Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This combined degree is designed to provide opportunities for students interested in medical science, the scientific basis of engineering and technology, and the technology itself. There is a strong interrelation between the progress of engineering and developments in science, and a demonstrated need for professionals with a strong understanding and experience in both areas. A strong professional focus ensures graduates of this course learn the skills employers want with a solid link between theory and practice and the benefits of hands-on experience. 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 168 credit points relating to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and 78 credit points relating to the Bachelor of Medical Science.
- Data engineering
- Software engineering
- Civil engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Environmental engineering
- ICT engineering
- Mechanical engineering
- Mechatronic engineering
- Medical science
- Professional engineering practice
Standard entry requirements
- Australian Year 12 qualification, AQF Diploma, or equivalent qualification at the required level. Current school leavers are advised to submit a HSC 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. Depending on the discipline chosen, students may also be eligible for entry to other relevant professional associations.
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. Honours An honours program in medical science is available, which involves an extra year of full-time study. The honours program is designed to introduce students to more advanced coursework and to research work in medical sciences. It allows selected students to continue with postgraduate studies if desired and enhances their employment prospects.
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Students are required to undertake a minimum of 12 weeks of engineering work experience. A Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice is also available. The Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice requires the additional completion of two six-month internships and the professional engineering practice program.