BH123 - Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering) (Honours)

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Plan: BH123 - Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering) (Honours)
Campus: RMIT University Vietnam


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 (Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering) (Honours)
Award abbreviation: BEng(Robot&MechEng)(H)
Total credit points: 384
Career: UGRD
Duration: 4 Years full-time or part-time equivalent
Location: VNMRI RMIT University Vietnam
Owning school: School of Science, Engineering, and Technology (860H)
Owning school URL:
ASCED code: 030101
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Purpose of the Program

Mechatronics and Robotics engineering is the study of and an application of engineering to the design, development, maintenance and management of machinery with electronic and computer control systems, such as aircrafts, robots, motor vehicles and power generators. This program will focus on the areas of engineering, technology, projects, and technology and engineering management. You will develop skills in working with high-technology engineering systems for the automation of industrial tasks or advanced electronic control systems. You will have the opportunity to undertake an industry sponsored design project in your final year.

You will undertake a capstone experience in the courses OENG1183 Engineering Capstone Project Part A and OENG1185 Engineering Capstone Project Part B , in which you will conduct an independent research project that can be analytical, experimental, design or computational in nature (or some combination of these). 

The Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering) (Honours) is primarily delivered in face-to-face mode at the South Saigon Campus.

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Articulation and pathways

As a successful graduate of this program, you may (upon application) be eligible to proceed to a coursework Masters degree in Robotics and Mechatronics 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 program's entry requirements.

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Entrance requirements

Very Important: This plan is being phased out. 

BH123 - Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering) (Honours) plan has been discontinued and will no longer accept new students from trimester 3 2023.

Program entry requirements
Successful completion of a Vietnamese high school 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.

Minimum overall average score of 7 from all graded subjects taken in the final year of Senior High School. 
High school mathematics with a minimum score of 6.

A pathways program into BH123 may be offered to suitable applicants who do not meet the mathematics prerequisite

English language requirements
One of the following:

  • Successful completion of RMIT Vietnam English Advanced Level
  • IELTS 6.5 (no band below 6.0);
  • TOEFL Paper based 580+ (TWE 4.5+);
  • TOEFL Computer based 233+ (TWE 4.5+);
  • TOEFL Internet based 92+ (no band below 20);

For other international English entry requirements, please view

Note: TOEFL and IELTS are recognised for two years from the test date. RMIT English results are only recognised for one year from the course completion date.

If you do not meet the above English language requirements you may be offered pre-program English (for one or two semesters) which can be combined in a pathways program into BH123 if both English and the mathematics prerequisites are not met.


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External accreditation and industry links

The Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering) (Honours) is provisionally 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. Engineering programs normally go through two stages of accreditation: 

  • Provisional accreditation – Engineers Australia evaluates the program content, structure, delivery and assessment methods. On successful evaluation, the new program is awarded provisional accreditation status. 
  • Full accreditation – Once the program has a cohort of graduates, Engineers Australia re-evaluates it:  this time with a view to awarding full accreditation. Engineers Australia is a signatory to the Washington Accord. This means that programs with full accreditation are internationally recognised and graduates are able to practise as professional engineers in many countries around the world.

The School of Science and Technology has extensive links with industry to facilitate work integrated learning, industry student placements and industry experience. The Industry Advisory Committee for this program includes representatives of a number of international companies operating in mechatronics and robotics engineering and this committee works closely with the school staff and students.

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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

As part of the program you will have access to specialist laboratories with relevant hardware and software. As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University Vietnam you may access the services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. Resources include collections of books, periodicals and other course related materials.

You can find more information on library resources and services here

This program is administered by the Vietnam campus of RMIT and you may access online learning tools for your program and associated courses via the learning management system for the Vietnam campus.

New laboratories have been built for this program at RMIT Vietnam and equipped with specialised equipment, to support the relevant teaching and learning activities. You will 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 Vietnam 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 to assist with:

  • transition to tertiary study and learning
  • study skills, academic skills including literacy, mathematics and basic sciences if relevant
  • enabling support 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


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