We place great importance on hands-on, research-led teaching and the solution of
real world problems. Our close industry and professional partnerships mean that you can get valuable practical experience
while studying one of our degrees.
It is the only program in Australia to emphasise both urban engineering studies
and cadastral surveying.
Much smaller classes than the equivalent 1st year courses (Just 50 students max per lecture; 25 per tutorial)
3 possible start dates (Feb, Jun and Oct)
Extra contact time with your tutors
Extra English language support
Complete the first year of your Bachelor degree in eight months (Fast Track Diploma)
Refer to the information below for details of this program.
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Select eight courses comprising of the following core courses, plus the courses specified for each specialisation:
Core Courses (all specialisations)
MATH1100 Mathematics 1
GENG1803 Introduction to Engineering Practice
MATH1120 Mathematics 2
Courses must be selected for the chosen specialisation*:
Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics
Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications Engineering
ELEC1700 Computer Engineering 1
ELEC1300 Electrical Engineering 1
GENG 1000 Computer Aided Engineering
GENG1001 Engineering Mechanics
GENG1002 Introduction to Engineering Computations
GENG1003 Introduction to Procedural Programming
PHYS1205 Integrated Physics
PHYS1210 Advanced Physics 1
PHYS1220 Advanced Physics 2
SURV 1100 Surveying 1
SUR1120 Surveying 2 (SUV1110)
One of the great things about engineering is that graduates can work almost anywhere in the world. Engineers go onto work in areas such as mining, construction of infrastructure, communication and even being a part of Formula 1 teams.
With so many careers to choose from studying engineering at NIC and the University of Newcastle is a great option.
All engineering degrees from the University of Newcastle accredited by Engineers Australia and other affiliated international bodies.