Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours)

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Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours)

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Harness the power of a changing world.

Electrical and electronic engineers play a role in almost every aspect of modern life, from the circuits inside your smartphone to the energy systems that power our cities. This degree teaches you how to design, develop and maintain electrical and electronic systems of all shapes and sizes, and qualifies you to commence practice as a professional electrical and electronic engineer.

In this degree you will:

  • Study the fundamentals of engineering, including applied maths, physics, statics and systems design
  • Develop in-depth skills in electrical and electronic engineering theory, standards and practice
  • Complete specialist courses in circuit design and analysis, electrical power systems (including renewable energy), robotics and automation, computer programming and more
  • Understand the social, economic and environmental dimensions of engineering, and the importance
    of sustainable development
  • Develop advanced problem solving, communication and project management skills
Exemption for first year Mathematics

Students who enter the program having achieved a ‘Very High Achievement’ in Maths C in secondary school may be eligible for an exemption for the courses MTH103 Introduction to Applied Mathematics and MTH104 Introductory Calculus. On application, and approval, to Student Services and Engagement, students may substitute two engineering-relevant courses in order to fulfil the requirements of the degree. Students are advised to consult with the program coordinator when selecting substitute courses.

Post-admission requirements

Students must complete 60 days of suitable engineering work experience.

Career opportunities

Electrical and electronic engineers work on the design, manufacture, testing and maintenance of electrical and electrical systems across a range of industries, including infrastructure construction, data communications, aviation, mining, power generation and transmission (including renewable energy and smart grids), automotive, automation, robotics and domestic appliances.

Membership

Graduates are eligible for registration with Engineers Australia as professional engineers, following five years of suitable professional engineering experience.

Accreditation

This program is currently undergoing provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia.

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Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
International students

Apply direct to USC International

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