you will be equipped to build and apply creative, innovative IT solutions across diverse industries. A hands-on, real-world based curriculum gives you the opportunity to explore a wide range of areas within the two strands of this degree, and gain deep understanding within your chosen area of study from either information systems or computer science. You learn to harness your creativity and people skills to maximise the impact of your technical know-how in the IT marketplace. It positions you for a challenging and rewarding career within the global economy.


  • To graduate with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in SE60, students are required to complete 288 credit points of course units, as outlined below: First year: four (4) core units 48cp + two (2) discipline foundation units 24cp + two (2) option units 24cp (96 credit points)
  • Major: one (1) block of eight (8) major units 96cp plus eight (8) honours-level units 96cp (192 credit points)
  • Honours units to consist of: Research methods 12cp, Project 24cp, 5 x advanced major units 60cp. To graduate with a Bachelor of Information Technology in SE60, students are required to complete 192 credit points of course units, as outlined below: six (6) core units (72 credit points), one (1) block of ten (10) major units (120 credit points).


  • Computer science
  • Engineering-civil
  • Engineering-computer and software systems
  • Engineering-electrical
  • Engineering-electrical and aerospace
  • Engineering-mechatronics
  • Engineering-mechanical
  • Engineering-medical
  • Engineering-chemical process
  • Information systems

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)


Engineers Australia and other signatories to the Washington Accord; Australian Computing Society.

Study pathways

Students may be able to claim Advanced Standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies and other assessable learning outcomes.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $202,000 No
  • Full-time : 5 years
  • Part-time : 9 years

Further information

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

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