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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Arts | 2017
Testamur Title of Degree:
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Arts
UOW Course Code:
Total Credit Points:
5 - 5.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Delivery Campus / UAC Code:
Wollongong / 751302
Double degrees aim to broaden a student's knowledge and skill base and improve career options in competitive, increasingly interactive fields. The programs are designed to enhance a student's educational, academic and professional qualifications whilst minimising the costs of their studies.
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Arts combines professional engineering skills, including management, communications, teamwork and problem solving, with a major study in humanities. More information regarding double degree course requirements can be found in UOW's Policy Guidelines. Students must seek advice and approval from both Faculties before enrolment.
Academic requirements and English requirements are available from the Course Finder.
Course Learning Outcomes
A number of the course learning outcomes in each of these degrees complement and consolidate outcomes in the partner degree. Applied across two discipline areas, the outcomes are achieved at a broader and more comprehensive level.
The outcomes, which are common and consolidated in this joint degree, ensure that on successful completion of the course students will be able to:
- Evaluate complex issues and ideas and exercise critical judgement.
- Apply disciplinary knowledge in a variety of real-world professional contexts.
- Communicate concepts effectively to a range of audiences.
- Show respect for the views, values and culture of others in settings involving colleagues, clients, communities and end users, and consider alternate perspectives in the chosen discipline.
- Make complex considerations in regards to professional ethics and accountability, account for and mitigate risk, and operate with a commitment to professionalism in all work.
- Seek to maximise positive social and environmental outcomes in practice and development.
Please refer to the Undergraduate Course Handbook page of each individual degree for a comprehensive list of degree course learning outcomes.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Arts must complete a total of 264 credit points made up of:
- At least 174 credit points of Engineering subjects, consisting of:
- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Core Subjects
- subjects leading to at least one of the majors* from the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
- at least 12 weeks of approved professional engineering experience during the course**
- At least 72 credit points from the Bachelor of Arts, consisting of
- No more than 90 credit points shall be for 100-level subjects.
*depending on the major chosen, students may require the completion of additional credit points.
**Part-time students completing a major in Civil, Environmental, Materials, Mechanical, Mechatronic or Mining Engineering, and in an approved full-time engineering employment may be exempted from up to three specified subjects.
Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts who satisfy entry requirements may be eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours). See program coordinator for more information.
UOW's engineering programs are accredited by Engineers Australia and relevant world engineering bodies through the Washington Accord. This ensures recognition by equivalent professional engineering bodies in the USA, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries.
UOW is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8) Deans of Engineering and Associates, in recognition of being among the top Australian engineering faculties. This achievement is a direct result of our world class reputation in teaching and research.