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Diploma of Engineering
Diploma of Engineering

Diploma of Engineering

  • ID:VU610040
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Year 12 or equivalent. The Polytechnic use the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to measure the language proficiency of people who want to study with us. 

English requirements

  • IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

  • TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 55. Section scores no less than:Listening: 9, Speaking: 16, Reading: 10, Writing: 18

  • Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 42-49 (no section score less than 40)

  • University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 162. No individual band less than 154. 

  • VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

Course Information

The course is designed to help you transfer into the second year of your chosen Bachelor of Engineering specialisation (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics, Architectural) or to apply for other bachelor level courses at VU or other universities.

You'll learn foundation skills in mathematics, physics and problem-solving. With these basic technical skills, graduates of this course can begin entry level work in engineering fields or go on to further studies in engineering.

The Diploma of Engineering is a pathway for international students to Bachelor of Engineering courses at Victoria University.

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Pathway Courses

Pathways to further study

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Architectural Engineering)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil Engineering)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical Engineering)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Graduates from the Diploma may find employment in areas where entry level positions require strong technical and problem solving skills.

The course itself does not have any external professional accreditation. To gain professional accreditation from Engineers Australia students must complete an additional 3 years at the degree level.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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