• Toll free: 1800 258 5772

Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Go beyond the classroom with Deakin’s future-focused Bachelor of Engineering (Honours). Get the skills and hands-on experience to create innovative solutions to real-world engineering problems.

Develop the knowledge and expertise to enter professional engineering practice in civil, environmental, electrical and electronics, mechanical or mechatronics engineering.

Through industry-informed projects you'll combine theory with contemporary practice to develop the skills needed to confidently design, construct and maintain engineering systems.

Whether you're building robots in our state-of-the-art lab spaces or solving complex problems on your industry placement, our flexible approach to project-based learning will help you develop the practical skills necessary for your ultimate career.

Want to turn your big ideas into the creative engineering solutions?

Deakin's Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) focuses on graduate employability and the future needs of industry. Our long-standing partnerships with Engineers Australia and a range of industry leaders informs our teaching, meaning you develop the skills employers want through courses that remain relevant. As a graduate, you'll be well-rounded and ready to meet the challenges of the future.

Gain access to world-class technology, teaching and research facilities at our renowned Melbourne Burwood and Geelong Waurn Ponds campuses. Housing some of the most advanced systems and learning spaces in Australia, they provide the ultimate training ground to design, construct and test your ideas. ManuFutures - a revived manufacturing centre with a vibrant, growing, and resilient SME base across Victoria - and flagship marine, aquaculture and water management projects are a prime example of Deakin's ongoing collaboration with government partners, ensuring our courses and research remain at the forefront of industry innovation and trends. Future focused initiatives you'll explore and contribute to include the Circular Economy Initiative, Hycel, Digital Futures Hub, Carbon Nexus, Aquafi Hub and BatTri-Hub.

Fifty per cent of each trimester is dedicated to project and design-based learning. This ensures you gain the confidence and ability to apply engineering knowledge and skills in an authentic context. You'll tackle real-world industry problems and research, design, test and evaluate solutions, with the support of our expert teaching staff. You'll also work on projects that inspire your creativity, and develop your ability to communicate, collaborate and thrive in a team environment.

Our hands-on approach to learning is extended by work-integrated learning and professional practice skills development opportunities. This not only gives you invaluable industry exposure but helps you kick-start your professional networks while you study and explore future career options.

Campus Information

Melbourne Burwood

The Melbourne Burwood Campus is Deakin’s largest. A short trip from Melbourne’s central business district, Burwood offers the perfect balance between city lifestyle and suburban comfort. On campus you will find impressive buildings and world-class facilities, a wide range of learning and social spaces, and a relaxed atmosphere. If you enjoy getting outdoors between classes, the Melbourne Burwood Campus also sits alongside parkland, which is great for walking, jogging and cycling.

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

At Deakin’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, you are surrounded by expansive grounds and impressive new buildings. It offers state-of-the-art engineering, medical and sport facilities, as well as some of the most advanced research spaces in the world. The campus also features incredible sporting facilities, including Deakin’s Elite Sport Precinct, which includes an Australian rules football oval, FIFA-grade soccer pitch, athletics track, basketball courts, and more.


  • March
  • July
  • Nov

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa processing time
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Deakin offers you career support throughout your studies and beyond. We're here to help you explore your employment opportunities and equip you with the tools to secure your ultimate career.

Secure your ultimate career
Gain a competitive edge in the workplace with real?world expertise and practical skills in-demand from employers. We're committed to helping you become the most employable version of yourself. Using proven tools and techniques we’ll help boost your career IQ, arming you with the comprehensive knowledge you need to land that job and build a satisfying career. At Victoria’s #1 university for student support, you will get the assistance you need to succeed.^

Your careers and employment service
Prepare for the jobs of tomorrow with lifetime access to an award-winning university career service. DeakinTALENT empowers you to explore a broad range of career opportunities and build skills and experiences. Take the first step to shaping a career that aligns with your interests, values and skills.

PSW Opportunity

  • Melbourne Campus - 2 years of Post Study Work Permit
  • Geelong/ Warrnambool Campus - 3 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • (standard class XII) 65%

Mandatory student checks

Any unit which contains work-integrated learning, a community placement, or interaction with the community may require a police check, Working with Children Check, or another check.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.