BH086 - Bachelor of Engineering (Adv Manufacturing & Mechatronics)(Hons)/Bachelor of Business(Intern Bus)

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Plan: BH086AMHDD - Bachelor of Engineering (Adv Manufacturing & Mechatronics)(Hons)/Bachelor of Business (Intern Bus)
Campus: City Campus


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: Bachelor of Engineering (Adv Manufacturing & Mechatronics)(Hons)/Bachelor of Business (Intern Bus)
Award abbreviation: BEng(AM&M)(Hons)/BBus(IB)
Total credit points: 528
Career: UGRD
Duration: 5 years Full Time
Location: City Campus
Owning school: Engineering (172H)
Owning school URL:
ASCED code: 030101
CRICOS code: 079780C

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Purpose of the Program

The objective of the BEng (Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics) (Honours) degree of this program is to develop highly employable graduates who are capable of working effectively as Manufacturing and Mechatronics engineers, in the national and international context. It is designed to prepare you as a graduate engineer for a wide range of career possibilities by developing particular graduate attributes which will be of on-going benefit to you, industry and society as a whole. Manufacturing industry is highly diversified. As a graduate of this program, you are highly qualified for designing and implementing state-of-the-art manufacturing and automation systems. You will be able to work in a wide range of engineering industries, from global manufacturing, aerospace and automotive, to supply chain and logistics.

The Bachelor of Business (International Business) program provides you with technical and critical knowledge and skills in international business to apply in diverse global contexts. A broad-based curriculum covers international human resource management, global marketing and cross-culture management, with focus in professional training in contemporary international business.

Over the duration of this program you will participate in a variety of learning experiences which are designed to support you in developing skills as an International Business graduate. Learning and teaching approaches for this program may include lectures and tutorials, problem-based learning, case studies, work-integrated learning, assignments, projects and examinations.

Combining both BEng and BBus skills and qualification, this program provides you with the capability to oversee development of large scale, high value added manufacturing facilities that have a global operational focus, making Australian manufacturing more competitive. As a graduate of this program you are likely to practice as an engineer at a high level.

You will undertake a capstone experience in the final year courses OENG1167 Engineering Capstone Project Part A and OENG1168 Engineering Capstone Project Part B, in which you will conduct a research project that can be analytical, experimental, design or computational in nature (or some combination).  

The capstone course BUSM3125 Strategic Management which will provide you the opportunity to critically reflect on and consolidate your theoretical and practical learning

The program will prepare you to work as a professional in a wide range of industries, government and non-government organisations that require high-level international skills, such as trading, business, finance, manufacturing, logistics, and trade promotion sectors

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Articulation and pathways


Students with related qualifications may be considered for credit on a case-by-case basis. 


Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program. As a successful graduate of this program, you may (upon application) be eligible to proceed to a coursework Masters degree or even to a research degree including Masters by Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Acceptance into these programs would be subject to each programs' entry requirements.

Students who apply to transfer to one of the single degrees that are components of this double degree program, will be eligible for credit for any equivalent courses in the single degree structure, and may transfer credit for any other courses that can meet elective requirements of the single degree structure.


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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.


Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) prerequisite units 3 and 4 —
A study score of at least 25 in Mathematical Methods (Any) or Maths: Specialist Maths, and a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in any other English.

English language requirements

A minimum IELTS (Academic module) overall score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0; or equivalent.   

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

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External accreditation and industry links

External Accreditation
The Bachelor of Engineering (Advanced Manufacturing & Mechatronics)(Hons)/Bachelor of Business (International Business) is fully accredited by Engineers Australia. Engineers Australia is the professional body responsible for the accreditation of higher education programs that prepare students to practise as professional engineers.  Engineers Australia is a signatory to the Washington Accord. This means that the program is internationally recognised and graduates are able to practise as professional engineers in many countries around the world. Graduates of the program are also eligible for graduate and/or professional membership of Engineers Australia.

Industry Links
The School of Engineering and the School of Management have extensive links with industry through their Industry Advisory Committees, and through research projects and consulting services. Membership of these Committees includes practising engineers or senior executives from a number of major national companies, consultants and past graduates from the schools. Their involvement ensures that the program remains relevant to your needs as a graduate, and to the needs of employers, by providing feedback on the currency of the programs and the changing needs of industry. They also contribute significantly through input into the design of new programs.  

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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. 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 and print resources such as books, journals, newspapers, streaming media and past exam papers.  Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

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

Computers for study are available at every Library site and wireless access is available if you are working from a laptop or mobile device.

For text and reference books, and journals relevant to Manufacturing and Materials Engineering refer to the library guide.

For text and reference books, and journals relevant to International Business refer to the library guide.

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Online learning tools and content

You can access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses at myRMIT

Services for Students

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
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  • career development and employment
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