Bachelor of Engineering @ UTAS

Bachelor of Engineering

Introduction:
The Bachelor of Engineering aims to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to work in today’s changing global environment.

UTAS Code

N3A
N3C (with Science)

 

 

Degree Length

4 years full-time

 

 

Degree Structure

8 introductory units + 8 intermediate units + 16 advanced units = 32 units

 

 

Can be combined with

Science

 

 

Campus

Hobart campus or Launceston campus (the first year only)


The first two years of the degree equip students with a solid foundation in the basics of Engineering, in terms of the physical sciences, maths and computer technology. Reflecting the importance of this foundation, the first year and part of the second year common to all students.

In the second year, however, students split into one of several different streams of specialisation, from mechatronic engineering to civil or electrical! The remainder of the degree is spent specialising in these areas.

For those who complete the first three years very successfully, they may be invited to undertake the honours programme. The Honours year takes place in the final year, rather than a year of its own, like other Honours programmes. This consists of an overload of subjects, in addition to a written thesis and major oral examination. All in all, it makes for a rather hectic final year!

Core units: Computer aided design and communication, Engineering Statics, Chemistry of Materials, Calculus and Applications 1A and 1B, Engineering dynamics, Engineering circuit theory, Programming and Problem Solving, Mechanical Engineering 1, Civil Engineering 1, Electrical Engineering 1, and Engineering Mathematics.

Majors available: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Electrical power, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering or Geotechnical Engineering.

Course Requirements

2011 Minimum ATAR

65.00

 

 

2012 Minimum ATAR

N/A

 

 

Entry Requirements

Minimum university entrance requirements, that is, at least a Satisfactory Achievement in 4 TCE pre-tertiary subjects, a year 11/12 ATAR score, an International Baccalaureate diploma, some TAFE courses, an enabling programme of prior university study. In addition, a satisfactory achievement (SA) is required in TCE Maths Methods and Physical Sciences. Other TCE subjects such as chemistry, computer science, maths specialised and physics are highly recommended.

 

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Student Profiles in Engineering

David

David is a 21 year old student in his fourth year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) at UNSW (Kensington campus).

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Robert

Robert is a 22 year old student in his 3rd year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Petroleum) at UNSW (Kensington campus). He is majoring in Petroleum Engineering.

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Vincent

Vincent is a 25 year old graduate who completed a Bachelor of Mechatronic Engineering at UNSW (Kensington campus). He majored in Mechatronics and graduated in 2010.

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Anders

Anders is a 20 year old student in the third year of a Bachelor of Engineering - Mechatronic (Space) at the University of Sydney (Darlington campus). He is majoring in Mechatronic engineering and minoring in Space.

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