Diploma of Engineering [Pathway]
Diploma (AQF Level 5)
Division of Tropical Environments and Societies
Science and Engineering
Course Entry Requirements
Successful completion of a course of study equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Certificate
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants of non-English speaking backgrounds must meet the English language proficiency requirements of Band P – Schedule II of the JCU Admissions Policy.
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
27 credit points as per course structure
Minimum overall attendance level of 80% across all scheduled activities for the duration of the Diploma, including any support classes such as English language development. Students failing to maintain the required attendance will need to undertake additional requirements prior to graduating from the Diploma.
Course learning outcomes
On successful completion of the Diploma of Engineering at James Cook University, graduates will be able to:
MA1020:03 Preparatory Mathematics
EG1000:03 Engineering 1
EG1002:03 Computing and Sensors
MA1000:03 Mathematical Foundations
MA1003:03 Mathematical Techniques
PH1005:03 Advanced Stream Physics 1
EG1011:03 Statics and Dynamics
EG1012:03 Electric Circuits
Select English for Academic Purposes Level 3 or English Academic Purposes Level 4 or Academic Advantage
English for Academic Purposes Level 3
LS0331:01 English for Academic Purposes Level 3a
LS0332:01 English for Academic Purposes Level 3b
LS0333:01 English for Academic Purposes Level 3c
English for Academic Purposes Level 4
LS0441:01 English for Academic Purposes Level 4a
LS0442:01 English for Academic Purposes Level 4b
LS0443:01 English for Academic Purposes Level 4c
LS0661:01 Academic Advantage Module A
LS0662:01 Academic Advantage Module B
LS0663:01 Academic Advantage Module C
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
|Students in this program who are planning to undertake the Electronic Systems and Internet of Things Engineering major within the JCU Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree will be required to relocate to the Cairns campus following completion of this program.|
Expected time to complete
One year full-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Course includes mandatory Fieldwork
Maximum allowed Pass
Supplementary exam for
Students may apply for a credit transfer for previous tertiary study or informal and non-formal learning in accordance with the Credit Transfer Procedure.
12 credit points
Credit will be granted only for subjects completed in the 5 years prior to the commencement of this course
Credit gained for any subject shall be cancelled 7 years after the date of the examination upon which the credit is based if, by then, the student has not completed this course.
DIPLOMA OF ENGINEERING
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Exit with lesser award
Students who are awarded the JCU Diploma of Engineering are eligible for entry into the JCU Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), provided they also meet the relevant English Language entry requirement. Applicants meeting the entry requirements for the JCU Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) will receive credit for all subjects successfully completed in this Diploma.
Successful Diploma of Engineering students will be able to articulate into all majors in the JCU Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program, except the Chemical Engineering major.
Successful Diploma students may alternatively be granted credit for subjects successfully completed under this course towards any other Bachelor degree for which they satisfy the entry requirements.