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Bachelor of Engineering (Research and Development) (Honours)

Australian National University

CRICOS provider number: 00120C TEQSA provider ID: PRV12002

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About

This elite engineering degree is unique in Australia, with an innovative structure that allows you to get involved in engineering research projects and advanced courses. You can study fundamental engineering courses while you are immersed in research groups covering a range of engineering disciplines.

This is a research-focused professional degree for exceptional students who are interested in changing the world and becoming an innovator or a future leader in engineering. Students will have the opportunity to work with researchers of international distinction.

Areas of study

Electronic and communication systems, humanitarian engineering, mechatronic systems, renewable energy systems, environmental systems, aerospace systems .

Career opportunities

Academia; research development; engineer in transport, renewable energy and power, consultancy, communications, electronics, robotics, defence.

Professional recognition

Engineers Australia.

Practical experience

Work Integrated Learning, including industry internships.

Honours

Awarded to all Engineering (Research and Development) students, subject to progress requirements.

Fees and charges

The Australian Government pays part of the tuition fee for this course. The remaining balance is paid by the student. Information about ANU student contributions.

Essential requirements for admission

Co-curricular or service experience (Year 12 or IB applicants only): Applicants must demonstrate at least two of the following seven skills: community engagement, inclusion and awareness of diversity, communication, leadership, personal responsibility, teamwork, creative and critical thinking. Check if you meet the ANU co-curricular or service requirement.

Prerequisites

ACT: Mathematical Methods (major). NSW: Mathematics Advanced. Students without these prerequisites may be eligible for entry, subject to undertaking the ANU Mathematics bridging course.

Admission criteria

Applicants with recent secondary education

Minimum selection rank: 98.00. Due to the competitive nature of our admissions process, we cannot guarantee entry to applicants who meet the minimum selection rank for their preferred program.

Assumed knowledge: ACT: Physics (major). NSW: Physics.

Recommended studies: ACT: Specialist Mathematics (double major). NSW: Mathematics Extension 2.

Other applicants

Refer to the ANU general admission criteria.

Student profile

View the ANU student profile.

Further information

View all details of this course on the ANU website.

ATAR profile

ATAR-based offers only (semester 1, 2023)

Use all ATAR profile data as a guide only; it provides a broad overview of the ATARs and selection ranks of previous Year 12 students admitted into that course. ATARs and selection ranks required for entry in 2023 may be different. If you are unsure about including a course among your preferences, contact the relevant institution.

  1. This ATAR profile table is in line with Commonwealth Government transparency requirements. It is based on offers to recent school leavers (ie completed Year 12 in the last 2 years) who were selected solely or partly on their ATAR. Note that some institutions further differentiate this information on their websites.
  2. The ATAR values exclude any adjustment factors.
  3. The selection ranks include the ATAR and any adjustment factors.

Abbreviations

– = data is not available.
<5 = less than 5 ATAR-based offers were made.
N/A = no offers were made on the basis of ATAR.
NC = new course
NP = Not provided by institution
NR = No reportable profile
NS = No Semester 1 offers
NN = Unavailable (other)
NO = Entry on other criteria

Student profile

Course updates
Courses are added and cancelled throughout the admissions year and course details are subject to change. Check the UAC course search regularly.

Combined options
ANU flexible double degree options allow you to create your own study program.