OverviewGriffith University offers students a pathway into engineering by sitting the Aptitude for Engineering Assessment examination. Successful students will receive guaranteed admission into the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours program at either the Nathan or Gold Coast campuses or Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Electronic and Computer Engineering at Nathan campus (QTAC only).
The Aptitude for Engineering Assessment is a two and a half hour multiple choice test that assesses a candidate’s aptitude to think scientifically, solve quantitative problems, critically analyse information and display interpersonal understanding.
2017 Exam Details
Metropolitan and Regional Queensland
Applicants will have the option to sit the exam on either the Nathan or Gold Coast campuses.
Griffith University has also extended the Aptitude for Engineering Assessment exam to regional Queensland locations offering regional and rural year 12 students, mature age and international candidates a pathway into Engineering at the Brisbane or Gold Coast campuses.
Dates and Locations
The AEA test will be held in ALL locations on Saturday 30 September 2017.
- Brisbane: Griffith University Nathan Campus, 170 Kessels Road, Nathan
- Gold Coast: Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Parklands Drive, Southport
Registrations for 2017 sitting of AEA (enrolment in 2018) will open on Monday 14 August 2017 and will close at 5pm (AEST) on Monday 25 September 2017. Please follow the link below to registration at ACER.
The exam is open to current year 12 students, non-school leavers, mature age and international applicants (please note the conditions for English language need to be satisfied) who may not have the prerequisite course or tertiary entrance score, or wish to have information about their aptitude for engineering considered with their school or documented results.
Griffith University offers a diverse range of engineering majors within the Engineering programs:
Bachelor of Engineering with Honours - Gold Coast campus
- Civil Engineering
- Electronic and Energy Engineering
- Environmental Engineering
- Software Engineering
- Electronic and UAV Engineering
Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Electronic and Computer Engineering - Nathan campus
Please note: you must still apply to Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) or the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) with your preferences.
If you successfully complete the AEA test, you will be notified by Griffith University and provided further information.
To receive the offer you must include the approved Engineering program at Griffith within your QTAC or UAC preferences. To receive an offer in the early offer round the approved program must be your highest eligible QTAC or UAC preference, otherwise you will receive your offer in the main round in mid-January.
If you are not successful, this test will not affect your OP, ATAR or Rank score. Therefore, this will not negatively affect your chance of being accepted into Griffith University.
For more information, please contact:
Griffith School of Engineering by emailing to: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (07) 3735 3924