International Year One in Engineering


Preparing students for entry to Year 2 of a range of undergraduate degrees at The University of Adelaide.

Key information

  • Guaranteed entry to the University of Adelaide (when you successfully complete your program).
  • Curriculum designed in conjunction with the University of Adelaide specifically for international students.
  • Successful preparation for entry into first year of your packaged bachelor’s degree at the University.
  • You will develop your academic and English skills and study the prerequisite subjects that prepare you for your future undergraduate degree.
  • Highly qualified teachers, experienced in teaching international students.
  • Highly supportive environment to enable you to succeed academically and personally.
  • The University of Adelaide is a member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australia’s leading research-intensive universities, which include some of the largest and oldest institutions in the country.
  • With more than 4,500 research staff and students working together, supported by modern infrastructure and innovative culture, the University of Adelaide has all the ingredients to tackle global research challenges and deliver positive impacts for our partners.
  • The University of Adelaide is strongly committed to international education. Since the University began enrolling international students more than 90 years ago, the University’s international student population accounts for approximately 24% of all students.
  • The education experience is designed to prepare graduates for deep discipline knowledge, critical thinking and problem solving, teamwork and communication skills, career and leadership readiness, intercultural and ethical competency, and self-awareness and emotional intelligence.

Entry requirements

Age requirement
Academic requirements
High school diploma; Minimum 3.5 GPA (out of 5.0).
English language entry requirements
2 Semesters: IELTS 5.5

Dates & Fees

July 2023 start
(2 Semesters)
Mon 17 July 2023 - Sat 22 June 2024


087626B 086316B


Compulsory Modules
Academic English
Specialist Modules
Analog Electronics
Chemistry 1A / Foundations of Chemistry 1A
Chemistry 1B / Foundations of Chemistry 1B
Digital Electronics
Electronic Systems
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics
Engineering Mechanics - Statics
Introduction to Engineering EAL
Introduction to Infrastructure
Introduction to Mining Engineering
Introduction to Petroleum Engineering
Introduction to Petroleum Geosciences and the Oil Industry
Introduction to Process Engineering
Introduction to Software Engineering
Materials 1
Mathematics 1A
Mathematics 1B
Object Oriented Programming
Personal Professional Development
Physics 1E: Mechanics and Thermodynamics
Programming (Matlab and C)
Programming (Matlab and Excel)


 =  Placement option available
 =  Study abroad option available
Final level
English level
Additional requirements

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Chemical)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mechanical)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Mining)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Petroleum)