Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (specialising in mechanical units)
- This course is not available to local students.
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you are an Australian citizen, or
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you are not an Australian citizen, and
you are not a New Zealand citizen (excluding TAFE courses), and
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Course in detail
- Computer-aided drafting and modelling
- Industrial controllers with PLCs
- Process control with Industry standard graphical programming
- Workplace communication skills
- Industry-based engineering projects
Units of study
VBN768 Develop career plans for the engineering industry
VBN769 Perform basic machining processes
VBP250 Set up manufacturing processes for engineering applications
VBP230 Apply scientific principles to engineering problems
VBP267 Set up fluid power controlled engineering systems
VBP275 Program, operate and select a robotic system
VBP263 Apply basic principles of materials science to engineering applications
VBP464 Select rotating electrical machine
VBN790 Produce engineering components by operating a CNC manufacturing cell
AUM5301A Produce drawings manually
MEM1.2FA Apply principles of occupational health and safety in work environment
VBN773 Produce basic engineering sketches and drawings
VBP228 Apply mathematical solutions to engineering problems
ICAITU006C Operate computing packages
VBP232 Apply the principles of strength of materials to engineering problems
VBN776 Use basic engineering concepts to plan the manufacture of engineering components
BSBCMN419A Manage projects
VBP235 Use 2D computer-aided drafting systems
VBP231 Apply principles of mechanics to engineering problems
VBP237 Apply computer-based solid modelling concepts
VBN788 Design and prototype components and/or small structures using engineering design principles
MEM2.11C5A Research and prepare presentations and reports
VBN771 Apply electrotechnology principles
MEM12024A Perform computation
Mechanical stream units
VBP278 Design mechanical machines
VBP274 Design mechanical engineering systems
VBP266 Apply fluid mechanic principles in mechanical engineering
VBP283 Apply principles of mechanics to engineering structures
VBP264 Apply advance principles of materials science to engineering problems
VBP265 Plan for the implementation of mechanical drive systems
MEM18.2B Use power and handheld tools
VBP277 Apply thermodynamic principles in engineering
VBQU258 Apply advanced dynamics to engineering problems
VBP282 Apply environmental issues to engineering projects
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawings
English language requirements
Swinburne College English for Academic Purposes Certificate: EAP 4 Upper Intermediate: 70%; OR, obtaining a minimum IELTS overall band of 6.0 (Academic Module) with no individual band below 6.0; OR, a TOEFL (Paper-based) minimum score of 537 (with Test of Written English (TWE) score of 4.5); OR, a TOEFL (Internet-based) minimum score of 75, with no individual band below 17. Refer to the English Language Requirements website for further information.
How to apply
Apply direct to Swinburne by following the step-by-step process on the How to Apply website.
Course fees*$15,400 (annual for 2014) (In addition to the tuition fees for the Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology, the following materials fees are payable – Robotics Stream: A$346 (A$290 in first year, A$56 in second year), or Mechanical Stream: A$180 (A$150 in first year and A$30 in second year). or Civil stream: $440 (A$290 in first year and A$150 in second year ). Material fees are subject to change on an annual basis.)
For information about scholarships at Swinburne visit the Scholarships website.