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Almost every innovation in today’s world – from turning on a light switch to supplying entire communities with power – has an aspect of engineering.
Undergraduate engineering studies at UniSA incorporate strong theoretical teaching with experience-based learning, including 12-week internships and industry standard facilities, to offer the ideal academic blend. Our aim is to produce graduates with the skills to work creatively and sustainably in modern enterprise.
Postgraduate students are supported by our engineering research – ranked well above world class1 – and our extensive industry connections and experience.
Choose from undergraduate specialisations in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronic Engineering. All four-year engineering degrees include an honours year and are accredited by Engineers Australia.
1The only university in South Australia to have all of its assessed engineering research rated well above world-class – 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
12016/17 THE World University Rankings
22015 Excellence in Research for Australia
32017 QS World University Rankings and 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
UniSA research is rated well above world-class1 and our students benefit from access to the renowned Natural and Built Environments Research Centre (NBERC).
At NBERC, partnerships with industries, local councils, governments, communities and other research organisations are addressing the knowledge gaps and problems of our natural and built environments. They also collaborate with UniSA’s prestigious research institutes, such as the Barbara Hardy Institute and the Defence and Systems Institute.
You will graduate a highly employable and professional engineer, with strong social and cultural sensibilities. Our students are well prepared for their careers. They are ready to work in diverse, interdisciplinary teams and to solve complex world problems.
12015 Excellence in Research for Australia
There are a wide range of career options for highly qualified engineers, with employment opportunities in engineering consulting firms, construction companies, and local, state and federal government.
Graduates of our engineering degrees have found full-time work with respected organisations like the Orlando Wyndham Group, Origin Energy, Caroma, WMC (Olympic Dam), Aurecon, Bridgestone, DPTI, and SA Water.
We are a globally connected university; our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement. UniSA has extensive research strengths and partnerships that provide a strong foundation for all our degree programs. Our research institutes and centres include:
Jo Schneider talks about her experience as an Engineering student at UniSA
Liam Balfour Nicholls