Bachelor of Aeronautical Engineering (Honours)/Science (Non-Defence)

UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy (UNSW Canberra at ADFA)

The School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) and the School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences (PEMS) offer a dual degree program which qualifies students for two degrees after the equivalent of five years of successful full-time study leading to the award of the degrees Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) (Honours) and Bachelor of Science(BE (Aero) (Hons) BSc).

Entry Requirements:

Australian Year 12 studies or equivalent tertiary or overseas qualifications. Assumed subject knowledge is Advanced Mathematics and Physics. Available to non-defence students only.


The dual program structure requires the completion of the Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) (Honours) 144 UOC and Bachelor of Science 96 UOC. 126 UOC Engineering Discipline Core 12 UOC Engineering Elective courses 6 UOC Prescribed elective 144 UOC Engineering 48 UOC Science Discipline Core - an approved Science major 42 UOC Science Core/Elective courses 6 UOC General Education elective courses 96 UOC Science. The BE (Aero) (Hons) / BSc dual degree is only to be offered in the following Science disciplines: Mathematics or Physics.

Subjects you can Study:

Aerospace engineering; Mathematics; Physics

Further information:

In addition to lodging a UAC application, non-defence students must submit an application for entry to UNSW Canberra via


Engineers Australia

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00100G

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Part time
Canberra No info Yes Full time 5 years
UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) is a campus of UNSW Australia, located in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory.

Working at the intersection of a leading university and a military academy, UNSW excels in teaching undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral research students across arts, business, engineering, IT and science.

Undergraduate programs are tailored to educate trainee officers and midshipmen in the Australian Defence Force.

Undergraduate engineering programs, along with post graduate and doctoral research programs, are open to the general community as well as Defence personnel.

Provider CRICOS: 00100G

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