James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

James Cook University JCU

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

Build a thorough understanding of engineering fundamentals in your first year. Deepen your knowledge and focus on theoretical and practical learning. You will study a specialised major plus four elective subjects or a major with one minor. Gain hands-on skills through laboratory classes and field trips. Participate in twelve weeks of work placements with industry partners – you may have the opportunity for paid work experience.


96 credit points. All students must complete a minimum of 60 days of engineering professional practice during their studies and must hold a current Senior First Aid certificate at time of graduation.


  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Electronic systems and the internet of things engineering
  • Mechanical engineering

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.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $157,120
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 4 years
JCU Townsville International: $157,120
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

Electronic systems and 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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