Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design

Program code

1441

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

5 years full-time
10 years part-time

Credit points

400

Indicative fee

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Entry requirements

12

OP 2018

73

Rank 2018 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate IV

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA), Maths B (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

Why choose this program?

This double degree provides an understanding of mechanical engineering together with Industrial Design knowledge and skills. You'll study a combination of in-depth theoretical frameworks underpinning the Mechanical engineering discipline including project planning and management, alongside Industrial design principles and concepts including development, problem solving and model making fabrication.

Attendance information

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design is offered full-time and part-time on-campus at the Gold Coast.

Student Income Support

From 2017, to be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

My career opportunities

Completing this degree will provide graduates with a pathway into a wide variety of rapidly growing career opportunities. Graduates will find employment at a professional level in mechanical engineering designing desirable, user-centred products. Their design skills will allow them to specialise in the design and manufacture of products from a range of industries including mining, manufacturing, building services and transportation.

Program accreditation

Accreditation at the level of professional engineer will be sought for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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Fee-paying undergraduate (domestic) students

These fees are only applicable to domestic students who are not Commonwealth supported including:

  • Full-fee paying domestic students who commenced their program prior to 2009.
  • International students who have been approved to pay domestic tuition fees after obtaining Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency or a permanent humanitarian visa and who have not obtained a Commonwealth supported place.
Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying undergraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.
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Program fees for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (1441)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2019 Fee Band 32.5 $406.25 $32,500.00
2018 Fee Band 31.0 $387.50 $31,000.00
FEE-HELP

Eligible undergraduate fee-paying students may defer their tuition fees by taking out a FEE-HELP loan which is part of the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP). Payment of the loan is via the taxation system when income reaches a specified level.

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