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

Engineering technology degrees within UNSW Canberra provide outstanding technology education to the future leaders of the Australian Defence Force and encourage excellence through contributions to the engineering profession, industry and community. Students holding a Bachelor of Technology in the Aeronautical Engineering program may, under normal circumstances, articulate to the Bachelor of Engineering in the Aeronautical Engineering program with 12 months of additional study. This three year technology program at UNSW Canberra is accredited by Engineers Australia at the Engineering Technologist level.


The BTech (Aero) program is organised into streams developed for basic science/engineering principles and moving into specialised applications over three years. These streams include: foundation science engineering technology, materials and structures, dynamics and control, thermofluids, design and management as well as discipline specific streams such as aircraft systems and engines.


  • Engineering-aeronautical

Standard entry requirements

Australian Year 12 studies or equivalent tertiary or overseas qualifications. Assumed subject knowledge is Advanced Mathematics and Physics. Trainee Officers must be selected by the Australian Defence Force.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Canberra No
  • Full-time : 3 years

Further information

In addition to lodging a UAC application, Trainee Officers must complete a Defence Force Recruiting (DFR) process. Applicants must apply to DFR via defencejobs.gov.au or by telephone 13 19 01.

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