Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Honours)

RMIT University

Program Overview

Are you ready to find better ways to power the modern world?

In RMIT's Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) (Honours), you'll learn the processes behind the production and distribution of electricity.Electrical engineering at RMIT is about more than just learning the theories behind the discipline. It's about putting those theories into practice to solve problems. You’ll learn the skills necessary to make useful products and provide quality services by spending time on experiments in laboratory classes and designing projects.In this professionally accredited degree, you’ll learn to design, develop and supervise the manufacture, installation, operation and maintenance of electrical systems. You’ll also work on systems for the generation, distribution, utilisation, and control of electric power, electronic and control systems used for various domestic and industrial applications.You’ll develop high-level technical and design skills and focus on a specialist area such as energy conversion, power systems, renewable energy, high-voltage equipment and control engineering. 



  Course Duration

48 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 42,240


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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  • Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice
  • Digital Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Engineering Science
  • Creative Engineering CAD
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Mechatronics: What We Make and How We Make It

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school) qualification.Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

To study this course 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.

The cost of studying at RMIT University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen. Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay A$ 42,240 annually, to study in RMIT University.

After graduating you may pursue a career as an electrical engineer in areas of industry such as:

  • power generation and distribution
  • mining and resources
  • renewable energies
  • industrial systems design
  • consumer product design
  • process control industries
  • electrified transportation
  • manufacturing
  • automotive
  • defence.
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