Current trends in automotive engineering largely focus on improving engine efficiency and fuel economy. Graduates work primarily in product design and development and are sought after by a wide range of automotive and motorsport companies. This module will enable you to develop your understanding of the role of the engineering professions within the modern World and give you the opportunity to consider how a graduate engineer may shape the future.
Provide technical direction to other engineers or engineering support personnel. This module is designed for all standard full-time undergraduate programmes within the Faculty of Engineering and Environment to provide you with the option to take a one year work placement as part of your programme.
From high-impact research and collaboration with industry, RMIT will help you gain all the practical skills required to enter the mechanical and automotive engineering industries. You will gain an understanding of the commercial, legal, ethical and environmental factors associated with automotive engineering.
There are a range of MSc programmes offered by the department enabling BEng graduates to specialise in a specific engineering field or for MEng graduates there are PhD opportunities. A wide variety of subjects are taught here, from engineering and product design to business and law.
Automotive engineering continues to be a major employer of professional engineers, owing to the increasing challenges of producing desirable and profitable vehicles. You’ll benefit from timetabled employability sessions, ongoing support during internships and placements, and presentations and workshops delivered by employers.