Diploma of Engineering

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00124K

The Diploma of Engineering is equivalent to first year of an undergraduate degree and provides direct entry to second year of Victoria University degrees in Electrical, Mechanical, Civil or Architectural Engineering. Graduating students who elect to continue into the Bachelor of Engineering are given 96 credit points of advanced standing. The supportive learning environment will give students a strong foundation skills and knowledge in areas of mathematics, physics, engineering practices and problem solving methods.


  • 96 credit points
  • 8 core units of study.


  • Engineering Mathematics 1
  • Engineering Physics 1
  • Engineering in the Community
  • Problem Solving for Engineers
  • Engineering Mathematics 2
  • Engineering Physics 2
  • Engineering Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Engineering Design

Standard entry requirements

Please note, this course is offered to international students only. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - INTERNATIONAL: Successful completion of an Australian Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including at least one of the following subjects: Year 12 Mathematics or its equivalent. PLUS IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 5.5 with no band less than 5.0. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS - MATURE AGE: Applicants with relevant work, education and/or community experience will be considered for admission to the course.

Study pathways

Graduating students who elect to continue their engineering education are given 96 credit points of advanced standing into the following VU degrees: Bachelor of Engineering (Architectural Engineering) (Honours) (NHEA); Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering) (Honours) (NHEC); Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (Honours) (NHEE); Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (Honours) (NHEM).

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