2018 Swinburne Degrees and Diplomas

2018 Swinburne Degrees and Diplomas
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Training Organisation Identifier: 3059                                                                                                          swinburne.edu.au/study
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2018 Swinburne Degrees and Diplomas
2018 Swinburne Degrees and Diplomas
WORLD-CLASS,
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          At Swinburne, we understand it takes more than just qualifications
          to compete in today’s job market. We equip our students with
          the knowledge and capabilities they need to establish successful
          careers through high-quality teaching and work-integrated learning.
          Work Integrated Learning                        World-ranked university
          For more than 50 years, Swinburne has been      Swinburne is an internationally recognised
          partnering with leading Australian and global   research-intensive university. In 2017, we
          organisations to offer students authentic       were ranked 61 in the world in the Times
          workplace experiences through Work              Higher Education Young University Rankings.
          Integrated Learning: undertaking industry       This proves the success of our focus on
          internships, solving day-to-day challenges      and investment in high-quality teaching and
          in the field and gaining the professional       research. It is why we are leaders in science,
          skills that put knowledge into practice.        technology, innovation, business and design.

          Quality teaching                                Modern and safe campuses
          With a reputation for quality education and     Our main campus at Hawthorn is a
          focused research, Swinburne attracts highly     vibrant community in a top inner-urban
          qualified academics and educational leaders     location. We offer a supportive, secure
          who have industry experience in the areas       and peaceful environment with modern
          they teach.                                     facilities. Our Advanced Manufacturing
                                                          and Design Centre is a symbol of the
          Valued graduates                                study opportunities, innovative thinking
          Swinburne is known for its links with           and dynamic campus life at Swinburne.
          successful business and industry, and for       I look forward to seeing you at Swinburne.
          developing international partnerships and
          collaborations. Our graduates have gone
          on to secure employment at some of the
          world's best companies, including IBM,
          PricewaterhouseCoopers, Siemens, National
          Australian Bank, Mercedes-Benz and more.
                                                          Professor Linda Kristjanson AO
                                                          Vice-Chancellor and President
                                                          Swinburne University of Technology




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    Swinburne offers
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Build your
  OWN DEGREE


At Swinburne, we believe university should be a                           Degrees
place of clarity and confidence. We want you to                           Our standard three-year degrees
easily understand the requirements of your                                comprise 24 units of study.

course and the outcomes of your degree.
                                                                          Most of these units will focus on your
Our degree structure gives you the freedom to                             primary area of study, which becomes your
                                                                          major. You can study one or two majors
choose between taking one or two majors, or                               to deepen your knowledge in a particular
adjusting your direction at any point.                                    area and sharpen your career focus. You
                                                                          can also choose a co-major, a set of units
You’ll also discover more work-based learning in                          that differ from the field of study of your
our degrees, including professional internships                           course, to add breadth to your studies.

and industry tours.
                                                                          All courses have core units that are designed
Enjoy more clarity, choices and flexibility in your                       to prepare you with essential skills and
                                                                          knowledge relevant to your chosen career.
studies at Swinburne.
                                                                          The remaining course components that
                                                                          you can choose from are elective units and
                                                                          minors, which allow you to explore related
                                                                          or non-related study areas of interest.
                                                                          Our Signature Series of elective units aims
                                                                          to build practical skills and an expanded
                                                                          understanding of the world through units
                                                                          like Indigenous Studies, Professional
                                                                          Internship and Future Work Skills.

                                                                          Sample degree structures are included at
                                                                          the beginning of each study area to show
                                                                          how you may structure your degree.

                                                                          Double degrees
                                                                          Double degrees are a great way to broaden
                                                                          your study experience and are highly
                                                                          respected by employers. They combine
                                                                          two areas of study and, on completion,
                                                                          you’ll be awarded two degrees.

                                                                          Honours
                                                                          You may be able to pursue your
                                                                          undergraduate studies at an advanced level
                                                                          by completing an additional specialised
                                                                          honours (fourth) year. An honours year
    Benefit from extensive academic support throughout your studies       allows you to deepen your understanding
                                                                          in your major field and develop your
                                                                          research skills. Many of our bachelor
                                                                          degrees have an integrated honours year,
                                                                          including design and engineering degrees.




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The Swinburne
  ADVANTAGE


Swinburne offers a range of services and programs that                                                  Student Leadership and
extend beyond what you learn in the classroom to enhance                                                Volunteer Program
your qualification and help prepare you for your career.                                                The Student Leadership and Volunteer
                                                                                                        Program provides you with opportunities
Work Integrated Learning                                                                                to contribute to the Swinburne community
                                                                                                        through leadership and volunteering roles.
Our Work Integrated Learning options can prepare you for the day-to-day requirements of work,           Volunteers develop practical experience and
helping you to become a more competitive graduate.                                                      have opportunities to undertake training
Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/workintegratedlearning                                                       and obtain certifications in a number of fields.

                                                                                                        Opportunities may include mentoring, events
Your options                               Duration        Compulsory       Paid     Degree credit      and activities hosted by the university or its
 Professional internships                  1 semester           No              No         Yes          faculties, or participation in academic panels
                                                                                                        and hearings.
 Accreditation placements                    Varies             Yes             No       Varies
 Industry study tours                      15–30 days           No              No         Yes          Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/student/
                                                                                                        leadership-volunteering/
 Industry-linked projects                1–2 semesters          Yes             No         Yes
 Create your own experience                  Varies             No              No         No           Careers and employment
                                                                                                        services
                                                                                                        The Centre for Career Development has
                                                                                                        experienced careers counsellors who provide
          Professional internships                                                                      a range of free career services for current
          Some of your most valuable knowledge will come from observing industry professionals at       students and recent graduates. The centre
          work in your future field. An internship gives you the opportunity to do this while you are   also offers additional services to assist
          studying. If you are selected to undertake an internship, you will be paired with a leading   students with employment, including:
          employer in your area of study. Internships are normally taken for one or two days per        • résumé-checking
          week over one semester, or intensively during the summer or winter break.
                                                                                                        • interview practice sessions
          Accreditation placements                                                                      • on-campus employment fairs
          Some degrees include a mandatory work placement as a requirement of professional              • job workshops.
          accreditation. Some professional experiences or clinical placements are credited to your
          degree, others not, but all are compulsory. We have long-standing relationships with top      Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/study/life/
          organisations that welcome Swinburne students every year.                                     careers-employment

          Industry study tours                                                                          SwinEmploy
          Industry study tours are designed to give you overseas experience that will benefit your      SwinEmploy is an online job database that
          career. The tours give you credit towards your degree and offer a unique opportunity to       advertises professional, part-time and casual
          enrich your learning and gain an international perspective in your area of study.             jobs. Once registered, students receive
                                                                                                        regular emails about jobs relevant to their
          Industry-linked projects                                                                      study areas.
          Problem-solving is a strength that can help bolster your prospective career. Industry-
          linked projects invite you to take on authentic workplace challenges related to your          Studying abroad
          future career. All projects are team-based and guided by real industry professionals.         The cultural experience of international study
          Industry-linked projects are normally undertaken as a unit of study during the final year     offers you a personal growth opportunity
          of your course.                                                                               to develop insight, communication skills
                                                                                                        and a depth of understanding. There are
          Create your own opportunities
                                                                                                        several international study opportunities
          We offer a variety of voluntary, non-credit bearing experiences related to your study         for both degree and diploma students, and
          area. They include volunteering, career development, hearing from guest speakers,             your international study experience may be
          exhibitions, international events and online activities. These experiences are designed to    credited towards your course.
          give you more clarity about what your future holds.
                                                                                                        Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/abroad




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Swinburne
  PATHWAYS


Swinburne makes it easy to progress between                                      UniLink Diplomas
different course levels.                                                         Successful completion of a UniLink Diploma provides a guaranteed
                                                                                 pathway to the second year of a range of bachelor degrees offered
Foundation Year                                                                  at Swinburne. The course content is similar to the first year of a
Foundation Year is a pre-university program for international students.          bachelor degree but classes are smaller with more one-on-one time
Swinburne’s Foundation Year provides an academic preparation for                 with teachers and additional academic support. UniLink Diplomas are
students seeking entry to first-year undergraduate study.                        accredited, award-level higher education qualifications.

Programs have been designed to help students develop fundamental                 Diploma of Arts and Communication (UniLink)
communication, information technology and mathematics skills, as                 Complete units in communication skills, sociology and marketing.
well as specialist skills in their chosen stream.
                                                                                 Diploma of Business (UniLink)
Our eight- and 12-month programs are taught over two or three 14-
                                                                                 Complete units in accounting, economics, marketing and
week teaching periods. Classes can include laboratories, design studio
                                                                                 communication.
work and excursions.
                                                                                 Diploma of Design (UniLink)
Swinburne Foundation Year (Arts/Social Sciences)
                                                                                 Complete units in digital, interactive and 3D design.
Gain fundamental communication, information technology and
mathematics skills with a focus on developing English language skills.           Diploma of Engineering (UniLink)
Choose from electives in business, design, marketing and law.
                                                                                 Complete units in electronic systems, energy and motion, engineering
Swinburne Foundation Year (Business)                                             mathematics, materials and processes, mechanics of structures and
                                                                                 professional engineering.
Gain fundamental academic and communication skills with a focus
on developing English language skills. Learn the basic principles of             Diploma of Health Science (UniLink)
business and complete studies in accounting, economics, law and
                                                                                 Complete units in biology, statistics and physiology.
marketing.
                                                                                 Diploma of Information Technology (UniLink)
Swinburne Foundation Year (Design)
                                                                                 Complete units in database analysis and design, business information
Gain fundamental academic and communication skills with a focus on
                                                                                 systems, programming and web development.
developing English language skills. Learn essential design theory and
how to apply practical skills in drawing, illustration and graphic design.       Diploma of Science (UniLink)
                                                                                 Complete units in biology, chemistry, physics and mathematics.
Swinburne Foundation Year (Science/Engineering)
Gain fundamental academic and communication skills with a focus on
developing English language skills. Develop skills in communication,
information technology and mathematics, and undertake units in                   All Foundation Year and UniLink Diplomas are delivered at the
physics, chemistry and mathematics for science and engineering.                  Hawthorn campus.




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Your Foundation Year and UniLink Diploma pathway options
                             Start here




 Secondary   Australian Year 11      Australian Year 12
 school      or equivalent           or equivalent



               English language courses (as required)




 Swinburne   Foundation Year        UniLink Diploma
 pathways    (8 or 12 months)       (8 or 12 months)




 Swinburne      UNIVERSITY             UNIVERSITY         UNIVERSITY
 bachelor         1st year               2nd year          3rd year
 degree




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Swinburne
  PATHWAYS


Vocational education
Graduates of a vocational advanced diploma or diploma can                                         Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
progress to a Swinburne undergraduate degree, subject to academic                                 (specialising in robotics and mechatronics units) 22228VIC*
performance requirements. You’ll receive credit for your studies,                                 Gain a combination of technical skills and in-depth knowledge to be
allowing you to advance to later stages of your chosen degree.                                    able to apply robotics and mechatronics engineering and scientific
Diplomas and certificates focus on learning for work and aim to                                   principles when managing, designing or executing projects.
build the skills and technical expertise that make you employable.
                                                                                                  Science
They offer independent learning with an emphasis on workplace
                                                                                                  Diploma of Laboratory Technology MSL50116
and practical skills. There are more contact hours, smaller classes
and more personal communication with your teachers.                                               Gain a scientific education with a strong emphasis on the
                                                                                                  development of practical skills for the biotechnology sector or forensic
Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/pathways                                                               science and pathology testing industry.
Accounting
Diploma of Accounting FNS50215
                                                                                                  Your vocational pathway options
Certificate IV in Accounting FNS40615
Learn about intermediary accounting principles and applications.                                                                                        Start here
Gain practical accounting skills for work in financial services and
other industries requiring accounting support.

Education                                                                                           Your                            Australian Year 12        or     Foundation Year
Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care CHC50113                                              schooling                         or equivalent

Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care CHC30113
Designed for those who are interested in working in the children’s
                                                                                                                                    English language courses (as required)
services sector or who are already working in the field and are
responsible for planning, implementing and managing programs in
early childhood services. In most states, this is the highest qualification
required at director or service manager level for children’s service                                Swinburne                Certificate      Certificate      Diploma        Advanced
centre-based care.                                                                                  vocational                   III              IV                           diploma
                                                                                                    pathways
Engineering
Advanced Diploma of Electronics and Communications
Engineering UEE60211
Learn about digital technology, gate array technologies and the
                                                                                                    Swinburne                                        You could progress to a bachelor
application of microprocessor-controlled circuitry, communications                                  bachelor                                          degree with credit(s) from your
and analogue electronics. Learn how to design, commission, test,                                    degree                                            diploma or advanced diploma
evaluate and diagnose faults in advanced electronic systems and
associated apparatus.

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology – Electrical UEE62111
Gain the necessary skills and knowledge to evaluate, design, update
and implement industrial automation systems to a technical and
pre-degree level.

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
(specialising in civil units) 22228VIC*
Gain a combination of technical skills and in-depth knowledge to be
able to apply civil engineering and scientific principles when managing,
designing or executing projects.

Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology
(specialising in mechanical units) 22228VIC*
Gain a combination of technical skills and in-depth knowledge to be
able to apply mechanical engineering and scientific principles when
managing, designing or executing projects.


* The Advanced Diploma of Engineering Technology (22228VIC) is undergoing reaccreditation in 2017. The revised course will be available in 2018 and will take approximately two years to
complete. Please see the Swinburne website for course information updates.

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English
 LANGUAGE COURSES


English Language Intensive Courses                                            English for Academic Purposes                                          The test measures all skills and will take
for Overseas Students (ELICOS) give you                                                                                                              approximately one hour to complete. Based
the opportunity to learn from qualified                                       Intermediate, Upper-intermediate                                       on your results, we will recommend the
teachers, interact in English in a multicultural                              and Advanced                                                           number of weeks you will need to complete
environment, and prepare for entry to other                                   English for Academic Purposes (EAP)                                    to enter your chosen course.
Swinburne programs.                                                           prepares you for direct entry to Swinburne
                                                                                                                                                     Swinburne reserves the right to conduct a
                                                                              University of Technology. The courses focus
Courses range from elementary to advanced                                                                                                            placement test for all students in the first week
                                                                              on academic language, critical thinking and
levels. A new intake commences every five                                                                                                            of your study to assess your level of English. If
                                                                              academic literacy skills, and aim to enhance
weeks so you can start when it suits you.                                                                                                            your results show that you need more or fewer
                                                                              your success in your higher education course.
                                                                                                                                                     weeks than originally offered, this may affect
Course duration is between five and 50                                        Students develop skills in:                                            the duration of your English course and, in turn,
weeks. The length of your course will depend
                                                                              • assignment preparation                                               affect timely entry into your future courses.
on your current level of English and whether
                                                                              • academic reading, writing and note-making
you want to continue with further study.
                                                                              • communication and interaction in the                                 Direct entry to Swinburne
All English language courses are delivered at                                   academic environment                                                 Students who successfully complete English for
the Hawthorn campus.                                                          • oral presentations and seminar discussions                           Academic Purposes to the required level can
                                                                              • academic vocabulary development                                      progress directly to their Swinburne course.
Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/elicos                                             • referencing sources                                                  Entry is subject to achieving the required results
General English                                                               • research techniques                                                  and all other conditions. English language
                                                                              • communicating confidently in English                                 requirements and other prerequisites for
Elementary, Pre-intermediate,                                                 • independent study skills                                             individual courses can vary.
Intermediate, Upper-intermediate and                                          • e-learning.
Advanced                                                                                                                                             Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/study/
                                                                              At the advanced levels, classes are separated into
                                                                                                                                                     options/find for specific course
These courses prepare you to join our English                                 undergraduate and postgraduate, and may be
                                                                                                                                                     prerequisites.
for Academic Purposes (EAP) programs or                                       streamed according to your chosen discipline.
can be taken as a way of improving your
language skills for use in everyday situations.                               English Placement Test
The broad aim of General English is to                                        Our English Placement Test (EPT) is ideal
improve your overall English language skills                                  for you if you do not have an IELTS or other
in an Australian context. Through a range of                                  approved international test score. You can
activities, we will help you to improve your                                  sit this test free-of-charge at our Hawthorn
writing, reading, listening, speaking and                                     campus or online at any Swinburne
pronunciation, and grammar knowledge.                                         representative office.


English language course structure


    Elementary                             Pre-intermediate                          Intermediate                          Upper-intermediate                      Advanced

                          Overall 60%                             Overall 60%                             Overall 65%                            Overall 65%
                         All skills >55%                                                                      #                                 #                                 Overall 65%         Higher
 General English 1                         General English 2 All skills >55% General English 3 All skills >60% General English 4 All skills >60% General English 5               All skills >65%    Education –
      (10 weeks)                               (10 weeks)                               (10 weeks)        ELICOS only          (10 weeks)       ELICOS only        (10 weeks)                      Undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                                                                     courses*
                                                                                            +                                                                                                         IELTS 6.0
                                                                                Overall 65%               Overall 80%                                                                                equivalent
                                                                              All skills >60%            All skills >75%


                                                                                                          Overall 65%                           Overall 70%                       Overall 70%         Higher
                                                     Overall 80%                                                                                                                                    Education –
                                                                                       English for       All skills >60%      English for      All skills >65%     English for   All skills >65%
                                                     All skills >75%
                                                                                       Academic                               Academic                             Academic                        Postgraduate
                                                                                       Purposes 3                             Purposes 4                           Purposes 5                        courses*
                                                                                        (10 weeks)                             (10 weeks)                          (10 weeks)                         IELTS 6.5
                                                                                                                                                                                                     equivalent


                                                                                                                                                                                  Overall 75%         Higher
                                                                                                           Overall 65%                         Overall 70%
                                                                                                          All skills >65%^                    All skills >65%^
                                                                                                                                                                                 All skills >70%    Education –
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Postgraduate
*E
  nglish entry requirements vary depending the course you choose. Visit                               Foundation Year                                                                               courses*
 www.swinburne.edu.au/international/apply/entry-requirements for                                     Vocational education                   UniLink Diploma                                           IELTS 7.0
 detailed entry requirements.                                                                               course                                                                                   equivalent
                                                                                                                                            IELTS 6.0 equivalent
# This pathway is not available to students studying ELICOS as a part of a                            IELTS 5.5 equivalent
   packaged course at Swinburne.
^ All skills requirements are not applicable to 12-month Foundation year and
   UniLink Diploma programs.
+ Offers not to exceed 50-week course duration.

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STUDENT LIFE
  at Swinburne
At Swinburne, we understand that life at
university isn’t just about studying. As well as
empowering you to have the best learning
experience possible, we want to support and
enhance your student life too.




                                Language and Academic Skills Centre
                           Insert: Mathematics and Statistics Help Centre




International Student Advisers                      Facilities and services                             Learning and Academic Skills
International Student Advisers at Swinburne         In addition to scheduled lectures and
                                                                                                        Centre
are responsible for the orientation and             tutorials, you’ll need to spend time                Swinburne’s Learning and Academic Skills
support of all international students. They are     undertaking research and completing                 Advisers can help you to study smarter and
your first point of contact when you arrive         related readings and assignments. The on-           achieve better results. Develop your skills in:
at Swinburne and provide ongoing support            campus library and computer labs provide
with health insurance, accommodation, visas,        resources and facilities for this but, with wi-fi   • essay, report and thesis writing
course information and referrals to other           connectivity across the campus and hotspots         • maths, statistics, physics and chemistry
services both on and off campus.                    in many cafés in the vicinity, your study           • giving presentations
                                                    experience doesn’t have to be limited
Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/student/                                                                     • researching and referencing
                                                    to the library.
international to find out more about the                                                                • making assignments look more professional
services available.                                 You’ll also have access to a variety of student
                                                                                                        • preparing for exams.
                                                    services, including:
After-hours information hotline                                                                         You can attend free workshops and seminars,
                                                    • careers and employment
Swinburne’s after-hours hotline provides                                                                and make individual or group appointments
                                                    • counselling                                       with an adviser. A range of online resources is
information to international students with
medical, safety, environmental, mental              • health                                            also available.
health, accommodation, transport and                • housing                                           Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/las
other enquiries.
                                                    • disability
The service is available between 5pm and            • financial advice
9am on weekdays and is open 24 hours on
                                                    • learning and study skills
weekends. The number is 1800 022 168.
                                                    • legal advice
                                                    • child care.

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Tips to help you feel safe
                                                                                              on campus at night
                                                                                        Throughout the semester many students
                                                                                        stick around campus later at night to
                                                                                        study for exams and get those final group
                                                                                        assignments done.

                                                                                        Here are some Swinburne services
                                                                                        to keep you feeling safe:

                                                                                        The Hawthorn night bus
                                                                                        The Hawthorn night bus can drop
                                                                                        you wherever you request, within the
                                                                                        boundaries of Riversdale Road, Auburn
                                                                                        Road, Barkers Road and Power Street.

                                                                                        Security officers
                                                                                        Swinburne Security are more than happy
                                       Clubs and societies
                                                                                        to provide you with a security guard to
                                       Swinburne Student Life coordinates clubs,        walk with you anywhere on or around
                                       societies and events at the university.          campus. Security guards can be spotted
                                                                                        patrolling the university day and night in
                                       There is a variety of Swinburne clubs and        their high-vis vests. They have a manned
                                       societies, covering every social, religious,     control room on the Hawthorn Campus,
                                       sporting, regional, political and cultural       staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
                                       interest you can think of. Participation in
                                       clubs and societies is also a great way to       Safe@Swin app
                                       make new friends, enjoy a favourite hobby        Safe@Swin is the official app of Swinburne’s
                                       or sport, and even add an extra edge to          Safer Community Program and can be
                                       your résumé.                                     downloaded through the App Store or
                                                                                        Google Play. The app allows students and
                                       Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/ssl
                                                                                        staff to access contact details for campus
                                       Events and activities                            security guards, student support services,
                                                                                        information on reporting emergencies and
                                       The university has a full calendar of events     safety issues, personal safety tools and
                                       and cultural activities – including trips to     advice, and campus maps.
                                       popular tourist destinations around Australia,
                                       free on-campus activities and regular social     PSOs
                                       events – that allow you to enjoy a balance       If you catch the train home from uni
                                       between study and life, be part of social        at night, it’s comforting to know that
                                       activities and experience the sights of          Glenferrie station is well lit and patrolled by
                                       Australia.                                       protective service officers right up until the
                                                                                        last train leaves.
                                       Sport and recreation
                                                                                        This is an edited extract of an article that
                                       As a Swinburne student, you can swim for
                                                                                        originally appeared on Swinburne’s blog,
                                       free or use the gym facilities and personal
                                                                                        Knowing. The article was written by a Swinburne
                                       training services at discounted rates at the     student completing a 12-month paid professional
                                       nearby Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre.      work placement in our Media and
                                       The centre also has indoor and outdoor           Communications team.
                                       pools, group fitness classes and a health
                                                                                        Check out more stories about life on campus
                                       clinic.
                                                                                        at knowing.swinburne.edu.au
                                       There are also a number of sports clubs at       #Swinburne #Hawthorn #campus #safety
                                       Swinburne that you can join. From Australian
                                       Rules Football and cricket to hiking and
          Orientation Week
Insert: Swinburne student volunteers
                                       weightlifting, there’s bound to be a sport
             at O-Week                 that you enjoy.

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OUR
  campus


About Melbourne                                      Multimillion-dollar facilities
Smart, captivating, multicultural, unique,           Major refurbishments and new infrastructure
fun, individual and welcoming, Melbourne is          are a feature at our Hawthorn campus. The
the capital city of Victoria and home to four        development of new buildings, renovation of
million people.                                      existing buildings and beautiful landscaping
                                                     enhance the study environment and
In 2017, Melbourne was again named the
                                                     education experience we offer our students.
world’s most liveable city by The Economist
Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Survey for    Cutting-edge facilities include:
the seventh consecutive year. It is also known
as Australia’s cultural, culinary and sporting       • The $100 million Advanced Manufacturing
capital.                                               and Design Centre (AMDC), which provides
                                                       an innovative teaching, learning and research
Additionally, a mild climate, magnificent              environment for design, business,
architecture, an extensive public transport            engineering and information technology
network and beautiful parks and public                 students. The AMDC is also the home of the
spaces make living in Melbourne a great                Swinburne Design Factory Melbourne, the
experience.                                            first ‘living lab’ dedicated to design at an
                                                       Australian university.
Swinburne’s campus is located in Hawthorn, a
trendy inner-city suburb of Melbourne.               • The Advanced Technologies Centre, which
                                                       features state-of-the-art laboratories and
Hawthorn campus                                        research and education facilities. It includes a
                                                       550-seat retractable lecture theatre, 40
Student population: 22,000
                                                       high-tech learning spaces and the Smart
Distance from Melbourne city centre: 7km
                                                       Structures laboratory – the only one of its
(10 minutes by train)
                                                       kind in Australia – for leading-edge research
Just 10 minutes by train from the city centre,         in structural engineering.
Swinburne is set directly on Glenferrie Road         • The George Building, a multi-storey student
in the suburb of Hawthorn. This vibrant                services hub, which houses study areas, a
shopping hub includes laneways and arcades             faith/prayer room and a student games
where you can get great coffee and find a              room.
quiet place to read. There is a diverse choice                                                            The Advanced Manufacturing
                                                                                                               and Design Centre
of restaurants and cafés plus dozens of
shops and boutiques, and a bookshop. Two
supermarkets and a number of international
grocers mean you’ll never have to go far for
the essentials. You can also take a break from
study to visit the Central Gardens, go to the
gym at the Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure
Centre, or catch a flick at the local movie
theatre, Lido Cinemas.

See more of our Hawthorn campus at
www.swinburne.edu.au/vr




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TOP 10 THINGS
  to do in Melbourne


                                                      1
                                                      See native Australian animals
                                                      Visit Healesville Sanctuary to come face-to-
                                                      face with kangaroos, wombats and other
                                                      native animals. Drive to Phillip Island to
                                                      cuddle koalas and watch fairy penguins
                                                      make their way home as the sun sets.




                                                                                                                                        2
                                                                                                     Explore Victoria’s
                                                                                                     landmarks, museums
                                                                                                     and parks

Go to festivals,                                  3                                                  Melbourne has many heritage landmarks,
                                                                                                     interesting museums and lush green parks.
watch a show or musical                                                                              Shaped like the Eiffel Tower, the Arts Centre
Melbourne offers an array of entertainment.                                                          is the focal point of Melbourne’s cultural
Some local festivals that have garnered the                                                          scene; the Royal Botanic Gardens is home to
world’s attention are the Melbourne Comedy                                                           over 50,000 plant species; and the Hellenic
Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival                                                      Museum is a fabulous showcase of Greek
and the Melbourne Writers’ Festival. The city                                                        history in Melbourne... and this is just the tip
also hosts many top-tier shows and musicals                                                          of the iceberg!
throughout the year.




                                                                            5
                                                      Go on a culinary adventure
                                                      Get ready to sample food from around the
                                                      world at Melbourne's many restaurants,
                                                      cafés and bars. Bustling Chinatown

                                                                                                                                        4
                                                      serves up some of the finest Asian cuisine
                                                      and many city streets are dedicated to
                                                      Vietnamese, Japanese, Italian, Spanish,
                                                                                                     Drink coffee
                                                      French and Greek cuisines.
                                                                                                     Coffee is part of every Melbournian’s staple
                                                                                                     diet. In addition to the city centre, suburbs
                                                                                                     like St Kilda, Richmond, Fitzroy and South
                                                                                                     Melbourne are worth visiting to find your
                                                                                                     favourite blend. Close to Swinburne, Axil Coffee
                                                                                                     Roasters also regularly makes the list for
                                                                                                     Melbourne’s best coffee spots.




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7
                                                               Check out Melbourne’s
                                                               street art
                                                               Melbourne is known as one of the world’s
                                                               best street art capitals; it’s a city that
                                                               recognises the power of expression
                                                               through art and provides public spaces
                                                               for artists to display their work. Come
                                                               across larger-than-life murals and loud-
                                                               and-proud pop culture or political art as
                                                               you make your way through various art
                                                               hotspots in the city, including Hosier Lane,
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                                                                                                          8
                                                                                                               Get into the sporting spirit!
and arcades
                                                                                                               From test cricket, the Australian Open tennis
Al fresco eateries and hole-in-the-wall bars all                                                               and Grand Prix motor racing to the Rip Curl
nestle side by side in laneways threading the                                                                  Pro at Bells Beach and the Spring Racing
city centre, giving Melbourne that European                                                                    Carnival, Melbourne takes the crown as
feel that it is so well known for. Many of                                                                     the world’s sporting capital, as adjudged by
Melbourne’s arcades – like the Block Arcade –                                                                  the 2016 SportsBusiness Awards. The city
have achieved heritage status and are home                                                                     also has a mild obsession with Aussie Rules
to boutique shops selling unique wares and                                                                     Footy, a hybrid sport of rugby, soccer and an
work by local designers.                                                                                       indigenous Australian ballgame.




Shop at boutiques, craft
                                                   9
markets and malls
Ask any Australian for the best place to
go shopping in the country and you’ll
undoubtedly hear them say Melbourne.                                                                          10   Explore our backyard
Shopping in Melbourne draws international
visitors that enjoy browsing the various                                                                       Victoria is filled with fantastic sights and
shops, boutiques and markets that the                                                                          attractions, such as the Great Ocean
city is famous for. There is an array of local                                                                 Road and the Twelve Apostles; famous
designers and major international brands to                                                                    surf beaches; Phillip Island (home of the
cater to every taste, from high-end to high-                                                                   Penguin Parade); the untamed wilderness
street.                                                                                                        of Wilsons Promontory; the historical
                                                                                                               goldfields of Ballarat and Bendigo;
                                                                                                               renowned wineries in the Yarra Valley
                                                                                                               and skiing opportunities at the Victorian
                                                                                                               snowfields. Melbourne is a gateway to
                                                                                                               Australia – you can take the overnight ferry
                                                                                                               to Tasmania or take a train, bus or plane to
                                                                                                               other destinations around the country.

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LIVING IN
  Melbourne


Living costs
Living costs will depend on the accommodation you choose and the
lifestyle you lead so, as such, all costs in this section are indicative only.

Students who are living and studying in Melbourne will require
approximately A$23,000 to A$30,000 per year for ongoing living
costs (not including tuition fees or airfares). Add to this a budget of
approximately A$2300 to A$5000 for the initial costs of establishing
yourself in Melbourne and approximately A$1000 to A$2000 if you
need to purchase a computer.

Learn more at www.swinburne.edu.au/international/
living-expenses

The Australian Government requires prospective student visa
applicants and any family members accompanying them to have
access to minimum funds to meet the living costs requirements.

Visit www.border.gov.au/students for more information.                                                                              Flinders Street station



Accommodation
There is a range of housing options available. Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/study/life/accommodation for more details.

                   Private rental accommodation         Share accommodation                   Homestay                                 On-campus accommodation

Description        Renting your own unfurnished         Sharing a rental house or             Living in a furnished bedroom as a       Living in a single furnished room in
                   apartment or house                   apartment with other students         guest in a local family’s home           an apartment or college, usually
                                                                                                                                       sharing the apartment with other
                                                                                                                                       students

Cost               Hawthorn and inner-city suburbs      Hawthorn and inner-city suburbs       A$295 per week, including two to         Swinburne Residential College
                   • A$220–A$370 per week (1BR)         • A$150–A$200 per week plus bills     three meals per day and bills            • A$320–A$342 per week
                   • A$320–A$470 per week (2BR) plus   Outer suburbs                         (except telephone and internet)          Swinburne Place Apartments
                      bills (A$20–A$30 per week)        • A$120–A$170 per week plus bills                                              • A$255–A$374 per week
                   Outer suburbs
                   • A$200–A$300 per week (1BR)
                   • A$240–A$400 per week (2BR)

Contract           Minimum 12 months                    Varies                                Minimum four weeks                       Varies

Advantages         • Independent                        • Cheaper than other options          • Learn about the Australian lifestyle • Close to university facilities
                   • Can choose what you want           • Independent                         • Family-orientated environment        • Meet friends
                                                        • Meet new friends                                                           • Shops, restaurants and public
                                                                                                                                        transport nearby

Disadvantages      • Must buy furniture                 • Living with people who you don’t   • Limited privacy                        • More expensive than other
                   • May have to find share mate           know and may have a different      • Have to fit in with the family’s         options
                   • Very difficult to break lease         lifestyle from you                    lifestyle

Procedure          1. Locate property                   1. Locate property                    1. Apply online                          1. Apply directly to the provider
                   2. Inspect property                  2. Inspect property                   2. Inspect property                      2. Receive an offer
                   3. Lodge application                 3. Sign the lease contract            3. Pay fees                              3. Move in
                   4. Sign the lease contract           4. Move in                            4. Move in
                   5. Connect utilities
                   6. Move in

Contact            www.swinburne.edu.au/renting-shared                                        • www.swinburne.edu.au/                  www.swinburne.edu.au/
                                                                                              homestay                                 on-campus
                                                                                              • www.homestaynetwork.org/
                                                                                              students/overview/




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Yarra river promenade




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                                      Swinburne on-campus accommodation

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Our courses
Arts and Humanities                  22

Aviation                             26

Built Environment and Architecture   29

Business                             33

Design                               39

Education                            46

Engineering                          48

Film and Television                  53

Games and Animation                  56

Health                               62

Information Technology               66

Law                                  71

Media and Communication              75

Psychology                           79

Science                              82




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W  H Y
                                        Take part in the          The Grand Challenges is a          Get published in student-made
                                        Swinburne Writers'        final-year project that inspires   magazine, The Burn.
                                        Festival.                 Bachelor of Arts students to
   SWINBURNE?                                                     explore life's big questions.




Arts and
 Humanities
swinburne.edu.au/arts



Finding the right course
An arts and humanities course could be right
for you if your interests include:
• news media
• understanding what motivates people
• writing
• blogging and social media
• digital marketing
• social justice
• social groups and interactions
• history
• politics
• philosophy
• researching ideas and theories.                                                 My course has fostered my creative and
                                                                                  personal development over the past few
                                                                                  years. I believe my biggest achievement
                                                                                  at Swinburne has been the building of
                                                                                  my professional portfolio. My tutors have
                                                                                  genuine concern for their students and
                                                                                  encourage us to get the most out of our
                                                                                  university experience.

                                                                                  Aziza
                                                                                  Studying professional writing and editing




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Preview your Arts and Humanities degree

Our standard three-year degrees comprise 24 units of study.

You’ll complete core units that are designed to prepare you with
essential skills and knowledge relevant to your chosen degree.

Many degrees also offer the flexibility to choose a second major –
either from your area of study or from another discipline – as well as
elective units. A Work Integrated Learning option, like a professional
internship or an industry study tour, is a great way to gain practical
experience while earning credit towards your degree.

Enjoy more clarity, choices and flexibility in your studies at Swinburne.


Sample degree structure: Bachelor of Arts (two majors and electives)

                   Semester 1               Major 1               Elective        Major 2              Major 2
   Year 1
                   Semester 2               Major 1               Elective        Major 2              Major 2


                   Semester 1               Major 1               Major 1         Major 2              Major 2
   Year 2
                   Semester 2               Major 1               Major 1         Major 2              Major 2


                   Semester 1               Major 1               Major 1         Major 2              Elective
   Year 3
                   Semester 2               Major 1               Elective         Core: The Grand Challenges




Sample degree structure: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business

                   Semester 1                Core                  Core            Core                Elective
   Year 1
                   Semester 2                Core                  Core            Core                Elective


                   Semester 1               Major 1               Major 1         Major 2              Major 2
   Year 2
                   Semester 2               Major 1               Major 1         Major 2              Major 2


                   Semester 1                Core                 Major 1         Major 2              Major 2
   Year 3
                   Semester 2                Core                 Major 1          Core: The Grand Challenges


                   Semester 1               Major 1               Major 2         Elective             Elective
   Year 4
                   Semester 2               Major 1               Major 2         Elective             Elective




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Arts and Humanities majors

Advertising                                                                     International Studies
Gain the vital knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the complex            Gain an understanding of the political, cultural, economic and social
and creative world of advertising. Explore effective design and strategy        contexts of global issues. Learn how to deal with foreign cultures,
as well as advertising development, implementation and evaluation.              languages, worldviews and values, acquiring an appreciation for
Learn how to design advertisements that not only please clients but             cultural diversity and borderless societies through your studies.
also achieve the ultimate purpose of reaching the audience in the               Develop an understanding about how economic trade and
desired way.                                                                    geopolitical lines affect our everyday lives.

Chinese                                                                         Japanese
Study the structure, grammar, phonetics and phonology of Chinese                Study the structure, grammar, phonetics and phonology of Japanese
at beginner or advanced level to become prepared for a range of                 at beginner or advanced level to become prepared for a range of
specialist and general professions.                                             specialist and general professions.

Cinema and Screen Studies                                                       Journalism
Explore moving image traditions and theories. Develop screen-specific           Combine traditional journalistic skills with online publishing,
research and writing skills, and become prepared for roles in media             multimedia production and the skills required for interacting with
organisations and across a range of creative industries.                        audiences, social networking and building online communities.
                                                                                Publish and broadcast work in online, television, radio and print
Creative Writing and Literature                                                 outlets.
Gain an understanding of creative text and popular culture in
literature. Develop models for your own writing and critiquing                  Graduates of this major may be eligible to apply for membership of
skills in literature while exploring subjects such as self and society.         the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance.

Criminology                                                                     Media Industries
Gain an understanding of why crimes are committed and how they                  Develop the knowledge and skills needed to understand and
affect society. Examine the motivations behind criminal activity and            prepare for roles in the media environment. Gain experience
learn how to analyse trends, formulate policies and create systems              in making connections with industry.
to help prevent crime.
                                                                                Philosophy
Digital Advertising Technology                                                  Gain an understanding of the main philosophical themes and
Gain the skills to produce tailored content, manage campaigns and               thinkers that have shaped our contemporary worldview. Develop
evaluate analytics. This major has been developed in consultation               critical and creative reasoning skills. Undertake studies in areas
with Adobe and industry partners.                                               including environmental philosophy, ethics, philosophical
                                                                                psychology, political philosophy and the history of ideas.
Graduates of this major may be eligible for membership of the
Australasian Interactive Media Industry Association.                            Politics and International Relations
                                                                                Learn about Australian and comparative politics, public policy,
Environmental Sustainability                                                    foreign policy and international relations theory. Examine Australia’s
Examine the causes and extent of ecological destruction and the                 engagement with the Asia-Pacific region, violence in the international
transformations required to enable sustainable economies. Address               realm, ethical approaches to security and the major conflicts
issues such as climate change; the destruction of forests, arable land          occupying the international agenda.
and oceanic fisheries; resource depletion; fossil fuel and motor vehicle
dependence; and threats to social wellbeing.                                    Professional Writing and Editing
                                                                                Gain an understanding of industry laws and regulations as well as
Games and Interactivity                                                         writing and editing skills for novels, non-fiction, creative fiction, scripts,
Learn about the role of games in contemporary society and how                   screenwriting, advertising and the web.
games are developing as a cultural industry. Undertake a range
of projects focusing on analog and digital games, and develop                   Social Media
practical and creative research and communication skills in a games             Gain a comprehensive understanding of social media platforms within
environment.                                                                    social, cultural and industry contexts. Learn how to analyse new and
                                                                                emerging media technologies and drive their use and innovation
History                                                                         across industry.
Research, engage and challenge traditional ideas and practices while
developing critical skills in understanding how history is both made            Sociology
and written. Learn about the historical antecedents of contemporary             Understand and respond to urgent global challenges: wellbeing across
problems, including themes of war and peace, colonialism, gender,               the life span, global movements and inequalities, and technological
media, and political and radical history.                                       transformations. Engage with classical and contemporary social
                                                                                theory, and acquire traditional and emerging social research skills,
                                                                                including digital and audio-visual methods.




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Prerequisite subjects

                                                                                                                                                       ★   Mathematics (any)




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Course                                                                                   Duration             Intake         course fee*
                                                                                                                                                 Career opportunities
                                                                                                                             (annual)

ARTS

Bachelor of Arts                                                                           3 years             Feb, Jul      A$24,800            Journalist, interpreter, policy analyst
                                                                                                                                                 writer, welfare worker,
Gain a general understanding of contemporary social and cultural developments,
                                                                                                                                                 communications officer, digital
as well as specialised knowledge in a chosen area(s) of study.
                                                                                                                                                 marketing specialist, media officer.
Bachelor of Arts majors: see page 24.
Pathway options
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Arts/Social Sciences)                                     8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$21,330 total or A$23,700 total
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Design)                                                   8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$22,770 total or A$25,300 total
• Diploma of Arts and Communication (UniLink)                                          8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$24,240 total or A$27,270 total


Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business                                                      4 years             Feb, Jul      A$26,900            Policy analyst, media officer,
                                                                                                                                                 business analyst, researcher,
Gain a general understanding of contemporary social and cultural developments,
                                                                                                                                                 business manager, government
as well as a strong understanding of the business world. Choose from a wide
                                                                                                                                                 officer.
range of arts and business major study areas.
Bachelor of Arts majors: see page 24.
Bachelor of Business majors: see page 35.
Pathway options
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Arts/Social Sciences)                                     8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$21,330 total or A$23,700 total
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Business)                                                 8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$21,330 total or A$23,700 total
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Design)                                                   8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$22,770 total or A$25,300 total
• Diploma of Business (UniLink)                                                        8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$24,560 total or A$27,630 total

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science ★                                                     4 years             Feb, Jul      A$31,350            Physicist, biologist, industrial
                                                                                                                                                 chemist, food technologist,
Gain a general understanding of contemporary social and cultural
                                                                                                                                                 environmental scientist, laboratory
developments, as well as a capacity to understand complex scientific
                                                                                                                                                 technician, scientist.
information in a specialised field.
Bachelor of Arts majors: see page 24.
Bachelor of Science majors: see page 84.
Pathway options
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Science/Engineering)                                      8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$22,770 total or A$25,300 total


Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Arts                                                          5 years             Feb, Jul      A$28,070            Lawyer, public servant, media
                                                                                                                                                 manager, communications
Learn about commercial law with an emphasis on intellectual property law.
                                                                                                                                                 manager, consultant, publisher,
Explore trademarks, patents and designs, copyright, the prohibition of
                                                                                                                                                 consultant.
misleading or deceptive conduct, and competition law. Gain a general
understanding of contemporary social and cultural developments through
a range of arts majors.
Bachelor of Arts majors: see page 24.
The Bachelor of Laws includes work placements as part of professional
accreditation.
Professional accreditation: see Bachelor of Laws on page 73.


*The indicative course fees detailed in this publication relate to 2018 only. They are based on a standard study load per year. Note that fees are assessed according to a student’s
  study load in each semester. Variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.




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                                               on an international            largest flying training            developing Aviation leaders
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Aviation
swinburne.edu.au/aviation




Finding the right course
An aviation course could be right for you if
your interests include:
• the airline industry
• flying
• management and safety.

Did you know?
Swinburne is proud to provide cadet pilot training
for Jetstar. The cadetship program trains future First
and Second Officers to fly Jetstar Airbus A320 and
Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircrafts.

                                                                                     Swinburne is the best option for aviation
                                                                                     if you want to get your pilot training and
                                                                                     a degree. You get all the qualifications
                                                                                     required to work for an airline. I get to fly
                                                                                     four or five times a week. One of the best
                                                                                     experiences is the solo flights. It’s such a cool
                                                                                     thing to be 18 years old and be able to fly
                                                                                     yourself from Melbourne to New
                                                                                     South Wales.

                                                                                     Josh
                                                                                     Studying aviation




              Swinburne students training at
               CAE Oxford Aviation Academy                                                   Visit www.swinburne.edu.au/aviation
                                                                                             to hear from students about studying
                                                                                             aviation at Swinburne.




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Preview your Aviation degree

Some degrees offer highly specialised teaching. They feature extra
core units that are designed to prepare you with essential skills and
knowledge relevant to your chosen degree.

The Aviation Industry Forum provides students with exclusive access
to speakers from the aviation industry. Gain insight into how the
industry works with presentations from experts working in airports,
with airlines and in aviation industry regulation.


Sample degree structure: Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting

                   Semester 1               Core                  Core         Core       Core
   Year 1
                                                                                                    Aviation Industry
                   Semester 2               Core                  Core         Core      Elective
                                                                                                         Forum

                                                                                                    Aviation Industry
                   Semester 1               Core                  Core         Core       Core
                                                                                                         Forum
   Year 2
                   Semester 2               Core                  Core         Core       Core


                   Semester 1               Core                  Core         Core      Elective
   Year 3
                   Semester 2               Core                  Core        Elective   Elective




Sample degree structure: Bachelor of Aviation Management

                   Semester 1               Core                  Core         Core       Core
   Year 1
                                                                                                    Aviation Industry
                   Semester 2               Core                  Core         Core       Core
                                                                                                         Forum

                                                                                                    Aviation Industry
                   Semester 1               Core                  Core        Elective   Elective
                                                                                                         Forum
   Year 2
                   Semester 2               Core                  Core        Elective   Elective


                   Semester 1               Core                  Core        Elective   Elective
   Year 3
                   Semester 2               Core                  Core        Elective   Elective




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Prerequisite subjects
                                                                                                                                                    ▲ Advanced Mathematics
Aviation                                                                                                                                            ★   Mathematics (any)




                                                                                                                             2018
                                                                                                                             indicative
Course                                                                                   Duration             Intake         course fee*
                                                                                                                                                 Career opportunities
                                                                                                                             (annual)

AVIATION MANAGEMENT
Bachelor of Aviation Management ★                                                          3 years             Feb, Jul      A$35,190            Airline flight operations manager,
                                                                                                                                                 airline ground operations manager,
Gain a sound professional understanding of the aviation industry and its
                                                                                                                                                 civil aviation safe authority (CASA)
associated environment, and skills in organisational, regulatory, safety, technical
                                                                                                                                                 employee.
and business management.
The Swinburne Aviation Industry Advisory Committee reviews the content of our
aviation degrees and ensures that they are relevant to the changing needs of the
industry. Committee members include senior executives from the aviation
industry, within Australia and overseas.
Pathway options
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Science/Engineering)                                      8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$22,770 total or A$25,300 total
• Diploma of Engineering (UniLink) ▲                                                   8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$27,440 total or A$30,870 total


Bachelor of Aviation Management/Bachelor of Business ★                                     4 years             Feb, Jul      A$35,190            Business systems manager, airline
                                                                                                                                                 flight operations manager, airline
Gain a sound professional understanding of the aviation industry and its
                                                                                                                                                 ground operations manager, civil
associated environment, and skills in organisational, regulatory, safety, technical
                                                                                                                                                 aviation safe authority (CASA)
and business management.
                                                                                                                                                 employee.
Bachelor of Business majors: see page 35.
Pathway options
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Science/Engineering)                                      8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct   A$22,770 total or A$25,300 total
• Diploma of Engineering (UniLink) ▲                                                   8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct   A$27,440 total or A$30,870 total


Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Aviation Management ★                                         5 years             Feb, Jul     A$35,190             Lawyer, consultant, manager,
                                                                                                                                                 compliance and regulation
Learn about commercial law with an emphasis on intellectual property law.
                                                                                                                                                 manager, project manager.
Explore trademarks, patents and designs, copyright, the prohibition of misleading
or deceptive conduct, and competition law. Gain a sound understanding of the
aviation industry and skills in organisational, regulatory, safety, technical and
business management.
The Bachelor of Laws includes work placements as part of professional accreditation.
Professional accreditation: see Bachelor of Laws on page 73.


PROFESSIONAL PILOT LICENCE
Bachelor of Aviation and Piloting ▲                                                        3 years              Feb          Please check        Graduates may be able to pursue a
                                                                                                                             course fees on      professional career as a pilot within
Become equipped for a professional career as a pilot. Undertake professional pilot
                                                                                                                             website.            the general aviation sector or via
training program, including practical flying training, at CAE Oxford Aviation
                                                                                                                                                 accelerated entry to an airline pilot
Academy, located at Moorabbin Airport, and obtain a Commercial Pilot Licence
                                                                                                                                                 cadet scheme.
(CPL) and Multi-engine Command Instrument Rating (MCIR). Complete a
Multi Crew Cooperation and Jet Orientation Course or Flight Instructor Rating,
and Frozen Air Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL), as well as studies in aviation human
factors, aviation management and aviation technology.

Pathway options
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Science/Engineering)                                      8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$22,770 total or A$25,300 total
• Diploma of Engineering (UniLink) ▲                                                   8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$27,440 total or A$30,870 total


Bachelor of Aviation/Bachelor of Business ▲                                                4 years              Feb          Please check        Graduates may be able to pursue a
                                                                                                                             course fees on      professional career as a pilot within
Become equipped for a professional career as a pilot and learn about the
                                                                                                                             website.            the general aviation sector or via
world of business.
                                                                                                                                                 accelerated entry to an airline pilot
This course is designed to take graduates beyond the requirements for the                                                                        cadet scheme.
Civil Aviation Safety Authority Air Transport Pilot Licence theory examination,
and Commercial Pilot Licence and Multi-Engine Aeroplane (MEA) Instrument
Endorsement practical tests. An elective Flight Instructor Rating or CASA-approved
multi-crew cooperation (MCC) course can also be undertaken.
Bachelor of Business majors: see page 35.
Pathway options
• Swinburne Foundation Year (Science/Engineering)                                      8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    ßA$22,770 total or A$25,300 total
• Diploma of Engineering (UniLink) ▲                                                   8 or 12 months       Feb, Jun, Oct    A$27,440 total or A$30,870 total


*The indicative course fees detailed in this publication relate to 2018 only. They are based on a standard study load per year. Note that fees are assessed according to a student’s
  study load in each semester. Variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.




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