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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (BENH)

Study mode
  • On-campus
  • External
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
  • 4 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
  • Feb, May, Sep


  • Be at the leading edge of innovation – Engineers play a significant role in finding new sources of energy, create efficient transportation, improve sustainable agricultural practices, develop products, and increase the standard of living for many communities.
  • Enter a creative and dynamic career with scope for travel, diverse job opportunities, transferrable skills and rewarding impact with UniSQ’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).
  • Apply your knowledge through practical work experience and an exciting final-year research project that will give you industry experience. You’ll work with practicing engineers as mentors in project-based learning courses. If you’re already working in the industry, you can bring your own work to use as student co-designed assessments.
  • Your courses will connect engineering problems with the United Nation's sustainable development goals to ensure your learning make an impact and contribute to solving global challenges. 
  • After two years of full-time study with UniSQ, you’ll be workplace-ready and gain an additional Associate Degree of Engineering qualification as an embedded award on your way towards your Professional Engineer status.
  • Create a unique skillset and competitive edge by studying a double degree. Combine this engineering degree with another UniSQ bachelor qualification to pursue your interests. Alternatively, choose elective courses from across the University to meet your career goals.
  • Progress at your own pace. UniSQ offers courses in three study periods (trimesters) throughout the year to allow you to study when it suits you. Choose to fast-track through the degree by enrolling full-time in courses in every study period, spread a part-time course load across the full year, or keep a trimester free for work experience or personal commitments.
  • Experience the flexibility of studying either on-campus or online while receiving the relevant practical skills needed via residential school courses to graduate career-ready.
  • Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia as a Graduate Professional Engineer.
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Why study a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)?
A Bachelor of Engineering Honours will give you the qualification to enter the dynamic and diverse field of engineering. Through hands-on practical experience and a final-year research project, you will gain the skills to develop and implement solutions to global issues.
What will I learn in a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)?

What you will learn during your Bachelor of Engineering Honours studies will vary depending on the education provider you choose to study with and what specialisation you choose to pursue. Most Bachelor of Engineering Honours degrees include courses in engineering design, engineering mathematics, problem solving principles, engineering management and, simulations and computations.

At UniSQ, a Bachelor of Engineering Honours provides you with comprehensive knowledge across a range of foundational engineering concepts. You can choose to pursue the following specialisations:

What are the entry requirements?

To study an honours Bachelor of Engineering at UniSQ you need to meet a minimum ATAR and assumed knowledge. ‘Assumed knowledge’ is the term we use to explain the minimum level of knowledge we presume you have in some subjects before you start your degree.

For further information on ATAR, assumed knowledge and recommended prior study, please view the entry requirements section of your preferred specialisation for details.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements, we have many pathway options you can explore. 

Are flexible study options available?

At UniSQ, we know that life gets busy. Many of our students are balancing family, social and work commitments in their lives. So we understand that having flexible study options for our students is important.

When you study with us, you can tailor your study to suit your needs. If full-time study isn’t an option for you, you can reduce your study-load and study part-time. Take one subject at a time, study over summer, or take extra subjects when life allows it. The best part is that we will be there to support you in your journey every step of the way.

Many of our Bachelor of Engineering Honours subjects can also be studied online, giving you greater flexibility to choose when and where you study.

Over 75% of UniSQ students choose to study online and benefit from our 40+ years of experience delivering flexible learning.

  • Listen to recorded lectures when it suits you. 
  • Access the library’s free online learning services.
  • Connect with peers and lecturers through online discussion forums.
  • Benefit from access to various academic support services. 

Discover more about online study and all the other ways to study at UniSQ.

How long does a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) take?

The duration of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) qualification will vary depending on the learning provider you choose to study with. 

At UniSQ, a full-time course load will take 4 years, or up to 8 years if you are pursuing a part-time option. 

Why study a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with UniSQ?
  • UniSQ is rated five out of five stars for postgraduate overall experience and student support (Good Universities Guide, 2024).
  • We are rated five out of five stars for graduate starting salary in Engineering and Technology (Good Universities Guide, 2024).
  • Benefit from our strong global partnerships and industry connections.
  • Ranked above world standard in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Engineering in the latest ERA results