Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
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This program will get you started in the cutting-edge world of computer engineering, providing you with the skills to design, install, validate, evaluate and administer computer equipment and systems.
In this program, you’ll also 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 office personal computers and computer networks.
On graduating from this program you’ll be qualified for work as a technical officer or service supervisor.
Note: Programs may change as training packages are updated.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You'll have access to online resources through the myRMIT student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
RMIT has a strong Industry Advisory Committee (IAC), which links the program and industry. The IAC includes representatives from local computer systems industries. The committee meets twice yearly and provides feedback on our programs to ensure that they reflect the changing needs of industry.
You’ll also be able to connect with industry representatives through participation in seminars, marketing events, industry awards and scholarships.
Computer engineers can be of great benefit to forward-thinking businesses as they improve profitability by designing and developing systems that speed up processes and increase efficiency.
As a graduate of this program you may become responsible for computer systems support, and administering and upgrading electrical facilities in small, medium or large-sized enterprises. You’ll be ready to work in the installation, maintenance and administration of computers systems and networks infrastructure.
Your skills will be applicable to a wide range of business, manufacturing and operational occupations where application of knowledge in computer systems and network technology underpins the business operations.
Professional recognition and accreditation
This program is provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia. Full accreditation will be sought for this program as soon as it is feasible to do so within the accreditation time lines set by Engineers Australia.
Once it is fully accredited, graduates of the program will be eligible for graduate membership of Engineers Australia at Engineering Associate level.
Australia is a signatory to the International Engineering Alliance, also known as the Dublin Accord, for engineering technicians. Once it is fully accredited, graduates of the program will be recognised in all countries that are signatories to the accord.
Through partner organisations in Europe, Asia and the United States, the RMIT International Industry Experience and Research Program (RIIERP) offers workplace training and academic research placements for between six and 12 months.
There are also opportunities to study abroad through Education Abroad.
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Get the core skills needed to start a career in computer engineering or use this program as an entry point to a bachelor degree.