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Diploma of Engineering
Diploma of Engineering

Diploma of Engineering

  • ID:DC610004
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,696.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$35,696.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$23,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirement

Cambridge: English Advanced (CAE): FCE Level B2

Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI): EAP 2

GCE O-level:  C6

HK Form 5: 60% in Form 5 English Language (Foundation only)

HKDSE: Overall Level 3 HKDSE English


  • Foundation program (Standard): 5.5 (with no band score below 5)

  •  Diploma: 5.5 (with no band score below 5.5)

Pearsons Test of English Academic (PTE):    42-49

SPM English: C4

TOEFL Computer Based: 196

TOEFL Paper Based: 525


  • Foundation Program (Standard): 52 – Writing 15; Speaking 14; Listening; and Reading 5

  • Diploma: 52 – Writing 19; Speaking 16; Listening; and Reading 5

VCE English (any) (Australia): Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 20 in any English

International Baccalaureate Diploma: Grade 4 in English

Duolingo English Test: 85

Other Requirement

Entry to Diploma courses requires the successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent.Specific academic entry requirements are listed below. Students with qualifications that are not listed should forward their application and academic results to Deakin College for assessment.

Note: Diploma of Engineering requires a pre-requisite subject of mathematics (Year 12 or equivalent)

Course Information

The Diploma of Engineering is a broad course that will give you the skills and knowledge required for a full spectrum of opportunities in the field of engineering. You can choose to specialise in civil, electrical and electronics, environmental, mechanical or mechatronics engineering when you enter second year at Deakin University.

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Course Structure

Complete and pass 6 units (8 credit points):

  • SEB101 Engineering Fundamentals (1 credit point)

  • SEJ101 Design Fundamentals (2 credit points)

  • SIT172 Programming for Engineers (1 credit point)

  • SIT194 Introduction to Mathematical Modelling (1 credit point)

  • SIT199 Applied Algebra and Statistics (1 credit point)

  • One of SEJ102 Electrical Systems Engineering Project (2 credit points)~ or SEJ103 Materials Engineering Project (2 credit points)^

  • SEJ102 Electrical Systems Engineering Project (2 credit points)~

  • SEJ103 Materials Engineering Project (2 credit points)^

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Second Year Entry to Deakin University

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) 

  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) 

  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours) 

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)

  • Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours) 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Pursue an engineering career in disciplines like:

  • Aerospace

  • Aircraft control and navigation

  • Automotive industry

  • Conservation and natural resource management

  • Construction

  • Design and manufacturing

  • Electronic control systems

  • Energy

  • Factory control

  • Government engineering

  • Mining

  • Oil and gas

  • Roads and railroads

  • Shipbuilding

  • Robotics

  • Waste and water management

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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