School of
Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

The integrated BE/ME program has been offered to eligible ITEE students since 2013. From 2015, this program becomes the BE(Hons)/ME for new students. This innovative program allows excellent BE or BE(Hons) students to study for one additional year and gain both a Bachelor (Honours) and Master of Engineering - giving these students an advantage in the job market. This extended program, developed in consultation with industry, allows students to gain greater depth of knowledge in their field of interest and offers the possibility of a full-time placement in industry or an overseas research laboratory as part of their program. 

In the School of ITEE, the program is available in the fields of:

Students considering currently enrolled, or considering enrollment in the BE/ME program who need further assistance in planning their studies can arrange an academic advising appointment. Please see the engineering academic advising and resources page for further details.

Commonwealth-supported students are eligible for Commonwealth-supported (HECS/HELP) places in the BE(Hons)/ME. Students are advised to consult Centrelink about any implications for income support (e.g. Youth Allowance).

Student Choice - BE or BE(Hons)/ME?

The existing 4-year Bachelor of Engineering (BE) program (and the replacement BE(Hons)) will continue to be available, so students have the choice between completing the BE or BE(Hons) or, if eligible, entering the 5-year BE(Hons)/ME at the end of third year (completion of #48). The programs differ in fourth year so application must be made before fourth year is commenced.

Project or Placement?

Students in ITEE fields in the BE(Hons)/ME have several project options, including:

  • semester-long full-time placement in industry - possibly including vacation work in the adjacent summer semester [1]
  • semester-long full-time placement in a research laboratory - possibly overseas [1]
  • year-long thesis project course (#6) under the supervision of an ITEE academic
European Linked Degrees

Through strategic international partnerships, The School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering is excited to offer you the opportunity to study abroad and complete a European Linked degree. 

More information

See the frequently asked questions. If you have other questions, please contact the School of ITEE.

Notes:
  1. Subject to availability and selection via a competitive application and interview process.