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The Diploma in Engineering provides a high quality introduction to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). This two semester program is designed for international students and offers extensive English language and academic support. Students who successfully complete the Diploma with a GPA of at least 4.0 and obtain a grade of at least 4 in Professional Communication, may gain access to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with full credit for the 8 units passed in the Diploma in Engineering.
The Diploma in Engineering provides an introduction to engineering units, concepts and data. The course features common engineering units to provide a broad understanding of foundation principles. Majors available after completing the diploma include:
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The Diploma in Engineering is specifically targeted at international students who want a pathway into the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).
The Diploma in Engineering will incorporate a combination of lectures, tutorials and laboratories to engage students in learning.
Students will learn to:
This will allow students to gain hands on and real-world experience.
The Diploma in Engineering is designed for students to articulate into the second year of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) award, which is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.
Students who graduate from the Diploma will receive the diploma award. As the Diploma program is not accredited by Engineers Australia, future employment would be in a para-professional support role. To practice as a professional engineer students will need to complete the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).
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You will complete six of engineering core units as well as two units of communication studies.
For first-semester students, these language sessions take place during weeks 2-8.
Other QUTIC students in university entry programs may join the sessions if their timetable permits.
The aim of extension English sessions is to improve your English language proficiency in speaking, listening and overall writing ability in a relaxed environment.
In addition to developing these language skills, you will have the opportunity to discuss cultural issues and ask questions about studying at university.
Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this course.
If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.
We offer pathway courses to help you meet the academic requirements for this course.
When you apply for this course, we will recommend which pathway course you should enrol in.
You must have achieved this study at a level comparable to Australian Year 12 or in recognised post-secondary studies.
These cut-offs are based on the previous application period. The actual cut-offs may be higher or lower.
We accept English language proficiency scores from a variety of tests. If you completed a test that was not IELTS, check which English language test scores we accept.
You must have taken your test no more than 2 years before your QUT course starts.
We offer English language courses to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.
When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.
If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.
2018: $13790 per study period (48 credit points) based on four units
(subject to annual review)
2017: $13262 per study period (48 credit points)
(subject to annual review)
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