Combined Bachelor’s of
Engineering (Honours) and Philosophy (Honours)
This combined degree option for high-achieving students gives you the opportunity to combine your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with a Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours), allowing you to graduate as an industry-ready engineer with two Honours degrees in under six years, and set yourself up for an exciting and varied career pairing engineering with another passion – whatever that may be!
The Bachelor of Philosophy means you can choose to pair your Engineering degree with any other UWA major.
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- 5.5 - 6.5 years
- Minimum ATAR or equivalent
- 98 ATAR
- Mathematics Methods ATAR,
and at least one of the following three subjects: Mathematics Specialist ATAR, Chemistry ATAR or Physics ATAR
- Note that all four subjects are recommended. If you do not have all four subjects you will need to complete extra units in first year, which may mean taking additional units to meet the course requirements.
You must also satisfy any prerequisites for your preferred major under the BPhil (Honours) (refer to individual major descriptions for prerequisite details).
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Why study this course?
Ideal for high-achievers with a passion for engineering, this combined degree gives you the opportunity to get hands-on undergraduate research experience, one-on-one mentoring from leading academics and overseas exchange and education opportunities.
What will I learn?
As well as gaining a broad, practical engineering foundation in your chosen engineering specialisation, you’ll be able to explore your interests further through an additional major of your choice and the research-focussed activities of the BPhil (Hons). Working with a mentor, you’ll have the flexibility to design a program to stimulate and challenge your learning and to suit your personal career goals.
This combined degree offers exceptional career advantages, giving you an edge over your competitors. You’ll also be ideally positioned to apply for PhD or research opportunities with the best universities around the world.
You can combine one of the following extended majors from Engineering (Honours):
- Automation and Robotics Engineering
- Biomedical Engineering
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Software Engineering
With one of the many majors available at UWA.
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Careers and employability
This combined degree offers exceptional career advantages, giving you an edge over your competitors.You can choose any UWA major with the Bachelor of Philosophy, so your career opportunities are limitless – from accounting to zoology!
You’ll also be ideally positioned to apply for PhD or research opportunities with the best universities around the world.
Fees and scholarships
Student contribution amounts are charged by unit. For a fee estimate, go to the Fee Calculator and select “I want to price my units”. Annual fees are subject to annual indexation.
Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
Domestic students who are eligible for a Commonwealth-supported place can use the HECS-HELP loan scheme to pay their tuition fees.
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- Average annual fee - 2022
To be considered for this course you need to:
- achieve a minimum ATAR of 98 or equivalent
- demonstrate English language competence
- satisfy any prerequisites for your preferred majors (refer to individual major descriptions for prerequisite details)
We offer a number of other pathways for you to gain entry into our undergraduate degrees if you do not meet the standard admission requirements. Find out the admissions pathways for School Leavers and Non-School Leavers.