BH074 - Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive Engineering) (Honours)

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RMIT program code: BH074
Plan name: Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive Engineering) (Honours)
Plan code: BH074
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 079774A

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

For students who commence their study in this program from 1 January 2016 onwards, please note that some courses listed in this structure will have their course marks count toward your program's weighted average mark. Your weighted average mark will determine the honours level of your award once you have completed the program. If a course counts toward your weighted average mark, that fact will be stated in its course guide. In Enrolment Online, after you completed your course enrolment, you will be notified which of the enrolled courses will count toward the weighted average mark.

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 

For more information about the weighted average mark, please click here


To graduate you must complete the following:

 

ALL core courses listed in Years 1 to 4 of the Program, and appropriate Electives giving a total of 384 credit points.

AT LEAST 12 weeks of Engineering Work Experience, as described below.

Total credit points must be accumulated by obtaining a pass grade or approved credit transfer (exemptions) for all core courses listed below and appropriate electives.

All courses listed may not be available each semester.

PREREQUISITES:  You are required to successfully complete any prerequisite course/s before undertaking the next level of course and to follow the sequence of the academic plan unless approval to vary is given by the Program Manager.  This is intended to help you maximise your attainment of the Learning Outcomes of this Program. 

ENGINEERING WORK EXPERIENCE: Students are required to have completed Engineering Work Experience to satisfy the requirement that engineering graduates must have undertaken approximately 12 weeks of work experience in a relevant professional engineering workplace, or had experiences equivalent to such 12 weeks. Engineering work experience can be undertaken throughout your program of studies, and multiple placements can be used to satisfy the 12 weeks requirement. This activity contributes to the Work Integrated Learning of your program, is a requirement for graduation, and adds significantly to your employability.

When engaged in the engineering employment students need to be involved in activities that allow them to observe firsthand the sort of work that professional engineers undertake. Ideally students will be assisting a professional engineer and can engage in regular discourse with that mentor. It is not a requirement that positions are paid, or that any position is for the full 12 weeks, and any position that gives exposure to an engineering environment and professional engineers will contribute to the requirement.

The requirement for Engineering Work Experience may be satisfied in a number of ways and you may even choose to use several of these;

·  Employment with a suitable company in Australia or overseas (12 weeks continuously or equivalent in multiple shorter periods at different stages of your program)

·  An extended placement of 6 – 12 months

·  Completion of a final year “Professional Project” supervised by an external professional engineer.

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Year One of Program

First-year student (Start of Year Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 1 2017), you should enrol in the following courses:

AERO2248 - Engineering, Society, and Sustainability

MATH2117 - Engineering Mathematics C

MIET2093 - Computer Aided Design

MIET2419 - Mechanics and Materials 1

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 2 2017), you should enrol in the following courses:

MIET2421 - Applied Thermodynamics

MATH2118 - Further Engineering Mathematics C

MANU2095 - Manufacturing Systems

MIET2422 - Fluid Mechanics of Mechanical Systems

 

First-year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 2 2017), you should enrol in the following courses:

MATH2117 - Engineering Mathematics C

MIET2421 - Applied Thermodynamics

MANU2095 - Manufacturing Systems

MIET2422 - Fluid Mechanics of Mechanical Systems

 

Students commencing mid-year should also enrol in the following courses in summer semester 2017:

MIET2419 - Mechanics and Materials 1

MATH2118 - Further Engineering Mathematics C

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 1 2018), you should enrol in the following courses:

AERO2248 - Engineering, Society, and Sustainability

MIET2093 - Computer Aided Design

MIET2370 - Mechatronics Principles

MIET2115 - Mechanics and Materials 2

 

SUMMER SCHOOL: 

To enrol in Summer Semester please log into myrmit and enrol via EOL. Please discuss your enrolment with your program manager before enrollment. 

Midyear Entry Year 1 - You are to enrol into MIET2419 'Mechanics and Materials 1' and MATH2118 'Further Engineering Mathematics C' in Summer Semester of Year 1. Start of Year Entry students who have failed these core courses during the year are encouraged to enrol in Summer School to aid progress into Year 2. 

COURSES OFFERED IN BOTH SEMESTER 1 AND 2: 

  • Start of year entry students are to enrol into MATH2117 'Engineering Mathematics C' in Semester 1 (Semester 2 class offerings of this course are reserved for midyear entry students). 
  • If you are undertaking your first attempt at MIET2422 'Fluid Mechanics of Mechanical Systems' and MIET2093 'Computer Aided Design' you are to enrol in the Semester 2 offering of this course. The Semester 1 offering of this course is for students who have previously failed it. 

PREREQUISITES: 

You are required to successfully complete  any prerequisite course/s before undertaking the next level of course and to follow the sequence of the academic plan unless approval to vary this is given by the Program Manager. This is intended to help you maximise your attainment of the Learning Outcomes of this program.

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Engineering, Society and Sustainability12AERO2248City Campus1485 (FF)
Engineering Mathematics C12YesMATH2117City Campus27403134
Computer Aided Design12MIET2093City Campus1486 (FF)1475 (FF)
Mechanics and Materials 112MIET2419City Campus1487 (FF)1476 (FF)
Applied Thermodynamics12MIET2421City Campus1488 (FF)1477 (FF)
Further Engineering Mathematics C12YesMATH2118City Campus3135
Manufacturing Systems12MANU2095City Campus2534 (FF)1478 (FF)
Fluid Mechanics of Mechanical Systems12MIET2422City Campus1489 (FF)1479 (FF)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Second-year student (Start of Year Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 1 2018), you should enrol in the following courses:

MATH2124 - Math & Stats for Aero, Mech & Auto

MIET2370 - Mechatronics Principles

MIET2115 - Mechanics and Materials 2

MIET2134 - Engineering Dynamics

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 2 2018), you should enrol in the following courses:

MIET2420 - Mechanical Design 1

University Elective

University Elective

 

Second-year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 2 2018), you should enrol in the following courses:

MATH2124 - Math & Stats for Aero, Mech & Auto

MIET2420 - Mechanical Design 1

University Elective

 

Students commencing mid-year should also enrol in the following courses in summer semester 2018:

MIET2134 - Engineering Dynamics

University Elective

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 1 2019), you should enrol in the following courses:

MIET2116 - Engineering and Enterprise

MIET1071 - Solid Mechanics 3

MIET1076 - Mechanical Vibrations

MIET1081 - Advanced Thermo-Fluid Mechanics

 

MIDYEAR ENTRY YEAR 2: If you entered Year 1 of the program midyear and have now reached your second Summer Semester you are to enrol in MIET2134 'Mechanics of Machines 1' and any Student Elective (12cps) in Summer Year 2. Start of Year Entry students who have failed these courses during the year are encouraged to enrol in Summer School to aid progress into Year 3.

SUMMER SCHOOL: 

To enrol in Summer Semester please log into myrmit and enrol via EOL. Please discuss your enrolment with your program manager before enrollment. 

COURSES OFFERED IN BOTH SEMESTER 1 AND SEMESTER 2:
Start of Year Entry Year 2 students are to enrol in MATH2124 Math & Stats for Aero, Mech & Autoin Semester 1 (The semester 2 offering of this course is reserved for midyear entry students). 

If you are undertaking your first attempt at MIET2115 'Mechanics and Materials 2' you are to enrol in the Semester 1 offering of this course. The Semester 2 offering of this course is for students who have previously failed it.

PREREQUISITES: You are required to successfully complete any prerequisite course/s before undertaking the next level of course and to follow the sequence of the academic plan unless approval to vary this is given by the Program Manager. This is intended to help you maximise your attainment of the Learning Outcomes of this program. 

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Math & Stats for Aero, Mech & Auto12YesMATH2124City Campus31853137
Mechatronics Principles12MIET2370City Campus1490 (FF)
Mechanics and Materials 212YesMIET2115City Campus1491 (FF)1480 (FF)
Engineering Dynamics12MIET2134City Campus1492 (FF)
Mechanical Design 124YesMIET2420City Campus1481 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Third-year student (Start of Year Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 1 2019), you should enrol in the following courses:

MIET2116 - Engineering and Enterprise

MIET1071 - Solid Mechanics 3

MIET1076 - Mechanical Vibrations

MIET1081 - Advanced Thermo-Fluid Mechanics

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 2 2019), you should enrol in the following courses:

AUTO1006 - Vehicle Power Systems

MIET1077 - Mechanics of Machines

MIET1084 - Finite Element Analysis

AUTO1019 - Management of Vehicle Design and Research

 

Third-year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 2 2019), you should enrol in the following courses:

AUTO1019 - Management of Vehicle Design and Research

AUTO1006 - Vehicle Power Systems

MIET1077 - Mechanics of Machines

MIET1084 - Finite Element Analysis

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 1 2020), you should enrol in the following courses:

OENG1074 - Professional Research Project 1

AUTO1014 - Vehicle Handling and Control

Automotive Elective

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:  You should typically complete a Work Experience position in Engineering during the non-study period at the end of third year. Further details on this are outlined in the graduation requirements above. 

PREREQUISITES: You are required to successfully complete any prerequisite course/s before undertaking the next level of course and to follow the sequence of the academic plan unless approval to vary this is given by the Program Manager. This is intended to help you maximize your attainment of the Learning Outcomes of this program.  

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Management of Vehicle Design and Research12YesAUTO1019Bundoora Campus1499 (FF)
Solid Mechanics 312YesMIET1071Bundoora Campus1493 (FF)
Mechanical Vibrations12YesMIET1076Bundoora Campus1494 (FF)
Advanced Thermo-Fluid Mechanics12YesMIET1081Bundoora Campus1495 (FF)
Vehicle Power Systems12AUTO1006Bundoora Campus1491 (FF)
Mechanics of Machines12YesMIET1077Bundoora Campus1484 (FF)
Finite Element Analysis12YesMIET1084Bundoora Campus1485 (FF)
Engineering and Enterprise12YesMIET2116Bundoora Campus1496 (FF)
 
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Year Four of Program

Fourth-year student (Start of Year Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 1 2020), you should enrol in the following courses:

OENG1074 - Professional Research Project 1

AUTO1014 - Vehicle Handling and Control

Automotive Elective

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 2 2020), you should enrol in the following courses:

OENG1075 - Professional Research Project 2

Automotive Elective

University Elective

 

Fourth-year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 2 2020), you should enrol in the following courses:

OENG1075 - Professional Research Project 2

Automotive Elective

University Elective

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:  You should typically complete your Work Experience requirements before commencing your final year of studies. The details on this are outlined in the graduation requirements above.  

GRADUATION: To be eligible to graduate you must have accumulated a total of 384 credit points, having obtained a pass grade or approved credit transfer (exemptions) for all core courses listed in the academic plan and appropriate electives.  Ensure that all your results and any/all approved exemptions are shown on your academic transcript.

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Complete the following Two (2) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Research Project 124YesOENG1074Bundoora Campus1497 (FF)1486 (FF)
Professional Research Project 224YesOENG1075Bundoora Campus1498 (FF)1487 (FF)
OR

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Professional Research Project (Industry)48YesOENG1076Bundoora Campus1499 (FF)1488 (FF)
}
AND

Complete the following One (1) Course:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Vehicle Handling and Control12YesAUTO1014Bundoora Campus1507 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) of the following Automotive Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Industrial and Vehicle Aerodynamics12YesAUTO1018Bundoora Campus1492 (FF)
Vehicle Noise and Vibration12YesMIET1192Bundoora Campus1508 (FF)
Computational Engineering 112YesMIET2011Bundoora Campus1504 (FF)
Sustainable Automotive Manufacturing12YesAUTO1016Bundoora Campus1500 (FF)
Advanced Materials12YesMIET1200Bundoora Campus1501 (FF)
AND

For a Student Elective, you may complete an extra Automotive Option course from the list above or Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 

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Program structure enquiries

Program Manager:  Dr Enda Crossin

School of Engineering 

Tel: +61 3 9925 9085
Email:  enda.crossin@rmit.edu.au

City Campus
Building 57, Level 3
115 Queensberry Street
Carlton VIC 3053
Tel:+61 3 9925 8098

Bundoora East Campus
Building 251, Level 2
264 Plenty Road
Bundoora VIC 3083
Tel:+61 3 9925 6022

Program Administrative Contact: engineering.landt@rmit.edu.au

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