Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering - UEE60411

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 078615B

Level of study: Pathways to Undergraduate


Get started in the cutting-edge world of computer engineering. This advanced diploma will provide you with the skills to design, install, validate, evaluate and administer computer equipment and systems.

You’ll learn to manage risk, estimate and coordinate projects, and provide technical advice and sales. You'll gain theoretical and practical skills in computer hardware and software applications for assembly, installation, testing and maintenance of computers and networks.

Upon graduation, you’ll be qualified for work as a technical officer or service supervisor.

This qualification includes core and specialist subjects in the major study areas.

Areas of specialised study include:

administer UNIX-based computers
assemble and test personal computers
client-server networks
commission computer systems
computational solutions
design and implement internetworking systems
electrical principles
engineering and material science
enterprise networks
environmental and sustainability
install and configure internetworking systems
local area networks
network operating systems
network security
network services
project management
web services
wireless local area networks
work-integrated learning


As a graduate, you’ll be ready to work in the installation, maintenance, and administration of computers systems and network infrastructure. You may become responsible for computer systems support, or administering and upgrading electrical facilities in small, medium or large enterprises.

Your skills will be applicable to a wide range of business, manufacturing and operational occupations where computer systems and network technology underpins the business operations.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
18,500 Per Year 08 Feb 2021
05 Jul 2021
2 years Full time RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000

Entry criteria

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 50%

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 5.5 (with no individual band below 5.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 50 (with minimum of 5 in Reading, 5 in Listening, 14 in Speaking and 15 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 42 (with no communication band less than 36)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 162 with no less than 154 in any component.


RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
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