Course details

CRICOS course code: 088602B

Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Summary

The Diploma of Engineering is a pathway for international students to Bachelor of Engineering courses at Victoria University.

The course is designed to help you transfer into the second year of your chosen Bachelor of Engineering specialisation (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Architectural) or to apply for other bachelor level courses at VU or other universities.

You'll learn foundation skills in mathematics, physics and problem-solving. With these basic technical skills, graduates of this course can begin entry level work in engineering fields or go on to further studies in engineering.

Careers in engineering

Graduates from the Diploma may find employment in areas where entry level positions require strong technical and problem solving skills.

The course itself does not have any external professional accreditations. To gain professional accreditation from Engineers Australia students must complete an additional 3 years at the degree level.

Pathways to further study

On completion of this course you will be guaranteed entry into the following degrees and in some cases receive credit for your study:

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Architectural Engineering)

You will be credited for up to 96 credit points of study.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil Engineering)

You will be credited for up to 96 credit points of study.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

You will be credited for up to 96 credit points of study.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)

You will be credited for up to 96 credit points of study.

Course structure

To qualify for the award of Diploma of Engineering, a total of 96 credit points must be completed.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Integrate fundamental knowledge in mathematics, physics, statistics and information technology within the engineering discipline;
  • Investigate and solve basic engineering problems utilising the latest technologies;
  • Adapt theoretical knowledge applicable to the discipline, for innovative and sustainable engineering practices;
  • Exhibit a range interpersonal and academic skills with a strong focus on development practice in an independent or collaborative environment;
  • Determine professional ethics and accountabilities of their engineering practice.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
26,600 Per Year
Read more13,300 per semester
21 Feb 2022
01 Aug 2022
1 year Full time City Flinders Campus
300 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of an Australian Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4 of any Mathematics (or equivalent).

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 55 (Listening 9, Speaking 16, Reading 10, Writing 18)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 42 (no section score less than 40)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 162. No individual band less than 154.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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