Please refer to: BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS)/INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

The Bachelors of Engineering/Information Technology is no longer available.

Duration

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

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

88

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course lists

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


Component Degrees

Component Degrees that make up the Bachelors of Engineering/Information Technology:


Dual Degree Planner

Bachelors of Engineering/Information Technology

Entry requirements

OP/Entry Rank 2015

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)

717701 - B Engineering(Hons)/B Inf Tech
717701 - The UQ OP Guarantee Scheme applies to this program

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B, plus one of Chemistry or Physics.

Students must meet prerequisite requirements for the BE.

Don't have the subject requirements?

AQF level

Refer to your component degrees for AQF level.

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 Information Technology 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 2015 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.

Enquiries for Australian students

Manager, Academic Administration, Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology

Email: admin@eait.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4777

Web:

Duration

5.5 Years full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

88

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course lists

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


Component Degrees

Component Degrees that make up the Bachelors of Engineering/Information Technology:


Dual Degree Planner

Bachelors of Engineering/Information Technology

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B, plus one of Chemistry or Physics.

Students must meet prerequisite requirements for the BE. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 042118E

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.

AQF level

Refer to your component degrees for AQF level.

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 Information Technology 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 2015 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 Admissions Office.

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.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same 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/Information Technology?

Enrolment is generally restricted to single majors in the BE program. However, where students are enrolled in the BInfTech single major, enrolment is permitted in conjunction with the BE Electrical Eng (Extended major); Electrical & Biomedical Eng; Electrical & Computer Eng; Mechatronic Eng (Extended major). Students must obtain an approved study plan prior to enrolment in these extended majors or dual majors.

What you can study

Course Lists

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

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.

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 2015
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)
717701 - B Engineering(Hons)/B Inf Tech

Prerequisites

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B, plus one of Chemistry or Physics.

Students must meet prerequisite requirements for the BE.

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, plus one of Chemistry or Physics.

Students must meet prerequisite requirements for the BE. View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 042118E

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 Admissions Office.

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.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same 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 Information Technology 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 2015 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 Information Technology 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 2015 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/Information Technology

Careers

BE: The UQ engineering degree is highly regarded and employment prospects are excellent. Engineers find employment in private employment, as consultants, in the government and in many areas of business and industry. Detailed information about employment opportunities for different engineering specialisations is found in the Engineering Prospectus.
BInfTech: Career opportunities are extensive because computer usage is almost universal. Graduates are likely to find employment in government; commercial enterprises; industrial organisations; computer manufacturers; public utilities; local authorities; universities or as private consultants. Additional information is found in the Information Technology Prospectus.

Professional memberships

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following professional bodies:

  • Australian Computer Society
  • Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Engineers Australia
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Bachelors of Engineering/Information Technology

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:

  • between #56 and #62 (depending on the major chosen)from the BE list, and
  • between #26 to #32 (depending on the major chosen)from the BInfTech list
Enrolment is generally restricted to single majors in the BE program. However, where students are enrolled in the BInfTech single major, enrolment is permitted in conjunction with the BE Electrical Eng (Extended major); Electrical & Biomedical Eng; Electrical & Computer Eng; Mechatronic Eng (Extended major). Students must obtain an approved study plan prior to enrolment in these extended majors or dual majors.

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 & BInfTech lists and the BE/BInfTech rules for further information.

Program Rules for the Bachelors of Engineering/Information Technology