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

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

Year 1

Semester 1

Semester 2

Year 2

Semester 1

Semester 2

Year 3

Semester 1

Semester 2

Year 4

Semester 1

Semester 2

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;

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.

Career outcomes

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.

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