Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Curtin University

Students undertake the Bachelor of Engineering Pre-Major in their first year and on successful completion proceed in their second year to one of the following Engineering disciplines: Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, Civil and Construction Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering or Environmental Engineering. Environmental Engineering major will only be available at Curtin Sarawak. Students are not required to choose a discipline at the start of the degree but must make this decision either prior to or at the completion of the Bachelor of Engineering Pre-Major.

Course Fee:

International: $138,800

Entry Requirements:

Applicants require an ATAR=80; Mathematics Methods ATAR; at least one of the following: Physics ATAR, Chemistry ATAR, Engineering Studies ATAR. Desirable: Mathematics Specialist ATAR. STAT is not accepted for entry but may be used to meet English Competency requirements.


This course contains majors/streams. Bachelor of Engineering Pre-Major (200 Credits), then a choice of a 600 credit major. Students need to complete minimum 12 weeks or equivalent of exposure to professional practice. This requirement can be met by appropriate work experience. Students must demonstrate that they have met these requirements by using a formal log book to record their professional experiences.

Subjects you can Study:

Engineering-chemical; Engineering-civil and construction; Engineering-computer systems; Engineering-electrical power; Engineering-electronic and communication; Engineering-environmental; Engineering-mechanical; Engineering-mechatronic; Engineering-metallurgical; Engineering-mining; Engineering-petroleum

Study Pathways:

Graduates may qualify for entry to graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, master by coursework and research degrees and doctorates.

Further information:

To satisfy requirements, students must complete at least 12 weeks or equivalent of exposure to professional practice. This requirement can be met by appropriate work experience. Students must demonstrate that they have met these requirements by using a formal log book to record their professional experiences during the period of their degree study. Students are also required to complete Senior First Aid training and provide evidence of such to the Faculty for graduation. Curtin Course Code: BH-ENGR


The Bachelor of Engineering has been accorded full recognition by Engineers Australia exempting graduates from all academic requirements for corporate membership. To qualify for corporate membership of Engineers Australia a graduate also requires a minimum of four years approved experience following the award of the Bachelor of Engineering degree.

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Bentley - main campus 74.9 No Full time 4 years
Bentley - main campus 74.9 No Part time 8 years

Curtin is Western Australia’s most preferred university and has more than 56,000 students across its campuses and online. New students can expect to become part of a forward thinking, international culture committed to sharing innovative ideas.

The university offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in business, humanities, health sciences, resources, engineering and related sciences. 

Ranked among the world’s best

Curtin’s growing reputation has seen the university rapidly rise up the international rankings in recent years. In 2018 it was ranked among the top one per cent of the world’s universities in the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Curtin was also ranked second in the world for mineral and mining engineering, and 42nd in the world for earth and marine sciences in the 2018 QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Global connections

Curtin has campuses in Perth, Dubai, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore, as well as course delivery through more than 130 partner institutions worldwide.

In 2016, Curtin formed an alliance with one of the oldest and most revered universities in the world – The University of Aberdeen in Scotland – which will leverage the strengths and industry networks of both universities, particularly in energy research.

Research and development

Curtin leads a number of major international research projects and is involved with more than 70 research centres and collaborations, including the Curtin Institute of Radio Astronomy, the Centre for Crop and Disease Management and Innovation Central Perth.

Learning reinvented

Curtin’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses are regularly reviewed by industry, business and government to ensure graduates are prepared for today’s changing global market.

The university has also incorporated work integrated learning activities and introduced technology-rich environments that recreate real workplaces, such as a simulated hospital ward, stock market trading room and digital marketing agency, so students can graduate with the skills and knowledge that employers want.

Curtin offers courses across a variety of study areas, including:

A place of innovation

Curtin has embarked on a 20-year plan to create ‘Greater Curtin’, which will see the university’s campus in Perth transformed into a major innovation precinct for the Asia-Pacific region. 

The plan will bring together industry, academia and government like never before in Western Australia. It will include new transport infrastructure, student accommodation, dedicated spaces and programs to support entrepreneurship, and facilities to encourage new research and industry partnerships.

Campus life

Curtin is a hive of activity. Between classes, students can enjoy a range of activities including sports and fitness, social clubs and societies, volunteer work and exciting campus events. 

If you choose to study with Curtin, you can expect to build life skills and become part of a forward-thinking, international community committed to sharing innovative ideas.

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