Bachelor of Engineering Systems (Honours), Bachelor of Business and Enterprise
Business skills plus engineering principles equals unique career opportunities
A double degree in engineering and business. You’ll choose either a civil or mechanical engineering specialisation plus a business major. With business capabilities added to your professional engineer’s toolkit, you can unlock a higher earning potential.
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100% online study with practicum placement
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What you'll learn
Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.
Graduates are equipped with skill set to pursue careers across the engineering and business spectrum, as professional engineers with management and business capabilities or in business and innovation careers that require a thorough understanding of engineering.
Graduates from the Civil Engineering specialisation will be able to work in a range of settings, including traffic and transport, humanitarian organisations, engineering design, government authorities, water supply and management agencies, construction companies, natural resource management organisations, consulting engineering companies, mining companies, irrigation authorities, research organisations and in tertiary education.
Graduates from the Mechanical Engineering specialisation have broad employment prospects in local and global markets, including both regional and metropolitan locations. They can work in diverse industries including heavy machinery, power generation, mining, manufacturing, production planning, automotive, aerospace, medical, environment, building industries and consumer product design and tertiary education. Mechanical engineers are in demand in government departments, building services, manufacturing centres, power plants, consulting engineering companies, ship building, railroads, control and automation industries, and robotics industries.
Graduates may also pursue careers as entrepreneurs, capable of running their own engineering business.
The Bachelor of Engineering Systems (Honours) is accredited by Engineers Australia.
ATAR 70 or equivalent
English Proficiency Requirements
A compulsory 60-day Engineering placement is a component of the Bachelor of Engineering Systems (Honours). Students may also choose an optional business-related placement as part of the Bachelor of Business and Enterprise.
Credit for previous study or work
Credit for Prior Learning, also referred to ‘Advanced Standing’ or Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL), is the process of looking at your prior study and/or experience to assess if you can be awarded academic credit for knowledge and skills you have already acquired. Credit gained through prior learning, experiences and qualification can reduce the duration and cost of your course.
**Please note this is a new course and subject to University approval.**
Duration: 5 years full-time; 10 years part-time
This double degree provides graduates with a thorough understanding of contemporary, responsible business practices, and the critical role technology plays in supporting robust business functions, as well as the technical ability to build infrastructure and systems.
The course produces industry-ready professional engineers with the skills, capabilities and attributes needed to analyse and create solutions for complex engineering systems. Students choose either a Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering specialisation to develop their expertise in a field of practice.
Students also choose a business-focused major from a range of subjects.
A practical placement in a relevant engineering environment rounds out the student experience, with the option to also complete a professional placement in a business environment. Graduates have a skill set to pursue careers across the engineering and business spectrum, as professional engineers with management and business capabilities or as entrepreneurs capable of running their own engineering business.
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
Students choose either the Civil or Mechanical Engineering specialisation to tailor their Engineering studies.
Students may also choose a Business major from the following:
- Aviation Management
- Business and Data Analytics
- Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- International Business
- Tourism and Event Management.