Bachelor of Design (major in engineering systems)

The University of Melbourne

The Bachelor of Design is a uniquely multidisciplinary degree that fosters innovative design professionals equipped with new ways of thinking, practical skills and theoretical expertise. Students use innovative processes to solve problems creatively, and determine solutions for a better future, working with internationally recognised scholars and industry professionals to develop knowledge and skills. Qualified engineers with strong design skills are assured of a vast range of interesting and well-paid employment opportunities around the world.

Course Fee:


International: $134,136

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English/English Language/Literature or at least 30 in EAL. Applicants intending to major in Civil Systems, Computing, Construction, Mechanical Systems, Property or Spatial Systems may be required to undertake a bridging subject in mathematics as breadth in first year. This is equivalent to Units 3 and 4 Mathematical Methods, and entry requires a mathematics background equivalent to Units 1 and 2 Mathematical Methods.

Structure:

The Bachelor of Design offers unique flexibility with the option of completing majors, minors, double majors and specialisations. Students can combine in-depth study in a particular area with subjects from a wide range of disciplines within the field of design. There are no subjects that are compulsory to the degree. Students will complete 24 subjects (generally taking three years full time), of which four to six subjects are breadth. Each year they will complete eight subjects, and start to specialise in their chosen area of study as they progress through the degree.

Subjects you can Study:

Civil systems, Mechanical systems, Spatial systems

Study Pathways:

To become a professionally accredited engineer, you'll complete a three-year Bachelor of Design with an engineering systems major, followed by a two-year Master of Engineering or Master of Engineering (with Business).

Further information:

The Melbourne Chancellor's Scholarship is available for high achievers. Students who achieve a 65% weighted average mark in the University of Melbourne bachelors degree with the required prerequisite subjects will be guaranteed a place in the Master of Engineering or Master of Engineering (with Business).

Recognition:

The Master of Engineering and Master of Engineering (with Business) is professionally recognised under two major accreditation frameworks - EUR-ACE and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia). Graduates can work as chartered professional engineers throughout Europe, and as professional engineers in the 17 countries of the Washington Accord.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00116K

Related Careers:

Civil Engineer, Mechanical Engineer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parkville 96.2 Yes Full time 3 years
Parkville 96.2 Yes Part time 6 years
Numbers aren’t always important. But when you graduate from a university that's ranked one of the world’s best, you’ll share that reputation. Not just after graduation but long after you leave.

 

Why study with us 

With a 160-year history of leadership in learning, teaching and research, the University of Melbourne has grown to be an internationally respected institution, consistently ranked as one of the world’s leading universities – number one in Australia and number 32 in the world*. 

The value of a Melbourne education is backed up by the fact we’re ranked sixth in the world for graduate employability by the well-regarded QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.

 

Facilities and services 

The Parkville campus, with new, state-of-the-art facilities springing up beside our heritage buildings, connects Australia’s leading health and biomedical precinct with our faculties and schools, while the Southbank campus – home to studies in fine arts, performance and music – is on the doorstep of the best museums, galleries, theatres and concert halls in Australia. 

Our regional campuses provide immersive experiences in specialty areas like veterinary medicine, agriculture, and forestry.

Alongside our industry-focused academics, there are internships and volunteering opportunities to give you real-world work experience and develop leadership qualities, while giving you the chance to contribute to the community.

 

Admission and Selection

The University of Melbourne’s Study website is a ready resource for everything you need to know about studying at Australia’s leading university. From eligibility requirements for domestic and international students and submitting an application through VTAC to applying for special entry schemes and scholarships, you’re set up for success from the get-go.

 

Study options 

Our approach means you can create your own study path based on your interests and abilities, but with flexibility to explore new options along the way. In a world where careers are changing fast and employers want analytical and adaptable thinking, this flexibility has never been more important. 

Our bachelor degrees are offered in: Agriculture, Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Design, Fine Arts, Music, Oral Health, and Science and cover more than 100 areas of study. Our professional graduate programs include architecture, criminology, education, engineering, finance, law, medicine, nursing, optometry, psychology, urban planning, veterinary medicine and many, many more. 

We’ve also introduced a new suite of courses that bundle your undergraduate degree with your graduate study. These Graduate Degree Packages mean you’ll have the assurance of a guaranteed graduate place at the time you receive your offer. 

*Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019

 

Is the information on this page correct? Request update

Request Information

Related courses
ACT
VIC
QLD
NSW
WA
SA
NT