Associate Degree of Engineering
Blended learning – on-campus and digital learning
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Whether you’re living in Australia or overseas, you’re automatically considered for a scholarship of up to 30% off your course fees. Please check our updated entry requirements.
Hawthorn (Semester 1) - View application and start dates
A$36140 (annual for 2023)*
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Course information in detail
- Course detail, course structure and units of study.
International students in Australia who hold student visas are required to study full-time and on campus. Courses that are taught entirely online are only available to international students studying outside Australia or those in Australia who are not on a student visa. Online courses are not available to international students in Australia who hold a student visa.
- Twelve (12) Core Engineering units (150 credit points)
- One (1) Core Professional Practice in Engineering (Compulsory no-credit unit)
- Four (4) Specialisation Core units (50 credit points) for the award in either Associate Degree of Engineering (Civil) or Associate Degree of Engineering (Mechanical) or Associate Degree of Engineering (Mechatronics).
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Associate Degree of Engineering is 125 credit points (normally 10 units)
Units of study
View Swinburne Engineering Competencies relevant to learning outcomes for this course.
CIVIL - SPECIALISATION
For a Mechanical specialisation complete one of the following two options
Elective Complete two of the following units
For a Mechatronic specialisation complete one of the following two options
CORE Complete the following two units
CORE Complete the following two units
Careers and graduate outcomes
- Career opportunities, course aims and objectives and professional recognition.
Aims and objectives
On successful completion of this Course students will be able to :
|CLO1||Apply broad knowledge of engineering in diverse contexts and applications using critical thinking and judgement|
|CLO2||Identify, analyse and evaluate information and concepts from a range of sources|
|CLO3||Apply problem solving, design and decision-making methodologies to identify and provide solutions to complex problems with some intellectual independence|
|CLO4||Apply procedural-level mathematics and engineering fundamentals to the analysis, design and operation of a model, using appropriate engineering methods and tools|
|CLO5||Communicate proficiently to a variety of audiences, function as an effective member or leader of a team, and use the basic tools and practices of project management within project work|
|CLO6||Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, ethical conduct, professional accountability and an awareness of the para-professional engineering practice in a global and sustainable context|
|CLO7||Reflect on and take responsibility for their own learning and self-management processes, and manage their own time and processes effectively by regularly reviewing of personal performance as a means of managing continuing professional development and lifelong learning|
Pathways and scholarships
Defending a career in engineering
During service in the Australian army, Lane Macdonald worked as a construction pioneer, helping build infrastructure for a local community in East Timor. It was here that he matured his life-long interest in Engineering. Now studying an Associate Degree of Engineering at Swinburne, Lane hopes to create new and innovative capabilities for serviceman and women in the defence industry.
Course fees and requirements
- Fees, entry requirements and English language requirements.
A prerequisite for many courses, the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) can now be done on campus in Hawthorn at Room 132, Building TD. Book now or call +61 3 9214 3584 for more information.
2. Completion or partial completion of an approved tertiary qualification (including Certificates, Diplomas, Advanced Diplomas, Associate Degrees and Degrees).
3. Applicants without a formal qualification may be considered for entry upon completion of the STAT test.
- VCE Units 3 and 4 – a minimum study score of 25 in any English (except EAL) or 30 in English as Alternate Language (EAL) or equivalent
- VCE Units 3 and 4 - a minimum study score of 20 in any Mathematics
Meeting the minimum entry requirements for the course does not guarantee offer of a place. See Admissions at Swinburne for general information about the admission process.
English language requirements
• Swinburne English Language Centre: EAP 5 Advanced level with overall 65%% and all skills 65% or above
• Or equivalent measures available at http://www.swinburne.edu.au/study/international/apply/entry-requirements/