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

Program delivery and structure

Approach to learning and assessment
Work integrated learning
Program structure
Program transition plan

Approach to learning and assessment

Several courses in the program are delivered online, rather than on-campus, and you are likely to find that other courses transition to online delivery as you progress through the program.

The following learning and teaching approaches form the basis of your learning experiences:

  • In classes, including lectures, you will be encouraged to actively participate in activities such as discussions, asking and answering questions, and problem solving exercises.
  • Projects will require you to access a variety of knowledge sources including professional journals, discussion lists and online resources.
  • Projects will require you to effectively communicate outcomes across all communication modes (speaking, listening, writing, drawing and presenting) to a range of audiences.
  • Case-based learning engages you in critical thinking and decision making about realistic problems.
  • You will undertake team learning activities and projects that require you to work in mixed teams and critically engage with aspects of team development and conflict resolution.
  • You will engage in learning activities and projects that require you to identify, plan, design, construct and manage solutions to problems.
  • Learning activities will focus on practical application of technical skills and you will be assessed on technical competence both in theory and practice.
  • You will be required to solve complex, real-world problems.
  • You will be given problems that require you to consider the business context and market potential of products that you design.

Assessment

Course assessment is designed to enable you to demonstrate your technical, design, research, and communication abilities. The forms of assessment will vary with each course, depending on the specific learning outcomes and capability development objectives.

Assessments may take the following forms:

  • You will be treated as ‘adult learners’: expected to take responsibility for your own learning in a mature and independent way. Your future personal and career prospects will be enhanced by active engagement in learning activities. 
  • In-class tests: provide you with timely feedback on your understanding of course content and allow feedback to assist you in further developing your skills and capabilities during the semester
  • Assignment and Projects: these may be done individually or in groups allowing you to demonstrate your ability to work alone or as a member of a team.
  • Research projects: which assess ability to assimilate, critical analyse and reflect on information as well as written communication skills.
  • Formal presentations: enable the development of verbal communication skills, and organisational abilities.
  • Reflective Journals or papers: where you pause to consider what you have learnt, along with the easy and hard issues associated with that learning.
  • Portfolio – enable you to report and reflect what you have learnt and to keep collection of a range of models, examples, articles and websites that you will take forward as a resource in your professional life. 
  • Assessed Tutorials: a form of in-class test, which may be done individually or as a team.
  • Laboratory Reports: which provide an exercise in experimentation, report writing and critical analysis of data.
  • Self-Assessment and Peer-Assessment: for assessment activities such as seminars you will assess yourself or your own group, or assess the work of other groups. This is part of equipping you to become more independent in your own learning and assessing your own and others' performance.

Most of the assessment you complete will enable your lecturer to provide you with feedback on your learning. This will enable you to improve your performance in the future.

In addition to your studies for this program you also have the opportunity of undertaking an Industry Placement for six or twelve months either locally as advertised by local businesses, or internationally through the RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) http://www.rmit.edu.au/riierp.

Inherent requirements  

The following information on inherent requirements outlines the tasks you will be required to undertake during professional placement and on-campus learning activities. The non-academic abilities listed are provided for information only and are not entry requirements.

If there are any activities outlined which may be difficult for you to undertake, there are a range of adjustments to your study conditions available to enable and support you to demonstrate these abilities. Please contact the Equitable Learning Service (https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services) to discuss any adjustments you may require.

Please read the full list of the Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic & Computer Systems Eng) Honours/Bachelor of Business(Management) inherent requirements (https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/applying-to-rmit/local-student-applications/entry-requirements/inherent-requirements/engineering/bachelor-of-engineering-electrical-and-electronic-engineering-honours-bachelor-of-business-management)

By understanding the types of activities you’ll participate in, you can:

  • understand more about the program
  • determine if you may need support during your studies
  • make an informed decision about whether the program is suitable for you

If you are living with disability, long-term illness and/or a mental health condition, we can support you by making adjustments to activities in your program so that you can participate fully in your studies. To receive learning adjustments, you need to register with Equitable Learning Service (https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/support-and-facilities/student-support/equitable-learning-services)

The University considers the wellbeing and safety of all students, staff and the community to be a priority in on-campus learning and professional experience settings.

If you have already developed areas of skill and knowledge included in this program (for example, through prior studies or work experience), you can apply for credit once you have enrolled in this program. There is information on the RMIT University website about how to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/enrolment/apply-for-credit

 

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Work integrated learning

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Eng) (Honours)

RMIT is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with workplace experience.  Work Integrated Learning will be undertaken in many courses in your program. As a student enrolled in this RMIT program you will:

  • undertake and be assessed on structured activities that allow you to learn, apply and  demonstrate your professional or vocational practice;
  • interact with industry and community when undertaking these activities and receive feedback through assessment tasks; and
  • complete these activities in real or simulated work contexts or situations.

The following two 12 CP core course include WIL activities where 50% or more of the assessment involves assessors from a WIL partner organisation:

  • OENG1166 Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice where you will participate in an "Engineers Without Borders (EWB)" project which is focused on sustainable development as identified by EWB and community organisations. 
  • OENG1168 Engineering Capstone Project Part B where you will work under the guidance of a professional engineer who may be from industry or be an academic or research staff member. You will apply your technical knowledge, research, design and professional engineering skills to either discipline specific, or cross disciplinary engineering problems, through robust research and established engineering design processes. 

In addition to these courses you are strongly recommended to undertake at least 10 weeks of engineering work experience supervised by a professional engineer. If your work experience meets the requirements it may be assessed concurrently with your work experience as part of courses such as 

  • OENG1165 Professional Engineering Experience

You can enrol in OENG1165 while you are undertaking engineering work experience at any time during your program as a University elective course or you can enrol in it as a technical option course in your final year.

Bachelor of Business(Management)

The designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) courses in this portion of the program are BUSM4546 Organisational Experience (12 credit points) and BUSM4177 Leadership and Decision Making  (12 credit points). These courses will provide you with opportunities to apply your academic skills to a work-based context. 

In particular you will:

  • undertake and be assessed on structured activities that allow you to learn, apply and demonstrate your professional or vocational practice; and
  • be involved in authentic engagement with partner organisations that includes industry feedback.

These learning opportunities may be in the form of industry-based projects, simulations or placements.

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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.
 

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

To graduate you must complete the following:

All courses listed may not be available each semester

 

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Year One of Program

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Accounting in Organisations and Society 12 ACCT1046 City Campus
Introduction to Management 12 BUSM4176 City Campus
Digital Fundamentals 12 OENG1206 City Campus
Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering 12 EEET2249 City Campus
Engineering Science 12 OENG1208 City Campus
Engineering Mathematics 12 MATH2393 City Campus
Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice 12 OENG1166 City Campus
AND
Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:
University Elective
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Nine (9) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Macroeconomics 1 12 ECON1010 City Campus
Prices and Markets 12 ECON1020 City Campus
Marketing Principles 12 MKTG1025 City Campus
Electrical Engineering 1 12 EEET1316 City Campus
Engineering Computing 1 12 EEET2246 City Campus
Introduction to Embedded Systems 12 EEET2256 City Campus
Electronics 12 EEET2255 City Campus
Signals and Systems 1 12 EEET2369 City Campus
Mathematics for ECE 12 MATH2161 City Campus
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

Complete the following Five (5) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Organisations 12 BUSM1094 City Campus
Ethics and Governance 12 BUSM3115 City Campus
Business Law 12 LAW2442 City Campus
Engineering Design 2 12 EEET2257 City Campus
Work in Global Society 12 BUSM4558 City Campus
AND
Select and Complete One (1) of the following Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Network Fundamentals and Applications 12 EEET2368 City Campus
Communication Engineering 1 12 EEET2254 City Campus
Software Engineering Design 12 EEET2250 City Campus
AND
Select and Complete Three (3) Courses from the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Option list provided at the end of this program structure:
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Innovation Management 12 BUSM4550 City Campus
Contemporary Management: Issues and Challenges 12 BUSM4554 City Campus
Leadership 12 BUSM4177 City Campus
Engineering Design 3 12 EEET2609 City Campus
Research Methods for Engineers 12 EEET2449 City Campus
Strategy 12 BUSM3125 City Campus
AND
Select and Complete Three (3) Courses from the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Option list provided at the end of this program structure document:
 
AND

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Year Five of Program

Complete the following Four (4) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Work, Health, Safety & Wellbeing 12 BUSM3122 City Campus
Organisational Experience 12 BUSM4546 City Campus
Engineering Capstone Project Part A 12 OENG1167 City Campus
Engineering Capstone Project Part B 12 OENG1168 City Campus
AND
Select and Complete Four (4) of the following Technical Option Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Optical Fibre Systems and Networks 12 EEET1070 City Campus
Antennas 12 EEET1074 City Campus
Optical Fibre Technology 12 EEET1075 City Campus
Satellite Communication Systems Engineering 12 EEET1080 City Campus
Advanced Mobile and Wireless Systems Engineering 12 EEET1083 City Campus
Network Fundamentals and Applications 12 EEET2368 City Campus
Communication Engineering 1 12 EEET2254 City Campus
Network Access Systems 12 EEET1086 City Campus
Network Services and Internet Applications 12 EEET1089 City Campus
Audio Engineering 12 EEET1412 City Campus
Sensors and Measurement Technologies 12 EEET1413 City Campus
Circuit and System Simulation 12 EEET1415 City Campus
Digital Signal Processing for Communication Engineering 12 EEET1416 City Campus
Biomedical Instrumentation 12 EEET1414 City Campus
Biomedical Signal Analysis 12 EEET1417 City Campus
Variable Speed Drives 12 EEET2099 City Campus
Advanced Control Systems 12 EEET2100 City Campus
Industrial Automation 12 EEET2105 City Campus
Embedded Systems: Operating Systems and Interfacing 12 EEET2145 City Campus
Bioelectromagnetism 12 EEET2160 City Campus
Smart Embedded Systems 12 EEET2161 City Campus
Advanced Digital Design 1 12 EEET2162 City Campus
Advanced Digital Design 2 12 EEET2163 City Campus
Computer Robotics Control 12 EEET2165 City Campus
Real Time Systems Engineering 12 EEET2166 City Campus
Image Processing 12 EEET2169 City Campus
Real Time Estimation and Control 12 EEET2221 City Campus
Power Electronic Converters 12 EEET2224 City Campus
Biosignal Processing and Computing 12 EEET2238 City Campus
Electronic Materials 12 EEET2260 City Campus
RF and Microwave Circuits 12 EEET2270 City Campus
Radar Systems 12 EEET2271 City Campus
Protection and High Voltage Engineering 12 EEET2273 City Campus
Advanced Network Engineering 12 EEET2286 City Campus
Renewable Electrical Energy Systems 12 EEET2334 City Campus
Wireless Sensor Networks and the Internet of Things 12 EEET2370 City Campus
Introduction to Electrical Building Design 12 EEET2384 City Campus
Switched Mode Power Supplies 12 EEET2386 City Campus
Advanced Power Systems 12 EEET2380 City Campus
Electronic Systems for Automotive Applications 12 EEET2394 City Campus
Mobile Computing 12 EEET2422 City Campus
Engineering Project Design & Management 12 EEET2423 City Campus
Computer and Network Security 12 EEET2424 City Campus
Systematic and Inventive Problem Solving 12 OENG1045 City Campus
Extended Professional Engineering Project 1 12 EEET2395 City Campus
Extended Professional Engineering Project 2 12 EEET2397 City Campus
Humanitarian Experiential Learning Project 12 OENG1164 City Campus
Professional Engineering Experience 12 OENG1165 City Campus
AND
Select and Complete One (1) Course from Business Option list provided at the end of this program structure document:
 
AND

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OPTION LISTS:

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Option List:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Control Systems 12 EEET2109 City Campus
Power System Analysis and Control 12 EEET2106 City Campus
Electrical Plant 12 EEET2263 City Campus
Electrical Energy Conversion 12 EEET2274 City Campus
Signals and Systems 2 12 EEET2113 City Campus
Wireless and Guided Waves 12 EEET2114 City Campus
Communication Engineering 2 12 EEET2115 City Campus
Network Fundamentals and Applications 12 EEET2368 City Campus
Electronic Circuits 12 EEET2097 City Campus
Electronic Engineering 3 12 EEET2098 City Campus
Embedded System Design and Implementation 12 EEET2096 City Campus
Software Engineering Design 12 EEET2250 City Campus
Computer Architecture and Organisation 12 EEET2261 City Campus
Network Engineering 12 EEET2290 City Campus
Enterprise and Cloud Networks 12 EEET2292 City Campus
Network Management and Software Defined Networks 12 EEET2294 City Campus
Network Design and Performance 12 EEET2318 City Campus
Switched Mode Power Supplies 12 EEET2386 City Campus
Communication Engineering 1 12 EEET2254 City Campus
Industrial Automation 12 EEET2105 City Campus
Introduction to Electrical Building Design 12 EEET2384 City Campus
Optical Fibre Systems and Networks 12 EEET1070 City Campus
AND
Business Option List:

Course Title

Credit Points

Course Code

Campus

Employment Relations 12 BUSM1080 City Campus
International Human Resources Management 12 BUSM2449 City Campus
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 12 BUSM1074 City Campus
Issues in International Business 12 BUSM4178 City Campus
Culture and Business Practice in Asia 12 SOCU1016 City Campus
Applied Entrepreneurship 12 BUSM4052 City Campus
Driving Innovation in Organisations 12 BUSM1321 City Campus
Entrepreneurship and Global Challenges 12 BUSM4054 City Campus
Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management 12 OMGT1082 City Campus
Financial Accounting and Analysis 12 ACCT2033 City Campus
Management Accounting and Finance 12 ACCT1060 City Campus
Company Law 12 LAW2450 City Campus
Financial Markets and Institutions 12 BAFI1002 City Campus
Corporate Finance 12 BAFI1008 City Campus
International Monetary Economics 12 ECON1082 City Campus
Internet for Business 12 ISYS2061 City Campus
Business IT Infrastructure 12 INTE2043 City Campus
Human Resource Development 12 BUSM1137 City Campus
People Analytics 12 BUSM1228 City Campus
Entrepreneurial Finance 12 BUSM1313 City Campus
Family Business and Entrepreneurship 12 BUSM4053 City Campus
Global Political Economy 12 SOCU2112 City Campus
Intelligent Enterprise Systems 12 ISYS2425 City Campus
 

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Program transition plan

Transition Plan 2022

The following courses have moved years within the program structure from Semester 1 2022.

  • BUSM4546 Organisational Experience moved from year 4 to year 5.
  • BUSM3122 Work Health Safety and Wellbeing moved from year 3 to year 5.
  • BUSM4558 Work in Global Society moved from year 5 to year 3.
  • BUSM3125 Strategy moved from year 5 to year 4.

If you have already completed year 3 including BUSM3122 Work Health Safety and Wellbeing, please complete BUSM4558 Work in Global Society in year 4 and then BUSM3125 Strategy in year 5.

If you have already completed year 4 including BUSM4546 Organisational Experience and BUSM3122 Work Health Safety and Wellbeing, please complete BUSM4558 Work in Global Society and BUSM3125 Strategy in year 5.

Transition Plan 2021

The following table shows courses that will be replaced from Semester 1 2021 for program transition purposes only and not necessarily course equivalencies. If you have successfully completed any of the previous courses prior to the commencement of Semester 1 2021 they will continue to count as courses and contribute towards the successful completion of your program.

Year

prior to 2021

CP

Year

Replacement course

CP

1

MATH2160 Engineering Mathematics A

12

1

MATH2393 Engineering Mathematics

12

1

PHYS2082 Physics 1

12

1

OENG1208 Engineering Science

12

1

EEET2246 Engineering Computing 1 (moved from year 1 to 2)*

12

1

OENG1166 Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice (moved from year 2 to 1)

12

2 OENG1166 Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice (moved from year 2 to 1) 12 2 EEET2246 Engineering Computing 1 (moved from year 1 to 2) 12
2 EEET2251 Digital System Design 1^ 12 2 EEET2256 Introduction to Embedded Systems (moved from year 3 to year 2) 12
3 EEET2256 Introduction to Embedded Systems (moved from year 3 to year 2) 12 3 Technical Option course 12

3

EEET2254 Communication Engineering 1 (moved from year 3 core to option course)

12

3

Technical Option course

12

3

Business option course

12

3

BUSM3122 Work Health Safety and Wellbeing (Moved from Business option to year 3 core)

12

*If you have successfully completed EEET2246 Engineering Computing 1 in their first year prior to the comencement of semester 1, 2021 you should enroll in MANU2488 Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics: What We Make and How We Make It in year 2 in 2021.  For further enrolment advise contact your Program manager.

If you have successfully completed year 2 prior to the comencement of semester 1, 2021 you should enrol in EEET2256 Introduction to Embedded Systems in 2021. For further enrolment advise contact your Program manager.

Transition Plan 2020

The following table shows courses that will be replaced/ amended from Semester 1 2020 as part of a program transition. If you have successfully completed any of the old courses before the commencement of Semester 1 2020 it will continue to count as a core course in your program and contribute towards the successful completion of your program.

Year

Old course

Credit Points

Year

Replacement / amended course/s

Credit Points

1

EEET2248 Electrical Engineering Analysis

12

1

OENG1206 Digital Fundamentals

12

4

EEET2258 Engineering Design 3A

12

4

One Technical Option course

12

4

EEET2259 Engineering Design 3B

12

4

EEET2609 Engineering Design 3

12

Transition Plan 2018

-From Semester 1 2018, EEET2247 Electrical Engineering Practice will be replaced by OENG1166 Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice.  Students who have not successfully completed EEET2247 Electrical Engineering Practice before the commencement of Semester 1 2018 will be able to take OENG1166 Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice as a substitute.

-From Semester 1 2018, EEET2267 Engineering Design 4A and EEET2268 Engineering Design 4B will be replaced by OENG1167 Engineering Capstone Project Part A and OENG1168 Engineering Capstone Project Part B respectively.

Students who completed EEET2267 Engineering Design 4A in 2017 will be able to complete EEET2268 Engineering Design 4B in Semester 1 2018.

-Before 2018, OENG1097 Professional Engineering Experience Undergraduate was part of Program structures as a core course.

From 2018, OENG1097 Professional Engineering Experience Undergraduate will be replaced by OENG1165 Professional Engineering Experience which will be an Option course.

If you commenced your program before 2018 and have not successfully completed OENG1097 Professional Engineering Experience Undergraduate before the Commencement of Semester 1 2018, you may choose to take the Option course OENG1165 Professional Engineering Experience or any other option course in your program structure.

Transition Plan 2017

The following table lists normal course equivalencies for transition purposes only (not necessarily content equivalent). All courses listed are 12 credit points.

2016 course   From 2017  
EEET2248 Engineering Methods EEET2248 Electrical Engineering Analysis
EEET2247 Enterprise Engineering EEET2247 Electrical Engineering Practice
EEET2251 Engineering Design 1 EEET2251 Digital Systems Design 1
EEET2369 Signals and Systems EEET2369 Signals and Systems 1
BUSM1094 Organisational Behaviour BUSM1094 Organisational Analysis
EEET2254 Communication Engineering EEET2254 Communication Engineering
1
BUSM1311 The Entrepreneurial Process BUSM4550 Creativity, Innovation and
Design
BUSM3119 Human Resource Management BUSM4554 Contemporary Management:
Issues and Challenges
BUSM3123 Organisational Theory BUSM4546 Management in Practice
BUSM4177 Leading for Change BUSM4177 Leadership and Decision
Making
BUSM1222 International Business BUSM4558 Work in Global Society
EEET1070 Optical Fibre Communication Systems EEET1070 Optical Fibre Systems and Networks
EEET1074 Antennas for Mobile and Satellite Communications EEET1074 Antennas
EEET1083 Mobile and Personal Communication Systems Engineering EEET1083 Advanced Mobile and Wireless Systems Engineering
EEET1416 Digital Signal Processing 3 EEET1416 Digital Signal Processing for Communication Engineering
EEET2270 Microwave Circuits EEET2270 RF and Microwave Circuits
EEET2271 Radar Systems 1 EEET2271 Radar Systems
EEET2113 Signals and Systems EEET2113 Signals and Systems 2
EEET2115 Communication Engineering 3 EEET2115 Communication Engineering 2

Transition Plan 2015

Prior to 2015, Professional Experience was assessed as part of the course Engineering Design 4A (EEET2267).

From 2015, Professional Engineering Experience Undergraduate (OENG1097) is added to structure as a stand-alone course. 

As no students in this program were enrolled in Engineering Design 4A prior to 2015 no transition arrangements are needed.

Retained Credit

You will retain credit in this program for all Credit Points earned and taken pursuant to any previously approved Program Structure for BH111.

If you have completed the full 96 Credit Points of any Program Year as previously prescribed you will retain full credit for that Program Year and will not be required to undertake any further courses to meet the requirements of that Program Year even if the program structure has changed.

You should consult the Program Manager for advice on which courses to take in order to graduate.

EEET2256 Introduction to Embedded Systems (moved from year 3 to year 2)
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