Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering Design - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering Design

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We live in a world of technological change, driven by increasing demands for better, more efficient, sustainable products. Engineering is at the forefront of this change, providing the knowledge, technology and skills to meet the requirements of the community. This program provides the foundations required to convert ideas into new products. You will learn the fundamentals of engineering and machine design as well as the basics of mechatronics and electrical engineering.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay
USC program code
SC013
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
Semester 1 intake 12 months part time; Semester 2 intake 6 months full time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Prerequisites
English, Maths B
Recommended prior study
Maths C; and Physics or Chemistry
Total courses
4
Total units
48
International
Not available to international students on a Student visa.

On successful completion of the Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering Design, and subject to meeting all other entry criteria, you may receive up to 48 units of credit towards the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours), or Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronic) (Honours).

Fees for short courses

As part of the Federal Government's Job-ready Graduates package, USC is offering a limited number of Commonwealth supported places in the Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering Design in 2021. To be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place you must be a domestic student, and meet the citizenship and residency requirements. For more information visit Commonwealth supported places. Eligible students are able to defer payment through HECS‑HELP.

Commonwealth supported places for this short course initiative are only available for 2021. Any remaining short course units that are commenced in 2022 would not be Commonwealth supported, and would be charged at the cost of a full fee paying place, payable upfront.*

Admission requirements

Completion of Year 12 or be 17 years of age; and meet minimum selection threshold ATAR 55.

How to apply

To apply for the Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering Design, submit the completed online application form via Apply USC. Commonwealth supported places will be allocated to eligible students who meet the entry requirements in order of application date, so apply as soon as possible.

*Note: The information provided above is correct as at 23 December 2020 and may be subject to change without notice.

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