Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Vocational Education and Training (VET)
CRICOS: 00213J

Develop strong foundational engineering skills to help you make a successful transition to the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree. The Diploma in Engineering draws on units from QUT's Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree, introducing you to foundational engineering concepts, knowledge and technical skills. Our diploma also has a strong focus on helping you develop the academic skills you’ll need at university, preparing you for successful study.All units adopt a blended approach to learning. On-campus classes are supported by online activities, helping you to become an independent learner. You’ll benefit from additional contact hours with experienced QUT educators in smaller class sizes allowing a more personalised learning experience.


Total credit points 96


  • Civil engineering materials
  • Engineering computation
  • Engineering mathematics
  • Energy in engineering systems
  • Foundations of electrical engineering
  • Introductory engineering mathematics
  • Professional communication

Standard entry requirements

  • Before you start this course, we assume you have sound knowledge of the subject/s listed below. If you don't have the subject knowledge, you can still apply for the course but we strongly encourage you to undertake bridging studies to gain the knowledge:English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
  • General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C)

Study pathways

This course provides a pathway into the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) where eligibility requirements are met.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kelvin Grove Domestic: $8,000
International: $32,554
  • ATAR: 60.00
  • Full-time : 8 months
  • Part-time : 16 months

Further information

Develop academic and English language skills for successful study in the degree program. You will develop academic skills which will help you become more confident with your university studies and dramatically improve your English skills, all while enjoying a complete university experience. This course is only available to international students.

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