Diploma of Engineering
The Diploma of Engineering will prepare you for success in your Monash Engineering degree.
How the program works
Our diplomas are in two parts: part 1 and part 2. In part 1, you’ll learn about the maths and science theory. In part 2, you’ll study the same subjects as first-year University students and develop your specialist knowledge of engineering and the practical skills you’ll need for University.
- group projects
- poster presentations
- tutorial assessments
- a final exam
|Destination||2nd year engineering at Monash University|
|AQF Level||Level 5|
|Mode of study||On campus|
|Duration||Part 1: 8 months|
Part 2: 12 months^
|Intakes||February, June and October|
|Study area||Specialist: Engineering|
|What you will study||Part 1: complete 8 core units|
Part 2: complete 8 core units
|Contact hours||5–7 hours per unit, per week|
|Prerequisites||English, Mathematics, and one of either Chemistry or Physics|
|What it costs|
See our dates and fees page for details.
|CRICOS Course Code||043634K|
^Start the Diploma of Engineering in October and you could fast-track and complete your diploma in just eight months. You will be ready to start Monash University in July. You must have met the required scores to enter a first year undergraduate engineering degree to be considered for the T3 Fast-Track program.
|Trimester 1: 4 months||Trimester 2: 4 months|
|MCD1160 Introductory Engineering Computing |
MCD1170 Introductory Chemistry
MCD1180 Introductory Physics
MCD1700 Introductory Mathematics
|MCD1470 Engineering Practice |
MCD1190 Chemistry A
MCD1200 Physics A
MCD1750 Intermediate Mathematics
|Trimester 1: 4 months||Trimester 2: 4 months||Trimester 3: 4 months|
|MCD4160 Physics for|
MCD4390 Chemistry 1
MCD4510 P-Math* OR
|MCD4270 Engineering Design:|
Lighter, Faster, Stronger
MCD4140 Computing for
MCD4490 Advanced Mathematics* OR
Design: Cleaner, Safer,
MCD4500 Engineering Mathematics*
*Students entering directly into Part 2, with the exception of Engineering Fast-Track students, will enrol in MCD4510 (a non-credit compulsory preparatory mathematics unit) in their first trimester, followed by MCD4490 in Trimester 2 and MCD4500 in Trimester 3.
^Fast-Track students and students progressing into Part 2 from Part 1 will enrol into MCD4490 Advanced Mathematics in their first trimester, followed by MCD4500 in Trimester 2, and will study two units in their third trimester.
What careers can a Diploma of Engineering lead you to?
Aerospace systems and flight controls
Oil and gas engineering
|Civil engineering |