What will I learn?

In the Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology - Electrical, you'll learn to design, validate, and evaluate electrical equipment and systems, as well as provide technical advice and sales.

Electrical engineers design and maintain electrical systems to improve the production and distribution of energy. As our society increasingly depends on electrical and electronic devices, electrical engineers are in high demand.

In your career as an electrical engineer, you will design and maintain electrical systems in areas like aerospace, power utilities, mining, oil and gas, wind and solar food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, data centres, transport and logistics, and many others.

You’ll gain skills in electrical design, programmable logic controllers, supervisory control and data acquisition systems, industrial data networking, and motor control. Following graduation, you’ll be qualified to work in the electrical industry.

Career

As a graduate, you may become responsible for electrical and control support, and administering and upgrading electrical facilities in small, medium or large-sized enterprises.

You'll gain skills in the installation, maintenance and administration of electrical and automation infrastructure. These will be applicable to a wide range of business, manufacturing and operational occupations where electrical technology underpins the business operations.

Which department am I in?

STEM College

CRICOS

078614C

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$18,500.00 (9,89,305) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected July 2022

Venue

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successfully completed a senior secondary school qualification equal to an Australian Year 11 with a minimum D average. To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests: IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.0 (with no individual band below 5.5); TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 60 (with minimum of 10 in Reading, 9 in Listening, 16 in Speaking and 19 in Writing); Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 50 (with no communication band less than 42); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 169 with no less than 162 in any component

For international students

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 50% average

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 50 (with minimum of 5 in Reading, 5 in Listening, 14 in Speaking and 15 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 42 (with no communication band less than 36)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 162 with no less than 154 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

RMIT University has obtained a 5-Star QS ranking for excellence in higher education.

  • Ranked 21st globally for universities less than 50 years old
  • 15th highest-ranked university in Australia
  • 8th in Australia for graduate employability
  • Industry partnerships in 100+ countries