Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This combined degree is designed to provide opportunities for students interested in science, the scientific basis of engineering and technology, and the technology itself. Graduates of this course work as cutting edge professionals where science and engineering interact dynamically. 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. Students have the option of undertaking honours in science, or an additional two internships to gain the Diploma in Professional Engineering Practice, or both. 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 Science. The engineering component of this course is made up of subjects selected from the engineering core, engineering fields of practice (majors) and professional engineering practice. The science component represents a specific science major. Graduation from the science component of the combined degree is not possible prior to completion of all components of the combined degree. Students wishing to graduate with a Bachelor of Science prior to completion of the engineering component of the combined degree must apply for transfer to the Bachelor of Science single degree program where they must complete all requirements for the stand-alone single degree version.
- Data engineering
- Software engineering
- Civil engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Environmental engineering
- ICT engineering
- Mechanical engineering
- Mechatronic engineering
- Applied chemistry
- Applied physics
- Biomedical science
- Environmental science
- Medical science
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 December. 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.
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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.