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  • Objectives
    This course provides the academic background and practical training for middle level employment in various engineering and related fields. Streams are offered in Civil, Electrical and Electronics and Mechanical Engineering. It also provides a seamless pathway into Charles Darwin University's Bachelor of Engineering.
  • Entry requirements
    Stage 2 Mathematical Studies
  • Academic title
    Advanced Diploma of Engineering
  • Course description
    Course Structure

    The course comprises a general first year, covering basic academic and engineering skills and then progresses to a second year focusing on the stream of engineering appropriate to the student's interests.

    Full credit towards Charles Darwin University's Bachelor of Engineering course will be given for the successful completion of this Advanced Diploma.

    A candidate must successfully complete units totalling 160 credit points as detailed below. All units are valued at 10 credit points unless indicated.

    Unit type    
    Credit Points
    Specific requirements
    Common
    (2 units)    
    20
       
    Units totalling 20 credit points selected from Common Units available (e.g. units coded with a prefix of "CUC"). Students must complete the compulsory regional and indigenous issues unit (CUC107) and one of the two academic skills units.

    CUC107 Northern Perspectives (compulsory)

    Plus either:
    CUC106 Design and Innovation: Communicating Technology (recommended for this course) or CUC100 Academic Literacies

    Select Common Units to find out more about individual units and advanced standing options.
    Core Units
    (9 units)    

    80
    Compulsory Core units totalling 80 credit points:

    ENG151 Statics
    ENG152 Dynamics
    SPH142 Applied Physics (replaces ENG153 from 2009)
    ENG174 Electrical Engineering and Computing
    ENG300 Industrial Experience Part A (0 credit points)
    PMO201 Project Managemenent
    SMA101 Mathematics 1A
    SMA102 Mathematics 1B
    SMA209 Mathematics 2A
    Specialist
    Electives
    (4 units)    

    40
    Specialist Elective Units totalling 40 credit points selected from the list of available units detailed below:

    Civil Engineering Sequence:
    ENG215 Surveying and Construction
    ENG243 Fluid Mechanics
    ENG264 Materials Engineering
    ENG212 Mechanics of Solids

    Electrical and Electronics Engineering Sequence:
    ENG221 Analogue Electronics
    ENG222 Digital Electronics and Computer Architecture
    ENG225 Programming
    ENG223 Electrical Circuit Analysis

    Mechanical Engineering Sequence:
    ENG235 Manufacturing
    ENG243 Fluid Mechanics
    ENG264 Materials Engineering
    ENG212 Mechanics of Solids
    Electives
    (2 units)    

    20
    Units totalling 20 credit points selected from units offered by the University. Students may select additional units from one of the approved sequences as electives if desired.
        
    160
    Total Credit Points

    Additional Requirements
    Of the total 160 credit points:
    · not more than 20 credit points shall be included with a grade of "PC".


    COURSE CHANGES and TRANSITION arrangements - 2009

    Students enrolled in the Diploma of Engineering prior to 2009 will note that the Course Structure above indicates a change to the core units.

        * ENG153 is no longer offered and has been recoded to SPH142 Applied Physics. Students who have completed ENG153 should not enrol in SPH142.


    Unit Repository – provides general information about each unit including a brief description and the semester and mode offered.
    Timetables – provide detail on the individual class times for units offered internally.  Timetables for the following academic year are available from the middle of December each year.
    Bookshop – if text books have been prescribed, recommended or ordered for units in this course, details are available by unit code through the Casuarina Campus Bookshop.
     

    Career Opportunities

    Career opportunities for graduates of this course exist in engineering related areas, such as site supervisor, technical officer and engineering assistant.

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