Learn how to design and install the instruments and control systems that allow engineering systems to be monitored and controlled in a way that is safe, environmentally sound and cost-effective.
- Part or full-time
(Student visa holders must study full-time)
- Part or full-time
- 2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Engineering systems are complex and require careful management and control to ensure they operate efficiently and safely. This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills in instrumentation, control and computer systems engineering you need for a range of careers in mining, oil and gas, chemical and mineral processing industries, food and pharmaceuticals, defence and related industries, utility supply, transportation industries, electronics and communication industries, chemical and petrochemical, information technology or consulting firms.
In the Instrumentation and Control component of the course, you will learn about classical control systems concepts, and how to design, evaluate and install instrument and control systems. You’ll work on large-scale case studies and use engineering software packages to model and simulate processes, design and implement appropriate control systems, and evaluate the performance of those systems. You’ll also learn how to identify suitable performance indicators to ensure the efficiency and safety of engineering systems.
Combined with Industrial Computer Systems Engineering, you’ll learn about the use and application of computing technologies in the operation of modern industrial plants, manufacturing processes and material processing industries, with a focus on computer-based measurement and control. You’ll learn how to design, commission and test complex industrial control systems and have the opportunity to design, commission and test small-scale systems involving programming, networking and interfacing to instruments, gain problem solving skills for computer based measurement and control systems using LabVIEW, and work on projects that explore the specification, design, commissioning and testing phases of typical systems development.
You will also gain hands-on experience and apply the skills and knowledge gained throughout your course in an Engineering Masters Project of industrial significance preparing you for a successful career in both the commercial and industrial sectors.
- Perth Campus
- Mid-year start available (Domestic students)
- Mid-year start available (International students)
- School of Engineering and Information Technology
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Some units in this course are offered in a flexible delivery mode, allowing candidates to complete some of their studies at home or at their workplace.
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