Duration three semesters
Intakes March and October
Location Newcastle
Program Fee $39,450  (Additional Fees will apply)
CRICOS Code 104609B

Our three-semester Degree Transfer Extended Engineering program is tailored to prepare you for your chosen undergraduate degree at the University of Newcastle. It provides a pathway into one of Australia’s best Engineering Schools. The University of Newcastle is a Group of Eight affiliative member for Engineering and is ranked top 100 in the world for both Civil and Structural Engineering. Automation and Control Engineering is also ranked 11th in the world.


Degree Transfer Engineering is the exact same curriculum as Year 1 of the Bachelor and pathways into eleven engineering degree options which are;
  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Medical Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Renewable Energy Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Surveying Engineering (Honours)

An engineering degree at the University of Newcastle will offer you access to career opportunities in a wide range of industries, such as computer engineering systems, industrial automation, robotics, systems management and telecommunications, environmental management and many more.

Entry Requirements

For detailed information about the academic entry requirements for your country of origin please refer to our Entry Requirements page.

Course Structure

Five core bridging courses (non-credit bearing) in the first semester
  • Academic English
  • Core Mathematics
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Computing
  • Physics

Semesters 2 & 3:

Six core courses:
  • ENGG1003 Introduction to Procedural Programming
  • ENGG1500 Introduction to Professional Engineering
  • MATH1110 Maths for Engineering, Science and Tech 1
  • MATH1120 Maths for Engineering, Science and Tech 2
  • Academic English A
  • Academic English B
Four directed courses from the following:
  • CHEE1000, Process Engineering Principles
  • CHEM1010 Introduction to Chemistry 1
  • CIVL1100 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics
  • CIVL1200 Earth Systems
  • ELEC1310 Introduction to Electrical Engineering
  • MECH1110 Mechanical Drawing/CAD and Workshop Practice
  • MECH1750 Engineering Materials 1
  • PHYS1205 Fundamentals of Engineering Physics
  • PHYS1210 Advanced Physics 1
  • SENG1110 Object Oriented Programming
  • SURV1200 Introduction to Surveying


Scholarships are available for all remaining intakes in 2021. These are awarded as a tuition fee reduction in the final trimester of your college program.

To find out what is available for you, please email and we will send you the details of the scholarships available for your preferred program.