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Combine electrical and electronic engineering skills with the ability to manage business complexity in an international context.
Electrical and electronic engineering underpins generation, distribution and application of electrical energy. It is also crucial in the design and control of electrical and electronic devices and systems to power and automate modern living and to improve quality of life for individuals and communities.
You'll have a wide range of options to specialise in various sub-areas of electrical and electronic engineering, including:
- generation, distribution and conversion of electrical energy
- control systems
- analogue and digital electronics
- power electronics and drives
- communications and network engineering
- computer engineering and embedded systems
- audio signal processing
- image processing
- biomedical signal processing
- sensors and measurement technologies
- biomedical electronics and engineering
The international business component of this program will cover organisations and their financial management, fundamentals and key issues of international business and management, global marketing principles, commercial law, global entrepreneurship, logistics, and business information systems in a global context.
Your studies in international business will develop your capabilities to identify the impact of international business on economies and businesses, and analyse and interpret the complex nature of of global organisations and international business relationships.
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work.
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.
In the final year of your studies you'll undertake a major project that is either industry-based or simulates an industrial situation. Combining and further developing the key theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for your field - as defined by Engineers Australia - you’ll work with industry leaders to solve a project challenge.
Before graduating from this program, you are strongly encouraged to complete a minimum 12 weeks of engineering industry experience. This allows you to gain first-hand experience in an engineering practice environment under the supervision of a practising professional engineer. The nature and timing of this engineering experience can take a range of forms.
Opportunities exist for an overseas work placement of between six and 12 months (this satisfies the work experience requirement). These placements are normally taken during a one-year break in the middle or at the end of the third year of the degree.
Electrical and electronic engineering graduates design and make electrical and electronic products, or install and maintain systems for businesses.
Universities and governments also require engineers to maintain and improve their electrical and electronic technologies.
Other roles exist in power plants, auto-electronics for the car industry, defence and research sector.
You could also choose to run your own business, delivering services in your chosen specialisation.
Many engineering companies operate globally and this program will prepare you for working as an engineer in an international business environment.
Professional recognition and accreditation
The Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Business (International Business) is fully accredited by Engineers Australia, which is a signatory of the Washington Accord. Graduates will be eligible for graduate and/or professional membership of Engineers Australia.
RMIT encourages you to aspire to a global career, not just a local one, and as an engineering student you’ll have a range of global opportunities.
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 of between six and 12 months.
There are also opportunities to study abroad through Education Abroad.
Program and course information
Take electrical and electronic engineering to international businesses
This program combines how electricity and electronics work with how to build and maintain devices. It gives you the business management skills to work in an international, multidisciplinary context.