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ENGINEERING & SCIENCE

From sports engineering to environmental management, VU offers more than 20 different courses to get you ready for a career in building, engineering or science.

We will provide you with the skills you need through our practical learning program and our outstanding engineering labs and facilities. We will also give you hands-on learning opportunities from the best professionals thanks to our diverse industry connections.

You can access these courses from short studies to TAFE, and undergraduate levels.

VU has been ranked among the Top 3 universities in Victoria by the Times Higher Education world ranking, and scored 5 stars in the Good Universities Guide for Learner Engagement in science and mathematics for 2018.

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OUTSTANDING FACILITIES

We have specialised labs and facilities in areas such as geomechanics, hydraulics, thermodynamics, analytical chemistry, biotechnology, microelectronics, information technology, power engineering and mechanics.

WORK-CLASS PLACEMENT PROGRAMS

You’ll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and develop your skills thanks to our 2000+ partners. These include Engineers Australia, the CSIRO, Melbourne Water, VicRoads, Fosters, Clariant, Racing Analytical Services, Modern Olives Laboratories, the National Measurement Institute, the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING

Our Problem-Based Learning (PBL) program is embedded across our Engineering courses, allowing you to solve problems in a real-world context and develop your critical thinking skills. This approach gives you experience in situations today’s engineers face every day, while gaining the technical knowledge and communication skills needed in the workplace.

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PATHWAYS FOR ALL TYPES OF STUDENTS

Our study ‘pathways’ connect courses between TAFE and university undergraduate and postgraduate courses, giving you more flexible and accessible opportunities for learning.

  • CPC50210 Diploma in Building
    and Construction (Building)

  • Bachelor of Building
    (Construction Management)

  • NMPM Master of
    Project Management

Graduates of our Diploma in Building and Construction (Building) can pathway directly into a Bachelor of Building (Construction Management) degree with a year and a half of credit.

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