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What will I learn?

Launch your career in engineering at RMIT

Graduates may work in a range of fields including aerospace, civil and structures, computer and networks, electronics design, electrical systems and automation, mechatronics, mechanical design and product development.

What you will study

Be introduced to the fundamentals of engineering before choosing an area of specialisation.

Details

Accredited by Engineers Australia, this course provides a flexible pathway to an engineering degree.

In the first year, you'll learn fundamental principles of engineering that apply across different areas of engineering. At the end of the first year, you’ll select your major, choosing between:

advanced manufacturing and mechatronics
aerospace engineering
civil engineering
computer and network engineering
electrical and electronics engineering
mechanical engineering

Note: The computer and network engineering major is not available for students who commence this course in the July/midyear intake.

You'll choose subjects relevant to your engineering major and undertake a real-world project to design, develop, and present a product. Upon graduating from this program you may be eligible for entry into the relevant bachelor degree program or you can work in a relevant field.

Career

This degree is aimed at students starting out in a career in engineering. It allows you to specialise in one of seven major engineering disciplines.

Aerospace graduates may work in the aerospace industry as an aircraft maintenance engineer or aerospace design engineer at paraprofessional level.

A civil major will allow you to work in civil and structural fields that include laboratory technicians, research assistants, construction supervisors, or CAD drafts people.

A major in computer and network engineering will allow you to pursue a career in networking, internetworking, IP telephony, network design, or network support.

With a major in electrical and electronics, you can work in electronic design, service engineering, or microprocessor programming.

Students who major in mechanical or advanced manufacturing and mechatronics can work in roles including product design and process, production planner, or automation specialist.

Which department am I in?

STEM College

CRICOS

079303K

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$34,560.00 (18,58,065) per year

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

Start date

4 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 completed a recognized equivalent Year 12 studies program to the required standard. International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBDP): 24. 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 an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%

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.

*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