Course details

CRICOS course code: 079774A

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Advance your skills so you can design and work with the fast-moving technologies of the automotive industry.

This degree is built on core studies in mechanical engineering, with a specialisation in automotive engineering to develop economical and sustainable automotive designs, or solve automotive engineering problems.

You'll study vehicle power systems, vehicle noise and vibration, vehicle handling and control, and sustainable vehicle design, automotive manufacturing and vehicle aerodynamics.

The degree incorporates complete car design with a focus on new technologies that benefit society such as driverless cars, full-electric, hybrid power trains and fuel cells. It takes a global view and is increasingly environmental in outlook.

The emphasis will be on hands-on learning, with your work largely laboratory-based, where you'll conduct experiments and design your own projects.

With the opportunity to undertake industry placements either locally or internationally, you'll be work-ready when you graduate. There are also opportunities to tackle research projects in partnership with industry, like the Engineers Without Borders Challenge.

This degree is an outcome of industry and student demand.

Why study automotive engineering at RMIT?

Studying automotive engineering at RMIT offers the following benefits:

Prepare yourself for employment
With the opportunity to undertake industry placements either locally or internationally, you'll be work-ready when you graduate. There are also opportunities to tackle research projects in partnership with industry, like the Engineers Without Borders Challenge.
Hands-on learning experiences
Your work will be largely laboratory-based, where you'll conduct experiments and design your own projects.

Career

Automotive engineering is a growing global industry.

Automotive engineers are employed by major car, truck and bus companies, as well as racing teams and parts manufacturers.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
41,280 Per Year Expected Feb 2023
Expected Jul 2023
4 years
Full time
RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)
Melbourne City Campus
124 La Trobe Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
41,280 Per Year Expected Feb 2023
Expected Jul 2023
4 years
Full time
Bundoora Campus
289 McKimmie Road
Melbourne Victoria 3083
Australia

Entry criteria

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average

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

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

Address

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