Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Build advanced knowledge and specialised skills in boat design and construction with this Bachelor of Engineering (Naval Architecture) Honours course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for students seeking an exciting and practical career in design and engineering, this qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to work as a naval architect -- designing and overseeing the construction and repair of marine craft and various offshore structures, including naval craft, passenger and cargo ships, submarines, high-speed ferries and catamarans, tugs, yachts and offshore drilling platforms.
Upon completion of this course, you'll have the skills and experience required to work in the design and construction of leisure or military craft -- an area in which Australia is a world leader, and where you'll enjoy significant opportunities for work.
This course is offered in collaboration with the Australian Maritime College at the University of Tasmania in Launceston, Tasmania, and is accredited by Engineers Australia. If you're looking for an interesting, practical and focused career, consider this course your first career step.
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 (Naval Architecture) Honours from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the fields of naval architecture and marine engineering, designing and building leisure craft, sailing and power yachts, patrol boats, mine hunters, frigates and submarines.
Australia leads the world in the design and construction of high-speed aluminium craft and naval architects are in great demand. Naval architects also have career opportunities in other sectors of the marine industry including oil and gas, marine surveying, and consulting.
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 $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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