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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Bachelors of Engineering (Honours) / Information Technology

  • Bachelor

Prepare for the future with a program at the forefront of innovation that teaches advanced skills in established and emerging engineering disciplines, while developing the abilities and knowledge to shape the future of information communication techn

Key details

Degree Type
5.5 years full-time
Course Code
2349, 080731B
Intake Months
Feb, Aug
International Fees
$45,120 per year / $248,160 total

About this course

This dual degree combines understanding the practical and theoretical requirements for a professional engineering qualification with learning the skills and self-confidence to effectively manage a wide range of business and technology environments.

UQ's respected Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program is one of the most comprehensive in Australia for design, technology and innovation. During your first year of study you can choose your specialisation, or undertake a flexible first year which allows you to keep your options open and have the opportunity to experience the diverse range of engineering disciplines. Depending on your choice of major, you might find future work anywhere from infrastructure and hospitals to energy and software.

Studies for Bachelor of Information Technology will prepare you for a career working with computers and information, where you'll apply technical skills to solve problems, support innovation and improve communication between people. Topics covered include accounting, economics, law, marketing, business and strategy, and you'll learn about software engineering, design, mathematics, information systems and more. You'll also undertake projects, placements and internships with businesses that can often lead to employment opportunities.

Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

Program highlights
  • Learn from the best in courses integrating technology with active learning, and attain the understanding and practical skills to thrive in a constantly changing world.
  • Acquire the engineering qualifications that set you apart in the job market, prove your leadership material and provide a pathway to future research or learning.
  • Use courseware developed in close collaboration with UQ industry partners that will provide you with solid foundation in concepts relevant across the business world and technology-based industry.
  • Hone your business acumen and develop the talent to confidently lead people and projects, no matter where your career takes you.

1 in Queensland for engineering and technology

QS World University Rankings 2020

76 in the world for engineering and technology

QS World University Rankings 2020

Career pathways

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Depending on which major you choose, here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Network and systems engineer
  • Cloud architect
  • Cyber security specialist
  • Biomedical engineer
  • Data migration specialist
  • Automation engineer
  • Software developer
  • Information systems auditor
  • Experience designer
  • Usability tester