Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This program will provide students with an in-depth understanding of engineering disciplines of the automotive production life cycle. It will expose them to state-of-the-art infrastructure and different work ethics, by providing them with the opportunity to carry out work experience or research projects at multi-national automotive companies worldwide. The integration of classroom learning and workplace experience will provide students with the opportunity to apply your knowledge and problem-solving skills in a real workplace setting. The program focuses on new sustainable design and manufacturing practices based on the entire life-cycle (from 'cradle to grave') of vehicles. This incorporates the design for disposal and recycle, disassembly, life cycle assessment, alternative fuels and power-trains and light structures.
- Subjects studied may include: Automotive Electronics
- Automotive Materials
- Automotive Project 1 and 2
- Automotive Research Project
- Automotive Systems and Control
- Computational Engineering for Automotive Applications
- Management of Automotive Design and Development
- Management of Automotive Manufacturing Engineering Processes
- Vehicle Noise Vibration Harshness
- Vehicle Power-Train Technologies.
- Engineering-international automotive
Standard entry requirements
- An Australian Bachelor degree (Bachelor of Technology, Bachelor of Engineering Science or Bachelor of Engineering), or equivalent, in the fields of aerospace, mechanical, manufacturing, mechatronics, sustainable systems or automotive engineering, with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of equal to or greater than 2.5 out of 4.0
- Or an Australian Master of Engineering or PhD, or equivalent, in the fields of aerospace, mechanical, manufacturing, mechatronics, sustainable systems or automotive engineering Applicants with a GPA of less than 2.5 out of 4.0 may be considered on a case-by-case basis, with consideration given to at least two years' relevant work experience in industry.
Students may be eligible for advanced standing based on industry experience or academic results in their previous studies.
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Through partner organisations in Europe, Asia and the United States, the RMIT International Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) offers workplace training and academic research placements between 6 and 12 months.