Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Data Science

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





5 years full-time
10 years part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$7,500.00* per year (more)
* 2023 indicative annual CSP fee

Entry requirements




Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2


  • Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3&4, C)

Assumed knowledge

  • Mathematical Methods (Units 3&4, C)

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Data Science [BEng(Hons)/BDataSc], you must successfully complete 400 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 170 credit points for an Engineering major; AND
  • 20 credit points of listed electives.

Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 120 credit points of Level 1 courses (the first digit of a course code denotes the level);
  • at least 60 credit points of Level 3 courses or higher.

You must also complete a minimum of 12 weeks (60 days) of approved experience in an Engineering practice environment (or a satisfactory alternative) during your degree studies.

Exit point

To be eligible to exit with the Bachelor of Engineering Science award, you must successfully complete the 240 credit point requirements of Years 1, 2 and 3. To exit, a student should apply for a program transfer.


Classification of Honours - Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

The class of Honours to be awarded to each student in this degree will be determined by the School Assessment Board on the basis of the Program Grade Point Average for the engineering components of the program and the performance in the final year IAP course.

A minimum IAP mark of 50% is required for the award of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

Students who have repeated the IAP course will be eligible for no higher than Class III Honours. A second fail in the IAP course will result in termination of the student's enrolment in the program.

Cut-offs for Honours Classifications
  • Class I Honours:
    • Program Grade Point Average - 6.200 (minimum)
    • Minimum IAP Mark - 80%
  • Class IIA Honours:
    • Program Grade Point Average - 5.650 (minimum)
    • Minimum IAP Mark - 70%
  • Class IIB Honours:
    • Program Grade Point Average - 5.000 (minimum)
    • Minimum IAP Mark - 60%
  • Class III Honours:
    • Program Grade Point Average - < 5.000
    • Minimum IAP Mark - 50%

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The Bachelor of Data Science is accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Bachelor Honours Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Data Science describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.