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What will I learn?

Work as an electrical or electronic engineer

Exciting developments in this field offer excellent career opportunities. This includes advancements in energy generation, distribution, automation and control as well as electronic instrumentation, devices, sensors and communication technologies.

What you will study

In this flexible degree you’ll develop expertise in the analysis, design, implementation, and operation of electrical and electronic devices, systems, and services.

RMIT University is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities in electrical and electronic engineering (2019 QS World University Rankings by Subject).

This degree will equip you to work at the cutting-edge of developments in:

electrical energy generation and distribution
automation
control
instrumentation
computing technologies
electronic circuit design and fabrication
microsystem and information technology
communication and network engineering

You will also enhance your professional skills in research, problem-solving, communication, teamwork and leadership.

Graduates can find work in a range of industries including electrical engineering, electronic engineering, power generation and distribution, aerospace, automotive, computer, telecommunications, manufacturing, resources and defence.

Additional campus information

All lectures take place at the Melbourne City campus. Some elective courses require the lab classes to be run at specialised facilities at the Bundoora campus.

Career

Exciting developments in this field offer excellent career opportunities. These developments include advancements in energy generation, distribution, automation and control, as well as electronic instrumentation, devices, sensors and telecommunications technologies.

Career outlook

In the private sector, graduates work in the design, manufacture, and supply of engineering devices, systems, and services. They work as technical experts, technical or business managers, or executive officers. You could start up your own business in local and global markets or undertake higher studies by research.

In the public sector, graduates develop essential services for the community in areas such as telecommunications, networks, energy, transportation, security, defence, health, education, emergency services and environmental protection.

Which department am I in?

STEM College

CRICOS

072752G

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$42,240.00 (22,98,150) per year

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

Application deadline

Expected May 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$42,240.00 (22,98,150) per year

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

Application deadline

Expected May 2023

More details

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

Bundoora Campus

289 McKimmie Road,

BUNDOORA,

Victoria,

3083, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in a physical science, biomedical engineering disciplines having substantial physics and mathematics components, with a minimum average of 60%/Credit

For international students

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or international equivalent) in one of the following fields: Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Communication Engineering or Network Engineering with a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0.

Applicants who have a successfully completed a relevant degree (as above) with a GPA of at least 1.5 out of 4, will be considered if they have at least 3 years of relevant industry experience.

OR

Successful completion of an Australian postgraduate qualification (or international equivalent) in a related discipline (as above).

OR

Applicants without any relevant prior qualification will be considered if they have at least 10 years of relevant industry experience.

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

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 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