Duration

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

Commencing 2014

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

80

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Entry to the 5 year program BE/ME will be via student application after completion of at least #48 towards a BE in a relevant discipline and is available only to students who are performing at Honours level (i.e. a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 5.0) at the time of application.

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 8613

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through the Program Change Request on MYSINet.

Closing Date

Friday before Orientation Wk. Apply for the BE/ME (Sem 1 of 4th yr) to organise your placement. Apply through mySI-net after Sem 2 exam results are released until Friday before Orientation Wk (Sem 1).

How to apply

Enquiries for Australian students

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

Email: enquiries@eait.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 4777

Duration

5 Years full-time

Commencing 2014

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Undergraduate

Units

80

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Entry to the 5 year program BE/ME will be via student application after completion of at least #48 towards a BE in a relevant discipline and is available only to students who are performing at Honours level (i.e. a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 5.0) at the time of application. View the equivalent qualifications for international students.

CRICOS Code: 075739C

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

View the entry requirements for international students.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32160

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through 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.

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

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering?

The integrated Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering (BE/ME) is the first 5 year engineering degree in Australia to integrate a semester placement, either in industry or research, into a degree with the Master's level course work. This unique combination in an undergraduate degree will provide graduates with world class knowledge and skills in their field of study as well as an enhanced ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and across fields. These are the attributes required to tackle current and future issues facing society and to create value for industry and society through innovation. BE/ME graduates will have a head start in careers that require specialist skills and adaptability (e.g. in consulting, corporate/governmental advising or industrial research) or when applying for research higher degrees at the world's top research institutions.

What you can study

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering. This includes an integrated placement in either industry or at a research institute.

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering.

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.

Honours

Honours is available as part of the standard program awarded based on a cumulative weighted GPA.

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Entry to the 5 year program BE/ME will be via student application after completion of at least #48 towards a BE in a relevant discipline and is available only to students who are performing at Honours level (i.e. a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 5.0) at the time of application.

Additional application information

Please note that eligible students will continue to receive Centrelink income support for their fourth year of the BE/ME, but cease to be eligible for payments in the fifth year of the program.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through the Program Change Request on MYSINet.

Click here for application procedures for Australian students.

Closing date

Friday before Orientation Wk. Apply for the BE/ME (Sem 1 of 4th yr) to organise your placement. Apply through mySI-net after Sem 2 exam results are released until Friday before Orientation Wk (Sem 1).

Entry requirements for International students

View the entry requirements for international students.

Prerequisites

Entry to the 5 year program BE/ME will be via student application after completion of at least #48 towards a BE in a relevant discipline and is available only to students who are performing at Honours level (i.e. a cumulative weighted GPA of at least 5.0) at the time of application. View the equivalent qualifications for International students.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 075739C

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6, reading 6, speaking 6, and listening 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy) View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through 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.

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.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Commonwealth Supported Place 2014:

Indicative annual fee 2014: AUD$ 8613

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 32160

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2014 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering

Careers

UQ's integrated Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering (BE/ME) degree is highly regarded and employment prospects are excellent. Engineers find 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.

Professional memberships

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

  • 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 Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering

To complete the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

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.

Students must complete 80 units in accordance with the BE and BE/ME course lists. Students must select a field of study when they enrol in the BE/ME.
A non-academic requirement is an essential part of the Bachelor of Engineering program:

  • Completion of 60 days of Engineering Professional Practice to satisfy the requirements of Engineers Australia.
    Some or all of this may be satisfied by the placement semester.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering.

Program Rules for the Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering