Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical Engineering (Honours) / Bachelor of Commerce

RMIT University

As an RMIT electrical engineering and commerce double degree student you'll gain a combination of technical and business skills allowing you to develop electrical engineering solutions and understand the processes of commerce across many sectors. Electrical engineers specialise in the application and control of electrical energy. By understanding the processes behind the production and distribution of electricity, they can find better ways to utilise electrical power to meet the demands of modern living. To effectively manage large infrastructure projects, employers are increasingly looking for engineers with a solid understanding of business concepts as well as technical expertise. With these combined skills you'll be able to design solutions and understand the business incentives driving them. Graduates are well placed to become business leaders in future technologies for industries and the community.

Course Fee:


International: $195,360

Entry Requirements:

Current Year 12 prerequisite units 3 and 4 - a study score of at least 20 in one of Mathematical Methods (any) or Specialist Mathematics; and a study score of at least 25 in any English (except EAL) or at least 30 in English (EAL).

Structure:

Years 1, 2 and 3 - Your first three years introduce you to electrical engineering fundamentals including mathematics, physics and commerce. You'll also complete a work-integrated learning (industry experience) elective in Year 3 or 5. Years 4 and 5 - In the last two years you'll specialise in electrical energy and power systems, along with finance and management. A lot of your time will be spent in practical classes, developing your design and problem-solving skills. Your final-year (capstone) project will develop and reinforce the skills and knowledge you need - as defined by Engineers Australia - to commence your professional engineering career.

Subjects you can Study:

Accounting, Administration, Business, Commerce, Control systems, Electrical distribution, Electrical energy conversion, Electrical engineering, Electrical transmission, Industrial automation, Management, Microprocessor control systems.

Recognition:

This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia. Graduates of the program are eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia. Full membership as a professional engineer may be obtained after an appropriate period of professional practice. Australia is one of 15 countries that are signatories to the International Engineering Alliance, also known as the Washington Accord, for professional engineers. The qualification of graduates from this degree is recognised in all countries that are signatories to the Accord.

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00122A

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
City No info No Full time 5 years
City No info No Part time 10 years

Why Study With Us

One of Australia's original tertiary institutions, RMIT University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied research, and engagement with industry and the community.

RMIT is renowned for its excellence in Art and Design; Architecture; Education; Engineering; Development; Computer Science and Information Systems; Business and Management; and Communication and Media Studies.

RMIT prides itself on its strong industry connections forged over 130 years. Collaboration with industry is integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally-focused graduates.

RMIT is a values-led institution and is dedicated to operating sustainably, respecting Indigenous cultures and supporting intellectual freedom. 

RMIT has outstanding teachers and is one of the top ranked universities for staff qualification.

Facilities & Services

RMIT’s three campuses in Melbourne (City, Brunswick and Bundoora) are located on the unceded lands of the people of the Woi Wurrung and Boon Wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation.

As a global university, RMIT has two campuses in Vietnam and a research and industry collaboration centre in Spain. We also offer programs through partners in Singapore, Hong Kong, mainland China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Belgium, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands.

Our cutting-edge facilities, including the newly opened New Academic Street, Swanston Academic Building and Design Hub represent our commitment to developing world-class learning, teaching, training and research spaces.

Students have instant access to a range of activities and programs designed to make the university experience unforgettable.

The support services and networks available at RMIT are designed to help students succeed and remain healthy and happy.

Student services include:

  • International student support and personal counselling
  • Career advice and resume building workshops
  • Job opportunities and industry networking events
  • Accommodation assistance 
  • Disability services
  • Financial advice
  • Small business and entrepreneurial start up support 
  • Health information 
  • Safety and security services
  • Legal advice
  • Child care
  • Student clubs and social, cultural and sporting activities
  • Spiritual support.

Admission and selection

Applying to RMIT? Local and international students can access all information on the RMIT website

Study options

At RMIT, you'll experience an education that equips you with practical skills, inspires you with ideas and prepares you for the workplaces of the future. RMIT connects students with industry mentors and collaborate on projects with real organisations so that you can advance your career. 

RMIT provides you with a diverse range of education options, from apprenticeships, traineeships and certificates to associate and bachelor degrees, and postgraduate degrees by coursework or research. 

Interest areas include:

The university also has a range of pathway programs that allow students to work their way from one program to another until they reach the degree they want. Our pathways are more than just regular pre-university programs – many give students guaranteed entry into higher qualifications, and credit to reduce the cost and time needed to complete a degree.

If you would like any further information, please complete an enquiry form for local or international students. 

 

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