Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





5 years full-time
10 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

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Entry requirements


OP 2019


Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate IV

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2


  • English (4SA), Maths B (4SA)

Assumed knowledge


OP 1-10 or ATAR 80+ Guarantee

If you receive an OP of 1-10 or ATAR of 80+ and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (BEng(Hons)/BIDes), you must successfully complete 400 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 20 credit points for foundation courses for the Mechanical Engineering major;
  • 120 credit points for the Mechanical Engineering major;
  • 30 credit points for the dissertation
  • 10 credit points for a listed elective;
  • 10 credit points for free-choice elective.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 130 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.


Classification of Honours

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined by the School of Engineering Assessment Board on the basis of the Program Grade Point Average and the performance in the final year IAP - Thesis course.

A minimum IAP Thesis mark of 50% is required for the award of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

Students who have repeated 6007ENG IAP-Thesis will be eligible for no higher than Class III Honours. A second fail in 6007ENG IAP-Thesis will result in termination of the student's enrolment in the program.

Cut-offs for Honours Classifications
  • Class I Honours:
    • Program Grade Point Average - 6.200 (minimum)
    • Minimum IAP-Thesis Mark - 80%
  • Class IIA Honours:
    • Program Grade Point Average - 5.650 (minimum)
    • Minimum IAP-Thesis Mark - 70%
  • Class IIB Honours:
    • Program Grade Point Average - 5.000 (minimum)
    • Minimum IAP-Thesis Mark - 60%
  • Class III Honours:
    • Program Grade Point Average - < 5.000
    • Minimum IAP-Thesis Mark - 50%

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.The Bachelor of Industrial Design is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Industrial Design describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.