Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Arts

University of Queensland, The (UQ)

This dual degree program allows students to combine studies in engineering with a wide range of majors in the arts. The BE(Hons) has many distinct majors, double majors and minors. Students develop their understanding by applying science and engineering principles to engineering problems of commercial importance. In addition to technical expertise, the program emphasises essential workplace skills such as communication, teamwork, project management, problem-solving and lifelong learning. In the Arts component, students choose from an extensive list of majors. For example, students may choose to pursue language studies in order to work internationally in their field.

Course Fee:

International: $251,946

Entry Requirements:

Queensland Year 12 (or equivalent) English; Mathematics B; either Chemistry or Physics. Both Chemistry and Physics, and Mathematics C are recommended.


88 units: 56 units from engineering and 32 units from arts; 60 days of engineering professional practice

Subjects you can Study:

Arts: Aboriginal and Torres Strait island studies; Ancient history; Ancient history/history; Anthropology; Archaeology; Art history; Chinese; Chinese translation and interpreting; Classical languages; Criminology; Drama; Economics; English; English literature; Film and television studies; French; Geography; German; History; Indonesian; International relations; Italian; Japanese; Journalism and mass communication; Korean; Linguistics; Mathematics; Media and digital cultures; Music; Peace and conflict studies; Philosophy; Political science; Popular music and technology; Professional Pathways: Humanity and Society; Professional writing and communication; Psychology; Public policy; Russian; Sociology; Spanish; Sports studies; Studies in religion; Writing. Engineering: Chemical engineering;Civil engineering; Electrical engineering; Mechanical engineering; Mining engineering; Software engineering;

Study Pathways:

Graduates may go on to complete further studies in coursework and research programs.


Australian Computer Society; Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy; Engineers Australia; Institution of Chemical Engineers;

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
St Lucia No info Yes Part time 11 years
St Lucia No info Yes Full time 5.5 years
Established in 1909, the University of Queensland is the oldest tertiary institution in the State and one of Australia's premier learning and research institutions. The University aims to enable students and staff to positively influence the society in which they live by creating a learning and discovery environment in which they can develop and fulfil their aspirations. It rewards excellence, openness and innovation and encourages widespread engagement with state, national and international communities. The main campus is at St Lucia in Brisbane with UQ Gatton located 80 kilometres to the west and UQ Herston campus located in the Brisbane Hospital precinct. The UQ Brisbane City site is located in the Brisbane CBD. Other UQ locations include teaching hospitals and health centres, veterinary science centres, agricultural science farms, marine research stations, physics research stations, seismograph stations and an underground mine. University of Queensland students include school leavers plus students from interstate and overseas. International students from over 100 countries account for a large percentage of total enrolments, diversifying cultural life on campus and providing opportunities for international networking. Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

Provider CRICOS: 00025B; 00091C (ICTE)

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