The Australian National University (ANU)

Bachelor of Engineering (Research and Development) (Honours)

The Australian National University (ANU)

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

Do you want to make solar energy more efficient and live in a sustainable city, or create new technologies in robotics, uncrewed aircraft and wireless internet of things? This is the degree for you! This elite engineering degree will give you access to an innovative structure that allows you to get involved in many project-based research courses in engineering. You can study the fundamental engineering courses while you are immersed in research groups covering electronics, communications, mechatronics, renewable energy,


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


  • Aerospace Systems Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Systems
  • Environmental Systems
  • Mechatronic Systems
  • Renewable Energy 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

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Domestic: $145,840
International: $197,320
  • ATAR: 98
  • Full-time : 4 years

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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