Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) (Honours)

Program code



4 years





Application deadlines

10 February

16 June

13 October


RMIT Saigon South


Put yourself at the forefront of technological advancement with the knowledge, principles, and skills essential for a professional career in the electronic, computer systems, communication, and network engineering domains.

You will gain the knowledge and expertise to find the most optimal solutions to various design and construction challenges, as well as to issues affecting the maintenance of electronic hardware, embedded systems, firmware development, communication, and network systems.  

Choose to specialise in various sub-areas of electronic and computer systems engineering, including:

  • Microelectronics and computer engineering  
  • Embedded systems and Internet of Things  
  • Advanced communication and network engineering  
  • Emerging technologies in engineering

In the final year of your studies, you will work with industry leaders to solve a major project challenge, as well as gain real-world experience through a 12-week engineering industry experience.

Program structure

*General elective: Students can choose from elective courses offered across the university in any program.

**Program elective: Students choose from elective courses offered specifically for this program.

Choose from the following program electives in 4 focus areas:

Microelectronic & Computer Engineering:

Embedded Systems & IoT:

Advanced Communication & Network Engineering:

Emerging Technologies in Engineering:


Honours is a pathway to higher research degrees and is located at Level 8 of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). An Honours degree provides a distinctive competitive advantage in the international job market.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at RMIT University Vietnam is a four-year program (full time). It incorporates a bachelor degree and additional study to develop your research, analytical and communication skills. This type of Honours study is embedded throughout the degree program.

Honours may also be available in other programs as one year of additional study which includes a thesis. This type of Honours program is designed for high-achieving students with the potential to undertake independent research. Under the general guidance of a supervisor, you will plan, develop and report on a research project aimed at producing practical and theoretical outcomes that build on existing knowledge.

Professional recognition

This program has provisional accreditation from Engineers Australia, which is a signatory to the International Engineering Alliance. This international recognition enables graduates to practise as professional engineers in signatory countries including China, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Learning, teaching and assessment

  • The Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) (Honours) program is delivered through lectures, workshops, projects, group work and industry placements.
  • Assessments will vary with each course but may include examinations, assignments, reflective journals, in-class tests, laboratory reports and group projects.

The program learning outcomes are based on Engineers Australia's Stage 1 Competency Standards

Knowledge and Skill Base

  • Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline.
  • Conceptual understanding of the, mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.
  • In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
  • Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
  • Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
  • Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline.

Engineering Application Ability

  • Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem solving.
  • Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
  • Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
  • Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.

Professional and Personal Attributes

  • Ethical conduct and professional accountability
  • Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
  • Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
  • Professional use and management of information.
  • Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
  • Effective team membership and team leadership.

RMIT provides world-class blended learning with both face-to-face and online experiences in a global network, a supportive community, and real-world skills.

Career prospects

Entry-level careers

  • Product development and designer
  • Application engineer
  • Integrated circuit design engineer
  • Electrical engineer
  • Automation engineer
  • Project officer/manager
  • Telecommunications engineer
  • Technology consultant

Long-term careers

  • Principal engineer
  • Advanced/specialist engineer
  • Engineering manager
  • Engineering director
  • Chief technology officer
  • Chief executive officer

Further studies

When you successfully complete this program, you may be eligible for entry into an RMIT honours or postgraduate program in Vietnam and Australia.



Payments can be made each semester, on a course-by-course basis.

Fee program

Annual tuition fee 

(based on full time study load - 8 courses)

Whole program fee

(32 courses - 384 credits)


13,664 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 318,633,500 VND 54,654 USD (indicative USD fee) ~ 1,274,534,000 VND


  1. The duration of programs is flexible and can be adapted on an individual basis upon enrolment.
  2. Program fees are priced and invoiced in Vietnam Dong (VND).
  3. Payment in other currencies will be converted to VND at the exchange rate on that day. Bank transfer is the preferred method of payment.
  4. The fees in USD are ONLY applicable to those international students who arrange for payment from overseas, as per Circular No. 32/2013/TT-NHNN.
  5. Tuition fees and medical insurance fees are subject to change without notice.


For new Engineering students enrolling in 2023

As part of RMIT’s workforce development initiative, new students enrolling in 2023 for one of these programs: Engineering (Electronic and Computer Systems Engineering) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering) (Honours) or Bachelor of Engineering (Software Engineering) (Honours) will receive a 10% discount on tuition fees and save around VND 120 million (and can be combined with scholarship).

The figure shown is not the reduced fee. Please refer to our tuition fee discounts page for the full list of discounts, and terms and conditions.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements

  • Vietnamese Upper Secondary School (High School) Graduation Diploma with a minimum GPA of 7.0/10.0 for Grade 12 (For other international qualifications please view entry requirements by country​; and
  • A minimum score of 6.0/10.0 (or equivalent) in Grade 12 Mathematics subject.

Academic pathway

English requirements

Successfully complete RMIT Vietnam English Advanced, or complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 (no band below 6.0)
  • TOEFL iBT 79 (with minimum score of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58 (no communication band below 50)
  • C1 Advanced (formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)) or C2 Proficiency (formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)) 176 (no less than 169 in any component)

For other recognised English results, please view English equivalency requirements.


Previous study and proficiency tests are recognised for two years from the completion date or test date to the program commencement date unless stated otherwise.

Where you have achieved more than one form of English language proficiency only the most relevant achievement will be considered in the admission decision.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

English Pathways

Don't meet the English language test scores? Successfully complete English for University for entry into this program. 

Credit transfer

Come from a partner institution? RMIT has pathway arrangements with many partner institutions around the world. If your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT, you may be able to receive credit and reduce the time it will take to complete your preferred RMIT program. 

Find out if your institution has a pathway arrangement with RMIT.

If you have qualifications from an institution that is not an RMIT partner, credit into your RMIT program will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for more information.

How to apply

1. Find your program

2. Check your eligibility

3. Prepare your documents

4. Submit your application

RMIT’s standard closing dates for receiving applications for each semester is published on the important dates for students page. Please note, RMIT’s offer is subject to the availability of places in each program and applications to competitive programs may close when program quotas fill before published deadlines. As such, applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.