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Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Computer Science

The Faculties of Informatics and Engineering offer double degree courses over five years of full-time or eight years of part-time study, leading to the degrees of Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Computer Science.

These courses provide education in a discipline of Engineering, together with a major study in Computer Science to broaden the knowledge base of the graduate thereby enhancing career prospects. The Engineering courses are accredited by Engineers Australia.

Requirements for admission to the double degree is a UAI, or the equivalent, which is equal to or greater than the rank required for admission to the course for the degree of Bachelor of Computer Science, or the course for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering, whichever is the higher. English and Mathematics pre-requisites for both degrees must be satisfied.

Course Requirements - Bachelor of Computer Science

To quality for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Computer Science, a candidate must satisfactorily complete requirements 1, 2, 4 and 5 of the Bachelor of Computer Science Course Rules.

Course Requirements - Bachelor of Engineering

To qualify for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Engineering, a candidate must complete a total of 192 credit points. Of the 192 credit points, 174 credit points must be Engineering subjects taken from the following:

Bachelor of Engineering - Core Subjects
Plus subjects leading to one of the following degrees:

A candidate must complete at least 12 weeks of approved professional engineering experience during the course. A part-time candidate in approved full-time engineering employment may be exempted from up to three specified subjects in accordance with the provisions of the Professional Options subjects, thereby enabling the joint course to be completed in a shorter time.

All students must discuss their Engineering program with the relevant Sub Dean.


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