Associate Degree in Technology (Defence Industries) (AssDegTech(DefIndus))

Program Code

ADTDI

Academic Year

2022

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Associate Degree in Technology (Defence Industries) is designed to meet future workforce needs in defence industries. The program is designed to develop key skills and knowledge across multiple disciplines to deliver a unique set of attributes sought after by defence industries. This program builds a sound foundation of engineering science and develops skills to identify, analyse and solve complex problems. The program promotes workplace readiness alongside formal learning with the inclusion of one internship placement. It provides a pathway, and advanced standing, to further learning in the Bachelor of Technology (Defence Industries).

The Associate Degree in Technology (Defence Industries) is an AQF Level 6 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.
 

Conditions

Condition of Enrolment
Interruption of program: Students must apply for permission from the Faculty before taking a Leave of Absence. Any extension of the leave without approval will result in the loss of place in the program but an application may be made to be re-admitted to the program subject to the admission procedures in place at the time.
 

Academic Program Rules for Associate Degree in Technology (Defence Industries)

There shall be a Associate Degree in Technology (Defence Industries) .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the Associate Degree in Technology (Defence Industries), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 45 units
  2. An internship comprising 3 units
Associate Degree in Technology (Defence Industries)

To satisfy the requirements for Associate Degree in Technology (Defence Industries) students must complete courses to the value of 48 units.

Core Courses

Courses to the value of at least 48 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
ENG 3004 Systems Engineering and Industry Practice 3
ENG 3305 Human Factors for Decision Making 3
MATHS 1013 Mathematics IM 3
MECH ENG 2100 Design Practice 3
PROJMGNT 1001 Foundations of Project Management 3
STATS 1000 Statistical Practice I 3
TECH 1003 Engineering Technology and Digital Design 3
TECH 1004 Artificial Intelligence Technologies 3
TECH 1005 Cyber Security 3
TECH 1006 Engineering Mechanics Technology 3
TECH 2001 Electrical Principles 3
TECH 2002 Materials 3
TECH 2003 Mechatronics 3
TECH 2004 Industry 4.0 3

Courses to the value of up to 3 units may be taken from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
TECH 1007 Defence Industry and Security 3

or

Elective (3 units)

and

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
TECH 2100 Internship 3