Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial)
Be the engineer of the future who understands engineering in a business context, with our distinctive Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial).
Become a new type of engineer - flexible, adaptable, innovative, creative and prepared for emerging industries and roles that are yet to be created.
Employers want engineering graduates with adaptable knowledge that transcend traditional engineering boundaries. With Engineering at La Trobe, you will be equipped to think and act beyond these boundaries, to deliver sustainable and creative solutions to complex technical problems. You'll learn how to make engineering decisions that make commercial sense.
This degree has been developed in response to industry needs. Our industrial engineering approach means you'll learn to work across many engineering specialties - including electrical, robotics, electronic and mechanical engineering.
With the opportunity for six months of real-world engineering experience, you can expand your technical skills, develop first-hand understanding of a business environment and build your industry contacts - all supported by a $10,000 scholarship. During your time in industry, you will be involved in project groups and make a valuable contribution to your work team.
A Work-Integrated Learning opportunity is guaranteed for students on the Bendigo Campus, limited places are available on the Melbourne Campus.
Sample course structure
- 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
- Computer Aided Design
- Calculus and Differential Equations
- Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Mechanics of Solids
- Vector Calculus
- Ideas to Innovation
- Engineering Materials
- Fluid Mechanics
- Systems Modelling
- Sustainability and Renewable Energy Design
- Business Side of Engineering
- Engineering Probability and Statistics
- Control Systems
- Digital Electronics and Controllers
- Measurement and Instrumentation
- Mechanical Component Design
- Systems Engineering
- Engineering Design Project
- Work Integrated Learning or engineering major project or Engineering project and 2 x electives
- Integrated Building Design
- Commercialising Innovation
- Design for Manufacture
- Elective subject
Specialisations, majors and minors
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 or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.
English language requirement
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.
You'll be prepared for roles in: - manufacturing - resources - infrastructure development - healthcare - consulting - project management - the government sector. You could play a vital role in a small business, providing technical expertise and using your design-based skills on diverse engineering projects. You may manage sophisticated projects, leading a team of engineers, business people and other professionals in a large organisation. You could become an engineering consultant providing expert advice to businesses around the world.
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.
Fees and costs
Annual tuition fee (A$)
Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
Please apply through VTAC if you're completing your VCE or International Baccalaureate (IB) in Victoria, or apply through UAC if you're completing your HSC or IB in New South Wales.
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:
CRICOS code: 095713C