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Engineering Foundation Year

Bachelor of Engineering Pre-Major - - STRU-BENPM Science and Engineering
Indicative ATAR 80 Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.
Location Bentley or Sarawak This course may not be offered at all locations every year. Please contact us for more information on availability.
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July
Duration 1 year full time

Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering begins with an engineering pre-major, called the Engineering Foundation Year (EFY). The EFY builds a solid base of the fundamental concepts common to all areas of engineering, which allows you to explore your options before selecting an engineering major towards the end of your first year.

You will study in the EFY Studio, which reflects the layout of a modern office and will familiarise you with the style of a professional working environment.

Once you have completed the units that comprise the EFY, you will need to choose an engineering major.

The Bachelor of Engineering offers majors in:

Chemical Engineering

Civil and Construction Engineering

Computer Systems Engineering

Electrical Power Engineering

Electronic and Communication Engineering

Mechatronic Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Metallurgical Engineering

Mining Engineering

Petroleum Engineering

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for Australian and New Zealand students

Indicative TER (ATAR) Indicative TER (ATAR) - This figure provides an indication of the TER (ATAR) normally required to enter this course. It is provided as a guide only.


STAT entry STAT entry - The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) assesses competencies considered important for success at uni. These tests are provided by the Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) to help mature age candidates apply for certain courses.

Not accepted. May be used to demonstrate English competence

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Mature age entry

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Essential WACE courses

  • Mathematics: Methods ATAR and at least one of the following courses: Physics ATAR, Chemistry ATAR and Engineering Studies ATAR.

Desirable WACE courses

Mathematics: Specialist ATAR


Fees for Australian and New Zealand students

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