Engineering + Management (Combined)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (BE(Hons)) + Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

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Are you a problem solver with a business or corporate mindset? Combine the strengths of engineering and management to lead teams to find innovative and practical solutions to real-world problems.

Key details for

  • Selection Rank

    • 80
  • Course Code

    • H1281
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent
  • CRICOS Code

    • 0101881
  • Course Code

    • H1281
  • Study Mode

    • Part or full-time
      (Student visa holders must study full-time)
  • Course Duration

    • 5 years full-time or part-time equivalent

Course Description

Today’s engineering managers face new challenges, often with teams working across a range of locations and a constantly changing set of issues to handle. This course will prepare you to identify opportunities, assess challenges and find solutions to real-world management issues. You will develop an entrepreneurial mindset while building a deep understanding of scientific and mathematical principles to design and create processes or systems that can be applied in the field. You could also choose a double major in the field of engineering including Environmental, Chemical, Electrical, Industrial Computer Systems, Renewable Energy, and Instrumentation and Control.

6 reasons to study a combined degree in Engineering and Management at Murdoch

  • Work with organisations on real projects, and complete internships through our work integrated learning program
  • Gain the kind of management, negotiation and problem-solving skills that will help you in any career path you choose, in a rapidly-changing world.
  • Five-star rating for overall experience, student support, teaching quality and median graduate starting salary for Engineering and Technology*
    *Source: Good Universities Guide 2020.
  • Our Engineering degrees are accredited by Engineers Australia – the national industry body for engineering.
  • Make use of our $10.1 million Bayer Pilot Plant – a real-world engineering plant with a dedicated control room, the only one of its kind in WA.
  • Travel overseas to create positive change through our Engineers Without Borders Program.
  • Access great scholarships like the Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship Program and Murdoch First Scholarship.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

  • design concepts
  • principles of process engineering
  • control systems and process dynamics
  • international business
  • global strategic management.

Your career

When you graduate from this course you are likely to find work in all sectors including for profit, non-profit and government organisations. An extremely wide range of opportunities are available in both the commercial and industrial sectors covering information technology, manufacturing, medical, mining, processing, energy supply, communications, electronics, computer systems and defence-related.

Careers could include:

  • Management consulting
  • Banking and finance
  • Business development.

Professional recognition

Graduates of accredited engineering courses are eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia. Full Chartered Professional Engineer status can then be achieved after a further three to five years of work experience in the engineering profession.

For more details about this course, please download our information pack.

  • Location

    • Perth campus
  • Mid-year Intake

    • Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
    • Mid-year start available (International students)
  • Study Area(s)

Course Structure

Each course has a number of credit points that must be completed for you to graduate. Find out what’s required to meet the credit points for this course.

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Special Requirements

All students will undertake at least 450 hours of approved work experience, plus complete a report outlining the experience gained, in order to complete the requirements of the degree. This work experience must be in a suitable engineering-related area and be approved by the Engineering Academic Chair.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. Use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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We understand you may need help financially whilst studying for your qualification. We therefore offer eligible students a wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards across a variety of categories. Find out what scholarships Murdoch has on offer, and whether you’re eligible to apply.

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At Murdoch, you pay for the individual units you enrol in, not an overall course fee. The total cost of your course will therefore vary depending on what units you choose. An indicative fee will be provided with your offer, however you can use our online Course Fee Calculator to estimate the amount you will need to pay.

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Be welcomed into the Murdoch University community with one of our three different Welcome Scholarships: the International Welcome Scholarship, International Welcome Scholarship – Australia or International Honours Welcome Scholarship.

The Australian Government also offers scholarships to students from developing countries through the Australia Awards Scholarship program.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

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Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 1, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

Apply now to be eligible for a place at Murdoch University. To start studying in Semester 2, you can apply directly to Murdoch using our easy-to-use online application system.

 

Your Application Checklist

  • Check the course details
  • Check the entry requirements for the course to clarify your eligibility
  • Check your eligibility for a scholarship
  • Prepare your documentation (see the checklist below)
  • Ask us any questions you might have (we're here to help!)
  • Now you're ready to apply!

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Completed official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion
  • ATAR results
  • STAT results

Your Document Checklist

Ready to apply? Before you start, make sure you have some or all of the following documentation ready for a quick application.

  • Complete or incomplete official Academic Transcripts and Certificates of Completion – both original and English translated versions
  • English Language Proficiency Document (if available)