Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Engineering Pathway

Your way into a top engineering degree

Do you have a selection rank of 70 or above? Did you complete Mathematical Methods* or equivalent?

At the University of Adelaide, we want to make sure everyone with a passion for engineering can pursue it. If you have not completed the prerequisites to directly enter one of our engineering degrees, you can still study with us in a supportive environment.

What will you do?

Our new Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Engineering Pathway is designed for students with a foundation in maths and a passion for engineering. You will:

  • fulfil any prerequisite requirements
  • study core Bachelor of Engineering subjects in your chosen engineering discipline
  • prepare to enter the engineering program of your choice.

Our staff will support you in choosing the right topics within the pathway option to make sure you transition successfully.

Where could it take you?

With guaranteed transfer into your chosen engineering degree following successful completion of the pathway program, you’ll be ready to pursue what matters most to you at South Australia’s highest ranked university for engineering**.

*For students who have not completed Mathematical Methods or equivalent, please see our MathTrack X option.

**Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020





  • Complete missing SACE Stage 2 prerequisites* in a supportive environment
  • Study core subjects in your chosen engineering discipline
  • Guaranteed transfer into your chosen engineering degree, on completion

*Specialist Mathematics, physics or chemistry

Entry Requirements

For our students who are studying offshore in 2021 and 2022, the University will continue to offer high-quality access to the learning resources remotely for most programs. This includes all lectures, tutorials and other support material. Students will be advised in advance if there are course components that cannot be provided in remote mode and, wherever possible, offered alternative courses. Please refer to the COVID-19 FAQ page for a list of programs where in-person attendance is required.

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Admissions information

SATAC Code 334141
2021 CSP ATAR 70
2021 CSP IB 25
Guaranteed Entry Score - ATAR 70
Guaranteed Entry Score - IB 25
Deferment Yes - 2 year
Intake February and July*. *Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses.
Enquiries Future Students team

2021 Admissions Data for school leavers
ATAR
(raw ATAR, excluding any applicable adjustment factors)
Lowest ATAR to receive an offer N/A
Median ATAR to receive an offer N/A
Highest ATAR to receive an offer N/A
Selection Rank
(ATAR plus any adjustment factors)
Lowest Selection Rank to receive an offer N/A
Median Selection Rank to receive an offer N/A
Highest Selection Rank to receive an offer N/A
Minimum eligibility score 65
Additional criteria considered Selection rank only
Selection Criteria
Recent Secondary Education Applicants with recent secondary education are those whose admission is primarily based on the completion of Year 12 within the last two years, however if you completed your secondary education more than two years ago, you may still be able to be considered on the basis of your secondary schooling. You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Selection Rank (ATAR plus any applicable adjustment factors). Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Pathway. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
Prerequisites SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Methods . IB: Mathematics(SL grade 4 / HL grade 3) MathTrackX is an online bridging program available as a recognised alternative to Mathematical Methods.
Higher Education Study You must have completed at least six months full time equivalent higher education study (the number of courses and units will vary depending on your prior institution however at the University of Adelaide, this equates to 4 courses / 12 units). A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Pathway. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
Vocational Education and Training (VET) study You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation. Your application will be ranked according to the level of the award. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Pathway. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
Work and life experience To be eligible to sit the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) as as pathway for entry, you must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2022. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2022 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2021 or 2020), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2020). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Pathway. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
Other Entry Pathways
How to Apply
SATAC Code: 334141

Fees and Scholarships

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Indicative annual tuition fees
Commonwealth-supported place: $7,525

More information on Student Contribution Amounts.

Scholarships

These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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Degree Structure

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) – Engineering Pathway has a standard full-time duration of one year. Students must transfer to a named Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree of their choice on completion of the program of study of 24 units. It is not an award from which students can graduate.

Academic Program Rules

The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

Example Study Plan

Core Courses
Students must complete all of the following:

Core Course, choice of
Students must complete one of the following:
  • ENG 1002 Programming (Matlab and C) or;
  • ENG 1003 Programming (Matlab and Excel)
Electives

Note: Depending on your missing prerequisite subjects, some of the following subjects may be mandatory to successfully transfer into your preferred named degree. Faculty staff are available during the enrollment process to provide guidance.


Study plans are available on the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences website.

Assessment

Assessment can include examinations, group work, project work, online assessment, peer assessment, attendance and participation.

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Last updated: Wednesday, 10 Nov 2021