Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Chemical Engineer | Process Engineer | Engineer
You're curious about how things work together and want an interesting career in science. Take the first step with this Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) Honours course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for students with an interest in chemistry looking to work as engineers, this course offers the essential skills, knowledge and experience required to work in the exciting field of chemical engineering. In this course, you'll develop advanced knowledge in the mechanics and science of chemical engineering and will graduate with the skills to work as an engineer in a broad range of industries, including mining, mineral processing, pharmaceuticals, food, packaging, clothing and fertilister production.
If you're interested in how things work together and can be converted to more useful forms, a career in chemical engineering is for you! With a focus on developing critical workplace skills, this qualification will also equip you with the leadership, problem-solving and teamwork skills required to thrive in the workplace. You'll graduate with strong skills in analysis, critical thinking, project management and leadership, and have the opportunity to complete work experience, connecting engineering theory and practice.
Eligibility You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
Special Admission Requirements: All applicants are required to have Mathematics: Methods ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Physics ATAR or Engineering Studies ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Chemistry ATAR, with equivalents considered.
It is desirable that all applicants have Mathematics: Specialist ATAR, with equivalents considered.
In this engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) Honours from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the field of chemical engineering, working as a chemical engineer, process engineer, plant engineer, design engineer or petrochemical engineer.
Chemical engineers have strong employment opportunities in many sectors of industry, including mineral processing, mining, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, fertilisers and food. You'll also graduate from this course with strong skills in project management, leadership and analysis, complementing your technical skillset.
This qualification is accredited by Engineers Australia.
Wondering where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees may be paid up-front, or financial assistance is available to help with study costs.
For some postgraduate courses, Edith Cowan University offers Commonwealth Supported Places to Australian citizens, permanent residents, permanent humanitarian visa holders and New Zealand citizens.
If you're an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may be able to defer payment of your fees through a HECS-HELP study loan.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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