Diploma of Introductory Engineering Studies

Course Code

41221

Version

5

Faculty

Science and Engineering

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Honours

Admission Requirements

Course pre-requisites

English

Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 5) Guidelines for Diplomas.

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 I of the JCU Admissions policy.

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

24 credit points as per course structure

Learning outcomes

Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Diploma Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF level 5).

Course Structure

Core Subjects

EG1000:03 Engineering 1

MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations

Options

Select 18 credit points of specified level 1 subjects:

CU1010:03 Effective Writing

MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics

PH1001:03 Preparatory Physics

CH1020:03 Preparatory Chemistry

EG1002:03 Computing for Engineers

PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics

EG1010:03 Process Engineering

EG1011:03 Statics and Dynamics

EG1012:03 Electric Circuits

MA1003:03 Mathematical Techniques

SC1102:03 Modelling Natural Systems

EA 1110:03 Evolution of the Earth

EV1005:03 Dynamic Futures: Culture; Environment; Resources

MA1401:03 Statistics and Data Analysis 1

BM1000:03 Introductory Biochemistry and Microbiology

BZ1001:03 Fundamentals of Biology

BZ1003:03 Introduction to Plant Science

BZ1004:03 Diversity of Animal Life

Campus

COURSE AVAILABLE AT

NOTES

Cairns

 

Townsville

 

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Maximum time to complete

5 years

Maximum leave of absence

3 years

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

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

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 5 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 the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Candidates who complete the Diploma of Introductory Engineering Studies are eligible for entry to the Bachelor of Engineering or the Bachelor of Engineering – Bachelor of Science, and may be granted advanced standing for subjects completed under this diploma.