Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
The newly designed Engineering (Honours) program from CQUniversity Australia develops your problem-solving, teamwork and communication skills and incorporates project-based learning so you can graduate work-ready.
The first year of your studies provides a general understanding of engineering, allowing you to experience each different area of engineering before you choose a particular path to follow. Later in your studies, you have the flexibility to choose to study Civil, Civil and Humanitarian, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic or Resource Systems Engineering.
One of the benefits of studying engineering at CQUniversity is our strong relationships with industry practitioners that offer support through scholarships, guest lectures and work-integrated learning.
Study the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) either full-time or part-time and on-campus or by online study. You may choose to study by online study while working in engineering, allowing you to earn and gain practical experience while you learn.
|Duration:||4 years full-time|
|Majors:||Civil, Civil and Humanitarian, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Resource Systems|
|Tuition Fee:||AUD 36 120 per year|
|Location:||Cairns, Mackay Ooralea, Rockhampton North, Online|
*Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change. For students who wish to study 100% online, we encourage you to check out our Online Study page and submit an enquiry.
The Engineering (Honours) program from CQUniversity Australia is your gateway to a variety of engineering roles. Upon completion of the course you will be qualified to work as a professional Engineer in either the Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic or Mining Engineering fields depending on your chosen major.
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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, and 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 courses.
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.
As a Mining Engineer you will typically be involved with the extraction and processing of minerals and earth’s resources, such as coal, gas, precious stones and metals. As a Mining Engineer you may work with geologists to investigate and extract resources from the earth by planning the safest and most cost-effective way of doing so.
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.