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

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Plan: BH111ECHDD - Bachelor of Engineering(Electronic & Computer Systems 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(Electronic & Computer Systems Eng)(Honours)/Bachelor of Business(Management)
Award abbreviation: BEng(ElectCompSysEng)(H)/BBMgt
Total credit points: 528
Career: UGRD
Duration: 5 years full time or 10 years part time
Location: RMIT University, City Campus
Owning school: Engineering (172H)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/schools-colleges/engineering
ASCED code: 031399
CRICOS code: 108625C

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Purpose of the Program

The purpose of the Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (Management) is to:

  • provide learning experiences that provide you, as a graduate of this program, with the knowledge and skills essential for a professional career in electronic, communication, computer and network engineering,
  • prepare you, on graduation from this program, to be ready to take up employment in electronic, communication, computer and network engineering and related industries. The related industries include the power generation and distribution, aerospace, automotive, manufacturing, biomedical, resource, defence, 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 Management in Practice provides the culmination of the knowledge, skills and applied work practice experiences that prepare you to transit into 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

Pathways refer to related programs for which you may be eligible once you have graduated from your current program. As a successful graduate of BH111ECHDD Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business(Management) , you may (upon application) be eligible to proceed to a coursework Masters degree in Electronic Engineering, or a coursework Masters degree in Telecommunication and Network Engineering, or related fields, 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 equivalency web page

Prerequisites 

Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) prerequisite units 3 and 4 — a study score of at least 20 in mathematics (any), 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 requirements web page

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External accreditation and industry links

The Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) (Honours)/ Bachelor of Business (Management) does not yet have accreditation by Engineers Australia. Accreditation will be sought for this program as soon as it is feasible to do so within the accreditation timelines set by Engineers Australia. Once fully accredited, graduates of the program will be eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia. 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 student/graduate's responsibility.

Professional Body

Membership and Opportunities

Institute of Managers and Leaders [IML]

www.managersandleaders.com.au

  • Graduates eligible for membership category: Affiliate

This program has strong links with industry through its Industry Advisory Committee and through research and teaching collaborations. Many program teaching staff are from local industry or have extensive previous industry experience and well-developed contact networks, and many are currently engaged in industry-funded research projects. These attributes, when integrated into teaching and courseware development, ensure that your learning experience is industry-relevant and work-integrated. 

You may be able to undertake an industry sponsored design project in your final year (as part of OENG1167 Engineering Capstone Project Part A and OENG1168 Engineering Capstone Project 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 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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