Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This combined degree is offered jointly by UTS: Engineering and UTS: Business. It allows students to complete the core and major components of both the engineering and business degrees, producing engineers with skills in commercialisation of technology innovation and business graduates with professional-level competency in technology use. Students learn how engineering and business fit together, how to manage technology and innovation, and how to commercialise engineering innovations. For graduates choosing to practise as engineers, the business knowledge gained in this course will prove invaluable in providing a sound foundation for entrepreneurial initiatives and the commercialisation of engineering innovations. This combined degree can be completed in less time than would be required to complete the two degrees separately.
The program comprises a total of 246 credit points, made up of 156 credit points relating to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and 90 credit points relating to the Bachelor of Business. Students wishing to graduate from the engineering component of the combined degree prior to completion of the business component must have completed the business core subjects and at least 30 credit points from their chosen business major. 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.
- Civil engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Mathematical modelling
- Mechanical engineering
Standard entry requirements
- Australian Year 12 qualification, AQF Diploma, or equivalent Australian or overseas qualification at the required level. Current school leavers are advised to submit an Engineering Year 12 Bonus Scheme Questionnaire to UTS by 28 November. Non-current school leavers are advised to complete the employment question on their UAC application as bonus points may be awarded on the basis of relevant work experience. 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
- 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. Refer to the Bachelor of Business (C10026) for details on professional recognition of that award.
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.
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Career options include working in a business career applying advanced technology in commercial settings or practising as an engineer where business knowledge helps to ensure success in commercialisation of engineering innovations. The course provides excellent training for senior management roles.