At a glance
Study the Bachelor of Engineering Technology and equip yourself with the technical and professional skills needed for a successful career as an Engineering Technologist.
Civil Engineering - Structural or municipal transportation, Electrical Engineering - Electrical control or electrical power, Mechanical Engineering - Design, energy or process.
* OP/SR/ATAR details provided on this page are from Term 1, 2017. Entry ranks are to be used as a guide only as they are subject to change each year.
* International students residing in Australia on a student visa must study full-time on-campus.
The Bachelor of Engineering Technology prepares you to pursue a variety of challenging career options across a range of industries and government sectors.
Depending on your chosen major you will be prepared to pursue employment opportunities in national and international public and private industry sectors including:
The Bachelor of Engineering Technology is accredited by Engineers Australia. Upon completion you will satisfy the academic requirements for membership with Engineers Australia as an Engineering Technologist. For further information please visit www.engineersaustralia.org.au.
The Bachelor of Engineering Technology is designed to develop your skills and enable you to combine an understanding of engineering concepts with modern technology.
Your education and training will equip you with the skills to innovatively apply, modify and adapt engineering practices to meet engineering challenges and problems for communities, society and the environment.
Tailor your course by choosing from a wide range of majors to suit your personal interests and career goals. The course utilises exciting technologies and has a project-based focus so you benefit from a more hands-on learning experience and have the ability to study on-campus in a non-traditional format or by distance education.
You will have the opportunity to engage with practicing engineers, work on industry-sponsored projects and have access to industry-based scholarships offered by some of Australia's leading companies. Six weeks of industry placement during the course also allows you to apply your skills and increase your employability by gaining on-the-job experience.
Why Study at CQUniversity
We offer a range of engineering education and training options to suit a variety of different career goals.
Wide range of options
Whether you are from a trade or technical background seeking to advance your skills, someone looking to commence a career as a professional engineer or an industry professional in search of further education or research opportunities, our courses give you the flexibility to choose from key industry areas including civil, electrical, mechanical, mining engineering, and engineering geology.
Many of CQUniversity's engineering courses incorporate project-based learning meaning you will undertake real-life engineering tasks, allowing you to put your theoretical knowledge into practice.
Through this innovative approach to learning, you'll be able to combine the technical knowledge you acquire during your study with teamwork, communication and interpersonal skills that are required for today's workforce.
Up-to-date and industry relevant
CQUniversity's engineering courses have been developed in consultation with key stakeholders in the sector. In order to meet the demands of industry, we have formed strong partnerships with leading private companies and public organisations that offer support through scholarships and work-integrated learning.
Partnerships and professional networks
CQUniversity's industry partnerships give you the opportunity to learn directly from leaders in the field, including access to guest lecturers in our undergraduate engineering courses.
Through these professional networks you may be able to gain employment before you graduate by developing business relationships during your studies.
Civil Engineering - Structural Stream
You will focus on topics such as the analysis of structures, civil construction, solid mechanics, steel and concrete structures, hydraulics, surveying and mapping and geotechnical engineering.
Civil Engineering - Municipal and Transportation Stream
You will focus on topics such as civil construction, hydrology and water engineering, traffic engineering and concrete structures as well as technology project planning.
Electrical Engineering - Electrical Power Stream
This major includes topics such as electrical circuit analysis, electrical power engineering, analogue electrics, power system analysis and design and power system protection.
Electrical Engineering - Electrical Control Stream
This major includes topics such as digital electronics, electrical circuit analysis, engineering design and management planning, electronic communications, control systems analysis and design and embedded micro-controllers.
Mechanical Engineering - Process Stream
Develop knowledge and skills in mine product handling, fluid mechanics, fluid and electrical drive systems, industrial fluid power, and solid mechanics and computational analysis.
Mechanical Engineering - Design Stream
Develop knowledge and skills in mine product handling, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, engineering plant design and solid mechanics and computation analysis.
Mechanical Engineering - Energy Stream
Develop knowledge and skills in industrial fluid power, fluid mechanics, fluid and electrical drive systems, energy conversion, thermodynamics and mechanical systems.