BH118 - Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive Engineering)(Honours)/Bachelor Industrial Design (Honours)

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RMIT program code: BH118
Plan name: Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive Engineering)(Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)
Plan code: BH118AEHDD
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 088482E

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

For students who commence their study in this program from 1 January 2016 onwards, if you enrol in the following courses, your course mark will contribute to the weighted average mark that will determine the honours level of the relevant award once you have completed the program: For the Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive Engineering)(Honours): Management of Vehicle Design and Research, Solid Mechanics 3, Mechanical Vibrations, Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Advanced Materials, Vehicle Handling and Control, Computational Engineering 1, Sustainable Automotive Manufacturing, Industrial and Vehicle Aerodynamics and Industrial Design Honours Project Part Two: Design Research and Prototyping; For the Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours): Industrial Design Studio Specialisation, Methods in Design Research and Practice, Industrial Design Honours Project Part One: Design Research and Development, and Industrial Design Honours: Reflection and Exposition

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 
AND  Year Five 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 5 of the program, and appropriate electives giving a total of 528 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.

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 maximize 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

GRAP1049 - Industrial Design Drawing

GRAP1041 - Design in Society: Histories, Politics and Contexts of Application

 

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

MANU2095 - Manufacturing Systems

MIET2419 - Mechanics and Materials 1

GRAP1052 - Design Prototyping: Materials, Processes, and Experimentation

GRAP1050 - CAID to CAM

Plus choose one of:

GRAP1031 - User Centred Design Studio OR

GRAP1032 - Design for Sustainability Studio

 

First-year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

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

MANU2095 - Manufacturing Systems

MIET2419 - Mechanics and Materials 1

GRAP1052 - Design Prototyping: Materials, Processes, and Experimentation

GRAP1050 - CAID to CAM

 

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

AERO2248 - Engineering, Society, and Sustainability

MATH2117 - Engineering Mathematics C

GRAP1049 - Industrial Design Drawing

GRAP1041 - Design in Society: Histories, Politics, and Contexts of Application

Plus choose one of:

GRAP1031 - User Centred Design Studio OR

GRAP1032 - Design for Sustainability Studio

 

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

Engineering, Society and Sustainability12AERO2248City Campus1485 (FF)
Engineering Mathematics C12YesMATH2117City Campus27403134
Industrial Design Drawing12GRAP1049City Campus20782039
Design in Society: Histories, Politics and Contexts of Application12GRAP1041City Campus20732034
Manufacturing Systems12MANU2095City Campus2534 (FF)1478 (FF)
Mechanics and Materials 112MIET2419City Campus1487 (FF)1476 (FF)
Design Prototyping: Materials, Processes and Experimentation12GRAP1052City Campus20812042
CAID to CAM12GRAP1050City Campus20792040
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

User Centred Design Studio12GRAP1031City Campus20642025
Design for Sustainability Studio12GRAP1032City Campus20652026
 
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:

MIET2134 - Engineering Dynamics

MIET2421 - Applied Thermodynamics

MIET2422 - Fluid Mechanics of Mechanical Systems

Plus choose one of:

GRAP1033 - Design Studio: Critical and Creative Concerns OR

GRAP1034 - Design Studio: Design in Industry

 

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

MATH2118 - Further Engineering Mathematics C

MIET2420 - Mechanical Design 1

GRAP1042 - Industrial Design Ecologies: Sustainability, Socio-technical Systems, and Change

 

Second-year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

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

MIET2421 - Applied Thermodynamics

MATH2118 - Further Engineering Mathematics C

MIET2420 - Mechanical Design 1

 

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

MIET2134 - Engineering Dynamics

MIET2422 - Fluid Mechanics of Mechanical Systems

GRAP1042 - Industrial Design Ecologies: Sustainability, Socio-technical Systems, and Change

Plus choose one of:

GRAP1033 - Design Studio: Critical and Creative Concerns OR

GRAP1034 - Design Studio: Design in Industry

 

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 Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Engineering Dynamics12MIET2134City Campus1492 (FF)
Applied Thermodynamics12MIET2421City Campus1488 (FF)1477 (FF)
Further Engineering Mathematics C12YesMATH2118City Campus3135
Mechanical Design 124YesMIET2420City Campus1481 (FF)
Fluid Mechanics of Mechanical Systems12MIET2422City Campus1489 (FF)1479 (FF)
Industrial Design Ecologies: Sustainability, Socio-technical Systems and Change12GRAP1042City Campus20742035
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Design Studio: Critical and Creative Concerns24YesGRAP1033City Campus20662027
Design Studio: Design in Industry24YesGRAP1034City Campus20672028
 
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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:

MIET2115 - Mechanics and Materials 2

MIET2370 - Mechatronics Principles

MATH2124 - Math & Stats for Aero, Mech & Auto

Plus choose one of:

GRAP1043 - Industrial Design Tactics: Temporal, Perceptual, and Experiential Methods OR

GRAP1045 - The Contemporary Industrial Design Enterprise: Modes and Practice in Design Business OR

GRAP1046 - Professional Ethics and Design Strategy

 

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

MIET1077 - Mechanics of Machines

GRAP1035 - Design Studio: Design in the Research Context

Plus choose one of:

GRAP2575 - Advanced Industrial Design Engineering OR

GRAP2577 - Advanced CAID OR

GRAP2578 - Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication OR

GRAP2576 - Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation OR

GRAP2572 - Electronic and Interactive Prototyping OR

GRAP2570 – Atelier OR

GRAP2571 - Design Practicum

 

Third-year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

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

MIET1077 - Mechanics of Machines

MIET2115 - Mechanics and Materials 2

MATH2124 - Math & Stats for Aero, Mech & Auto

Plus choose one of:

GRAP1043 - Industrial Design Tactics: Temporal, Perceptual, and Experiential Methods OR

GRAP1045 - The Contemporary Industrial Design Enterprise: Modes and Practice in Design Business OR

GRAP1046 - Professional Ethics and Design Strategy

 

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

MIET2370 - Mechatronics Principles

GRAP1035 - Design Studio: Design in the Research Context

Plus choose one of:

GRAP2575 - Advanced Industrial Design Engineering OR

GRAP2577 - Advanced CAID OR

GRAP2578 - Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication OR

GRAP2576 - Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation OR

GRAP2572 - Electronic and Interactive Prototyping OR

GRAP2570 – Atelier OR

GRAP2571 - Design Practicum

 

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 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

Mechanics of Machines12YesMIET1077Bundoora Campus1484 (FF)
Mechanics and Materials 212YesMIET2115City Campus1491 (FF)1480 (FF)
Mechatronics Principles12MIET2370City Campus1490 (FF)
Math & Stats for Aero, Mech & Auto12YesMATH2124City Campus31853137
Design Studio: Design in the Research Context24YesGRAP1035City Campus20682029
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Industrial Design Tactics: Temporal, Perceptual and Experiential Methods12GRAP1043City Campus20752036
The Contemporary Industrial Design Enterprise: Modes and Practice in Design Business12YesGRAP1045City Campus20762037
Professional Ethics and Design Strategy12YesGRAP1046City Campus20772038
AND

Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Advanced Industrial Design Engineering12YesGRAP2575City Campus20892050
Advanced CAID12YesGRAP2577City Campus20912052
Industrial Design Prototyping and Complex Fabrication12YesGRAP2578City Campus20922053
Advanced Industrial Design Visualisation12YesGRAP2576City Campus20902051
Electronic and Interactive Prototyping12YesGRAP2572City Campus20872048
Atelier12YesGRAP2570City Campus20852046
Design Practicum12YesGRAP2571City Campus20862047
 
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Year Four of Program

Forth year student (Start of Year Entry 2017)

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

MIET1081 - Advanced Thermo-Fluid Mechanics

MIET1071 - Solid Mechanics 3

MIET1076 - Mechanical Vibrations

GRAP2221 - Industrial Design Studio Specialisation

 

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

AUTO1019 - Management of Vehicle Design and Research

MIET1084 - Finite Element Analysis

AUTO1006 - Vehicle Power Systems

GRAP2225 - Methods in Design Research and Practice

 

Forth year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

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

AUTO1019 - Management of Vehicle Design and Research

GRAP2221 - Industrial Design Studio Specialisation

AUTO1006 - Vehicle Power Systems

GRAP2225 - Methods in Design Research and Practice

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 1 2021), you should enrol in the following courses:

MIET1081 - Advanced Thermo-Fluid Mechanics

MIET1071 - Solid Mechanics 3

MIET1076 - Mechanical Vibrations

MIET2116 - Engineering and Enterprise

 

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 Nine (9) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Management of Vehicle Design and Research12YesAUTO1019Bundoora Campus1499 (FF)
Advanced Thermo-Fluid Mechanics12YesMIET1081Bundoora Campus1495 (FF)
Solid Mechanics 312YesMIET1071Bundoora Campus1493 (FF)
Mechanical Vibrations12YesMIET1076Bundoora Campus1494 (FF)
Design Studio: Digital Practice for Industrial Design24YesGRAP2221City Campus20822043
Finite Element Analysis12YesMIET1084Bundoora Campus1485 (FF)
Vehicle Power Systems12AUTO1006Bundoora Campus1491 (FF)
Engineering and Enterprise12YesMIET2116Bundoora Campus1496 (FF)
Methods in Design Research and Practice12YesGRAP2225City Campus20832044
 
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Year Five of Program

Fifth-year student (Start of Year Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 1 2021), you should enrol in the following courses:

MIET2116 - Engineering and Enterprise

AUTO1014 - Vehicle Handling and Control

GRAP2290 - Industrial Design Honours Project Part One: Design Research and Development

Automotive Elective 1

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 2 2021), you should enrol in the following courses:

GRAP2573 - Industrial Design Honours: Reflection and Exposition

GRAP1040 - Industrial Design Honours Project Part Two: Design Research and Prototyping

Automotive Elective 2

 

Fifth-year student (Midyear Entry 2017)

For your first semester of study (Semester 2 2021), you should enrol in the following courses:

MIET1084 - Finite Element Analysis

GRAP2290 - Industrial Design Honours Project Part One: Design Research and Development

Automotive Elective 1

Automotive Elective 2

 

For your second semester of study (Semester 1 2022), you should enrol in the following courses:

AUTO1014 - Vehicle Handling and Control

GRAP2573 - Industrial Design Honours: Reflection and Exposition

GRAP1040 - Industrial Design Honours Project Part Two: Design Research and Prototyping 

 

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.  

COURSES OFFERED IN BOTH SEMESTER 1 AND SEMESTER 2:  Where class numbers are shown for both semesters, you may choose either semester that suits, aiming to have a reasonably balanced load between semesters.

GRADUATION: To be eligible to graduate you must have accumulated a total of 528 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. 

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Vehicle Handling and Control12YesAUTO1014Bundoora Campus1507 (FF)
Industrial Design Honours Project Part One: Design Research and Development24YesGRAP2290City Campus20842045
Industrial Design Honours: Reflection and Exposition12YesGRAP2573City Campus20882049
Industrial Design Honours Project Part Two: Design Research and Prototyping24YesGRAP1040City Campus20722033
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Select and Complete Two (2) of the following 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)
 

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Program structure enquiries

Program Manager: Dr. Enda Crossin
Tel: +61 3 9925 9085
Email: enda.crossin@rmit.edu.au

School of Engineering 

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

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

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

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