Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial)

La Trobe University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095713C

Level of study: Undergraduate


Spacecraft. Wind turbines. Robots. Smartphones. Automated machines. You’ll find an industrial engineer behind all of these. If humans manufactured it, it was probably designed by an industrial engineer.

Establish your career at the forefront of technology with La Trobe's accredited Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial).

Develop strong foundations in the core elements of industrial engineering, while exploring areas such as advanced automation, artificial intelligence and data analytics.

You'll learn from leading academics in small classes, giving you an invaluable intimate learning experience. And you'll benefit from our state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, while developing your industry networks through work placements and networking events with major employers.

You'll learn:

Engineering design

Understand how to rapidly solve problems using fundamental mathematical and scientific principles.

Programming for engineers

Learn Python programming language and understand how to use algorithms to solve engineering challenges.

Electrical and electronic engineering

Learn how to design, develop and test electrical and electronic equipment, such as electric vehicles or navigation systems.

Robotic system design

Find out how to build robots and robotic systems and improve their efficiency and safety.

Innovation in engineering

Build your creative problem-solving skills and learn the fundamentals of prototyping, building and analysis.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8 – Bachelor Degree Honours.

Career outcomes

You could work in a wide range of sectors, such as aerospace, defence, natural resources, renewable energy, oil, gas, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, mining or electronics.

Roles may include:

Data-driven quality controller

Oversee the manufacturing of products to ensure quality and standards are maintained.


Analyse and manage organisational supply chains from supplier to consumer.

Medical technology designer

Support the research and development of medical applications, treatments or diagnostic technologies.

Robotics engineer

Construct the plans and processes to build robots and robotic systems.

Professional recognition

The Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) is accredited on the Bundoora campus, and has provisional accreditation on the Bendigo campus from Engineers Australia (EA). Professional membership may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.

Accreditation, registration and/or membership details for this course may be found on the La Trobe University website.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
35,600 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
Bendigo Campus
Edwards Road
Bendigo Victoria 3552
35,600 Per Year 27 Feb 2023 4 years
Full time
La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086

Entry criteria

Equivalent to an Australian Year 12 Senior Secondary Certificate.

English language requirements

IELTS Academic: Overall score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0

TOEFL iBT: Overall 64 with 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing

PTE Academic: Overall score of 50 with no communicative skill score less than 50

C1 Advanced: 169 with no less than 169 in any component

C2 Proficiency: 176 with no less than 169 in any component


La Trobe University
Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
Plenty Road and Kingsbury Drive
Melbourne Victoria 3086
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