Bachelor of Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering with Honours
Science and Engineering
English, Maths B
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7) Guidelines for Bachelor degrees.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The IELTS score required for admission to this course can be found in Schedule II of the JCU Admissions policy.
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
96 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Minimum 60 days vacation practice
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Bachelor degree Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 7).
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
Select a major at the end of first year
Type of major
Credit points in major
72 credit points
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
Suspended 2011 - 2014
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
The engineering thesis topic must be specific to the candidate’s chosen engineering major
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
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.
48 credit points
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 20 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed this course
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.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
The major studied shall appear on the testamur
Exit with lesser award
Available within this course
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.