Bachelor of Engineering Science / Master of Engineering

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This combined degree course consists of a three year Bachelor of Engineering Science qualification and two year Master of Engineering qualification. It includes specialisations in chemical engineering, civil and structural engineering, electrical and electronics engineering and mechanical engineering. It is an accredited pathway to register as a professional engineer with Engineers Australia.

Course Fee:

International: $167,400

Entry Requirements:

NTCET or equivalent (Year 12) and an ATAR of 90 or higher; or STAT score of 173 or greater; or 6 months of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma.


The course consists of 40 coursework units and two work experience units. The first year of study introduces basic engineering skills common to all specialisations. In subsequent years students follow a study path specifically developed for their area of specialisation.

Subjects you can Study:

Engineering-chemical; Engineering-civil and structural; Engineering-electrical and electronics; Engineering-mechanical

Further information:

Assumed knowledge: Stage 2 Mathematical Methods


This program meets the requirements for accreditation by EUR-ACE Label, first cycle. This program meets the requirements for accreditation by Engineers Australia (the Masters of Engineering part of the combined degree) at the level of professional engineer.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Casuarina No info Yes Part time 10 years
Casuarina No info Yes Full time 5 years
Casuarina No info Yes Online
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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