BH111 - Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic & Computer Systems Eng) Honours/Bachelor of Business(Management)

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Plan: BH111EEHDD - Bachelor of Engineering(Electrical & Electronic Eng)(Honours)/Bachelor of Business(Management)
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: Bachelor of Engineering(Electrical & Electronic Eng)(Honours)/Bachelor of Business(Management)
Award abbreviation: BEng(ElecElectEng)(H)/BB(Mgt)
Total credit points: 528
Career: UGRD
Duration: 5 years full time or 10 years part time
Location: Onshore, City Campus
Owning school: Engineering (172H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/schools-colleges/engineering
ASCED code: 031399
CRICOS code: 0100715

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Purpose of the Program

The purpose of the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Eng) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business(Management) is to:

  • provide learning experiences that provide you with the knowledge and skills essential for a professional career in electrical and electronic engineering.
  • prepare you, on graduation from this program, to be ready to take up employment in electrical and electronic engineering and related industries.  The related industries include the power generation and distribution sector, aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, biomedical, resource, defense, and primary industries.
  • provide you with the capabilities necessary to manage contemporary organisations within complex and changing economic and social conditions.  Contemporary managers are increasingly expected to exercise strong ethical judgement, and be dedicated to a process of continuous learning about their practice.  They are also expected to work flexibly and effectively with those around them in a variety of organisational structures.

In the engineering program 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 of these).

In the business program, the capstone experience course BUSM4546 Organisational Experience provides the culmination of the knowledge, skills and applied work practice experiences that prepare you to transit into the business world.

This program is primarily delivered in face-to-face mode at the City Campus. While most courses in the program are delivered on campus, others are delivered online.

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    Articulation and pathways

    Pathways

    Graduates will be able to proceed to a coursework Masters degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or related fields, subject to meeting the general admission criteria.

    Outstanding graduates from this program may be able to proceed to a research degree including Masters by Research or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), subject to meeting the general admission criteria.

    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

    Prerequisites
    Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) prerequisite units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 20 in Mathematical Methods (CAS) or Specialist Mathematics; and a study score of at least 30 in English (ESL) 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

    This program is fully accredited by the Engineers Australia. Graduates of the program are eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia. Full membership as a Professional Engineer may be obtained after an appropriate period of professional practice.  

    Engineers Australia represents Australia as a signatory to the Washington Accord.  Many other countries are signatories to this international agreement for professional engineers.  Qualifications accredited or recognised by other signatories are recognised by each signatory as being substantially equivalent to accredited or recognised qualifications within its own jurisdiction.

    The Bachelor of Business (Management) program is not accredited by professional bodies. However, some professional bodies may offer qualification recognition post-graduation on a case by case basis. Students and/or graduates should contact the professional body of interest directly to seek advice on recognition of their qualification.

    The table below lists the professional bodies which may offer membership to students and/or graduates as a career enabler which could include opportunities for networking and access to discipline specific resources. Application for membership is the graduate's responsibility.

    Professional Body

    Membership and Opportunities

    Institute of Managers and Leaders [IML]

    www.managersandleaders.com.au

    • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate

    The School of Engineering, and School of Management both have extensive links with industry, particularly through research projects, and consulting.  In a number of cases industry has provided direct support by donating laboratory equipment. Industry and professional representatives actively participate in each schools' Industry Advisory Committee which ensures that each schools' links with industry standards and practice remain current.

    You may be able to undertake an industry sponsored design project in your final year (as part of Engineering Capstone Project Part A and Part B).

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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

    Resources available from the Library

    RMIT Library provides extensive resources, services and study space. All RMIT students have access to scholarly resources including course related material, books, e-books, journals and databases. Computers and group study rooms are available at each Library. One-on-one study support is available for assistance with assignment preparation, academic writing, referencing, maths and study skills.

    To contact Library staff for help, phone, email or chat via the Ask the Library service. For recommended texts and databases relevant to electronic, communication, computer and network engineering, refer to https://rmit.libguides.com/computerelectricalelectronictelecommunicationsengineering

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

    Online learning tools and content
    As a student in this program you may access online learning tools and content for your program and associated courses from the student portal, myRMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit.

    The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering has many laboratories, often with specialised equipment, to support the relevant teaching and learning activities, and most of these labs have been upgraded in recent years, to ensure that you have access to modern computers and equipment that you are likely to use in industry.

    Learning services available to you as a student at RMIT
    RMIT 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 https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support

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