GD164 - Graduate Diploma in International Automotive Engineering
Plan: GD164 - Graduate Diploma in International Automotive Engineering
Campus: City Campus
Program delivery and structureApproach to learning and assessment
Work integrated learning
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.
A number of teaching and learning approaches are used within this program to develop your capabilities. The approaches used in each course will be appropriate to the core curriculum areas and capability dimensions which are designed to assist you in developing skills as an independent and lifelong learner. The program will achieve these learning outcomes through the consistent and extensive use of updated courseware that has been designed with students’ needs as its central focus.
The major styles of teaching and learning you will experience throughout your program will include, but are not limited to the following:
Problem-based learning: You may be in a small group or team, or work individually to apply knowledge to solve problems and examine case studies. This technique is designed to simulate the experiences you will encounter working as an industry practitioner.
Assignments and projects: These may be either research or problem-based, and may be undertaken in teams or individually. They will provide you with experience at undertaking research and reasoning, to write effectively and to present your findings and advice to a range of audiences; and may also require you to provide oral presentations. Assignments and projects are also designed to provide a way to receive feedback on your skills development and be able to utilise this feedback to improve your skills and further develop your capabilities in the relevant area.
Classroom teaching and/or online Canvas Collaborate sessions: These sessions utilise a range of teaching and learning techniques including lectures, guest lectures by practitioners, class presentations, group discussion and student-led discussion. This style of learning is designed to provide an environment where you can ask questions and seek feedback as well as contribute to class discussion with your peers. Classes may be offered in intensive mode over weekends or in week-long blocks. You are expected to be responsible for the completion of all out of class learning activities which may require extra reading of both library and online materials.
Laboratory: Most of the engineering focused courses require practical experience in a controlled and safe environment. Laboratory classes are scheduled with smaller group size. During laboratory classes, you will be given instructions to operate equipment to investigate phenomena that can be verified by the theories taught in the classroom. Laboratory demonstrators will be present in the sessions to assist your learning process.
Research investigations: You will be assigned a supervisor to oversee your research activities. The supervisor will hold periodic meetings with you on a one-on-one basis to review your progress and research direction. Research outcomes are documented and inspected by the supervisor or panel of experts as the case requires. Research investigations can take many forms, e.g. laboratory testing, literature review, controlled input-output analysis, etc.
Assessed tutorials or presentations: a form of in-class test, which you will be required to complete either individually or as a team.
Self-assessment and peer-assessment: for assessment activities such as tutorial questions and presentations of group projects you may be asked to assess your own work, the work of your group, or the work of other groups. This is part of equipping you to become more independent in your own learning and to develop your assessment skills.
Exams: an individual form of assessment where you are asked to demonstrate your ability to solve problems and to explain principles.
RMIT University offers an extensive Global Mobility program to students, allowing students to study overseas for up to a year of their program. With more than 200 partners across the globe, students can choose destinations and programs that complement their studies and add to their future employability.
If you have a long term medical condition, disability and/or other form of disadvantage it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the Program Manager or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
If you would like to find out more about RMIT's approach to assessment you can view the Assessment information for students.Top of page
Work integrated learning
RMIT University is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional or vocational practice. As a student enrolled in this RMIT University 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;
- complete these activities in real work contexts or situations; and
- these interactions and the work context provide a distinctive source of feedback to you to assist your learning.
Any or all of these aspects of a WIL experience may be simulated.
In Management of Automotive Design and Development (AUTO1024), you should expect assessed professional or vocational work in a work context in which feedback from clients and others from industry and community is integral to the experience.Top of page
|To graduate you must complete the following:|
FULL TIME STUDY - Year One of Program
|Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:|
|Select and Complete One (1) Course from the following Engineering Electives:|
PART-TIME STUDY - Year One
|Complete ALL Four (4) Courses from:|
PART-TIME STUDY - Year Two
|Complete ALL Three (3) Courses from:|
|Select One (1) Course from Automotive Engineering Electives:|
|Select One (1) Course from Management Electives:|
|Select One (1) Course from Manufacturing Electives:|
|Select One (1) Course from Quality Management Electives:|
|Select One (1) Course from Systems Engineering Electives:|
|Select One (1) Course from Integrated Logistics Management Electives:|
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