- Price: AU$30,288
- Level: Degree
- Category: Engineering
- Awarded by: Central Queensland University
CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Co-op Engineering) features 48 weeks of paid work placement as well as project-based learning, allowing you to develop the professional skills required to work as an Engineer and graduate with one year of industry experience.
Your education and training will focus on developing skills that are highly desired by employers including effective teamwork and problem solving.
The work experience component of this course gives you the opportunity to put your learning into practice while experiencing different workplace cultures. You have the opportunity to apply for work integrated learning overseas to enhance your global learning experience.
In addition you will graduate work ready and equipped with valuable interview and application skills.
Benefit from the flexibility to tailor your studies and specialise in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical or Mechatronic Engineering. CQUniversity has strong relationships with industry practitioners and our close links to industry may provide you with the opportunity to gain support in the form of industry-based scholarships.
WHY STUDY AT CQUNIVERSITY
We offer a range of engineering education and training options to suit a variety of different career goals.
Wide range of options
Whether you are from a trade or technical background seeking to advance your skills, someone looking to commence a career as a professional engineer or an industry professional in search of further education or research opportunities, our courses give you the flexibility to choose from key industry areas including civil, electrical, mechanical, mechatronic, mining engineering, and engineering geology.
Many of CQUniversity’s engineering courses incorporate project-based learning meaning you will undertake real-life engineering tasks, allowing you to put your theoretical knowledge into practice. Through this innovative approach to learning, you’ll be able to combine the technical knowledge you acquire during your study with teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills that are required for today’s workforce.
Up-to-date and industry relevant
CQUniversity’s engineering courses have been developed in consultation with key stakeholders in the sector. In order to meet the demands of industry, we have formed strong partnerships with leading private companies and public organisations that offer support through scholarships and work-integrated learning.
Partnerships and professional networks
CQUniversity’s industry partnerships give you the opportunity to learn directly from leaders in the field, including access to guest lecturers in our undergraduate engineering programs. Through these professional networks you may be able to gain employment before you graduate by developing business relationships during your studies.
As a Civil Engineer you will be involved with structures and systems such as roads, water supply, bridges, buildings and tunnels. Civil Engineers are responsible for the design and construction of all our transport systems, the design and management of our gas and water supply, sewerage systems, harbours, airports and railways. They also plan, design and test the structures of private and public buildings and facilities.
Electrical Engineers are involved in areas such as electricity generation and distribution, communication systems, control systems and electronic equipment. As an Electrical Engineer you may plan the design of power stations and power equipment, design electrical systems, produce drawings using computer-aided design (CAD) and make decisions on the best type and arrangement of electrical circuits, transformers, circuit-breakers, transmission lines and equipment.
Mechanical Engineers are involved with machines that move such as trucks, trains, ships, planes and manufacturing equipment. Mechanical Engineers may perform tasks such as designing new machines and equipment that meet their client’s needs and budgets, taking into account factors such as cost, availability of materials, strength and maintenance requirements, and the end-user of the equipment.
Mechatronic Engineering combines mechanical, electrical and computer engineering to create systems that include both movement and intelligence. As a Mechatronic Engineer you may be involved in the design and maintenance of machinery and gadgets such as aircraft, robots, small electronic devices and plant machinery.
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Co-op Engineering) is your gateway into the engineering industry. Upon completion you will be qualified to work as a professional Engineer in the civil, electrical, mechanical or mechatronic engineering fields depending on your chosen major.
Upon completion of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Co-op Engineering) you will satisfy the academic requirements for membership with Engineers Australia as a professional engineer. For more information please visit www.engineersaustralia.org.au.
Entry Requirement: Year 12 equivalent
Course Duration: 4.5 years