Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering with Honours

Course Code

102810

Version

2

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

English, Maths B

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

 

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

96 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Minimum 60 days vacation practice

Course Structure

Core Subjects

Level 1

EG1000:03 Engineering 1

EG1002:03 Computing for Engineers

EG1010:03 Process Engineering

EG1011:03 Engineering Dynamics

EG1012:03 Electric Circuits

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations

MA1003:03 Mathematical Techniques

PH1005:03  Advanced Stream Physics

Options

Select a major at the end of first year

Majors

Type of major

Mandatory

Single

Credit points in major

72 credit points

Special requirements

Some subjects in each of the majors may require candidates to participate in field trips, site visits or other off-campus activities. A fee may be charged by the School of Engineering for transport or subsistence associated with these trips

MAJOR

AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Chemical Engineering

Townsville

 

Civil Engineering

Townsville

 

Computer Systems Engineering

Townsville

 

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Townsville

 

Environmental Engineering

Townsville

Suspended 2011 - 2014

Mechanical Engineering

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

4 years full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

10 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

The engineering thesis topic must be specific to the candidate’s chosen engineering major

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

48 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course

Other restrictions

A minimum of 18 credit points (including 6 credit points of fourth year thesis) should be completed at James Cook University for each of levels 3 and 4.

If the candidate requests advanced standing approaching this maximum level, then the advanced standing should be predominantly from the first two levels of the Bachelor of Engineering program.

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

The major studied shall appear on the testamur

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Honours

Honours availability

Available within this course

Eligibility

The Engineering Board of Studies will invite selected candidates to enter the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours program at the beginning of their final year of study.

Selections will be based on the weighted Grade Point Average from the first three levels of their engineering study. Weighted average GPA = (1 x level 1 GPA + 2 x level 2 GPA + 3 x level 3 GPA)/6.

Candidates anticipating First Class Honours must pursue a thesis with a significant research component.

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009