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Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science

Course summary for local students

Award granted Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Science
Length5.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
School of Engineering
Tel 03 9244 6699



CRICOS course code075865G
Deakin course code D372

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Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Science 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 Science stream, for example, Biology, Biological Chemistry, Chemistry, Mathematical Modelling and Zoology. Only the Mathematical Modelling major is available in Cloud (online) mode.

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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.


Science component:

  • 16 credit points of Science units including:

- 7 Bachelor of Science core units
- One 8 credit point major from the Bachelor of Science:

- Biology

- Biological Chemistry

- Chemistry

- Mathematical Modelling

- Zoology

  • 2 Engineering units course grouped for Science: SEP101 and SIT194
  • See course entry for the Bachelor of Science (S320) for further details.


Students must meet the minimum requirements for each award.


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