Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Science (BE(Hons)(Elec&Elec) BSc)

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Through this combined degree program students can combine the concepts of electrical and electronic engineering with science. The program provides a strong background in mathematics and physics as well as practical experience in the design and operation of electrical, electronic and software systems. Students complete the standard four years of engineering courses minus 3 units, together with an extra 27 units of Physics courses.
In addition to the academic program of study, students must complete a total of 12 weeks of full-time practical experience. Graduates of the program qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia.
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Science is an AQF Level 8 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 5 years.

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Science

There shall be a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Science.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the combined degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Science, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 120 units, comprising:

  1. Courses to the value of 87 units from the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic), including Core courses to the value of at least 75 units, Elective courses up to the value of 9 units and Broadening Electives to the value of 3 units, with the option of a major in one of the following:
    • Autonomous Systems
    • Biomedical
    • Communication Systems
    • Computer Engineering
    • Renewable Energy
  2. Courses to the value of 33 units from the Bachelor of Science, including a major from the Bachelor of Science
  3. A total of 12 weeks practical experience approved by the Faculty and of which a minimum 6 weeks should be under the supervision of a professional engineer
  4. Unless exempted, International students are required to take ENG 3003 Engineering Communication EAL in lieu of either a core or elective course as advised by the Faculty
  5. Students who have not undertaken SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics (or equivalent) will be required to enrol in Mathematics IM, followed by Mathematics IA with Mathematics IB taken in Summer Semester to complete the Mathematics requirements at Level I. The satisfactory completion of Mathematics IM is in addition to the normal requirements of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)