Diploma of Engineering Studies

The Two Stage Diploma of Engineering Studies program is suitable for students who have studied the equivalent of Australian year 11. The Two Stage program consists of Stage 1 (2 or 3 trimesters) and Stage 2 (a further 2 or 3 trimesters), making a total study period of 4 – 6 trimesters. Students who graduate from Stage 2 of the Two Stage Diploma will be eligible for entry into year 2 of the relevant bachelor degree. The subject material covered in Stage 2 of the Two Stage Diploma program is exactly the same as what is studied in first year university, and also the same as the material covered in the one year Diploma program.
CRICOS code 088637B





8 or 12 months per stage

Entry requirements

Australian year 11 or equivalent
IELTS 5.5, no band less than 5.0


February, June and October

Diploma of Engineering Studies

Stage 1

There are eight core courses.

Core courses

  • Academic Research and Critical Enquiry
  • Communication: People, Place and Culture
  • Advanced Mathematics 1
  • Advanced Mathematics 2
  • Physics 1
  • Physics 2
  • Information and New Media Technologies
  • Mathematics and Statistics

Stage 2

Stage 2 of the Diploma of Engineering Studies is exactly the same course content as the one year Diploma of Engineering, and is also the same content as is taught in first year at university.

Students choose eight subjects from a range of core courses and elective courses. Students will be counselled by Eynesbury academic staff to ensure the electives they choose will meet university requirements.


  • Mathematics 1A
  • Mathematics 1B
  • Introduction to Programming for Engineers
  • Engineering Mechanics – Statics
  • Engineering Mechanic – Dynamics
  • Engineering Communication EAL
  • Materials 1
  • Design Graphics and Communication
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering 1A
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering 1B
  • Object Oriented Programming

Entry into 2nd year at The University of Adelaide

Entry into 1st year with credit exemption at The University of Adelaide

Entry into 2nd year at the University of South Australia

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