Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (specialising in robotics and mechatronics units)
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Course in detail
- Develop career paths for the engineering industry
- Perform basic machining processes
- Program, operate and select a robotic system
- Produce drawings
- Operate computing packages
- Manage projects
- Design mechanical machines
- Use power and hand tools
- Apply electrotechnology principles in engineering work environment
Units of study
VBN768 Develop career plans for the engineering industry
VBP263 Apply basic principles of materials science to engineering applications
VBN790 Produce engineering components by operating a CNC manufacturing cell
VBN773 Produce basic engineering sketches and drawings
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
VBN771 Apply electrotechnology principles in engineering work environment
MEM5.3AA Soft soldering basis VBP278 Design mechanical machine
VBP282 Apply environmental issues to engineering projects
VBP300 Implement control processes using PLCs
VBP301 Program control system
VBP271 Set up mechatronics engineering systems
MEM12.4B Perform precision electrical/electronics measurements
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawings
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
MEM12004B Perform precision electrical/electronic measurement
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*A$14,650 (annual for 2013) (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.)
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