Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) with Honours (P4D)

Overview  2023

Entry Requirements

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Duration

Minimum 4 Years, up to a maximum of 9 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1
Launceston
Semester 1

Entry Requirements

See entry requirements

Duration

Minimum 4 Years, up to a maximum of 9 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Entry requirements

Location

Hobart
Semester 1

You can do so many different things. You have so many job options. You come out with a career path, but it’s also really easy to recreate your career later.

Lily Panton – Bachelor of Engineering graduate
Engineers are collaborators who balance creative design, analysis and applied science to design, build and manage structures, machines, manufacturing processes and infrastructure. They cross disciplines, and borders, embracing the challenge of creating the world of tomorrow.

When you study Engineering, you’re on the path to a career with the potential to positively impact the world. Every exciting, future-focused development in society has engineering at its core, from decentralised energy generation to next-generation biomedical implants. No matter how fast technology advances, or what needs society creates, engineers are always there, pushing the boundaries and creating solutions.

Our engineering curriculum is specifically designed to create the next generation of professional Engineers. Problem solving forward thinkers who can work in teams, and are committed to crafting modern engineering solutions that are sustainable, economically feasible, safe, and appropriate to context and purpose.

If you want to play a major role in raising living standards, improving the quality of life in our community, and protecting our environment, this is the study option for you.

When you study this degree, you will:

  • Build a degree tailored specifically to your own interests and ambitions. Specialise in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, then tailor your study with elective units, projects, work experience, and extra-curricular activities that customise your learning towards your career of choice.
  • Learn through hands-on practical experiences including industry placements, laboratory work and independent research projects.
  • Develop a combination of specialised and transferable skills that have your graduating work ready and attractive to employers
  • Enjoy being mentored by highly qualified teaching, research and professional staff, people with long standing industry links, and many of whom are leaders in their field.
Catalyst Program

Are you a high achiever and want to get the most out of your University experience? The Catalyst Program combines your Bachelor degree with scholarships, extracurricular experiences, special events, and networking opportunities. It was created for outstanding students, just like you. Learn more about the Catalyst Program.

You will gain a broad, practical foundation of engineering skills and knowledge, covering physical sciences, mathematics and engineering science, followed by specific theory and practice in one of the specialised engineering fields.

Group work, projects, and engineering design competitions provide extra challenges and opportunities to work alongside world-class academics and researchers. The university also encourages you to find opportunities for international exchange and all students undertake 12 weeks of integrated work experience as part of their degree. Engineering is about design and making, and we ensure you have the skills and experience to do both when you graduate.

Our engineering degree also lets you customise your learning towards your career of choice by studying complementary units from another area of the University. For example, pick up units from Health and Medicine for a career in biomedical engineering.

The degree is desired by employers world-wide, with graduates being highly sought after due to the hands-on and multi-disciplinary nature of their education.

  • 1 Solve complex engineering problems through applying established engineering methods and conceptual knowledge of the natural and physical sciences.
  • 2 Design and evaluate engineering components, systems and/or processes to meet technical, legislative, environmental and economic requirements.
  • 3 Contribute to the completion of real-world engineering projects through demonstrating the professional qualities required to work as an accredited professional engineer in Australia.
  • 4 Communicate original research conclusions for an academic audience derived from a self-managed honours project that is conceptually and methodologically appropriate to an engineering related area of enquiry.
  • Your Engineering learning experience goes beyond lectures, labs and tutorials, ensuring you graduate with significant practical experience, prepared to meet the challenges of your future career.

    The university has a commitment to providing hands-on training across a breadth of engineering disciplines, and to conducting inter-disciplinary research that benefits our students as well as the community. You benefit from our expertise and long standing connections in fields such as alternative energy systems, high-speed catamarans, and biomedical implants.

    We also have strong partnerships across a variety of industries, including TasNetworks, Hydro Tasmania, Incat, Tasmania Police, Entura Energy, Shree Minerals, Mineral Resources Tasmania and Copper Mines of Tasmania, to name a few!

    Formula SAE and the UTAS motorsport team

    The Formula SAE Competition is a national motorsport competition between universities. The UTAS Motorsport team brings together students from engineering and other areas of the University to conceive, design, fabricate and compete with a small, formula-style electric racing car. The group work, projects and competitions provide extra challenges and opportunities to work alongside world-class academics and researchers. While this competition is particularly relevant for those who wish to pursue a Mechanical Engineering specialisation, the Motorsport Team needs and attracts cross-discipline interest, in particular as they have transitioned to racing electric vehicles.

    Our practical, hands-on learning approach

    A major feature of your Engineering studies is the emphasis placed on laboratory and workshop work. The design classes provide you with opportunities to learn the techniques of developing safe and reliable designs, and you write regular reports to ensure your experience is complete and prepares you for the demands of industry. For both the laboratory, workshop, and design classes, extensive use is made of computer aided design and implementation.

    Dedicated labs and workshops provide you with a huge range of technology and testing environments for your specialist discipline. This delivers extensive first-hand experience with industry standard equipment for your engineering field of choice.

    These include:

    • Aerodynamics lab
    • Applied Mechanics lab
    • Communications Engineering lab
    • Concrete and Structural Testing lab
    • Control Systems Laboratory
    • Dynamics lab
    • Electronics lab
    • Geomechanics lab
    • Hydraulics lab
    • Mechanical workshop
    • Mechatronics lab
    • Power lab
    • Renewable Energy Lab
    • Stress Analysis lab
    • Thermodynamics lab
    STEM Student Ambassadors

    Undergraduate students can look to become a STEM student ambassador. The goals of the program are to provide exceptional STEM education, outreach and community engagement in schools and elsewhere. The program provides opportunities and experiences that will lead to personal and professional growth for participants, particularly improving public speaking skills.

    Study overseas at one of our partner institutions

    Our international exchange program offers opportunities to study at universities around the world, and it counts towards your degree. Exchange can allow you to have an affordable educational and cultural experience in a foreign country for a semester, or a full year. To facilitate this, we offer a range of scholarships and financial assistance. You may also be eligible for OS-HELP Loans or scholarship funding to assist with their airfares, accommodation and other expenses.

    UPDATE (MARCH) 2021: Please note, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Face-to-Face Study Abroad & Exchange programs have been postponed until 2022.

    Alternative Virtual Exchange Opportunities can be found on our Virtual Overseas Experiences tab. For more information please contact Global.Mobility@utas.edu.au

    Find out more about Student Exchange.

    All engineering students undertake 12 weeks of industrial experience via work placement, typically in the summer between your third and fourth year. In most cases, students arrange this experience placement themselves via the connections and networks they form during their first years of study. At the discretion of the employer this experience can be paid at the appropriate award rate, and based on your performance, can lead to graduate positions at the completion of your degree.

    Our teaching staff are also here to help, identifying networking opportunities through their long standing industry connections and highlighting particular businesses that allow you gain experience in your area of interest. We can also help arrange the placements in some circumstances.

    Career outcomes

    "My project looked at factors that can help us to maximize power from our solar panels. So as we get more and more solar panels in Hobart, it will be beneficial for them all to be facing the most optimal direction"

    Josiah Herweynen, Engineer

    The University of Tasmania’s focus on hands-on training and inter-disciplinary research makes our degree highly desirable in the international landscape.

    Students work alongside our team of world-class academics and researchers, gaining practical knowledge that can be applied in a wide variety of careers. These opportunities cover a broad range of disciplines and skills in a world where there is an ever-increasing demand for people in the profession.

    Engineers are well paid, and find interesting and engaging career opportunities across government, private companies, industry and consulting firms. After starting in technical positions, Engineers often move into management roles within companies and organisations due to their organisational and analytical skills.

    A key component of our engineering degree is your ability to customise your learning experience towards your career of choice. You can select units from complementary areas of the University, such as geography for a career in environmental engineering, and choose projects, in particular your fourth year honours project, specifically designed to lead you towards your desired industry.

    Career Opportunities with Engineering

    Engineers are involved in making key decisions in almost every industry, including the construction of buildings, roads and major infrastructure projects, alternative energy system development, electronics and transport, biomedical implants and many more. They balance contemporary thinking, creative design, critical analysis, and applied science and technology to solve problems in almost every aspect of our lives.

    Graduates qualify for technical positions but often move into management roles within companies, organisations or consultancies across many industries. Career options in Engineering include the following jobs and industries:

    • Aerospace
    • Biomedical
    • Building and construction
    • Civil and environmental engineering
    • Computer systems
    • Government agencies
    • Health industry
    • Industrial electronics
    • International development
    • Manufacturing
    • Mining and exploration
    • Petrochemical
    • Power generation and transmission
    • Property development
    • Renewable energy
    • Robotics and automation
    • Software engineering
    • Structural engineering
    • Telecommunications
    • Transport
    Postgraduate study

    If you successfully complete this course, you may also be eligible to apply for a range of postgraduate courses including Graduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, Masters by coursework or research, and PhD. Filter the course list by Postgraduate to view the current courses available.

    The Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) with Honours is an externally accredited degree.

    The following specialisations of this course are accredited by Engineers Australia:

    • Civil
    • Electrical
    • Electronic and Communications
    • Mecianical

    Provisional accreditation has been granted for the following (new) specialisation:

    • Electrical and Electronics

    In line with Engineers Australia requirements, the University will seek full accreditation once a sufficient number of students have graduated from the Electrical and Electronics specialisation.

    Completion of a specialisation may meet the requirements for membership of Engineers Australia. There may be additional requirements for membership beyond the completion of the major or specialisation.

    For further membership requirements, please visit Engineers Australia website.

    If you have any queries about the accreditation process, please contact us for further information.

    Course structure

    The Bachelor of Engineering (Specialisation) with Honours requires the completion of 425 credit points comprising:

    • 225 credit points of Core units
    • 150 credit point Specialisation
    • 50 credit points of Electives

    The Core units are compulsory for all students and consist of 8 introductory level units (100 credit points) i.e. a common first-year, 4 intermediate level units (50 credit points), two double-weighted honours project units (50 credit points), and two WIL (industrial experience) units (25 credit points).  All engineering students undertake 12 weeks of industrial experience via work placement, typically in the summer between your third and fourth year.

    In Year 2, you will select your engineering Specialisation from the following: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electrical Power Engineering or Electronics and Communications Engineering.

    In the Elective component you can choose from any units marked as "Student Electives" which you meet the pre-requisites for, at any level, from across the university. To search for possible Elective units, use the Unit Search tool to search by the discipline that you are interested in.

    Your electives can be used to add breadth to your degree, by exploring a variety of different subject areas from within or outside the College of Sciences and Engineering. Alternatively, you can deepen your engagement with specific subject areas, for example, by completing additional units in the same discipline as your major or related fields.

    If you are starting in 2023 you can find your course planner here – this helps you plan what units to enrol in and when.

    We have a team of Student Advisers available to help you structure your studies to meet your desired outcomes.  For enrolment assistance please contact us via U Connect today.

    Note: Year 1 can be studied at the Launceston campus; however, students will need to move to Hobart to continue their studies from second year onwards.

    This unit aims to continue the introduction of design, and will cover professional engineering skills of communication (written, oral, visual and technical), teamwork, project management, sustainability, ethics and creativity and innovation. This unit will further enhance design in the context…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit aims to introduce students to the professional practice of engineering (including ongoing learning, ethics and safety) and develops skills in technical writing, engineering drawings, engineering design process, and project management techniques. Students will apply this knowledge to work…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit is primarily designed for students to develop basic to intermediate computer-based skills to solve engineering problems using mathematical and programming techniques. The emphasis is on developing solutions and algorithms by building well structured and efficient computer programs and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The main objective of this unit is to develop the student's ability to analyse objects at rest or moving at constant velocity, in a simple and logical manner by applying rigid body mechanics. Students will gain an appreciation of the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will develop knowledge and skills for solving problems in engineering dynamics based on fundamental theory developed using Newtonian Mechanics with an introductory focus on particle kinematics and kinetics. This leads to the development of problem solving…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit presents a fundamental introduction to electrical circuits and is the first unit to cover this material for all engineers. It covers basic concepts used in the study of electricity and circuits, including the fundamental laws of electrical phenomena,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The applicability of calculus and linear algebra is so broad that fluency in it is essential for a successful career in a variety of areas including science and engineering. This unit is devoted to the conceptual and logical development of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit is a continuation of KMA152, with emphasis on the application of single-variable calculus and linear algebra to problems in mathematics, the physical and biological sciences, economics, and engineering. The units KMA152 and KMA154 also provide an excellent introduction…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2
    LauncestonSemester 2
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit aims to further develop engineering analysis and design knowledge and skills within a muliti-disciplinary context to design and build a prototype. You will work in a team to analyse a problem in terms context, dilemma and objective, develop…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit aims to further develop engineering analysis and design knowledge and skills within a multi-disciplinary contextto design and build a prototype. You will work in a team to analyse a problem in terms of its context, dilemma andobjective prior…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit of study aims to provide you with practical engineering experience in an environment outside the University and improve your awareness of the issues associated with professional practice. In so doing, it will ensure your perceptions of engineering during…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1 - other
    HobartSemester 2 - other

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit is a continuation of KMA152 and KMA154, with emphasis on the application of multivariable calculus and Fourier Series to problems in mathematics, the physical and biological sciences, economics, and engineering. The calculus section of this unit is focussed…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    OnlineSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit has two major topic streams: computational techniques and probability and statistics. Probability and Statistics. An important aspect of engineering is the study, evaluation, and management of the reliability of systems, where reliability is defined as the ability of…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit of study aims build on the first placement unit to provide you with practical engineering experience in an environment outside the University and improve your awareness of the issues associated with professional practice. In so doing, it will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1 - other
    HobartSemester 2 - other

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Each student is required to undertake a substantial high level two-semester project, this unit being the first, within their engineering discipline, which may involve aspects of research and development work, engineering design, literature survey, experimental work, theoretical work, computational studies,…

    Credit Points: 25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Each student is required to undertake a substantial high level two-semester project, this unit being the second, within their engineering discipline, which may involve aspects of research and development work, engineering design, literature survey, experimental work, theoretical work, computational studies,…

    Credit Points: 25

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Administrative unit to be used for recording Honours grades and marks…

    Credit Points: 0

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1
    HobartSemester 2
    HobartSummer school
    LauncestonSemester 1
    LauncestonSemester 2
    LauncestonSummer school (early)

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Select one specialisation from the following:

    Civil engineers focus on designing, planning and constructing the world we live in, both above and below the ground. Projects include dams, bridges, pipelines, gas and water supply schemes, sewerage systems, roads, airports, and structures across all scales, including residential buildings. As cities grow, the role of the civil engineer becomes even more important as we balance development with sustainability, working to futureproof where we live, both functionally and for the environment.

    The main objective of this unit is to introduce students to the fundamental thermodynamic and fluid mechanics physical laws, and develop in students the ability to apply these fundamental principles in thermal and fluid energy systems. It emphasizes understanding basic…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit analyses how the characteristics of earth materials may influence the design, construction, stability and life of engineering structures and consists of two components: engineering geology and soil mechanics. The engineering geology component will serve as an introduction to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit aims to give students the skills to analyse structures as a foundation skill to the design, construction and supervision of structural projects. Topics include analysis of internal forces, stresses and deflections in statically determinate and indeterminate frames using…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces civil and mechanical engineering students to the engineering properties of materials and manufacturing processes. It aims to develop a basic understanding of the properties of engineering materials, including metals, metal alloys and non-metallic materials. This unit also…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit develops students’ conceptual knowledge of fluid mechanics and their ability to solve complex problems in fluid mechanics. The governing equations in integral form are explored and applied to a range of practical problems including boundary layers, pipe flows,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit builds on the basic concepts and fundamental principles of engineering geology and soil mechanics covered in a prerequisite unit. It gives an introduction to Geotechnical Engineering, and provides the basic concepts and mechanics necessary for geotechnical design. Through…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit enables students to extend their capacity to perform structural engineering analysis and design building on the basic concepts and fundamental principles of concrete materials and structural engineering analysis and design. The content of this unit covers concrete technology…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces limit states design concepts followed by analytical and design techniques for steel and timber structures and members. It builds on the material covered in the statics and structural analysis units from years 1 and 2.The unit is…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    It is becoming increasingly important for practicing engineers and scientists to understand the methods employed in spatial mapping and measurement. Global navigation systems such as GPS, airborne photography and airborne laser scanning, the increasing availability of satellite imagery, and modern…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Students are introduced to the state-of-the-art numerical methods and the application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in civil and mechanical engineering. The unit is delivered in three parts. The first two parts provide knowledge and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The units overlays a formal environmental engineering framework to environmental and sustainability topics and shows how the traditional design process can be extended to include these issues. The aim is for students to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit extends your knowledge learnt in ENG321 and focuses on the design of aspects of advanced timber structures such as timber-framed multi-storey residential or commercial buildings. Students will extend prior knowledge of design actions based on current Australian design…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces students to the methods underlying the design and analysis of hydraulic systems and of environmental matters influencing hydraulic response. It emphasizes understanding principles and applying them to practical situations. The aim is to give students the necessary…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit combines two very important topics for civil engineers: asset management and road transportation engineering. Asset management addresses the important emerging ¿eld of infrastructure, and in this unit the key principles of asset management will be taught alongside principles…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    OnlineSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Sustainably meeting global energy requirements is at the forefront of modern engineering challenges. In response, electrical power engineers manage projects across the generation, transmission, distribution and utilisation of electrical energy. They are looking to reinvent the world’s energy systems, working across a scale that crosses continents, right down to the local community where delivering reliable, sustainable power can directly tackle poverty and save lives.

    This unit introduces students to the operation principles and characteristics of electrical machines and transformers as well as the physics behind the operation of these machines. Students will gain a thorough understanding of transformers, DC motors, induction machines and synchronous…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit is directed at building on the fundamentals of electrical circuits acquired in the first year of the course to providetechnical competence in digital electronics.The unit introduces students to the propert ies and characteristics of digital electronics. Students will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces students to the properties and characteristics of analogue electronics. Students will gain an understanding of basic analogue electrical systems and an understanding of how such systems can form part of larger technical systems. Fundamental skills will be…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit knowledge and skills developed through the engineering course are applied in a team-based environment to the design and implementation of robotics and automation systems and electrical systems as used in industry. Students will complete a design project…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides students an understanding of the fundamental principles in the modelling and control of linear systems. The topics covered include: (1) an introduction to feedback control systems, (2) deriving mathematical models for a system in the frequency domain…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces the theory and practice of signals and linear systems and shows how transform techniques and transfer functions can be used to solve problems in several engineering fields. This unit is considered to be essential for power, electrical,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces students to the basics of power system analysis, power generation and power transmission systems. Students will gain skills in analysing and modelling power systems, including calculating fault currents, performing stability analysis and solving load flow studies. The…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit covers rule-based expert systems, fuzzy expert systems, frame-based expert systems, artificial neural networks, evolutionary computation, hybrid intelligent systems and knowledge engineering. The aim of this course is to acquaint students with intelligent systems and provide them with a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to instill confidence and understanding of those concepts of power system analysis that are likely to be encountered in the study and practice of electrical power engineering. The approach is to develop the thinking…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides students with knowledge of renewable energy technologies, energy storage systems, power electronics interfaces and associated control, and renewable energy system design and implementation. Students will be able to practice their design skills in renewable energy systems through…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to provide students with expertise in the design and analysis of power electronic circuits for a variety of practical applications. The unit covers a wide range of power electronic switching devices and converter circuits…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to provide students expertise in the analysis of power system dynamics and stability for practical applications. The unit covers an introduction to the concept of power system stability, representation of synchronous machines and AC…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Combining elements from both electronics and communications and engineering, and electrical power engineering, this specialisation provides skills and knowledge applicable to both areas. Graduates may choose career paths where crossover skills are desirable, such as automation and control within the electrical power industry.

    This unit introduces students to the operation principles and characteristics of electrical machines and transformers as well as the physics behind the operation of these machines. Students will gain a thorough understanding of transformers, DC motors, induction machines and synchronous…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit is directed at building on the fundamentals of electrical circuits acquired in the first year of the course to providetechnical competence in digital electronics.The unit introduces students to the propert ies and characteristics of digital electronics. Students will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces students to the properties and characteristics of analogue electronics. Students will gain an understanding of basic analogue electrical systems and an understanding of how such systems can form part of larger technical systems. Fundamental skills will be…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit knowledge and skills developed through the engineering course are applied in a team-based environment to the design and implementation of robotics and automation systems and electrical systems as used in industry. Students will complete a design project…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides students an understanding of the fundamental principles in the modelling and control of linear systems. The topics covered include: (1) an introduction to feedback control systems, (2) deriving mathematical models for a system in the frequency domain…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces the theory and practice of signals and linear systems and shows how transform techniques and transfer functions can be used to solve problems in several engineering fields. This unit is considered to be essential for power, electrical,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit covers rule-based expert systems, fuzzy expert systems, frame-based expert systems, artificial neural networks, evolutionary computation, hybrid intelligent systems and knowledge engineering. The aim of this course is to acquaint students with intelligent systems and provide them with a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit studies and explores communication technology among multiple users. The layered network model will be discussed with emphasis on those widely applied such as wired and wireless networks in the real world. Both technical aspects of communication networks such…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces students to the basics of power system analysis, power generation and power transmission systems. Students will gain skills in analysing and modelling power systems, including calculating fault currents, performing stability analysis and solving load flow studies. The…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

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    The aim of this unit is to instill confidence and understanding of those concepts of power system analysis that are likely to be encountered in the study and practice of electrical power engineering. The approach is to develop the thinking…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit concentrates on industrial process dynamics and control. The fundamentals of dynamic systems analysis and controller design studied in Control Systems 1 are built upon to include empirical modelling, and enhanced single loop control strategies. Specific topics that will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides students with knowledge of renewable energy technologies, energy storage systems, power electronics interfaces and associated control, and renewable energy system design and implementation. Students will be able to practice their design skills in renewable energy systems through…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces the fundamental concepts of modern communication systems for engineering students specialised in electronics and communication engineering and other electrical engineering streams. Analog communication system concepts are briefly discussed to set the scene for digital communication techniques. Concepts…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit extends the physics of electrical phenomena when wavelength is small relative to system physical dimensions. The unit introduces an analysis and design, as well as phenomena encountered when wavelength is short relative to the physical dimensions of an…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to provide students with expertise in the design and analysis of power electronic circuits for a variety of practical applications. The unit covers a wide range of power electronic switching devices and converter circuits…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to provide students expertise in the analysis of power system dynamics and stability for practical applications. The unit covers an introduction to the concept of power system stability, representation of synchronous machines and AC…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit is directed at building on the fundamentals of electronics engineering acquired in the earlier years of the course. The unit will enable students to make informed decisions regarding choice of advanced digital systems and advanced digital electronic design,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Our world is more connected than ever, and electronics and communications engineers are designing, creating and maintaining the infrastructure that enables that global connectivity. They design and maintain 4G and emerging 5G networks, control automatic and robotic autonomous vehicles and mobile devices, and enable the safe navigation of ships and aircraft by radar and GPS. They also help improve quality of life around the world, creating bionic ears, pacemakers, life support systems and other biomedical devices. 

    This unit introduces students to the operation principles and characteristics of electrical machines and transformers as well as the physics behind the operation of these machines. Students will gain a thorough understanding of transformers, DC motors, induction machines and synchronous…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit is directed at building on the fundamentals of electrical circuits acquired in the first year of the course to providetechnical competence in digital electronics.The unit introduces students to the propert ies and characteristics of digital electronics. Students will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces students to the properties and characteristics of analogue electronics. Students will gain an understanding of basic analogue electrical systems and an understanding of how such systems can form part of larger technical systems. Fundamental skills will be…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit knowledge and skills developed through the engineering course are applied in a team-based environment to the design and implementation of robotics and automation systems and electrical systems as used in industry. Students will complete a design project…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit studies and explores communication technology among multiple users. The layered network model will be discussed with emphasis on those widely applied such as wired and wireless networks in the real world. Both technical aspects of communication networks such…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit provides students an understanding of the fundamental principles in the modelling and control of linear systems. The topics covered include: (1) an introduction to feedback control systems, (2) deriving mathematical models for a system in the frequency domain…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces the theory and practice of signals and linear systems and shows how transform techniques and transfer functions can be used to solve problems in several engineering fields. This unit is considered to be essential for power, electrical,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit covers rule-based expert systems, fuzzy expert systems, frame-based expert systems, artificial neural networks, evolutionary computation, hybrid intelligent systems and knowledge engineering. The aim of this course is to acquaint students with intelligent systems and provide them with a…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit concentrates on industrial process dynamics and control. The fundamentals of dynamic systems analysis and controller design studied in Control Systems 1 are built upon to include empirical modelling, and enhanced single loop control strategies. Specific topics that will…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit introduces the fundamental concepts of modern communication systems for engineering students specialised in electronics and communication engineering and other electrical engineering streams. Analog communication system concepts are briefly discussed to set the scene for digital communication techniques. Concepts…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit extends the physics of electrical phenomena when wavelength is small relative to system physical dimensions. The unit introduces an analysis and design, as well as phenomena encountered when wavelength is short relative to the physical dimensions of an…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit is directed at building on the fundamentals of electronics engineering acquired in the earlier years of the course. The unit will enable students to make informed decisions regarding choice of advanced digital systems and advanced digital electronic design,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Mechanical engineers are involved in mechanical design, manufacture, assembly, commissioning, maintenance, safety, management, and development of policies within vast global sectors including energy, transportation, manufacturing, and automation. The largest and most complicated machines on the planet, from ships and aircraft to highly technical mechatronics and automation, need the skills and knowledge of a mechanical engineer.

    Students learn, through theory and laboratory experiments, to solve problems in dynamics and vibrations, using Newtonian kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies.…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The main objective of this unit is to introduce students to the fundamental thermodynamic and fluid mechanics physical laws, and develop in students the ability to apply these fundamental principles in thermal and fluid energy systems. It emphasizes understanding basic…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit introduces civil and mechanical engineering students to the engineering properties of materials and manufacturing processes. It aims to develop a basic understanding of the properties of engineering materials, including metals, metal alloys and non-metallic materials. This unit also…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The unit aims to give students the skills to analyse structures as a foundation skill to the design, construction and supervision of structural projects. Topics include analysis of internal forces, stresses and deflections in statically determinate and indeterminate frames using…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    The aim of this unit is to develop a fundamental grasp of the concepts related to heat transfer. These phenomena are ubiquitous in mechanical engineering so a good understanding of them is essential for students to confidently progress to the…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit explores the dynamics of rigid bodies in three dimensions and also the vibration of systems. The dynamics part of the unit examines the kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies in three dimensions, dynamic balancing of rotating equipment and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit develops students’ conceptual knowledge of fluid mechanics and their ability to solve complex problems in fluid mechanics. The governing equations in integral form are explored and applied to a range of practical problems including boundary layers, pipe flows,…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In this unit you will build upon your background skills in design that will be developed to a professional engineering standard through a series of design projects dealing with different aspects of mechanical and mechatronic design with a specific focus…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Foundation automation skills are developed and are then applied in a group team-based environment to the design and implementation of robotics and engineering automation systems. Topics include programmable logic controllers and supervisory control, industrial robotics, machine vision, and microcontroller-based autonomous…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit consists of two parts: advanced fluid and thermal. In the fluid part, you will explore the governing equations of incompressible viscous fluid flow in differential form and investigate a range of topics such as laminar and turbulent flow…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    Students are introduced to the state-of-the-art numerical methods and the application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in civil and mechanical engineering. The unit is delivered in three parts. The first two parts provide knowledge and…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 1

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    This unit builds skills in industry-relevant mechanical design and simulation techniques. This is done through specific industry focused design projects developing engineering solutions satisfying project briefs and design constraints. The focus is on utilising design, modelling and simulation methods in…

    Credit Points: 12.5

    LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
    HobartSemester 2

    Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

    In the Elective component you can choose from any units marked as "Student Electives" which you meet the pre-requisites for, at any level, from across the university.You complete 4 electives (50 credit points) normally one in Year 2 and three in Year 3.

    Entry requirements

    We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, the admissions team will work with you to find the best pathway option.

    Enquire online for advice on the application process and the available pathways to study.

    Domestic applicants who recently completed secondary education

    Applicants are ranked by ATAR and offers made based on the number of places available. In 2022, the lowest ATAR to receive an offer into this course was 70.40. The lowest ATAR to receive an offer may change from year to year based on the number of applications we receive.

    Applicants who have recently completed senior secondary studies but have not received an ATAR may still be eligible for admission. We will consider your subject results on a case-by-case basis when we assess your application.

    Domestic applicants with higher education study

    To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have:

    Completed UTAS University Preparation Program or an equivalent enabling program offered by another Australian university; OR

    Completed course at Diploma level or above at any Australian higher education provider (or equivalent overseas qualification); OR

    Partially completed a course at Associate Degree level or higher at any Australian higher education provider (or have partially completed an equivalent overseas qualification). Applicants must have completed the equivalent of at least two units of study (equivalent to 25 UTAS credit points). If an applicant has failed any units, the application may be subject to further review before an offer is made.

    Domestic applicants with VET / TAFE study

    To be eligible for an offer, applicants must have completed a Certificate IV (or equivalent) in any discipline.

    Domestic applicants with work and life experience

    This course does not admit students on the basis of work or life experience.

    You can enquire online for advice on pathways or alternative course options.

    Subject Prerequisites

    These prerequisites apply to students from all educational backgrounds.

    To be an eligible for an offer, you must have studies or experience equivalent to a satisfactory achievement in the following Tasmanian Senior Secondary subject:

    Mathematics Methods (MTM415117) or equivalent

    Physical Sciences (PSC315109) or equivalent (equivalency includes CHM415115 Chemistry OR PHY415115 Physics)

    You can enquire online for information on interstate and international equivalents to the Tasmanian senior secondary subject above. If you have not met this prerequisite, you will need to complete a UTAS foundation unit before you start your course.

    SPECIAL CONSIDERATION

    If your ability to access or participate in education has been affected by circumstances beyond your control, you can apply for special consideration as part of your application. We will consider a range of factors for special consideration, including economic hardship, a serious medical condition or disability.

    We can only approve applications for special consideration where we are confident that you have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in your studies. If your application is not approved, the admissions team will work with you to find the best alternative pathway to your chosen course. Special consideration is not available for international applicants.

    All international students will need to meet the minimum English Language Requirements, University General Entry Requirements and any course specific requirements such as pre-requisite subjects, if applicable.

    English Language Requirements

    This degree requires an IELTS (Academic) of 6.0, with no individual band less than 5.5, or a PTE Academic score of 50, with no score lower than 42 or equivalent.

    For students who do not meet the English Language Requirement through citizenship or prior studies in English in an approved country, evidence of an approved English language test completed within the last 2 years must be provided. See the English Language Requirements page for more information.

    General Entry Requirements

    Admission to undergraduate courses at the University of Tasmania requires the completion of qualifications equivalent to a 12th year of education in Australia.

    Please review the equivalent undergraduate entry requirements to see the minimum requirement relevant to your country. The ATAR information for this course is located in the “For Domestic Students” section of the entry requirements on this page.

    You can also meet the General Entry Requirement for this course with the following qualifications or prior studies:

    • Completion of an equivalent AQF Certificate IV or above
    • Complete or incomplete (minimum 25 credit points) of previous tertiary study at Bachelor level or higher

    If you do not meet the minimum requirements, we offer the Foundation Studies Program.

    Course Specific Requirements

    The following course specific requirements must be met to be eligible to study this degree.

    To be an eligible for an offer, you must have studies or experience equivalent to a satisfactory achievement in the following Tasmanian Senior Secondary subject:

    • Mathematics Methods (MTM415117) or equivalent, and
    • Physical Sciences (PSC315109) or equivalent (equivalency includes CHM415115 Chemistry OR PHY415115 Physics)

    If you have not met a required pre-requisite, you will need to complete a University of Tasmania Foundation Studies Program before you start your course.

    The University’s Academic Senate Rule 6 provides for a maximum credit of one third of the course for a completed qualification of the same level, two thirds of the course (excluding the honours component) for an uncompleted qualification at the same level, or 3 years towards a 4-year bachelor degree with embedded honours. Academic Senate approval is required for credit for any of the final year of the course.

    Students may transfer to this course with full credit after completing the first year of Bachelor of Maritime Engineering (Specialisation) (Honours) in Launceston. Students may transfer to Bachelor of Maritime Engineering (Specialisation) (Honours) in Launceston with full credit after completing the first year of this course.

    We have formal 2+2 partnerships with Chinese institutions XUST (Civil Engineering), WESTA (Electronics and Communications Engineering) and SDUST (Electrical Power Engineering and Electronics and Communications Engineering). 

    Students may transfer to the BSc-BE(Hons) combined degree after completing first year.

    Detailed admissions information and advice for all undergraduate courses, including comprehensive, course-level student profiles, is available from UTAS Admissions.

    Fees & scholarships

    Domestic students

    Options for this course

    Cost shouldn’t get in the way of you studying.

    If you’re a domestic undergraduate student, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth Supported Place in this course. This means your fees will be subsidised by the Australian Government. You’ll only need to pay the student contribution amount for each unit you study within the course.

    You may also be able to defer payment of the student contribution amount by accessing a HECS-HELP loan from the Government. If eligible, you’ll only have to pay your tuition fees once you start earning above a specific amount.

    Further information is available at Scholarships, fees and costs.

    Student contribution

    Student contribution amounts are charged for each unit of study. This means that how much you’ll pay will depend on which units you choose. Find out more about student contribution amounts.

    Further information

    Detailed fee information for domestic students is available at Scholarships, fees and costs, including additional information in relation to the compulsory Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

    International students

    2023 Total Course Fee (international students): $161,841 AUD*.

    Course cost based on a rate of $35,950 AUD per standard, full-time year of study (100 credit points).

    * Please note that this is an indicative fee only.

    International students

    International students are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the annual rate. International students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

    Scholarships

    Scholarships for domestic students

    Each year, the University offers more than 900 awards to students from all walks of life, including those who have achieved high academic results; those from low socio-economic backgrounds; students with sporting ability; students undertaking overseas study; and students with a disability.

    There are a number of scholarships available specifically for new Engineering students, including:

    For information on all scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

    Applications for most awards commencing in Semester 1 open at the beginning of August and close strictly on 31 October in the year prior to study. Please see each scholarship page for further information.

    Scholarships for international students

    There is a huge range of scholarships, bursaries and fee discounts available for international students studying at the University of Tasmania. For more information on these, visit International Scholarships.

    How can we help?

    Do you have any questions about choosing a course or applying? Get in touch.

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    1300 363 864
    International
    +61 3 6226 6200
    Email
    Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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