Diploma of Engineering

The Diploma of Engineering consists of Deakin University's first year degree units and equips you with the skills and knowledge required for a full spectrum of opportunities in the engineering field. You will choose to specialise in civil, electrical and electronics, mechanical, and mechatronics when you enter second year at Deakin University.

Your pathway to Deakin University



  • Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


  • Eight to twelve months


  • March, June and October


  • 063385A

Course structure

Complete and pass eight units

  • SEB121 Engineering Practice
  • SED102 Engineering Graphics and CAD
  • SEE103 Electrical Systems
  • SEM111 Engineering Materials 1
  • SEP101 Engineering Physics
  • SIT172 Programming for Engineers
  • SIT194 Introduction to Mathematical Modelling
  • SIT199 Applied Algebra and Statistics

Entry into second year of

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)
    (CRICOS Code 079998G)
  • Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours)
    (CRICOS Code 079997G)
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours)
    (CRICOS Code 079996J)
  • Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering (Honours)
    (CRICOS Code 079999F)