Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Instrumentation Engineer | Process Control Engineer | Control and Automation Engineer
Turn your interest in motors and machines into an exciting new career with this Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation) Honours course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for students interested in starting careers in engineering, this qualification will equip you with the advanced skills and knowledge required to start a career in instrumentation control and automation engineering -- the integration of electrical, electronic and computing engineering with control engineering.
Grounded in a foundation of physics and maths, this course offers specialised study in the development of intelligent systems to automate monitoring, processing, and production in different engineering industries. You'll graduate with skills in electrical and electronic engineering; design, development and management of advanced control and automation systems; and leadership, teamwork and problem-solving.
With this qualification, you'll have the skills, knowledge and experience required to work in a broad range of industries that rely on automation, including in mining and mineral processing, oil and gas, and agriculture -- all of which are strongly represented in the Western Australian economy.
This qualification is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised nationally. If you're looking for an exciting new career and need a strong foundation of knowledge, skills and experience, this qualification is your next step.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
Special Admissions Requirements: All applicants are required to have Mathematics: Methods ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Physics ATAR or Engineering Studies ATAR, with equivalents considered. It is desirable that all applicants have Mathematics: Specialist ATAR, with equivalents considered.
In this engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation) Honours from Edith Cowan University
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the diverse field of automation and process engineering. You'll be able to seek employment in areas including product design and development, manufacturing, mining and resources, agriculture, public utilities, roads and transport, defence, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, and as a consultant or project manager. You'll be able to seek work as a control and automation engineer, process control engineer or instrumentation engineer.
This qualification is nationally recognised and accredited by Engineers Australia.
Wondering where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees may be paid up-front, or financial assistance is available to help with study costs. Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants. Enquire now to find out more!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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