You'll bridge the gap between theory and practice, with project-based learning, problem-solving and teamwork skills.
In first year, you'll have the opportunity to participate in an industry project run through Engineers Without Borders (EWB). The EWB Challenge provides you with the opportunity to learn about design, teamwork and communication through real, sustainable cross-cultural development projects. You'll have the opportunity to design creative solutions to real-world problems.
In the third and final year of your studies, you'll undertake a major project that is either industry-based or simulates an industrial situation. Combining and further developing the key theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for your field - as defined by Engineers Australia - you'll work with industry leaders to solve a project challenge.
Before graduating from this degree, you are strongly encouraged to complete up to 12 weeks of engineering industry experience. This allows you to gain first-hand experience in an engineering practice environment under the supervision of a practising professional engineer. The nature and timing of this engineering experience can take a range of forms.
There may be opportunities for an overseas work placement of between six and 12 months (this satisfies the work experience requirement). These placements are normally taken during a one-year break in the middle or at the end of the third year of the degree.