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James Cook University (JCU)

  • 28% international / 72% domestic

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Bachelor of Information Technology

  • Bachelor (Honours)

Prepare yourself for the challenges of tomorrow with the dynamic combination of engineering and IT.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor (Honours)
5 years full-time
Course Code
116309, 085411M
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$9,527 per year
International Fees
$9,527 per year

About this course

In your Engineering (Honours) course, experience industry-based teaching and learn from leading Engineering specialists. Build a thorough understanding of engineering fundamentals in your first year with theoretical and practical learning. You will study a specialised major, with honours-level content integrated throughout. Choose from five different Engineering majors to suit your interests. Participate in 12 weeks of industry-based practical placement - you may even be paid for your work. In your final year, you will complete a major engineering project and thesis. In your Information Technology degree, combine an in-depth basis of computing theory with practical knowledge and skills in software engineering, multimedia, databases and networking. Choose from four different majors to suit your interests. Gain industry experience through internships with local businesses and organisations. Become a world-class engineer and information technology professional. Experience the benefits of a joint degree and graduate with a broad skill set that is highly sought-after in the local and global economy. View the

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Career pathways

Combining Engineering and IT qualifications give JCU graduates a wide range of employment and career opportunities. Graduates pursue careers in various areas including electronics and communications technologies, energy resources, internet of things, data science, electricity supply, construction, consulting, defence agencies, and telecommunications. You could find employment as a chemical engineer, civil engineer, electrical engineer, electronic engineer, mechanical engineer, software engineer, IT specialist, or transport engineering specialist. Graduates may be eligible for membership with the following organisations: