Macquarie University

Diploma of Engineering

Macquarie University
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1 yearfull-time
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Why study this course

The Diploma of Engineering provides an introduction to general engineering studies, with students gaining theoretical and practical knowledge in key engineering and related areas such as electrical, mechanical and software engineering, computing, mathematics and physics. The diploma is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate degree, and prepares students for entry into the second year of a Bachelor degree within the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Teaching and learning activities focus on assisting students to acquire academic knowledge and also the study skills needed to succeed in higher education in Australia. English language skills are integrated into the academic subjects to assist students to increase their confidence and competence.

Entry requirements

Year 12 (senior secondary certificate)

Where is this course offered?

Available campuses

  • North Ryde

The course duration and available study modes can vary depending on the campus.

Visit Macquarie University's website to find out more about your study options.

Course price

The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether the institution offers subsidies, concessions, or government loans and your eligibility to receive them
  • Your previous study and work experience
  • Your unit selections

Visit Macquarie University's website to find out more about the course price for you.

What to know before you apply

To help you decide if this is the right course for you, Macquarie University can provide you with more information about:

Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

You may be able to get credit or RPL for some units of this course based on your previous studies and work experience. This means the duration of the course may be reduced.

Visit Macquarie University's website to find out more about Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

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What are students saying?

Diploma of Engineering
Macquarie University
(2 reviews)

Published Jul 2018
Diploma of EngineeringMacquarie University
Graduation dateN/A
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
The course was very fast paced, but that is to be expected since it is a Pathway course for students looking to go into Engineering at Macquarie. The content/units are planned out for you, but it can be a bit overwhelming since the standard is to complete 2 units per (6 week) term.
Published Jul 2018
Diploma of EngineeringMacquarie University
Graduation date2017
Study modeOn-campus
Student review
Macquarie University is one of the top universties in Australia. My education at Macquarie was very helpful/useful for my future. It was a really good experience.

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Diploma of Engineering

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  • Course price
  • Study options available at your campus
  • Prior Recognition of Learning (RPL)
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Diploma of Engineering