Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

RMIT University

Program Description

Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

RMIT University

Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering

This qualification provides you with the skills to design, install, validate, evaluate and administer computer equipment and systems; manage risk; estimate and manage projects; and provide technical advice and sales.

You'll gain theoretical and practical skills in computer hardware and software applications for assembly, installation, testing and maintenance of office personal computers and computer networks. Graduates will work as technical officers or service supervisors.

Program structure

This program is structured to deliver competencies, knowledge and skills required by the nationally accredited Electrotechnology Training Package. It includes a number of core and elective competency units in the major study areas.

This program offers a specialised articulation stream if you aspire to undertake a degree.

Areas of specialised study include:

  • administer unix-based computers
  • assemble and test personal computers
  • client-server networks
  • commission computer systems
  • computational solutions
  • design and implement internetworking systems
  • electrical principles
  • engineering and material science
  • enterprise networks
  • environmental and sustainability
  • install and configure internetworking systems
  • local area networks
  • material science
  • network operating systems
  • network security
  • network services
  • project management
  • web services
  • wireless local area networks
  • work-integrated learning.

Program entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 or an equivalent senior secondary school qualification with a minimum average of 50%.

Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post secondary Diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades.

English language requirements

To study this program you will need to complete the Academic IELTS with an overall band of 5.5 and no individual band below 5.0.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Jan. 2017
2 years
Full time
Start date Jan. 2017
Australia Melbourne, Victoria
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