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Advanced Diploma of Engineering - On Campus - Casuarina - Northern Territory
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.
Stage 2 Mathematical Studies
Advanced Diploma of Engineering
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.
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)
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.
Compulsory Core units totalling 80 credit points:
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 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
ENG223 Electrical Circuit Analysis
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.
Total Credit Points
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 for graduates of this course exist in engineering related areas, such as site supervisor, technical officer and engineering assistant.