Overview

Combine your knowledge of engineering and business with Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Business. Gain strong knowledge in both fields, including employability skills, IT advancements, sustainable design, and world-class engineering practices. Complete core studies in business management and operations. Graduate after five years with accredited engineering and business degrees.

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Your industry experience

Build up your CV with real industry experience while you study through our Work Integrated Learning programs, which are a guaranteed part of all our bachelor degrees and can include placements, internships or industry-linked projects. In this double degree, you'll apply your learning in eight project units (one per semester) related to engineering in professionally focused, industry-linked projects.

Skills you’ll learn

  • Problem solving
  • Engineering principles
  • Analytical problem solving
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork skills
  • Broad-based business knowledge

Your career opportunities

  • Civil engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Industrial engineer
  • Design/mechanical engineer
  • Software engineer
  • Robotics and mechatronics engineer

Key codes

CRICOS course code
107339F
VTAC Code (IFP)
3400211063
VTAC Code (CSP)
3400211061
International student visa

International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.

Professional accreditations

Why Swinburne?

86.1% of graduates found employment within 4 months of completing their course

#45 for Automation and Control

Top 5% of the world’s higher education business schools

#1 in Melbourne for graduate salary one year out

Qualifications

One of the following:

  • the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, such as an interstate or international Year 12 qualification.
  • completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Associate Degrees and Degrees).

Successful completion of Australian Year 12, or equivalent overseas qualification.

Course prerequisites

  • VCE Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 25 in any English (except EAL) or 30 in English as Alternate Language (EAL) or equivalent
  • VCE Units 3 and 4: a minimum study score of 20 in Mathematical Methods (CAS) or equivalent

Applicants who do not meet the mathematics prerequisites for this course will be required to successfully complete Swinburne’s MathsLink Methods bridging program.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum entry requirements for the course does not guarantee offer of a place. See Admissions at Swinburne, for general information about admission process.

English language requirements

Satisfactory completion of one of the following:

Need to undertake an English assessment for entry?

A prerequisite for many courses, the Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) can now be done at our Hawthorn campus.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum entry requirements for the course does not guarantee offer of a place. See Admissions at Swinburne, for general information about admission process.

Credit transfer

Credit is granted in recognition of previous study and/or experience and allows students to gain advanced standing towards their course. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Recognition of prior learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Apply for a pathway course

Pathways allow students to progress from one qualification to another where the first course is recognised as an entry requirement and/or provides credit (advanced standing) to the second.

Note: This information should be used as a guide for those who have completed a course and are seeking credit into another course. For those yet to commence their course, during the time taken to complete, this information may change. Credit available may vary depending on the major selected within any given degree. Progression to professional degrees may be subject to additional criteria or academic performance.

Add your major

Add your major for a more personalised experience.

How credit points work

Successful completion of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Business requires students to complete units of study to the value of 500 credit points. All units of study are valued at 12.5 credit points unless otherwise stated.

11
Engineering core units
+
18
Engineering major units
+
4
Business core units
+
8
Business major units
=
5-year bachelor degree

What your course could look like

These are some examples of the units currently in this course. Your sequence may vary depending on unit availability, prerequisite requirements and the semester in which you commenced your course.

Units of study Unit code
Core units
Introduction to Programming
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
COS10009
Humanitarian Engineering Design Project
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
ENG10001
Calculus and Applications
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
MTH10012
Energy and Motion
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
PHY10001
Technology in an Indigenous Context Project
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
COS10025
Engineering Materials
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
ENG10002
Engineering Mechanics
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
ENG10003
Linear Algebra and Applications
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
MTH10013
Professional Experience in Engineering
Core unit
EAT20008
Final Year Capstone Project 1
Core unit, 12.5 credit points, Choose if majoring in Architectural, Civil, Mechanical or Product Design
ENG40005
Final Year Capstone Project 2 
Core unit, 12.5 credit points, Choose if majoring in Architectural, Civil, Mechanical or Product Design
ENG40006
Engineering Technology Project A
Core unit, Choose if majoring in Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, Product Design, Biomedical, Electrical, Robotics or Software
ENG40007
Engineering Technology Project B
Core unit, Choose if majoring in Architectural, Civil, Mechanical, Product Design, Biomedical, Electrical, Robotics or Software
ENG40008
Units of study Unit code
Core units
Financial Information for Decision Making
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
ACC10007
Economics for Business Decision Making
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
ECO10005
Business Digitalisation
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
INF10024
Marketing and the Consumer Experience
Core unit, 12.5 credit points
MKT10009
Want to see the full range of electives?

Learn about all the electives you can take in the course handbook.

2024 fees

Yearly fee* ($AUD)

$12,635

Total fee* ($AUD)

$63,175

2024 fees

Yearly fee* ($AUD)

$43,340.00

Fees are estimates only

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. These fees apply to 2024 unit enrolments for HE Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) and Undergraduate Full Fee Paying (FFP) only and may change for units studied in future years. If part-time study is permitted, annual fees will be proportionally lower based on the number of units taken per semester.

Fees are estimates only

The indicative course fees shown apply to international students for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student's study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. International tuition fees are generally inclusive of Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

How do I pay my fees?

HECS-HELP is a loan and discount scheme available to you if you are eligible and enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place. A HECS-HELP loan can cover all or part of your contribution amount. You can also choose to pay your fees up front. 

International students need to pay tuition fees up-front by the relevant due date. You can find the due dates on your Statement of Account.

To pay your fees:

  • log in to My Financials
  • check your Australian bank account details are correct 
  • check your Statement of Account to see how much you owe 
  • pay using your preferred payment method.

Eligibility for HECS-HELP

You are eligible for a HECS-HELP loan if you have been offered a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) for an undergraduate degree at Swinburne or a UniLink course, and you:

  • are an Australian citizen and doing at least one unit of your course in Australia; or
  • hold a permanent humanitarian visa and will be living in Australia for the duration of your course; or
  • hold a New Zealand Special Category visa and meet the special eligibility requirements for New Zealand citizens.

Student services and amenities fee

This funding serves to improve the student experience at Swinburne. You may use many or just some of the services and amenities that the fee provides.

The fee shown in the capped amount for 2024.

This funding serves to improve the student experience at Swinburne. You may use many or just some of the services and amenities that the fee provides.

This amenities fee is included within your annual tuition fee listed above. The fee shown in the capped amount for 2024.

Please refer to the Student Services Amenities Fee page for more information.

SSAF fee* ($AUD)

$351.00

SSAF fee* ($AUD)

$351.00

Scholarships

Scholarship applications for 2024 are open. Scholarships at Swinburne are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. We want you to reach your potential and achieve your life and career goals. 

Our handy guide will assist you to gather documents for your application.

When you apply for a Swinburne course, we automatically consider you for an international scholarship of up to 20 per cent off your course fees – no separate application required! Just apply for your Swinburne course of choice and when we review your course application, we will also assess you for an international scholarship.

Apply through an agent

Most international students use an education agent to help them through the application process. Swinburne has agents all over the world that can help you with your application to study. Search for a Swinburne representative in your country. If your country is not listed, please contact us.

Representatives and agents
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Apply directly

Ready to take on a new challenge and reach your academic goals? If you already know which course you want to study and understand the entry requirements, what are you waiting for? Apply online! Remember, you cannot apply direct if you have an active VTAC application.

Course code
BB-ENGBUS1
Apply directly
Course code
BB-ENGBUS1
CRICOS code
107339F
Apply directly

Apply through VTAC

International students currently studying Year 12 in Australia must apply through VTAC. VTAC is the central office that administers the application processes for places in tertiary courses, scholarships and the Special Entry Access Scheme at universities, TAFEs and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria. 

VTAC is the central office that administers the application processes for places in tertiary courses, scholarships and the Special Entry Access Scheme at universities, TAFEs and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria.

VTAC Code (CSP)
3400211061
Apply through VTAC
VTAC Code (IFP)
3400211063
Apply through VTAC
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Semester 2
Location
Hawthorn
Last date to apply
24-July-2024
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29-July-2024
Semester 1
Location
Hawthorn
Last date to apply
26-February-2025
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03-March-2025
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Semester 2
Location
Hawthorn
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29-July-2024
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Location
Hawthorn
Start dates
03-March-2025
Upcoming events
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28-July-2024