Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Arts - International Studies / Diploma in Professional Engineering

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)

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

This combined degree, offered jointly by UTS: Engineering and UTS: International Studies, links the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice with the study of a language and culture other than English. This combined degree offers a shortened version of the Bachelor of Arts in International Studies together with a shortened version of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice. Students who choose this course have less opportunity to elect specialist areas of study. On completion, students receive separate testamurs for each degree.

Structure

The course comprises a total of 288 credit points, made up of 192 credit points relating to engineering and 96 credit points relating to international studies. The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies requires students to study a region or country major over a minimum of three years. The Bachelor of Arts in International Studies is not offered as a separate degree, but is completed only in combination with the professional degree program. The engineering component of this degree is made up of subjects selected from the engineering core, the professional engineering practice program and the engineering fields of practice (majors) subjects. The international studies component is made up of subjects in language and culture, foundations in international studies, and contemporary society, and study undertaken in the country of the student's chosen international studies major. Students spend their fourth year of study at a university overseas.

Subjects

  • Argentina
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Latino USA
  • Mexico
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Civil engineering
  • Data engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • ICT engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Mechatronic engineering
  • Software engineering

Standard entry requirements

  • Australian Year 12 qualification, AQF Diploma, or equivalent qualification at the required level. Admission to the degree is on merit according to the admissions policy for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice. Students are admitted to the international studies program with no guarantee of entry to a specific major, although every effort is made to meet students' preferences. The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0
  • Or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21
  • Or AE5: Pass
  • Or PTE: 58-64
  • Or CAE: 176-184. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. Assumed knowledge Mathematics Extension 1
  • Physics
  • And English Standard. English Advanced is recommended.

Recognition

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. The Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice allows students to accelerate their entry into the engineering profession as a chartered professional engineer by reducing the time required for professional experience after graduation.

Study pathways

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice may be awarded with first or second class honours, which does not require an additional honours year. Transfer between UTS courses It is not possible to complete either degree at an intermediate point. However, a student unable for any reason to continue with international studies could transfer to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
City International: $239,616 No No information available

Further information

Students undertake a minimum of 48 weeks of professional engineering internship. Some students choose to take their first period of engineering internship overseas, during their second or third year of enrolment. Most take this first period in Australia. This course is also available without the Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice.

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