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Associate Degree in Engineering (ADNG)
The Associate Degree in Engineering at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Queensland, Australia is a tertiary level program designed to educate engineering associates in the theory, methods and practices necessary to support professional engineers. To this end, the education program is designed to provide a general understanding of a broad field of knowledge, with Electives available in most majors in the final stages of the program to allow a measure of specialisation.
Majors offered within the Associate Degree in Engineering are:
Graduates of the Associate Degree in Engineering should be able to demonstrate:
- a knowledge of a branch of engineering practice, appropriate to those functioning at engineering associate level in that branch of the engineering work force
- the ability to analyse and propose solutions to technical problems in accordance with established practices and precedents
- the potential to assume technical responsibility for the completion of tasks and provide a support function for engineers
- an awareness of their limitations and a willingness to seek advice and accept direction from senior engineering associates, engineering technologists and professional engineers
- an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
- a capacity to adapt to changing circumstances and to master new techniques
- appropriate administrative and manual skills
- an aptitude to undertake further learning and study
Applicants to the Associate Degree in Engineering at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Queensland, Australia shall normally:
- have studied four semester units and achieved an exit assessment of 'Sound Achievement' or better in the Queensland Senior Secondary School subject: English. It is recommended that applicants should also have satisfactorily completed the subject: Mathematics B (Mathematics A is assumed)
- be able to demonstrate that they have achieved an equivalent standard in these subjects at another institution
- Australian applicants: have achieved a Queensland Overall Position (OP) band, or an equivalent Rank based on qualifications and previous work experience, at or above the specified cut-off level
- International applicants: must have met the University's English language requirements or have completed the University's ELICOS/UNIPREP program.
This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:
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