James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Science

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Prepare yourself to solve tomorrow’s challenges with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) — Bachelor of Science. Combine your passion for mathematical techniques and effective design with the technical knowledge and theory of scientific study. You’ll learn the core concepts of engineering and specialise in the scientific field of your choice, with each area equipping you to develop creative solutions to complex problems and discover new knowledge and ways of working through in-depth research. Studying the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) — Bachelor of Science degree will give you the essential knowledge and skills for two highly competitive industries. Your unique blend of expertise in your chosen areas of engineering and science will enable you to stand out to future employers. Each of your specialisations within engineering and science will complement each other, with the theory of one field informing and broadening your understanding of the other. You’ll have hands-on experience in each degree, giving you the skills you need to graduate with confidence no matter what industry or field you pursue.


120 credit points of subjects.


  • Aquaculture science and technology
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Data science
  • Earth science
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electronic systems and the internet of things engineering
  • Marine biology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Molecular and cell biology
  • Physics
  • Zoology and ecology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C) Recommended Knowledge: English (Units 3/4,C)


Engineers Australia. Chemical engineering: Institute of Chemical Engineers; Computer systems engineering: Australian Computer Society; Electrical and electronic engineering: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers; Physics: Australian Institute of Physics

Study pathways

Engineering Honours is embedded in the course. Additional Science Honours study is offered to students who meet the stated criteria, and is available on a full or part-time basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $189,800
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 5 years
JCU Townsville International: $189,800
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 5 years

Further information

Electronic systems and the internet of things major only available at Cairns campus. International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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