Bachelor of Engineering - Research and Development (Honours)

Australian National University (ANU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00120C

This flexible, research-orientated program is for high-achieving students with an ATAR (or equivalent) of 99. The research and development program gives high-achieving students the opportunity to access an innovative structure that allows them to undertake a number of project-based research courses throughout their degree. In this way they are exposed to cutting-edge research and development activities that are taking place in engineering science at ANU.


192 units comprising of 19 core courses and 8 courses to satisfy the Engineering major, 5 elective courses, and 60 days of professional work experience.


  • Engineering-biomedical systems
  • Engineering-electronic and communication systems
  • Engineering-mechanical and material systems
  • Engineering-mechatronic systems
  • Engineering-photonic systems
  • Engineering- renewable energy systems
  • Engineering-sustainable systems

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Prerequisites: ACT - Specialist Mathematics (Major/Minor), NSW - Mathematics Extension 1, VIC -Specialist Mathematics
  • Recommended: ACT - Specialist Mathematics (Double Major), NSW - Mathematics Extension 2, VIC - Mathematical Methods/Mathematical Methods(CAS) and Specialist Mathematics


Accredited with Engineers Australia. In addition to students' Australian accreditation, their degree will enable them to practice in a number of other countries through the 'Washington Accord'.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Canberra International: $187,640
  • ATAR: 99
Yes No information available

Further information

This program can also be incorporated into a double degree through the Flexible Double Degree Group - Engineering or Advanced Computing Group.

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