Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) student Jack Marr at Lismore campus in A Block.

Solve the challenges of our times

If you are fascinated by how the world works and how you might make it work better our engineering degrees will prepare you for tackling and solving the biggest challenges facing civil and mechanical engineering. What you learn today can help you transform tomorrow.

Engineering is a rapidly evolving discipline that touches just about every facet of modern industry. That is why engineers are hot property in today's job market, with many dynamic and diverse career opportunities. Employers are seeking job-ready engineers with strong skills, instincts and intuition.

That is why our degrees include 60 days of supervised work placement in an engineering environment. And it pays off most of our students have jobs before they graduate. Our engineering laboratories are fitted with state-of-the-art technology, including a 10-tonne self-reacting frame, climate-controlled rooms, a 10-metre tilting water flume, concrete technology, universal machine testing and 3D printers.

Mitch Lavelle

“I’m part of an amazing team aiming to achieve something new and important for the Australian aerospace industry. As an engineer, I count my lucky stars – so to speak.”

Uni in July


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Why choose Engineering with Southern Cross?

No.1 in Australia

We're rated No.1 in Australia for teaching quality, skills development, learning resources and overall experience (GUG 2023)

Industry connections

We have strong industry connections for work placement opportunities and networking

Graduate employment

97% of Engineering (PG) graduates in full time employment within four months of completing their course (Graduate Outcome Survey 2017-2019)

Graduate Mitch is reaching for the stars as an aerospace engineer with Australia's largest space company. Mitch is a mechanical engineer at Gilmour Space Technologies, leading provider of Australian-made launch vehicles and satellite platforms. Established on the Gold Coast in 2013, the company is on track to launch its Eris rockets and G-class satellite (G-Sat) platforms into Low Earth Orbits.

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Entry pathways

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The Faculty of Science and Engineering

The Faculty of Science and Engineering is a leader in outstanding research and industry innovation, offering a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees which specialise in engineering, IT, regenerative agriculture, environmental and marine science. Each course is designed to equip students with industry-relevant knowledge and capabilities, focused on innovative approaches to contemporary issues, while opening doors and opportunities for them anywhere in the world. Our strong links with industry form a fundamental part of our internship programs, giving our students experience in real jobs before they graduate.


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