Engineering

The Diploma of Science (Engineering Studies) allows you to progress to a wide range of disciplines in ECU’s School of Engineering.

Key Information

Duration

Year 1: 8 units (8-12 months)
Year 2: 8 units (8-12 months)

Intake dates

Year 1: February, June, October
Year 2: February, June, October

Campus location

ECU Joondalup Campus West

2023 Fees

Year 1: A$14,800

Year 2: A$15,900

Domestic International

2023 Fees

Year 1: A$24,200

Year 2: A$30,190

Diploma of Science (Engineering Studies) (Year 1)

The units you will study are designed to enhance your learning experience, and provide you with the underpinning knowledge necessary to prepare you for studies in Engineering related courses at university level. This program is taught on ECU’s state-of-the-art Joondalup Campus West.

The program consists of 8 units of study and can be completed over 2 or 3 trimesters, and provides opportunities for scaffolded learning and the development of core academic and employability skills.  

  • Workplace Communication – Employability
  • Introductory Computing
  • Introductory Mathematics
  • Communication Skills
  • Introductory Physics
  • Introductory Chemistry
  • Introductory Applied Maths
  • Year 1 Elective

15 Credit Points each unit

Diploma of Science (Engineering Studies) (Year 2)

This program is specially designed for students wishing to enrol in the wide range of programs offered by ECU’s School of Engineering. ECU Engineering programs are structured heavily around practical learning; you will have the opportunity to work with real hardware, not just simulation packages. Teaching facilities include advanced laboratories with modern industry-standard equipment. This program is taught on ECU’s state-of-the-art ECU Joondalup Campus West.

The program consists of 8 units of study and can be completed over 2 or 3 trimesters. Students who complete the Diploma of Science (Engineering Studies) (Year 2) at ECC will receive up to 8 units (120 credit points) advanced standing, the equivalent of the first year, in the respective bachelor’s degree at ECU. A minimum of 50% pass in all units is required for progression to ECU.

  • Introduction of Energy and Resource Engineering
  • Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design
  • Mathematics 1
  • Introduction to Engineering
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mathematics 2
  • Electrical Engineering 1B
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  •  Prerequisite units:
  • Introductory Physics*
  • Introductory Applied Maths*

15 Credit Points each unit

 

*These two units are additional units for students who have not completed the prerequisite study at Year 12 (or equivalent)

Transfer to ECU

Progress to second year of your ECU degree

Your Diploma of Science (Engineering Studies) can lead into the second year of the below undergraduate degrees:.