University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00099F

This course is identical to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice except there is no Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice requirement. This program is a comprehensive preparation for careers in the professional practice of engineering. Students learn to deal with complex systems and manage large-scale projects using the most appropriate emerging technologies.


A total of 198 credit points is required for graduation, distributed in the following way: core program: 48 credit points choice of major: 120 credit points electives: 24 credit points professional practice program: 6 credit points, plus 12 weeks of industry experience. Note: Students in the Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering major or the Civil and Environmental Engineering major are required to select one specialist stream in their area of study in place of the electives. Industrial training/professional practice Students graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) without the Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice are required to obtain the equivalent of at least 12 weeks exposure to professional engineering practice, preferably outside the university environment. For further details, refer to 41028 Engineering Work Experience.


  • Biomedical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Civil and environmental engineering
  • Data engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • ICT engineering
  • Innovation engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Mechanical and mechatronic engineering
  • Mechatronic engineering
  • Software engineering

Standard entry requirements

  • An Australian Year 12 qualification, AQF Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.0 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 500-549 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 60-78 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 50-57
  • Or CAE: 169-175. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. International students: To obtain a student visa to study in Australia, international students must enrol full time and on campus. Australian student visa regulations also require international students studying on student visas to complete the course within the standard full-time duration. Students can extend their courses only in exceptional circumstances. Assumed knowledge Mathematics Extension 1
  • Physics
  • And English Standard. English Advanced is recommended.


The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) is professionally accredited by Engineers Australia. Under the Washington Accord the degree is internationally recognised by the following countries: Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong China, India, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States.

Study pathways

Students who have previously undertaken study at a university or other recognised tertiary education institution may be eligible for some academic credit recognition for their prior study if the subjects previously completed are deemed by the faculty to be equivalent to subjects in the course. The prior study must have been completed before commencement of this course, but no earlier than 10 years before commencement. Students must be able to demonstrate that their knowledge is current. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) may be awarded with first or second class honours, which does not require an additional honours year.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $206,316 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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