Duration

5.5 Years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2014

Semester 1

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

88

Faculties

Business, Economics & Law Fac
Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Engineering/Economics:


Component Degrees

Component Degrees that make up the Bachelors of Engineering/Economics:


Dual Degree Planner

Bachelors of Engineering/Economics

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2014

6/89

Meeting minimum entry scores does not guarantee admission. Entry requirements may change from year to year.

Don't have the OP or rank?

QTAC Code(s)

717601 - B Engineering(Hon)/B Economics
717601 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B and either Chemistry or Physics. Both Chemistry and Physics are recommended.

Don't have the subject requirements?

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Engineering course list and the Bachelor of Economics course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Closing Date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

BE: Manager, Academic Administration, EAIT Faculty; BEcon: BEL Faculty

Email: enquiries@eait.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4777

Web:

Duration

5.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

88

Faculties

Business, Economics & Law Fac
Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Engineering/Economics:


Component Degrees

Component Degrees that make up the Bachelors of Engineering/Economics:


Dual Degree Planner

Bachelors of Engineering/Economics

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B and either Chemistry or Physics. Both Chemistry and Physics are recommended. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 029197K

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Engineering course list and the Bachelor of Economics course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Web:

Enquire online

Why study the Bachelors of Engineering/Economics?

Refer to the Bachelor of Engineering and the Bachelor of Economics for information.

What you can study

Course Lists

Courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelors of Engineering/Economics:

Click on the course code to view the Course Profile, for further information including advice of courses with shared teaching activities. Refer also to PPL 3.20.02 Course and Program Design - Procedures.

Majors/Specialisations

Studies may be undertaken in the following specialisations. Please click on the major(s) that are of interest to you for more information.

Placement courses

Completion of 60 days of Engineering Professional Practice to satisfy the requirements of Engineers Australia

Honours

Honours is standard in four year programs; three year programs require a further year of study.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

OP/Entry Rank 2014
6/89

Admission to all UQ programs is competitive - the number of places available is usually smaller than the number of people applying. For this reason, meeting minimum entry scores doesn't guarantee admission.

QTAC Code(s)
717601 - B Engineering(Hon)/B Economics

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B and either Chemistry or Physics. Both Chemistry and Physics are recommended.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Please refer to the QTAC website (www.qtac.edu.au) for details of closing dates for the submission of applications, documentation and changes of preference.

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B and either Chemistry or Physics. Both Chemistry and Physics are recommended. View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 029197K

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged via the UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Engineering course list and the Bachelor of Economics course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Fees for International students

Current UQ students can use the Fee Calculator to estimate their fees. Note: You will need to specify the courses for which you want to calculate fees. Please see the program rules, the Bachelor of Engineering course list and the Bachelor of Economics course list if you are unsure which courses you can do in your program.

When you enrol each semester, mySI-net will calculate your fees, and these will generally be available for viewing on mySI-net overnight.

Fees for all students are reviewed annually and may increase from 1 January each year. View the 2014 Fee Rules.

If you are a prospective student, or if you haven't yet commenced your program, please see the Future Students website for fee information.

Additional costs

  • Safety boots (AS2210) (up to $140)
  • Hard hat (AS1801) ($15)
  • Safety induction program ($40 with group, or $80 individual)
  • Students who undertake vacation work, fieldwork or work experience will be required to fund their own travel and living expenses.

What you can do with a Bachelors of Engineering/Economics

Careers

Refer to the Bachelor of Engineering and the Bachelor of Economics for employment opportunities.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following organisations:

  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australian Human Resources Institute
  • Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Australian Institute of Management
  • Australian Marketing Institute
  • Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Economic Society of Australia
  • Engineers Australia
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers
  • Market Research Society of Australia
  • Securities Institute of Australia

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelors of Engineering/Economics

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #88 comprising -
(a)#36 from the BEcon List, comprising -

(i) #18 of compulsory courses from Group 1, not including ECON1050; and
(ii) #6 from Group 2; and
(iii) #6 from Group 3; and
(iv) #6 of elective courses from Groups 2 or 3; and

(b) #52 from the BE List; and
(i) a major in the chosen field of study; and
(ii) #2 from Part B electives.

Students wishing to complete a BEcon major will need to complete an approved combination of seven courses from the BEcon List for the relevant major, of which #6 must be level 3 courses. Regardless of which BEcon major is chosen, the courses comprising the major must meet the Group 2, 3 and elective program requirements.

A mandatory requirement of the Bachelor of Engineering program is:

  • Completion of 60 days of Engineering Professional Practice to satisfy the requirements of Engineers Australia.
Refer to the BE/BEcon rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Bachelors of Engineering/Economics