AD005 - Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (Electrical/Electronics)

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Plan: AD005 - Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (Electrical/Electronics)
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (Electrical/Electronics)
Award abbreviation: AssocDegEngTech(ElecElect)
Total credit points: 192
Career: UGRD
Duration: Two years full time
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences (174T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/vocational-engineering-health-and-sciences/
ASCED code: 031303
CRICOS code: 059385B

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Purpose of the Program

The program objectives are:

  • To provide knowledge and technical skills to graduates required by the Electrical and Electronic industry;
  • To enable graduates to pursue a career in the areas of electrical/electronic design, electronic communications, digital and analogue interfacing, microprocessor programming, automation and process control as a Technical Officer, Engineering Associate or Electronic Service Engineer;
  • To provide a pathway for graduates into the relevant bachelor degree programs;
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Articulation and pathways

 

Credit agreements between RMIT University programs enable you upon graduating from an RMIT University qualification to apply for advanced standing in a higher level qualification. The statements below provide you with information about articulation agreements with this program.

If you are a graduate of the Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (Electrical/Electronics) and you have achieved a Grade Point Average (GPA) of two (2) or higher, you will be eligible for guaranteed entry and 192 credit points in the following programs:

 

  • BH075, Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Honours), or
  • BH073, Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) (Honours),  or 
  • BH071, Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic and Communication Engineering) (Honours), or
  • BH072, Bachelor of Engineering (Computer and Network Engineering) (Honours)

    For the list of courses for which you can claim exemption and other details refer to the program guides for BH071, BH072, BH073 or BH075.

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

Credit for other bachelor level degrees will be assessed on a case by case basis.

 

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Entrance requirements

Program entry requirements

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent.  

For information on international qualifications and corresponding entry requirements that are equivalent to Australian academic entry requirements, see the Country equivalents web page (unresolved).

Prerequisites

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) prerequisite units 3 and 4 — mathematical methods (CAS), and a study score of at least 25 in English (ESL) or at least 20 in any other English.

English language requirements

A minimum IELTS (Academic module) overall score of 6.0, with no band below 5.5; or equivalent.   

For equivalents to English entry requirements, see the English equivalents web page.

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External accreditation and industry links

This program is provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia. Full accreditation will be sought for this program as soon as it is feasible to do so within the accreditation time lines set by Engineers Australia. Once fully accredited, graduates of the program will be eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia.

The School has a very strong Industry Advisory Committee, which is the main link between the program and industry. Membership includes staff from major Electronic and Electrical  Industries based locally. The committee meets yearly and provides feedback on the currency of our programs, the changing needs of industry and has input into the design of new programs. It also actively contributes to the School through participation in seminars, marketing events, industry awards and scholarships.

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT: www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit.

Services available to you as a student at RMIT University

RMIT University provides a wide range of resources and opportunities to assist your learning and wellbeing so you can achieve your study and career goals.

Services are available face to face and online assisting with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling assistance if you have a disability, long term medical condition or other form of disadvantage which may impact on your learning
  • career development and employment
  • living and wellbeing (including advice on health, housing and financial matters)
  • opportunities for scholarships, leadership and study abroad
  • opportunities for participating in arts, sport, recreation, fitness activities as well as student activism and university governance

We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at: www.rmit.edu.au/students.

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