Course Description

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Computer Science combines technical expertise in an engineering field of your choice with skills in software development.

Complete core units in your first year to assist in selecting majors in engineering and computer science. Obtain theoretical and practical engineering knowledge by participating in workshops and industry projects to prepare for roles in your chosen field across a range of industries.

Explore contemporary approaches to application development involving mobile devices and web-based systems, with an emphasis on the design and implementation of effective human–computer interfaces. Develop skills in a range of programming languages, including C++, C#, Objective C and Java to complement your engineering skills and prepare you for a range of technical and creative careers.

Apply your learning in a professionally focused, multidisciplinary project during your final year of study. Undertake at least 12 weeks of relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $9,359 per year full-time, $46,795 total course cost
International Students: $35,720 per year full-time


5 years full time, 10 years part time

Starting dates

March, August

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 57.1% (national average 48.3%)
Improved skills: 86.3% (national average 83.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 81.3% (national average 74.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Swinburne University of Technology. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at Swinburne University of Technology had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 74.9% (national average 76.8%)
Studying full time: 16.1% (national average 13.7%)
Median full time salary: $60,700 (national average $63,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 092168C
Swinburne University of Technology Code: BB-ENGCS

Entry Requirements

2019 Guaranteed Entry ATAR: 75

Successful completion of the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.r>r>VCE prerequisites: Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 25 in English (or equivalent) or 30 in English (EAL), and Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 20 in Mathematical Methods.

Non-Year 12 Entryr>Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including Certificates, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Associate Degrees and Degrees).