Bachelor of Engineering - Naval Architecture (Honours)

Edith Cowan University ECU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00279B

This course is offered in collaboration with the Australian Maritime College at the University of Tasmania in Launceston, Tasmania. Naval architects are professional engineers who design and oversee the construction and repair of marine craft and various offshore structures. This includes naval craft, passenger and cargo ships, submarines, high-speed ferries and catamarans, tugs, yachts and offshore drilling platforms. Naval architects understand the properties of the environments in which marine craft operate and determine ways to optimise their operations to meet operational, safety and performance goals.

Structure

  • 33 units
  • 480 credit points
  • work experience placement

Subjects

  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Engineering Systems
  • Hydrostatics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Programming Fundamentals
  • Engineering Dynamics
  • Mechanics of Solids

Standard entry requirements

University admission requirements apply. All applicants are required to have Mathematics: Methods ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Physics ATAR or Engineering Studies ATAR, with equivalents considered. It is desirable that all applicants have Mathematics: Specialist ATAR, with equivalents considered.

Recognition

This course has been Accredited by Engineers Australia.

Study pathways

Bachelor of Technology (Electronic and Computer Systems): Applicants who do not meet the entrance requirements for this Engineering course should consider applying for a Bachelor of Technology course as a pathway. Bachelor of Technology students who successfully complete their first year of study can expect to gain entry into the Bachelor of Engineering courses with advanced standing for all non-bridging units completed.? Bachelor of Technology (Engineering): Applicants who do not meet the entrance requirements for this Engineering course should consider applying for a Bachelor of Technology course as a pathway. Bachelor of Technology students who successfully complete their first year of study can expect to gain entry into the Bachelor of Engineering courses with advanced standing for all non-bridging units completed.? Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports): Applicants who do not meet the entrance requirements for this Engineering course should consider applying for a Bachelor of Technology course as a pathway. Bachelor of Technology students who successfully complete their first year of study can expect to gain entry into the Bachelor of Engineering courses with advanced standing for all non-bridging units completed.

Further information

Related careers: Naval Architect, Maritime Engineer, Submersible Vehicle Engineer, Oil and Gas Engineer, Marine Surveyor, Mechanical Engineer. Cross-Campus Attendance: The first two years can be studied at ECU's Joondalup campus. Applicants from South West WA will be able to study only the first year (up to eight foundation units) of this degree at ECU's Bunbury Campus, which may include attending a short set of lab sessions at Joondalup Campus by the end of each semester. After completing these eight units, Bunbury students will need to attend ECU's Joondalup Campus to complete the remaining ECU units. This option is only available for domestic students living in the South West region of WA. Secondary Location The final two years of this course are delivered at the Australian Maritime College in Launceston. Students will be required to relocate to Launceston for this portion of the course.

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