Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Information Technology

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Award granted Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Information Technology
CampusOffered at Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Duration5.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code075867F
Deakin course codeD375

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Information Technology course takes five and a half years to complete on a full-time basis or part time equivalent (unless trimesters are fully utilised by students).


You may combine one of the engineering major sequences - civil, electrical and electronics, mechanical or mechatronics and robotics engineering - with a major in Information Technology.

Career opportunities

The Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Information Technology offers you the chance to broaden your career opportunities after graduation. The opportunities available will depend on the major sequences you take within your course. For information on career outcomes for this combined course see the entries for Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Engineering.

Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.


Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

Course rules

This combined course comprises a total of 44 credit points which must include the following:


Engineering component:

  • 30 credit points of core engineering units
  • One approved Engineering major:

- civil

- electrical and electronics

- mechanical

- mechatronics and robotics

  • Combined Engineering students are exempt from Engineering elective requirements.
  • See course entry for the Bachelor of Engineering (S367) for details of core units.


Information Technology component:

  • 16 credit points of Information Technology units including:

- 8 credit points of core IT units

- One IT major:

- Computer Science

- Game Development

- Networking

- Security

- Software Development

- Mathematical Modelling


Students must meet the minimum requirements for each award.