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Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Commerce

Course code W26

This double degree program broadens the overall knowledge of students in areas which are complementary to their technical skills.

There is a growing demand in high-technology industries and research centres for engineers who also have knowledge and professional skills in business, management and finance.

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Entry requirements

82 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

W26

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $10,200

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Duration

5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

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Entry requirements

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

See Course Entry for further information.

Course code

W26

CRICOS code

094918J

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $29,150

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Duration

5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

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Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
Full-time
Part-time
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

See Course Details for further information.

Course Entry

Admission requirements you'll need to meet for this course.

Applications for this course are not accepted through ECU's Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Course Details

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Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 1: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study part-time at Joondalup

Semester availability

Semester 1: Study full-time at Joondalup

Semester 2: Study full-time at Joondalup

Course Structure

Students are required to complete: 31 Engineering units, comprising of 15 Core Engineering units, an Engineering Practicum unit, and a 15-unit Engineering Major; plus 16 Commerce Units, comprising of 7 Core Commerce units, an 8-unit Commerce Major and 1 Commerce Elective unit.

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MAT1250Mathematics 115
ENS1154Introduction to Engineering15
SBL1100Foundations of Business15
SBL1600Business Identity and Protocols15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS1162Electrical Engineering 1A15
MAT1251Mathematics 215
SBL1400Introduction to Business Analytics15
SBL1300Business Environments & Markets15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENM1102Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design15
ENS5170Engineering Systems15
CSP2151Programming Fundamentals15
ECF1110Economics I15
ACC1100Accounting I15

Note: Students undertaking the Chemical Engineering major should enrol in SCC1111 General Chemistry in place of CSP2151 Programming Fundamentals.

Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS1101Engineering Mechanics15
ENS1115Materials and Manufacturing 115
ENS1253Electrical Engineering 1B15
Elective Unitx 1 Commerce Elective unit15
Unit from Majorx 1 Commerce Major Unit15
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS2159Engineering Innovation and Ethics15
Unit from Majorx 2 Engineering Major Unit30
Unit from Majorx 2 Commerce Major Unit30
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Majorx 3 Engineering Major Unit45
Unit from Majorx 2 Commerce Major Unit30
Year 4 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Majorx 3 Engineering Major Unit45
Unit from Majorx 2 Commerce Major Unit30

Note: Students completing either the Instrumentation Control & Automation Major or the Electrical Power Major should enrol in ENS5253 Control Systems instead of one of the Commerce Major units in this semester, and enrol in a Commerce Major unit in place of ENS5253 in Year 5 Semester 1.

Year 4 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Majorx 3 Engineering Major Unit45
Unit from Majorx 1 Commerce Major Unit15
Plus 1 unit from:
SBL3500 ^Integrated Business Application15
FBL3501 ^Business Practicum15

Students who receive a WAM of 70 per cent or above for the Engineering units at the end of their fourth year of study will be invited to complete a graded Engineering Honours degree by taking the two Honours Thesis units in place of the standard project units in their fifth year. Students below this cutoff, or who decline the offer to undertake the Honours Thesis, will graduate with an ungraded Engineering Honours degree.

Year 5 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS5111Engineering Practicum
ENS5253Control Systems15
Plus 1 unit from:
ENS4152 ^Project Development15
ENS5145 ^Engineering Honours Thesis 115
Unit from Majorx 2 Engineering Major Unit30

Note: Students completing the Civil Engineering Major should not enrol in ENS5253 Control Systems in this semester, they should enrol in an Engineering Major unit instead, and enrol in ENS5106 Hydrology and Hydraulics in Year 5 Semester 2 in place of an Engineering Major unit. Note: Students undertaking the graded Honours pathway should enrol into ENS5145 Engineering Honours Thesis 1 in place of ENS4152 Project Development.

Year 5 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS5543Engineering Management15
Plus 1 unit from:
ENS4253 ^Engineering Project15
ENS5146 ^Engineering Honours Thesis 215
Unit from Majorx 2 Engineering Major Unit30

Note: Students undertaking the graded Honours pathway should enrol into ENS5146 Engineering Honours Thesis 2 in place of ENS4253 Engineering Project.

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For more detailed unit information for this course take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Majors you can study in this course

One or more of the majors in this course is externally recognised when studied within this course. Refer to the major for more information.

Course notes

Important course notes

Course Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply systematic engineering synthesis and design processes to conduct and manage engineering projects, with some intellectual independence.
  2. Demonstrate a global outlook and knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline, including respect for cultural diversity and indigenous cultural competence.
  3. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the underpinning natural and physical science and in depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge across the relevant engineering discipline.
  4. Demonstrate clear and coherent oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
  5. Demonstrate conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline and fluently apply engineering techniques, tools and resources.
  6. Demonstrate effective team membership and team leadership to implement engineering projects according to relevant standards of ethical conduct, sustainable practice and professional accountability.
  7. Demonstrate responsibility for own learning, professional judgement and an understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice.
  8. Think critically, and apply established engineering methods and research skills to complex engineering problem solving.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Engineers Australia

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $10,200 *

* Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

AUD $29,150 *

* International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee

The 'Estimated 1st year indicative fee' is provided as a guide only, based on a typical enrolment of students undertaking the first year of this course. At ECU, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee, so the total cost of your course will vary, depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your course offer, however you can use our Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you’ll need to pay. ECU fees are adjusted annually.

Scholarships

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Career Opportunities

Possible future job titles

Mechanical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Mechatronics Engineer, Computer Systems Engineer, Electronic Engineer, Communication Engineer, Electrical Power Engineer, Instrumentation Control and Automation Engineer, Human Resources

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