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Study a future-focused degree, designed to ensure you become the new type of engineer that industry demands – adaptable, creative and prepared for emerging areas and roles in technologically intensive industries.

As an industrial engineer graduate, you’ll work to improve business practices and systems utilising the latest in advanced technologies. You’ll develop expertise in engineering technology, design, business and enterprise skills to be on the front foot of industry evolutions.

In a degree unique to La Trobe University, you’ll learn the fundamentals of robotic, electrical and electronic engineering, combined with the essential skills in product design, problem solving, renewable energy along with business and engineering innovation. This degree has been developed in response to industry needs to ensure graduates are well placed to launch their careers.

You can apply to do six months of work-integrated learning where you'll expand your technical skills, develop first-hand understanding of a business environment and build your industry connections.

You could find yourself gaining valuable experience at one of our industry such as:

  • BMW (Germany)
  • Fortiss (Germany)
  • Telstra
  • Bionics Institute
  • Mondelēz International
  • Melbourne Water.

Work-integrated learning is guaranteed for students on the Bendigo Campus. Limited places are available on the Melbourne Campus. You can study this course through our Regional Reward. Students on our Bendigo campus will learn in a cutting edge multi-million dollar facility with modern teaching spaces and academic workstations, as well as research spaces designed to attract and maximise industry collaboration

Career opportunities

As a graduate, you’ll be ready to take on dynamic roles across a variety of tasks and responsibilities such as:

  • managing projects
  • coordinating technical specialists
  • designing sustainable solutions to deliver products on time.

You could find yourself working in such industries as:

  • aerospace and defence
  • automotive
  • machinery/manufacturing
  • metals mining
  • oil and gas
  • pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

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Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus/ATAR*:
Bendigo 62.3
Melbourne 60.15
Duration:
4 years full-time or part-time equivalent.
Prerequisites:
VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods (any) or Maths: Specialist Mathematics. NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
Professional recognition:
The Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) has provisional accreditation from Engineers Australia (EA). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Year 12 and non-year 12 extra requirements:
Non year 12 applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal Statement online for other information to be considered during the selection process e.g., details on work experience or reasons for applying.
Subject bonus:
A study score of 25 in Maths: Specialist Mathematics equals 4 aggregate points. A study score of 20 in any LOTE, Physics or Systems Engineering equals 4 aggregate points per study. Overall maximum of 12 points.
Additional information:
Course may require attendance outside university semesters.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Sample course structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy for Higher Education
  • Programming for Engineers and Scientists
  • Number Systems and Linear Algebra
  • Principles of Physics A
  • Engineering Design and Problem Solving

Semester 2

  • Computer Aided Design
  • Calculus and Differential Equations
  • Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanics of Solids

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Vector Calculus
  • Ideas to Innovation
  • Engineering Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics

Semester 2

  • Systems Modelling
  • Sustainability and Renewable Energy Design
  • Business Side of Engineering
  • Engineering Probability and Statistics

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Control Systems
  • Digital Electronics and Controllers
  • Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Mechanical Component Design

Semester 2

  • Systems Engineering
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Design Project

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Work Integrated Learning or engineering major project or Engineering project and 2 x electives

Semester 2

  • Integrated Building Design
  • Commercialising Innovation
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Elective subject

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Choose Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) at La Trobe

Study a future-focused degree, designed to ensure you become the new type of engineer that industry demands – adaptable, creative and prepared for emerging areas and roles in technologically intensive industries.

As an industrial engineer graduate, you will work to improve business practices and systems utilising the latest in advanced technologies. You will develop expertise in engineering technology, design, business and enterprise skills to be on the front foot of industry evolutions.

In a degree unique to La Trobe University, you will learn the fundamentals of robotic, electrical and electronic engineering, combined with the essential skills in product design, problem solving, renewable energy along with business and engineering innovation. This degree has been developed in response to industry needs to ensure graduates are well placed to launch their careers.

You can apply to do six months of work-integrated learning where you will expand your technical skills, develop first-hand understanding of a business environment and build your industry connections.

You could find yourself gaining valuable experience at one of our industry such as:

  • BMW (Germany)
  • Fortiss (Germany)
  • Telstra.
  • Bionics Institute
  • Mondelēz International
  • Melbourne Water.

Students on our Bendigo campus will learn in a cutting edge multi-million dollar facility with modern teaching spaces and academic workstations, as well as research spaces designed to attract and maximise industry collaboration. Work-integrated learning is guaranteed for students on the Bendigo Campus. Limited places are available on the Melbourne Campus.

Career opportunities

As a graduate, you will be ready to take on dynamic roles across a variety of tasks and responsibilities such as:

  • managing projects
  • coordinating technical specialists
  • designing sustainable solutions to deliver products on time.

You could find yourself working in such industries as:

  • aerospace and defence
  • automotive
  • machinery/manufacturing
  • metals mining
  • oil and gas
  • pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

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Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) (095713C)

Course offer year:
2018
Semester starts:
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Fees amount ($A):
34 600
Campus:
Bendigo; Melbourne
Duration:
4 years
English language requirements:
IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0; TOEFL Paper-based Test - a minimum overall score of 550 with a score of 5 or more in the Test of Written English; TOEFL Internet-based Test - a minimum overall score of 60 with a minimum for SLR 18; W 22; Satisfactory completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 5B (EFS5 UG minimum 60 per cent) which is available from La Trobe Melbourne; for more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. La Trobe Melbourne Foundation Studies: Must complete Advanced Maths 1 and Advanced Maths 2 and obtain 65 per cent final result in the course. English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0. Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): a minimum score of 57 with no communicative skill score less than 50. Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher. Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a pass grade of C or higher; or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements:
LTM Foundation Studies - Must complete Advanced Maths 1 and Advanced Maths 2 and obtain 65 per cent final result in the course. Aust. Yr 12 (ATAR) 2015 (indicative only) - N/A International Baccalaureate - 24 GCE A Levels - 7 HKDSE - 2 x Level 4 Sri Lankan A Levels - BCC STPM - 8 Norway Upper Secondary Certificate - 3.5 Sweden Slutbetyg - G All Indian Sen SC (Best 5 Subjects) - 65 Vietnam (Year 12) - 8 Indonesia (SMA) - 8 GAC Cert. IV - GPA 2.3 GAOKAO - see: the website If you do not meet these entry requirements you might be interested in La Trobe's Foundation Studies and Diploma Programs, which provide an alternative pathway to La Trobe's undergraduate program. For more information, visit the La Trobe Melbourne website. NB: The scores above are indicative only and may change based on the number of applications received and places available. Achieving the above listed scores does not guarantee an offer of a place.
Professional recognition:
The Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) has provisional accreditation from Engineers Australia (EA). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Additional information:
Course may require attendance outside university semesters. Students will be required to obtain a current Working With Children Check.
See Student Handbook for more details:

The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:

Sample course structure

Year 1

Semester 1

  • Academic Integrity Module
  • Wominjeka La Trobe: Indigenous Cultural Literacy for Higher Education
  • Programming for Engineers and Scientists
  • Number Systems and Linear Algebra
  • Principles of Physics A
  • Engineering Design and Problem Solving

Semester 2

  • Computer Aided Design
  • Calculus and Differential Equations
  • Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanics of Solids

Year 2

Semester 1

  • Vector Calculus
  • Ideas to Innovation
  • Engineering Materials
  • Fluid Mechanics

Semester 2

  • Systems Modelling
  • Sustainability and Renewable Energy Design
  • Business Side of Engineering
  • Engineering Probability and Statistics

Year 3

Semester 1

  • Control Systems
  • Digital Electronics and Controllers
  • Measurement and Instrumentation
  • Mechanical Component Design

Semester 2

  • Systems Engineering
  • Thermodynamics
  • Engineering Design Project

Year 4

Semester 1

  • Work Integrated Learning or engineering major project or Engineering project and 2 x electives

Semester 2

  • Integrated Building Design
  • Commercialising Innovation
  • Design for Manufacture
  • Elective subject

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