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Are you keen to tackle global challenges through engineering innovation? Embark on an engineering pathway and gain the skills needed to meet future global needs – from creating some of the world's biggest buildings – to designing minuscule electronic devices to make a large impact.

1st

1st in Australia and 5th in the world for Marine/Ocean Engineering (ARWU 2020)

Rocket

Student startups include: Fleet Engineering, Wearhawk and Mapizy

30th in the world for Civil and Structural Engineering (QS 2020)

UWA $25,000 Engineering Scholarship

Get a $25,000 head start in your engineering career when you make UWA your first preference.

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Courses

Tailor your degree by exploring your career path or interest area in your first year, before selecting one or two majors in your second year. It's a unique feature of our course model and the best part is, it won't cost any extra or take longer to complete your degree.

Master of Professional Engineering Direct Pathway

Master of Professional Engineering course has been developed in consultation with industry to equip you with the advanced technical expertise, critical thinking and professional skills required to remain competitive in a global workforce.

Bachelor of Automation and Robotics/Master of Professional Engineering

By entering the Master of Professional Engineering pathway via our Bachelor of Automation and Robotics, you’ll build a foundation in automation and robotics, then become an accredited engineer specialising in either software engineering, mechanical engineering or electrical  engineering.

Bachelor of Automation and Robotics

Bachelor of Automation and Robotics combines relevant aspects from all engineering disciplines, software development, electronic hardware design and mechatronics, this course will cover the principles, design and operation of industrial robot manipulators as well as intelligent autonomous robots and self-driving vehicles

Bachelor of Science

A key focus of the Bachelor of Science is understanding, reasoning and improving the natural world through systematic observation, experimentation, modelling and calculation.

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Successfully completing an honours degree not only prepares you for higher-degree study at master’s and PhD level, but demonstrates to prospective employers a higher capacity for independent learning and research.

Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours)

The Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) is an inspiring, holistic four-year degree comprising a three-year bachelor’s (chosen from UWA’s Arts, Biomedical Science, Commerce or Science degrees) and a fourth year of honours.

Postgraduate courses

Become an expert in your chosen field by taking your skills and qualifications to new heights after completing your undergraduate degree. With a UWA postgraduate degree, you can learn from reputable thought leaders and build strong, life-long connections.

 


Future proof your career

As an Engineering student, the flexibility to tailor your electives also provides a great way to broaden your employment opportunities and career options once you graduate. As an example, combining mechanical, electronic and software engineering electives will allow you to develop the skills to work as an electrical and electronic engineer, as well as a mechatronics engineer. 


UWA has enriched my learning by providing me with the opportunity to design a project to aid people in Vanuatu through my Engineering Science major. I’ve also taken up Neuroscience units which I hope will further develop my skills in the bioengineering field. Lucy Anderson

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Industry

We collaborate with industry leaders to develop practical courses to prepare you for a global engineering career. Our partners include BHP, Woodside, Monadelphous and Rio Tinto.

Student club

With 180+ clubs and societies, there is something for everyone at UWA.

The University Engineers’ Club (UEC) is the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences’ (ECM) Faculty Society. Formed in 1921, the UEC represents all students on their way to becoming an engineer in areas of career, education, social and sport.