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                                School of Science and Engineering

                                University of Ballarat
                                Victoria, Australia




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the university
The University of Ballarat was first established
in 1870 as the School of Mines Ballarat making
it the third oldest tertiary institution in Australia.
With over 130 years of tradition and excellence
UB continues to serve its students whether you
wish to advance your current knowledge or pursue
a completely different career.
One of UB’s values, is ‘Excellence through effort’
this applies to not only our students but UB as
a whole, with a growing reputation for sound
relevant research by our academics, this added
knowledge is passed on to all UB students
whatever course they undertake.
As Australia’s only regional multi-sector
university, you can choose a pathway with UB to
complete your qualification/s without ever having
to change institutions.
                                                                            School of Science and Engineering




the ballarat advantage                                                      language requirements
Quality courses                                                             Entry into all University of Ballarat courses requires a
UB’s courses are regularly updated to suit changes in the                   minimum English language competency.
international environment. The University’s close links with industry
play an important role in the design of courses which greatly benefit       The School of Science & Engineering requires all students to meet the
the new graduate.                                                           following requirement for entry into its programs:

Small class sizes                                                           IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 (including Writing 6.0) with
At UB you will enjoy being part of the class and you will not get lost in          no other sub-score less than 5.5
the crowd. All of our students have a name first, and that is how you       TOEFL: Score of 580, including the Test of Written English
are known by all staff.                                                            (TWE) or;
                                                                                      a score of 237 in the computer based test or;
Accessible academic faculty and staff
At UB you are a name not a number. Academic and administrative staff                  a score of at least 90 overall with a Writing score of at
will get to know you by name.                                                         least 21 and no score lower than 28 on the other sections
                                                                                      of the Internet based test
Modern equipment
Resources are put back into the University to develop facilities and        (Some courses may require a higher level of English proficiency)
services that benefit you as a student. This ensures that the facilities
                                                                            Please note: While the University of Ballarat accepts both IELTS
and equipment used by students are state of the art.
                                                                            and TOEFL, in some countries the Australian Diplomatic Mission may
                                                                            accept only IELTS for the granting of a student visa. Please check with
Excellent teaching and sporting facilities
                                                                            the Australian Diplomatic Mission in your country to ensure that you
Modern lecture theatres and outstanding sporting facilities.
                                                                            are taking the appropriate test.
Friendly and safe regional city
Ballarat is a progressive and dynamic “college” town that has
                                                                            Exceptions
                                                                            In some cases, students who can demonstrate one of the following
many educational institutions; and friendly locals welcome
                                                                            may be deemed to have met the universities normal English language
international students.
                                                                            proficiency requirements:
                                                                            • English is spoken as a first language
                                                                            • Secondary school studies have been completed in English
                                                                              and a satisfactory pass has been obtained in final year English
                                                                            • Satisfactory completion of at least a first year of a tertiary
                                                                              course taught and examined in English




Cost of living                                                              Climate
Ballarat is one of the most affordable cities in Australia to live in, it   The climate in Ballarat is considered temperate, with four very
is considerably cheaper than any of the major metropolitan centres          distinctive seasons.
in Australia, and in many cases students enjoy a significantly better       • Summer has an average daytime temperature ranging from 25
lifestyle for much less cost.                                                 degrees Celsius (77 Fahrenheit) to 35 degrees Celsius
While students in Ballarat generally enjoy a lower cost of living, your       (95 Fahrenheit). Summers in Ballarat are warm to hot during the
cost of living is dependant on the lifestyle that you choose. Costs           day but usually cool at night.
can vary depending whether you choose to live alone or in a share           • Autumn is mild and pleasant, with a temperature range of 15 - 26
accommodation arrangement, your choice of entertainment will also             degrees Celsius (59 - 79 Fahrenheit).
impact on you living costs.
                                                                            • Winter is cold and often wet and it may snow lightly once or twice
Fees                                                                          a year. Daytime temperatures in winter may be between 8 and 15
Please consult the most recent copy of the University of Ballarat,            degrees Celsius (46-59 Fahrenheit) while at night the temperature
International Student Programs handbook, or                                   may drop below zero degrees Celsius (32 Fahrenheit).
http://www.ballarat.edu.au/international for an up-to-date course           • Spring is mild and pleasant with a temperature range of 13 - 24
fee listing.                                                                  degrees Celsius (55 - 75 Fahrenheit).




                                                                            University of Ballarat Victoria, Australia
Welcome by the Head
School of Science and Engineering


The School of Science and Engineering at the University of
Ballarat is an exciting place to study. As an international
student we actively want you to join us in our quest to
investigate science and engineering problems in the global
community. Australia is a great place to study and Ballarat
offers a great environment. We have offered Science and
Engineering programs of various types for the past 137 years
and as such, our graduates and perhaps you in a few short         Other courses offered by the School
years, will contribute in a real and significant way to our       of Science and Engineering
knowledge based society. I congratulate you on your past
achievements and hope you choose the University of Ballarat       > UNDERGRADUATE
to continue your studies.                                         • Bachelor of Applied Science
                                                                    (Food Science and Technology) / Bachelor of
When you chose to embark on research and study in                   Management
Science and Engineering, it directly benefits the productivity,   • Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours)
sustainability and equity of both our local and the global        • Bachelor of Engineering Science
environments. Our society continues to increase its reliance        (Civil / Mechanical / Mining) / Bachelor of
on science, engineering and technology (SET) skills and you         Applied Computing
may take up the challenge to contribute to the betterment
and well-being of that society in a very direct and positive      > POSTGRADUATE
way. The knowledge and skills you develop in Science and          • Graduate Certificate of Brewing
Engineering will contribute to a sustainable future for us all.   • Graduate Diploma of Brewing
                                                                  • Master of Applied Science
If you do come and study with us, our School will support you
in the challenges ahead but you will be in control. Science,      • Doctor of Philosophy - Science
engineering and technology teaching and research supports         • Graduate Certificate of Engineering Systems
global activities that require not only technically competent     • Graduate Diploma of Engineering Systems
individuals, but people who think critically, support             • Graduate Diploma of Mining
purposeful change and respect others and our environment.         • Master of Engineering Systems
We encourage you to reflect on your experiences and to            • Master of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering)
integrate new knowledge and skills for the future.                • Master of Engineering Technology
                                                                    (Mechanical Engineering)
Research is one of the core activities of our School and
                                                                  • Master of Engineering Technology (Mining Engineering)
you will be a significant part of our community of scholars.
Your contribution to the knowledge base, success and              • Master of Mining Engineering
diversity of the University will be highly valued. You            • Doctor of Engineering Science
are not alone in your quest for knowledge. Teamwork,              • Doctor of Philosophy - Engineering
communication skills and health and safety are embedded in
our programs and this makes your UB postgraduate degree
relevant, valuable and sought after. Your dream to push the
limits of our knowledge base is commended and I hope you
choose to realize it with us.

Dr Kim Dowling
H
 ead,SchoolofScienceandEngineering
                                                                    School of Science and Engineering




                                                                                                                                              SCIENCE
Bachelor of Biomedical Science

Duration:                                   Outline
                                            The Bachelor of Biomedical Science consists of 360 credit points. Content of the course
3 years                                     is specifically designed to prepare students to sit the GMSAT (Graduate Medical School’s
                                            Admission Test), via the thematically and problem-based approach to student learning.
Intakes:                                    Most units will incorporate a mix of competency-based skills assessment and knowledge
                                            development. Although completion of the course does not automatically guarantee entry into
February                                    a Graduate Medical School, it does offer many other career paths or options to the graduate.
                                            The new graduate medical program at Deakin University and other interstate universities will
Location:                                   provide opportunities to further specialisation and studies.

Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                   Career Opportunities
                                            Completion of the course will provide the graduate with the skills to enter a vast range of
                                            health-related industries including, but not limited to medical research; physiotherapy; micro-
Entry Requirements                          biology; health informatics; occupational health and safety; environmental health; pharmaceu-
Successful completion of Australian         tical industry; laboratory technology.
Year 12 or overseas equivalent including
                                            As well as medicine, dentistry or veterinary science for those graduates that satisfy
Mathematics and studies in Biology,
                                            the selection criteria for a graduate program, this course will be of particular interest to
Chemistry or Physics.
                                            students wishing to take advantage of the growing need for rural and regional medical and
                                            health practitioners.


Sample Study Plan
Semester 1                                  Semester 2                                        Semester 3
Bioscience 1: Anatomical Bases of Nursing   Bioscience 2: Physiological Bases of Nursing      Pathophysiology 1
General Science: Introductory Biology       Statistical Methods                               Applied Biochemistry
Chemistry I                                 Chemistry II                                      Human Genomics
Professional Development, IT and Ethics     Introductory Microbiology                         Infectious Diseases


Semester 4                                  Semester 5                                        Semester 6
Pathophysiology 2                           Environmental Health                              Population Health
Immunology                                  Biomedical Research 1                             Biomedical Research 2
Molecular Cell Biology                      Pharmacology and Toxicology 1                     Pharmacology and Toxicology 2
Introduction to Health Informatics          Restricted Elective                               Restricted Elective




                                                                    University of Ballarat Victoria, Australia
School of Science and Engineering




Bachelor of Science

Duration:                                  Outline
                                           The Bachelor of Science is designed for students with diverse educational backgrounds and
3 years                                    an interest in science. The Bachelor of Science provides a state-of-the–art foundation in
                                           modern scientific principles and theories with a stream of units touching on all the major
Intakes:                                   science disciplines. Maximum flexibility allows students to design their own major and minor
                                           streams. Students choose from an extensive range of subjects in established, newly emerging,
February & July                            general and specialist sciences, all of which are underpinned by scientific research. The
                                           course emphasizes and develops scientific communication, logical thinking, practical skills,
Location:                                  analytical talent and above all a curiosity. The Bachelor of Science provides a strong basis in
                                           the fundamentals of science but still includes a large practical component often delivered in
Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                  small laboratory classes – the ideal environment to get the most out of science.

                                           Career Opportunities
Entry Requirements                         This degree can take you anywhere. As a science graduate, your employment opportunities
Successful completion of Australian        and career aspirations are vast with career opportunities in both the public and private
Year 12 or overseas equivalent including   sectors. Dependant on your combination of chosen units, you could look to careers in medical
Mathematics.                               science, biostatistics, geology, environmental management, analytical laboratories, computer
                                           support, psychology, health, environmental planning, field assistant, consultancy or research
                                           to name a few. Science graduates are also finding their skills in demand in non-science areas
                                           such as marketing, education, administration or business management.

                                           Structure
                                           Although the course is designed for maximum flexibility and will enable students interested in
                                           Science to design their own course, four components must be completed: Core, Major, Minor
                                           and Professional Development.

                                           Core: 6 introductory units (6 x 15 credit point units) are to be completed by all students in
                                           the Bachelor of Science during the first two years of their course.

                                           Chemistry                     Cell Biology                Earth Sciences
                                           Physics and Calculus          Statistical Methods         Occupational Health and Safety

                                           Major: Majors (6 x 15 credit point units) may be chosen from Biochemistry, Chemistry,
                                           Ecology, Environmental Studies, Geosciences, Microbiology, Technology, Occupational Health
                                           and Safety, Information Technology and Psychology or any other specialisation in consultation
                                           with the course co-ordinator. Students are encouraged to develop their own themes within
                                           the confines of availability and prerequisites. Consultation with the course co-ordinator is
                                           encouraged to enable best course design from existing units.

                                           Minor: Minors (4 x 15 credit point units) will be offered in streams listed as majors and also
                                           in Physics, Statistics and Health. Students who wish to specialise may choose their major and
                                           minor from the same stream. Students are encouraged to develop their own themes within
                                           the confines of availability and prerequisites. Consultation with the course co-ordinator is
                                           required to enable best course design from existing units.

                                           Professional Development: This stream of units (8 x 15 credit point units) is intended to
                                           provide breadth to the course of study. After consultation with the course co-ordinator, units
                                           will be chosen from Education, Foreign Language, Applied Science, Biomedical Science,
                                           Business, Management or other appropriate discipline.




University of Ballarat Victoria, Australia
                                                                                                                                             SCIENCE
Bachelor of Applied Science
(Environmental Management)



Duration:                                  Outline
                                           The Environmental Management program prepares graduates for employment in
3 years                                    environmental and natural resource management. Students will gain:
                                           • A strong background in the biological sciences, with an emphasis on flora,
Intakes:                                     fauna and ecology;
February & July                            • Knowledge of the principles and practices used in the management of natural ecosystems;
                                           • An understanding of management responsibilities and procedures;
Location:                                  • An ability to communicate effectively - through various media and with people from a wide
                                             variety of backgrounds;
Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                  • An appreciation of the significance of soils and water and the ability to carry out
                                             basic analysis;
                                           • The ability to critically analyse results of research and investigation, and to present clear
Entry Requirements
                                             and statistically sound data;
Successful completion of Australian
Year 12 or overseas equivalent including   • The ability to prepare and present formal written reports and;
Mathematics.                               • An understanding of the range of computer applications relevant to natural resource
                                             management including remote sensing and geographic information systems.

                                           Career Opportunities
                                           Past graduates of the Environmental Management degree have high recognition and have been
                                           widely placed with statutory bodies in industry and, in particular, organisations involved with
                                           natural resources such as flora and fauna, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and conservation.
                                           Graduates have obtained positions with government authorities, including the Department
                                           of Natural Resources and Environment and Agriculture Victoria, as well as with private
                                           groups. Many graduates also go on to teach at secondary and tertiary levels following further
                                           education and training.


                                           Sample Study Plan
                                           Semester 1                                         Semester 2
                                           Introductory Biology                               Biodiversity
                                           Footprints on a Fragile Planet                     Environmental Studies
                                           Earth Science                                      Landscape Evolution
                                           Environmental Change                               Statistics


                                           Semester 3                                         Semester 4
                                           Environmental Ethics                               Australian Flora
                                           Geographic Information Systems                     Pest Plants & Animals
                                           Australian Fauna                                   Population & Community Ecology
                                           Protected Area Management                          Arid Zone Ecology


                                           Semester 5                                         Semester 6
                                           Research Design & Implementation                   Environmental Project
                                           Survey & Assessment                                Ecosystem Conversation & Management
                                           Wetlands & Water Resources                         Wildlife Ecology & Conservation
                                           Restoration Ecology                                Project Management
Bachelor of Applied Science
(Food Science & Technology)



Duration:                                      Outline
                                               The School of Science and Engineering offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in
3 years                                        Food Science and Technology that prepare students for careers related to the food industry.
                                               The studies cover the food continuum from the raw product to the consumer, including food
Intakes:                                       processing, product development and marketing, and quality assurance, with particular
                                               strengths in food analysis and fermentation technology.
February & July
                                               Career Opportunities
Location:                                      The food industry is in great need of qualified food professionals with demand clearly
                                               exceeding the number of graduates in Victoria and Australia. The industry is in need of Food
Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                      Scientists to manage its operations, develop new and better processes, and improve the
                                               efficiency and quality of the food industry.
                                               The range of career options within the food industry is almost limitless and the professional
Entry Requirements                             Food Scientist is well informed to take advantage of such opportunities. Career options
Successful completion of Australian
                                               include product management, laboratory analysis, laboratory management, quality assurance,
Year 12 or overseas equivalent including
                                               quality control, product development, research and development of new and existing products
Mathematics.
                                               and technical sales. Food Science and Technology graduates are employed in a diverse range
                                               of multi national companies, government and research organisations.
Professional Recognition
Food Science and Technology graduates
are eligible for professional membership of
the Australian Institute of Food Science and
Technology (AIFST).




Sample Study Plan
Semester 1                                     Semester 2                                       Semester 3
Chemistry I                                    Chemistry II                                     Food Processing Systems 1
Statistical Methods                            Introductory Microbiology                        Preventative Food Microbiology
Food Science & Nutrition                       Food in Society &/or Nature of Food              Food Analysis
Approved Elective                              Approved Elective                                Applied Biochemistry or Approved Elective


Semester 4                                     Semester 5                                       Semester 6
Food Processing Systems 2                      Food Processing Systems 3                        Product & Process Development
Diagnostic & Forensic Food Microbiology        Fermentation Technology                          Food Quality Management
Food Chemistry                                 Advanced Food Chemistry                          Research Project
Nutrition & Metabolism or Approved Elective    Food Biotechnology or Approved Elective          Malting & Brewing Science or
                                                                                                Approved Elective
                                                                     School of Science and Engineering




                                                                                                                                                  SCIENCE
Bachelor of Applied Science
(Geology)



Duration:                                   Outline
                                            Geology is the study of the Earth, including its history and composition, and of the dynamic
3 years                                     systems that shape the Earth’s surface. The geology program is broad-based but allows
                                            students to major in Exploration Geology or Environmental Geology. Enrolment in the Geology
Intakes:                                    program will see you undertake one core Geology unit (Earth Science) plus two science
                                            electives and one other elective in the first semester of the first year. The two science electives
February & July                             are chosen from chemistry, food science and nutrition, environmental management, and
                                            Australian ecosystems. During the second semester, you will take an elective as well as three
Location:                                   core Geology units.

Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat

Entry Requirements
Successful completion of Australian
Year 12 or overseas equivalent including
Mathematics.

Career Opportunities
Graduates of the Bachelor of Applied
Science course are widely recognised
by employing agencies as having excellent
applied skills in their chosen field.
Past graduates of the Geology program
have found rewarding careers in the
mining industry, government survey
organisations and as engineering
and environmental geologists, in the
petrochemical sector and as engineering
and environmental geologists.



Sample Study Plan
Semester 1                                  Semester 2                                         Semester 3
Earth Sciences                              Planet Earth                                       Structural Geology
Approved Elective                           Landscape Evolution                                Sedimentology
Approved Elective                           Earth’s Living History                             Hydrology
Approved Elective                           Approved Elective                                  Regolith Science or Paleontology


Semester 4                                  Semester 5                                         Semester 6
Optical Mineralogy                          Petrology                                          Applied Stratigraphy
Economic Geology                            Applied Geochemistry                               Applied Geophysics
Fieldwork Principles and Practice           Fieldwork                                          Project
Approved Elective                           Approved Elective                                  Approved Elective




                                                                     University of Ballarat Victoria, Australia
School of Science and Engineering




Bachelor of Applied Science
(Metallurgy)



Duration:                                  Outline
                                           The Bachelor of Applied Science (Metallurgy) is a 3 year full-time course founded on some
3 years                                    common units of studies from both science and engineering programs. All programs are
                                           industry oriented with a sound practical and theoretical foundation.
Intakes:                                   The exciting and new Metallurgy program uses sophisticated, modern technologies to
February                                   teach various components of mining, metals and mineral technology. Metallurgists extract
                                           and refine valuable minerals and metals from raw ores, as well as protect and restore the
                                           environment.
Location:                                  A $2.1 Million(AUD) alliance with Xstrata Zinc (a globally diversified mining group) and the
Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                  University of Ballarat aims to strengthen the link between industry and earth science education
                                           and research. Xstrata Zinc will provide scholarships and have agreed to support UB students
                                           with fieldwork placements at their Mt Isa, Queensland operations.
Entry Requirements
Successful completion of Australian        Career Opportunities
Year 12 or overseas equivalent including   The Metallurgy program has been produced to supply quality graduates specialising in metal
Mathematics.                               and mineral products to the mining industry. Other employment opportunities are
                                           with equipment and chemical suppliers, investment banks and stockbrokers, and in research
                                           and development.



                                           Sample Study Plan
                                           Semester 1                                       Semester 2
                                           Earth Science                                    Planet Earth
                                           Chemistry I                                      Fundamentals of Engineering
                                           Introduction to Minerals Industry                (Applied Mathematics 1)

                                           Statistical Methods or Fundamentals              Chemistry III
                                           of Engineering (Calculus & Physics)              Statistical Methods or Approved Elective


                                           Semester 3                                       Semester 4
                                           Fundamentals of Engineering (Materials)          Hydrometallurgy
                                           Thermodynamics                                   Mineral Processing
                                           Unit Operations                                  Optical Mineralogy
                                           Statistics or Applied Geochemistry               Economic Geology or Approved Elective


                                           Semester 5                                       Semester 6
                                           Pyrometallurgy                                   Company Economics and Finance
                                           Mineral Processing II                            Extractive Metallurgy Project
                                           Mining Technology                                Sustainability and the Environment
                                           Project Planning and Preparation                 Fieldwork or Approved Elective




University of Ballarat Victoria, Australia
                                                               SCIENCE
why ballarat?
The University of Ballarat (UB) will offer
you opportunities never experienced before. Prepare
yourself for adventure and travel, learn about real
Australian people and their dynamic culture and be
challenged by our full academic programs. There is no
better place to start than Ballarat city, often known as
the birthplace of the Australian spirit.
Australia has a democratic system of government and
it was in Ballarat where it all started. It was in this city
in 1854, where the working class people made their
stance against the authorities in a civil and bloody
standoff. From this protest the democratic movement
was born in Australia.
Well known as a college and lifestyle city, Ballarat
offers a safe, clean and friendly environment to live and
study in. With modern health facilities, sporting and
leisure facilities, quality education, shopping centers,
as well as numerous cafés, restaurants and nightclubs,
Ballarat is a great city to focus on your study.
www.ballarat.edu.au/international
why UB?
Explore the real Australia through UB’s unique,
challenging and innovative Science and Engineering
Programs. At UB you will develop a sound base from
which to understand Australian people and culture,
history and the special environment we live in. You
will be joining students from all over the world who
have come to join the true Australian experience.
At UB, you will:
• increase your competitiveness in the international
   job market
• gain confidence in yourself and your abilities
• make life-long friends
• expand your knowledge base by gaining the
   Australian perspective
Bachelor of Engineering Science
(Mining Engineering)



Duration:                                  Outline
                                           The Bachelor of Engineering Science is an integrated design-orientated course that aims to
3 years                                    produce creative engineering technologists who have knowledge of the social, environmental,
                                           economic and organisational aspects of their work. Students majoring in Mining Engineering
Intakes:                                   study a common first year with all engineering students and from the second year focus on
                                           themes specific to the mining industry. The structure of this course is designed to provide
February & July                            an understanding of mining engineering practice, basic and applied science as well as
                                           engineering principles. Through-out the course, students are encouraged to have maximum
Location:                                  contact with industry through organised tours and guest lectures.

Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                  Career Opportunities
                                           Mining Engineers are in high demand in Australia and overseas. The broad education offered
                                           at the School of Science and Engineering will enable you to find employment in a wide range
Entry Requirements                         of resource related industries, from feasibility studies through to mine design, managing
Successful completion of Australian Year   actual production, consulting and sales.
12 or overseas equivalent with advanced
Mathematics.                               Professional Recognition
                                           This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be accredited
                                           as an Engineering Technologist with Engineers Australia and receive membership to the
                                           Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.


Sample Study Plan
Semester 1                                 Semester 2                                      Semester 3
Engineering Design & Drafting              Engineering Computing                           Fundamentals of Engineering
Fundamentals of Engineering                Fundamentals of Engineering (Dynamics)          (Fluids & Thermofluids)
(Calculus & Physics)                       Fundamentals of Engineering                     Fundamentals of Engineering
Fundamentals of Engineering (Statics)      (Elec & Magnetism)                              (Solid Mechanics)

Fundamentals of Engineering (Materials)    Fundamentals of Engineering                     Fundamentals of Engineering
                                           (Applied Maths 1)                               (Applied Math 2)
                                                                                           Earth Sciences


Semester 4                                 Semester 5                                      Semester 6
Engineering Surveying                      Underground Production Systems                  Computer Applications in Mining
Mining Technology                          Surface Mining Operations                       Design Project 2
Mine Power & Services                      Design Project                                  Mineral Processing
Economic Geology                           Rock Mechanics Applications                     Subsurface Environmental Engineering
                                                                   School of Science and Engineering




                                                                                                                                          ENGINEERING
Bachelor of Engineering Science
(Mechanical Engineering)



Duration:                                  Outline
                                           The Bachelor of Engineering Science is an integrated design-orientated course that aims to
3 years                                    produce creative engineering technologists who have knowledge of the social, environmental,
                                           economic and organisational aspects of their work. Students majoring in Mechanical
Intakes:                                   Engineering study a common first year with all engineering students and from the second
                                           year the course has an emphasis on technical and design aspects for modern industrial
February & July                            automation, with a high degree of experimental learning. In order to enhance technical
                                           competence, industry based projects are undertaken by students in small groups. This
Location:                                  encourages teamwork and develops lifelong learning skills. Classroom activities encourage
                                           student participation and active learning in a friendly and modern environment, with
Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                  experienced staff committed to the program.

                                           Career Opportunities
Entry Requirements                         A degree in Mechanical Engineering will allow you to gain employment in a wide range of
Successful completion of Australian Year   industries including aviation, power generation, automotive manufacturing, refrigeration and
12 or overseas equivalent with advanced    air conditioning, transportation and mechanical handling.
Mathematics.




Sample Study Plan
Semester 1                                 Semester 2                                      Semester 3
Engineering Design & Drafting              Engineering Computing                           Theory of Machines & Drives
Fundamentals of Engineering                Fundamentals of Engineering (Dynamics)          Fundamentals of Engineering
(Calculus & Physics)                       Fundamentals of Engineering                     (Fluids & Thermofluids)
Fundamentals of Engineering (Statics)      (Elec & Magnetism)                              Electronic Circuits and Systems
Fundamentals of Engineering (Materials)    Fundamentals of Engineering                     Fundamentals of Engineering
                                           (Applied Maths 1)                               (Solid Mechanics)


Semester 4                                 Semester 5                                      Semester 6
Analysis of Electrical Machines & Drives   Analysis of Dynamic Systems 1                   Thermofluids
Occupational Health & Safety               Engineering Design 2                            Analysis of Dynamic Systems 2
Engineering Design 1                       Design Project                                  Fluid Dynamics
Fundamentals of Engineering                Programmable Logic Controllers                  Design Project 2
(Applied Maths 2)




                                                                   University of Ballarat Victoria, Australia
School of Science and Engineering




Bachelor of Engineering Science
(Civil Engineering)



Duration:                                  Outline
                                           The Bachelor of Engineering Science is an integrated design-orientated course that aims to
3 years                                    produce creative engineering technologists who have knowledge of the social, environmental,
                                           economic and organisational aspects of their work. Students majoring in Civil Engineering
Intakes:                                   study a common first year with all engineering students and from the second year the course
                                           is designed to develop technical skills together with a knowledge and appreciation of the
February & July                            environment, sustainable development, plus social and political aspects that impact upon the
                                           work of the civil engineer.
Location:
                                           Career Opportunities
Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                  As a civil engineering graduate, you will have developed technical skills together with a
                                           knowledge and appreciation of the environment, sustainable development, social and political
                                           aspects that impact upon the work of the civil engineer. Graduates may be employed with
Entry Requirements                         private consultants, contracting companies, mining and processing industries or with federal,
Successful completion of Australian Year   state and local government organisations.
12 or overseas equivalent with advanced
Mathematics.                               Professional Recognition
                                           This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be accredited as an
                                           Engineering Technologist with Engineers Australia.


                                           Sample Study Plan
                                           Semester 1                                      Semester 2
                                           Engineering Design & Drafting                   Engineering Computing
                                           Fundamentals of Engineering                     Fundamentals of Engineering (Dynamics)
                                           (Calculus & Physics)                            Fundamentals of Engineering
                                           Fundamentals of Engineering (Statics)           (Elec & Magnetism)
                                           Fundamentals of Engineering (Materials)         Fundamentals of Engineering
                                                                                           (Applied Maths 1)


                                           Semester 3                                      Semester 4
                                           Fundamentals of Engineering                     Engineering Surveying
                                           (Fluids & Thermofluids)                         Introduction to Civil Construction
                                           Fundamentals of Engineering                     Introduction to Civil Design
                                           (Solid Mechanics)
                                                                                           Occupational Health & Safety
                                           Fundamentals of Engineering
                                           (Applied Mathematics 2)
                                           Earth Sciences

                                           Semester 5                                      Semester 6
                                           Structural Design & Analysis                    Transport Infrastructure
                                           Water Drainage Infrastructure                   Structural Design
                                           Geomechanics                                    Design Project 2
                                           Design Project                                  Waste & Waste Water Infrastructure




University of Ballarat Victoria, Australia
                                                                                                                                                           ENGINEERING
Bachelor of Technology
(Management)



Duration:                                           Outline
                                                    The Bachelor of Technology (Management) has been developed for students who wish to
3 years                                             become leaders in technology businesses. This course includes a core of either Applied
                                                    Science, Information Technology or Engineering studies followed by a range of specialist
Intakes:                                            Business and Engineering Management units. It is ideally suited to persons wishing to gain a
                                                    broad perspective for technical management careers.
February & July
                                                    Career Opportunities
Location:                                           Completion of this course will provide the graduate with professional technological
                                                    competence and management skills enable them to move rapidly into supervisory and
Mt Helen Campus, Ballarat                           operations management positions.

                                                    First Year
Entry Requirements                                  Students normally follow the same program as the Bachelor of Engineering Science during
Successful completion of Australian Year            first year and select a program stream (ie: civil, mechanical or mining) in second year.
12 or overseas equivalent with advanced
Mathematics.



Sample Study Plan

Semester 1                            Second Year (Mining)                     Second Year (Mechanical)               Second Year (Civil)
Engineering Design & Drafting         Semester 3                               Semester 3                             Semester 3
Fundamentals of Engineering           Fundamentals of Engineering              Theory of Machines & Drives            Fundamentals of Engineering
(Calculus & Physics)                  (Fluids & Thermofluids)                                                         (Fluids & Thermofluids)
                                                                               Fundamentals of Engineering
Fundamentals of Engineering           Fundamentals of Engineering              (Fluids & Thermofluids)                Fundamentals of Engineering
(Statics)                             (Solid Mechanics)                                                               (Solid Mechanics)
                                                                               Electronic Circuits and Systems
Fundamentals of Engineering           Fundamentals of Engineering                                                     Fundamentals of Engineering
                                                                               Fundamentals of Engineering
(Materials)                           (Applied Math 2)                                                                (Applied Mathematics 2)
                                                                               (Solid Mechanics)
                                      Earth Sciences                                                                  Earth Sciences
Semester 2                                                                     Semester 4
Engineering Computing                 Semester 4                                                                      Semester 4
                                                                               Analysis of Electrical
Fundamentals of Engineering           Engineering Surveying                    Machines & Drives                      Engineering Surveying
(Dynamics)
                                      Mining Technology                        Occupational Health & Safety           Introduction to Civil
Fundamentals of Engineering                                                                                           Construction
                                      Mine Power & Services                    Engineering Design 1
(Elec & Magnetism)
                                      Economic Geology                         Fundamentals of Engineering            Introduction to Civil Design
Fundamentals of Engineering
                                                                               (Applied Maths 2)                      Occupational Health & Safety
(Applied Maths 1)


Final Year Only                                               No Recognition of Prior Learning will be considered for final year; Eight approved 15
To gain direct entry to the final year of the Bachelor        credit units must be completed from the following:
of Technology (Management) applicants need to have
completed an approved 3-year Diploma in Engineering,          Management Units (Any FOUR*)                       Technology Units (FOUR units)
Applied Science or Information Technology and may be          Accounting and Business Decisions                  Occupational Health and Safety
                                                              Business Economics                                 Project Management
granted recognition of prior learning for up to the first
                                                              Introduction to Marketing                          Quality Management
two years of the course. To be awarded the degree of
                                                              Management Principles                              Introduction to Sustainable Development
Bachelor of Technology (Management) students must
                                                              Strategic Management
successfully complete eight University of Ballarat units
                                                              Introduction to Human Resource Management
offered by the School of Science and Engineering and
                                                              Business Information Systems
the School of Business. In exceptional circumstances,         Management of Change and Organisational
the elective unit could be taken from another School          Development
within the University of Ballarat.                            *SubjecttoconfirmationbySchoolofBusiness
Application Procedures

To be eligible for an Australian student visa, all
prospective international students are required to                                 Contact Address for Applications
apply for and be accepted into a registered course, or                             International student applications for
part of a registered course, by a registered Australian                            undergraduate and postgraduate course
education provider. The University of Ballarat is a                                work studies must be sent directly to the
registered provider under Australian Government                                    following address:
legislation (Registered Provider Number: 00103D).
Prospective students should complete the relevant                                  International Student Programs
                                                                                   University of Ballarat
International Student Application Form, attach the
                                                                                   CRICOS Provider Number 00103D
required documents and return the form to the
                                                                                   Postal Address
university’s International Student Programs office.                                PO Box 663 Ballarat, Victoria 3353, Australia
There are no closing dates however, students are
                                                                                   Street Address
advised to seek information on visa application                                    University Drive, Mt Helen
time frames from the Australian Consulate in their                                 Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia
home country. All prospective students must refer to                               Telephone: +61 (3) 5327 9018
University of Ballarat Refund Policy as it appears on:                             Facsimile: +61 (3) 5327 9017
www.ballarat.edu.au/fdp/international/courses/policies.shtml                       Email: international@ballarat.edu.au
before signing application forms.                                                  www.ballarat.edu.au/international
                                                                                   www.ballarat.edu.au/coursefinder




Information in this publication was current at the time of printing
(May 2008). The University reserves the right to alter any course, procedure,
regulation or fee. Prospective students should read the contained information
carefully and contact the relevant numbers for further information.
Please note: this brochure was created for promotion of course deliveries at the
University of Ballarat, Mt Helen campus only.
                                School of Science and Engineering




                                                                             LOCATION
Location
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia




                                University of Ballarat Victoria, Australia
International Student Programs                  Telephone: +61 (3) 5327 9018
University of Ballarat                          Facsimile: +61 (3) 5327 9017
CRICOS Provider Number 00103D
                                                Email: international@ballarat.edu.au
Postal Address
PO Box 663 Ballarat, Victoria 3353, Australia   www.ballarat.edu.au/international
Street Address                                  www.ballarat.edu.au/coursefinder
University Drive, Mt Helen
Ballarat, Victoria 3350, Australia