A strong general engineering background is provided, suitable as a pathway into all areas of engineering.
This course is available externally by distance learning if you are not able to attend classes on campus on a regular basis. Access to the internet is required for distance learning, with access to high speed broadband highly recommended.
A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 80 credit points (cp) as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.
||Common units totalling 20 credit points as detailed below.
CUC107 Cultural Intelligence and Capability
CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology
Select Common Units to find out more about individual units and advanced standing options.
||Compulsory Core units totalling 50 credit points as detailed below.
ENG175 Internet of Things (replaces ENG174 from 2021)
SMA101 Mathematics 1A
SMA104 Concepts of Mathematics
SPH141 Concepts of Physics
Students enrolled prior to 2021 should refer to the transition arrangement provided below.
Units totalling 10 credit points selected from undergraduate units offered by the University.
||Total Credit Points
Students who commenced in or after 2013
The grade of "PC" cannot be counted towards a Diploma AQF Level 5 course award.
Students should refer to the current Grading Policy and Common Course Rules for further information.
Course Changes and Transitional Arrangements from 2021
Course Structure: Core units have increased from 40 credit points to 50 credit points and Elective units decreased from 20 credit points to 10 credit points.
Core unit changes:
ENG174 Electrical Engineering has been replaced by ENG175 Internet of Things
SMA104 Concepts of Mathematics has been added as a core unit from 2021
Course Changes and Transitional Arrangements from 2020
Course Structure: Core units have been reduced from 50 credit points to 40 credit points and an Elective totalling 10 credit points has been added.
Unit discontinuation: ENG142 Concepts of Chemical Engineering has been discontinued from 2020 and removed as a required core unit. Students who have already completed ENG142 will count this unit as one of their elective units.