Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business combined degree program provides students with an opportunity to undertake concurrent study and complete two awards. In general, the combined degree program offers greater breadth of learning, enhancing the academic and professional qualities gained in each degree. At the same time, it recognises the increasing need for students to graduate with multidisciplinary skills. Chemical engineers use their knowledge of the synthesis and processing of chemicals to convert raw material into useful products. They help develop everyday products like toothpaste, beer, puff pastry, chocolate, lipstick, paracetamol and petrol. Chemical engineers work in fields such as energy production, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. In the combined degree your technical skills will be complimented with business acumen, entrepreneurism and the ability to commercialise engineering innovations. Learn how to manage people and finances, propose new business opportunities and market your product. Prepare yourself for a leadership role with this unique package of capabilities.
The Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business is a 5 year program comprising 410 units, of which 340 units are core courses and 70 units are compulsory or directed courses for the business major. Students will have the opportunity to undertake an industry related project in their final year and must also complete 12 weeks of industrial experience throughout the program. A graded honours classification in engineering is awarded on the basis of superior performance throughout the program. The Bachelor of Business component of this combined program may be awarded with Distinction on the basis of superior performance throughout the program.
- Chemical engineering
- Leadership and management
- Entrepreneurship and innovation
Standard entry requirements
Year 12 or equivalent. Alternative entry pathways may include approved TAFE studies, preparatory programs such as Newstep, Open Foundation or Tertiary Preparation Certificate. Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics (Band 5 or above) or equivalent. One science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred). Applicants who have achieved less than Mathematics Band 5 may be admitted to the program but may need to complete additional study to successfully complete the requirements of the program. Students who have completed HSC Mathematics General 2 may be admitted to the program but can expect to undertake additional studies to successfully complete the requirements of the program.
This degree program is accredited by Engineers Australia and other affiliated international organisations.
Credit transfer agreements with TAFE NSW and other education providers are under continuous negotiation. A Bachelor of Business (Honours) is available as an additional year to meritorious students.
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It may not always be possible to complete this combined Engineering degree within 5 years. This combined Engineering degree is not available for midyear admission by International Students.