Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Mechanical Engineer | Maritime Engineer | Oil and Gas Engineer
Start an exciting career designing, building and maintaining large offshore structures with this Bachelor of Engineering (Marine and Offshore Engineering) Honours course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for students with no prior experience seeking to start a career in engineering, this qualification offers the essential skills, knowledge and experience required to work in the exciting field of maritime and offshore engineering. The area of engineering that designs, manufactures, deploys and commissions systems associated with the marine and offshore oil and gas industries, offshore engineering equips students for exciting careers working with the huge machinery that helps our resource sector.
In this course, you'll develop advanced knowledge of the large-scale mechanical and electro-mechanical systems used in the oil and gas industries, including gas turbine generators, oil and gas rigs, and fuel-injected engines, and will graduate with the skills to promote new energy sources, improve crude oil extraction, and make maritime systems more efficient.
This course will also equip you with industry-relevant skills in teamwork, leadership and problem-solving, giving you the opportunity to develop strong skills in analysis, critical thinking and project management.
This qualification is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised nationally.
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 Admissions Requirements: All applicants are required to have Mathematics: Methods ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Physics ATAR or Engineering Studies 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 (Marine and Offshore Engineering) Honours from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the diverse field of marine engineering, working in areas including alternative power systems or improving crude oil extraction. You'll be able to seek employment in areas including oil and gas, mining and resources, ship building, alternative energy, power generation, marine survey, defence, and as a consultant or project manager.
This qualification is nationally recognised and 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. Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more!
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 $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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