Engineering professional experience
Before students can be awarded the Bachelor of Engineering degree they have to carry out a minimum of 12 weeks (60 full-time equivalent days) of professional work experience. This is a degree accreditation requirement from Engineers Australia. The work experience can be carried out as a contiguous 12-week block during a summer break, several smaller blocks of time over multiple summer breaks or in an equivalent part-time manner as agreed with the selected organisation(s). The requirement must be completed during the student enrolment in the degree before graduation.
The professional work experience is assessed in the PACE Unit ENGG400. ENGG400 is offered all year round, including the summer period. Students can enrol in ENGG400 after completing 42cp towards their Bachelor of Engineering degree. To enrol students also need to receive permission of the Executive Dean of Faculty (the request will be made automatically once you put your enrolment request in e-student).