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This program is not available to international or Defence sponsored students.

The School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) and the School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences (PEMS) offer a dual degree program which qualifies students for two degrees after the equivalent of five years of successful full-time study leading to the award of the degrees Bachelor of Engineering (Aeronautical) (Honours) and Bachelor of Science(BE (Aero) (Hons) BSc). The School of Engineering and Information Technology (SEIT) will administer the program. Students should seek advice from the relevant School Office in the first instance, or from Student Administrative Services, UNSW Canberra.


Study Level


Typical duration

5 Years

Academic Calendar

UNSW Canberra Calendar

Minimum Units of Credit



Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - BE (Hons)

Bachelor of Science - BSc

Stand Alone Programs

Click on the link below to find out more about each individual program.

Practical Experience

4472 - Aeronautical Engineering (Honours)

Before graduation a student shall complete 60 days of approved practical engineering experience which must be done in blocks of at least 20 working days each, each block being in the service of a single employer.

Technical Electives - Areas of Interest

4472 - Aeronautical Engineering (Honours)

Students may choose to take elective courses in the following areas of interest:

Structural Integrity:

ZEIT4001 Engineering Structures 2 (6 UOC)

ZEIT4006 Structural Integrated Assessment (6 UOC)

ZEIT4008 Integrated Mechanical Design (6 UOC)


ZEIT4006 Structural Integrated Assessment (6 UOC)

ZEIT4007 Rotorcraft Engineering (6 UOC)

High Performance Aerospace Vehicle:

ZEIT4003 Computational Fluid Dynamics (6 UOC)

ZEIT4013 Hypersonics (6 UOC)

Space Engineering. At least 2 electives chosen from:

ZEIT4225 Satellite Communications (6 UOC)

ZEIT4506 Orbital Mechanics (6 UOC)

ZEIT4507 Space Situational Awareness (6 UOC)

Year 3 & 4 Courses

4472 - Aeronautical Engineering (Honours)

In the third and fourth years of the program, students take the following courses (subject to any prerequisite requirements):

- ZINT2100 Intro to Cyber-Security (6 UOC)

- 12 UOC of General Education courses

- 18 UOC of Technical Elective courses selected from the courses listed.

Program Fees

At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following:

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