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

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

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00100G

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).


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.


  • Aerospace engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Standard 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.


Engineers Australia

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra Yes
  • Full-time : 5 years

Further information

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

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