La Trobe University

Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial)


Semester starts
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
4 years
Annual tuition fee (A$)
34 600

Become the engineer of the future.

La Trobe’s Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Industrial) is a course for inquisitive people who want to find creative and sustainable solutions to technical problems. Developed in response to industry needs, you’ll graduate ready to embrace the fourth industrial revolution of advanced automation, artificial intelligence, digitalisation and data analytics across the fields of aerospace, electronics, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, agriculture and more.

Study subjects and electives including

  • engineering design and problem solving
  • renewable energy design
  • mathematics
  • programming
  • electrical and electronic engineering
  • robotic system design
  • and engineering innovation.

Gain the technical, design and commercial skills to build a long-term engineering career in the face of rapid industry change.

La Trobe offers the only industrial engineering course in Victoria. You’ll get the skills and knowledge to become an adaptable, multi-skilled professional.

More reasons to study industrial engineering at La Trobe:

  • You may receive work placements with industry partners such as:
    • Telstra
    • Chemtronics
    • Hydrix
    • AusJet
    • Bionics Institute
    • Mondelez International
    • Fortiss
    • Cablex
    • at the BMW plant in Germany, and more.
  • A six-month work placement supported by a $10,000 scholarship is guaranteed for students on the Bendigo campus and available on a competitive basis at the Melbourne campus.

The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8.

Specialisations, majors and minors

Entry requirements

Subject 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 or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.

English language requirement

IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of other Accepted English Proficiency tests and additional recognised English Language Proficiency Measures, such as English as the language of instruction.

Career outcomes

From smartphones to aeroplanes, industrial engineers have helped create many of the things we use on a daily basis. As a graduate, you’ll be prepared to find work across a range of industries in roles such as:

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.

Fees and costs

Annual tuition fee (A$)

34 600


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

Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.

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.

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:

CRICOS code: 095713C