James Cook University

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Science

James Cook University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 085380B

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

What to expect

Engineering

In your Engineering (Honours) course, prepare yourself for the challenges of today and tomorrow through industry-based teaching. Build a thorough understanding of engineering fundamentals in your first year with theoretical and practical learning. You will study a specialised major, with honours-level content integrated throughout.

Participate in 12 weeks of industry-based practical placement – you may even be paid for your work experience. Studies culminate in your final year with an honours component, where you will complete a major engineering project and thesis.

Science

Benefit from the flexibility of a JCU science course and develop your passion in your chosen field. Learn from world-renowned lecturers and conduct hands-on research in North Queensland’s unique tropical environment.

You will learn the fundamentals of science, before choosing from nine different science majors to suit your interests.

Become a world-class engineering and science professional. Experience the benefits of a joint degree and graduate with a broad skillset that is highly sought-after in the local and global economy.

Career Opportunities

Combining Engineering and Science qualifications give JCU graduates a wide range of employment and career opportunities.

Graduates pursue careers in various areas including hospitals, resource management, defence agencies, scientific and technological research, mathematics, conservation, environmental science, chemistry, mining, or biotechnology.

You could find employment as an aerospace avionics engineer, chemical engineer, civil engineer, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, biomedical specialist, environmental scientist, mathematician, or AI machine learning specialist. Alternatively, go on to study the Bachelor of Science (Honours).

Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following organisations:

  • Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy
  • Engineers Australia
  • Institution of Chemical Engineers
  • Australian Institute of Physics

Graduates who major in Chemistry may be eligible to register for non-corporate membership of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). With an additional three years of Chemistry experience, they may be eligible to register as a Chartered Chemist with Corporate Membership of RACI.

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Majors

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,360 Per Year
Start date: Expected February 2022
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Cairns City campus

36 Shields Street
Cairns Queensland 4870
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,360 Per Year
Start date: Expected February 2022
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road
Cairns Queensland 4878
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,360 Per Year
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

James Cook University

Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 37,360 Per Year
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 5 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Townsville City Campus

City Arcade, 383 Flinders Street
Townsville Queensland 4810
Australia

Entry criteria

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Course pre-requisites: English, Maths B. Students considering the Molecular and Cell Biology major will require Senior Chemistry (or equivalent).

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

Address

James Cook University
Douglas campus
1 James Cook Drive Townsville Queensland 4814
Australia