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Bachelor of Engineering Honours/Bachelor of Science

Course code W32

This double degree program provides students with the opportunity to become qualified engineers with a strong background in a complementary branch of applied science.

There is a growing demand in high-technology industries and research centres for engineers with multidisciplinary skills in technology, management, and relevant sciences.This program broadens the overall knowledge of students in areas which are complementary to their technical skills. It offers a high level of flexibility as students are able to choose from a number of engineering and science specialist areas to select a combination that best suits their personal career aspirations.

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Entry requirements

82 Indicative ATAR

ECU admission and English language requirements apply.

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Course code

W32

Fees

Commonwealth supported - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $9,400

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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.

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Course code

W32

CRICOS code

099362M

Fees

International onshore - estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $29,250

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Duration

5 years full-time

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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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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

Year 1 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENM1102Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design15
ENS1154Introduction to Engineering15
SCI1182Case Studies in Science15
SCI1125Professional Science Essentials15
Year 1 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS1253Electrical Engineering 1B15
MAT1250Mathematics 115
MAT1114Introductory Statistics15
Students select one unit from the following:
SCI1187 ^Form and Function in Biology15
SCI1183 ^Origins and Evolution of Life15
SCC1123 ^Chemistry for the Life Sciences15
Year 2 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS1115Materials and Manufacturing 115
ENS2159Engineering Innovation and Ethics15
CSP2151Programming Fundamentals15
Unit from Majorx 1 Science Major unit15

Note: Students completing the Chemical Engineering major should enrol into SCC1111 General Chemistry in place of CSP2151 Programming Fundamentals in this semester. Note: Students completing the Petroleum Engineering major should enrol into SCC1111 General Chemistry in place of CSP2151 Programming Fundamentals in this semester, and enrol into CSP2151 Programming Fundamentals in place of an Engineering Major unit in Year 3 Semester 2.

Year 2 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS1101Engineering Mechanics15
MAT1251Mathematics 215
ENS1180Introduction to Energy and Resource Engineering15
Unit from Majorx 1 Science Major unit15
Year 3 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS5170Engineering Systems15
Unit from Majorx 2 Engineering Major units30
Unit from Majorx 2 Science Major unit30
Year 3 - Semester 2
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Majorx 3 Engineering Major units45
Unit from Majorx 2 Science Major units30
Year 4 - Semester 1
Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
Unit from Majorx 3 Engineering Major units45
Unit from Majorx 1 Science Major unit15
Elective Unitx 1 Science elective unit15

Note: Students completing either the Instrumentation Control & Automation Major should enrol in ENS5253 Control Systems instead of a Science elective unit in this semester, and enrol in a Science elective 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 Science Major unit15

Note: Students who receive a WAM of 70 percent 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 cut-off, 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
And
ENS4152 ^Project Development15
Or
ENS5145 ^Engineering Honours Thesis 115
Unit from Majorx 2 Engineering Major units30

Note: Students completing the Civil Engineering major should enrol into an Engineering Major unit in place of ENS5253 Control Systems in this semester, and enrol into ENS5106 Hydrology and Hydraulics in place of an Engineering Major unit in Year 5 Semester 2. Note: Students completing the Petroleum Engineering major should enrol into ENS3110 Heat and Mass Transfer in place of ENS5253 Control Systems in this semester. 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
And
ENS4253 ^Engineering Project15
Or
ENS5146 ^Engineering Honours Thesis 215
Unit from Majorx 2 Engineering Major units30

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.

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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 and science projects, with some intellectual independence.
  2. Demonstrate a global outlook and knowledge of contextual factors impacting engineering and scientific disciplines including respect for cultural diversity and indigenous cultural competence.
  3. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and in depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering and science disciplines.
  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 engineering and scientific disciplines and fluently apply both scientific and engineering skills, techniques, tools and resources.
  6. Demonstrate effective team membership and team leadership to implement engineering or scientific 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 and science practice.
  8. Think critically, and apply established methods and research skills to the solution of complex engineering and science problems.

Professional Recognition

Accredited by: Engineers Australia

Fees and Scholarships

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AUD $9,400 *

* 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 $29,250 *

* 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

Chemical Engineer, Design Engineer, Plant Engineer, Petrochemical Engineer, Civil Engineer, Environmental Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Mechatronics Engineer, Oil and Gas Engineer, Process Engineer

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