Bachelor of Engineering Honours
Unit of study  Credit points  A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition  Session 

Bachelor of Engineering Honours Core Unit Table 

Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours are required to complete a total of not less than 192 credit points, consisting of the following:  
1. 36 credit points of Engineering Core units of study, as set out below;  
2. 108 credit points of Stream Core units of study from the relevant Bachelor of Engineering Honours stream table;  
3. 48 credit points of Stream Specialist units of study.  
Candidates intending to complete a major (optional for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours) must complete a minimum of 48 credit points from the table of units of study for that major.  
Maths Units of Study 

Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete all Maths units of study listed below.  
MATH units of study offered by the Faculty of Science shown in the tables can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit, subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their school before enrolling.  
MATH1021 Calculus Of One Variable 
3  A HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent. N MATH1011 or MATH1901 or MATH1906 or ENVX1001 or MATH1001 or MATH1921 or MATH1931 
Intensive January Semester 1 Semester 2 
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 
3  A HSC Mathematics or MATH1111. Students who have not completed HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Mathematics Bridging Course (offered in February). N MATH1012 or MATH1014 or MATH1902 
Intensive January Semester 1 
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 
3  A Knowledge of complex numbers and methods of differential and integral calculus including integration by partial fractions and integration by parts as for example in MATH1021 or MATH1921 or MATH1931 or HSC Mathematics Extension 2 N MATH1013 or MATH1903 or MATH1907 or MATH1003 or MATH1923 or MATH1933 
Intensive January Semester 1 Semester 2 
MATH1005 Statistical Thinking with Data 
3  A HSC Mathematics. Students who have not completed HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Mathematics Bridging Course (offered in February). N MATH1015 or MATH1905 or STAT1021 or ECMT1010 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or BUSS1020 or DATA1001 or DATA1901 
Intensive January Semester 1 Semester 2 
Professional Engagement Program 

Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete the Professional Engagement Program units of study.  
ENGP1000 Professional Engagement Program 1 
N ENGG4000 OR ENGG5217 
Semester 1 Semester 2 

ENGP2000 Professional Engagement Program 2 
P ENGP1000 AND [24cp of ENGI units of study] N ENGG4000 OR ENGG5217 
Semester 1 Semester 2 

ENGP3000 Professional Engagement Program 3 
P ENGP2000 AND [72cp of ENGI units of study]. Students must enrol in ENGP3000 in the semester immediately following completion of ENGP2000 and once they have completed at least 72cp of engineering units of study. N ENGG4000 OR ENGG5217 
Semester 1 Semester 2 

Candidates must enrol in ENGP1000 in their first semester of study.  
Thesis Units of Study 

Candidates must complete either the two thesis units of study (12 credit points) or the Major Industrial Project belonging to the stream in which they are enrolled.  
AMME4111 Thesis A 
6  P 36 cp of any 3000 or higher level Engineering units of study N AMME4010 or AMME4122 or AMME4121 or BMET4111 or BMET4112 OR BMET4010 Prospective students in Thesis A are expected to have consulted with supervisors and selected a topic of interest at the end of third year, guided by the advertised list of suggested thesis topics and supervisors. Availability of topics is limited and students should undertake to speak with prospective supervisors as soon as possible. Students who are unable to secure a supervisor and topic will be allocated a supervisor by the unit coordinator. Alternatively, students may do a thesis with a supervisor in industry or in another university department. In this case, the student must also find a second supervisor within the School of AMME. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
AMME4112 Thesis B 
6  P 36 cp of any 3000 or higher level Engineering units of study N AMME4121 or AMME4010 or AMME4122 or BMET4111 or BMET4112 OR BMET4010 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
BMET4111 Thesis A 
6  P 36 cp of any 3000 or higher level units of study N BMET4010 or AMME4111 or AMME4112 or AMME4010 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
BMET4112 Thesis B 
6  P 36 cp of any 3000 or higher level units of study N BMET4010 or AMME4111 or AMME4112 or AMME4010 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
CHNG4811 Thesis A 
6  A CHNG3801 AND CHNG3802 AND CHNG3803 AND CHNG3805 AND CHNG3806 AND CHNG3807. Enrolment in this unit of study assumes that all core 3000 level chemical engineering units have been successfully completed. P CHNG3801 AND CHNG3802 AND CHNG3803 AND CHNG3805 AND CHNG3806 AND CHNG3807. N CHNG4813 OR CHNG4814 OR CHNG4203 Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2 This unit is available to only those students who have gained an entry to the Honours degree. School permission required for enrolment in semester 2. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
CHNG4812 Thesis B 
6  A CHNG3801 AND CHNG3802 AND CHNG3803 AND CHNG3805 AND CHNG3806 AND CHNG3807. Enrolment in this unit of study assumes that Honours Thesis A and all (six) core chemical engineering units of study in third year have been successfully completed C CHNG4811 N CHNG4813 OR CHNG4814 OR CHNG4203 Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1 This unit is available to only those students who have gained an entry to the Honours degree. School permission required for enrolment in semester 1. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
CIVL4022 Thesis A 
6  P 30 credit points of any 3000 or higher level units of study. N CIVL4203 Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2 It is expected that the Thesis will be conducted over two consecutive semesters and that the majority of students will start in Semester 1. Commencement in Semester 2 requires permission of Thesis coordinator and School's Director of Learning and Teaching and will only be allowed where there are good reasons for doing so. Students considering this option should discuss it with the Thesis coordinator at least one semester before they intend to start. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
CIVL4023 Thesis B 
6  P 30 credit points of any 3000 or higher level units of study. N CIVL4203 Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
ELEC4712 Thesis A 
6  P 36 cp of 3000 or higher level units of study N ELEC4714 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Note that students require permission from the HOS to do both A and B units in the same Semester, and will have an accelerated assessment schedule. Note also that entry to Honours Thesis is by permission. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
ELEC4713 Thesis B 
6  N ELEC4714 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Note that students require permission from the HOS to do both A and B units in the same Semester, and will have an accelerated assessment schedule. Note also that entry to Honours Thesis is by permission. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
AMME4010 Major Industrial Project 
24  P 36 credits of at least 3rd year units of study with 65% average N AMME4111 OR AMME4112 OR AMME4121 OR AMME4122 OR ENGG4000 OR MECH4601 or BMET4111 or BMET4112 OR BMET4010 Note: Department permission required for enrolment For students whose degree includes ENGG4000, AMME4010 counts in place of this unit. Students whose degree includes the Professional Engagement Program must enrol in all PEP units. AMME4010 will count toward the Engineering Work requirement of ENGP3000. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project 
24  A Passed at least 144 credit points. Students wishing to do this unit of study are required to discuss the matter with the Head of School prior to enrolment. P 144 CP prior study with >65% WAM N CHNG4811 OR CHNG4812 OR ENGG4000 OR CHNG4802 Note: Department permission required for enrolment Enrollment by permission only. The candidate will be selected by interview and at the discretion of the Head of School. For students whose degree includes ENGG4000, CHNG4203 counts in place of this unit. Students whose degree includes the Professional Engagement Program must enrol in all PEP units. CHNG4203 will count toward the Engineering Work requirement of ENGP3000. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
CIVL4203 Major Industrial Project 
24  P [36 credits of 3000 level units of study] and WAM >= 70 N CIVL4022 or CIVL4023 or ENGG4000 Note: Department permission required for enrolment For students whose degree includes ENGG4000, ELEC4714 counts in place of this unit. Students whose degree includes the Professional Engagement Program must enrol in all PEP units. CIVL4203 will count toward the Engineering Work requirement of ENGP3000. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project 
24  P 36 cp of 3000 or higher level units of study N ELEC4710 OR ELEC4711 OR ELEC4712 OR ELEC4713 OR ENGG4000 Note: Department permission required for enrolment For students whose degree includes ENGG4000, ELEC4714 counts in place of this unit. Students whose degree includes the Professional Engagement Program must enrol in all PEP units. ELEC4714 will count toward the Engineering Work requirement of ENGP3000. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
A Major Industrial Placement unit replaces 12 credit points of Engineering Core Thesis units of study and an additional 12 credit points of Stream units of study as approved by the candidate’s Program Director.  
Integrated Engineering Units of Study 

Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete all Integrated Engineering units of study.  
ENGG1111 Integrated Engineering 1 
6  N ENGG1803 or ENGG1061 Note: Dalyell Scholars may enrol in ENGD1000 in place of ENGG1111. They may also replace ENGG2111 + ENGG3111 + ENGG4111 (3 x 2 cp) with another 6 cp ENGDXXXX (Engineering Dalyell) unit. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
ENGG2111 Integrated Engineering 2 
2  P ENGG1111 OR ENGG1061 OR ENGD1000 Note: Dalyell Scholars may replace ENGG2111 + ENGG3111 + ENGG4111 (3 x 2 cp) with another 6 cp ENGDXXXX (Engineering Dalyell) unit. 
Semester 2 
ENGG3111 Integrated Engineering 3 
2  P (ENGG2111 OR ENGG2062) AND 84cp ENGI UoS N ENGG3062 Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2 In general, the Semester 2 offering is only for students who are unable to undertake ENGG3111 in Semester 1 due to an international exchange or involvement with another university program and completion of the unit in the following year would delay graduation. Note: While it is recommended that you undertake ENGG3111 before ENGG4111 the units can be taken in any order. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
ENGG4111 Integrated Engineering 4 
2  P (ENGG2111 OR ENGG2062) AND 84cp ENGI UoS N ENGG4064 OR ENGG4065 Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2 Note: While it is recommended that you undertake ENGG3111 before ENGG4111 the units can be taken in any order. 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
Core Unit Exceptions 

Any BE Honours stream combined with Bachelor of Commerce 

Candidates enrolled in the BE Honours (any stream) in a combined degree with Commerce are exempt from MATH1005 Statistical Thinking with Data. Candidates must enrol in the core Bachelor of Commerce unit:  
BUSS1020 Quantitative Business Analysis 
6  A Mathematics (equivalent of band 4 in the NSW HSC subject Mathematics or band E3 in Mathematics Extension 1 or 2) OR MATH1111 N ECMT1010 or MATH1005 or MATH1905 or MATH1015 or STAT1021 or ENVX1001 or ENVX1002 or DATA1001 or MATH1115 Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce, the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Advanced Studies, and the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws must complete this core unit within the first year of study (fulltime students) or within in the first two years of study (parttime students). 
Semester 1 Semester 2 
Candidates are recommended to enrol in the following unit in place of MATH1005:  
MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics 
3  A HSC Mathematics or MATH1111. Students who have not completed HSC Mathematics (or equivalent) are strongly advised to take the Mathematics Bridging Course (offered in February). N MATH1904 or MATH1064 
Semester 2 
Aeronautical stream combined degree with Commerce or Law 

Candidates enrolled in BE Honours (Aeronautical) in a combined degree with Commerce or Law are exempt from the Integrated Engineering units and must instead enrol in 12 credit points from the following Aeronautical Advanced Specialist units:  
AERO4260 Aerodynamics 2 
6  P AMME2200 OR AMME2261 
Semester 1 
AERO4360 Aerospace Structures 2 
6  A AERO3465 P AERO3360 
Semester 1 
AERO4560 Flight Mechanics 2 
6  A AMME2500 develops the basic principles of engineering mechanics and system dynamics that underpin this course. AERO3560 Flight Mechanics 1 develops the specifics of aircraft flight dynamics and stability. AMME3500 Systems control covers basic system theory and control system synthesis techniques. P AERO3560 and AMME3500 
Semester 2 
Mechanical stream combined degree with Commerce or Law 

Candidates enrolled in BE Honours (Mechanical) in a combined degree with Commerce or Law are exempt from the Integrated Engineering units and must instead enrol in 12 credit points from the following Mechanical Specialist units:  
AMME5101 Energy and the Environment 
6  A Students are expected to be familiar with the basic laws of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer P MECH3260 OR MECH9260 or MECH8260 OR AERO3261 OR AERO9261 or AERO8261 
Semester 1 
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 
6  A Partial differential equations; Finite difference methods; Taylor series; Basic fluid mechanics including pressure, velocity, boundary layers, separated and recirculating flows. Basic computer programming skills. 
Semester 1 
AMME5271 Computational Nanotechnology 
6  A Understanding of basic principles of Newtonian mechanics, physics and chemistry, fluid mechanics and solid mechanics. Note: Department permission required for enrolment 
Semester 2 
AMME5310 Engineering Tribology 
6  A (AMME2302 OR AMME9302) AND (AMME2301 OR AMME9301) AND (MECH3261 OR MECH9261 or MECH8261) Note: Department permission required for enrolment 
Semester 1 
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 
6  P (AMME2301 OR AMME9301) AND (AMME2200 OR AMME2261 OR AMME9261) AND (AMME2500 OR AMME9500) 
Semester 2 
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 
6  A Strong understanding of feedback control systems, specifically in the area of system modelling and control design in the frequency domain. P AMME3500 OR AMME9501 or AMME8501 
Semester 1 
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 
6  A Computer Aided Drafting, Basic FEA principles and Solid Mechanics Note: Department permission required for enrolment 
Semester 1 
MECH4460 Mechanical Design 3 
6  A (AMME1802 OR ENGG1802) AND AMME2301 AND AMME2500 AND MECH3361 P MECH2400 and MECH3460 N MECH5416 
Semester 1 
MECH5255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 
6  A Students are expected to be familiar with the basic laws of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer. P MECH3260 OR MECH9260 or MECH8260 N MECH4255 
Semester 2 
MECH5265 Combustion 
6  A Students are expected to be familiar with the basic laws of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer. P (MECH3260 AND MECH3261) OR MECH9260 or MECH8260 
Semester 2 
MECH5275 Renewable Energy 
6  A The student will need a sound background in advanced level fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and heat transfer. In particular, students should be able to analyse fluid flow in turbomachinery; perform first and second law thermodynamic analysis of energy conversion systems, including chemically reacting systems; and perform advanced level calculations of conductive and convective and radiative heat transfer, including radiative spectral analysis. P (MECH3260 AND MECH3261) OR (AERO3260 AND AERO3261) OR (MECH9260 AND MECH9261) OR (MECH8260 and MECH8261) OR (AERO9260 AND AERO9261) OR (AERO8260 and AERO8261). Students claiming to have prerequisite knowledge based on study at other institutions must contact the unit of study coordinator before enrolling in this unit and may be required to sit a preexam to demonstrate that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to undertake this advanced level unit. Note: Department permission required for enrolment 
Semester 2 
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 
6  P MECH3362 OR MECH9362 or MECH8362 N MECH4310 
Semester 1 
MECH5311 Microscopy and Microanalysis of Materials 
6  A AMME1362 or AMME9302 or CIVL2110. 
Semester 1 
Mechatronic stream combined degree with Commerce or Law 

Candidates enrolled in BE Honours (Mechatronic) in a combined degree with Commerce or Law are exempt from the Integrated Engineering units and must instead enrol in 12 credit points from the following Mechatronic Advanced Specialist units:  
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 
6  A The unit assumes that students have strong skills in MATLAB. P MTRX3700 OR MECH4720 OR MECH5720 
Semester 2 
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 
6  A Strong understanding of feedback control systems, specifically in the area of system modelling and control design in the frequency domain. P AMME3500 OR AMME9501 or AMME8501 
Semester 1 
AMME5790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 
6  A Knowledge in mechanical and electronic engineering; adequate maths and applied maths skills; background knowledge of physics, chemistry and biology; Some programming capability: MATLAB, C, C++, software tools used by engineers including CAD and EDA packages. P (MECH3921 OR BMET3921) OR MTRX3700 OR (AMME5921 OR BMET5921 OR BMET9921) N AMME4790 AMME5790 is the last in a series of practical Mechatronic and Electrical courses taken over three years. It takes these engineering concepts, along with the associated mathematical, electronic and mechanical theory and applies this knowledge to a series of practical, albeit specialised biomechatronic applications that will be encountered by Mechatronic Engineers who enter this broad field on graduation. 
Semester 2 
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 
6  A Strong MATLAB skills P MTRX3700 N MECH4720 
Semester 2 
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 
6  A Knowledge of statics and dynamics, rotation matrices, programming and some electronic and mechanical design experience is assumed. P (AMME3500 OR AMME9501 or AMME8501) AND MTRX3700 
Semester 1 
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