Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Victoria University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 084874K

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Launch your career in electronic design, power generation or communication technology, studying one of the largest and most in-demand areas of engineering.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) will help you gain the practical and problem-solving skills needed to become an electrical or electronic engineer.

Our engineering degree offers lab work and industry experience, ensuring you’re job-ready when you graduate.

You can specialise in telecommunications, power systems or embedded systems. These areas need qualified professionals, and there is a high demand for our graduates.

Electrical and electronic engineers work in these areas:

  • electricity generation and distribution
  • smart-grid design – communication, control, and automation technologies
  • renewable energy systems – designing photovoltaic, wind and biomass systems
  • electricity supply work – power systems analysis, protection, operations, reliability, maintenance, and management
  • electronic equipment design
  • industrial manufacturing plants and substation management
  • communications infrastructure design – for telephones, radio, TV and the internet
  • microprocessor-based embedded systems – design and programming.

Careers in electronic engineering

VU’s electronic and electrical engineering graduates are recognised in the industry as accredited engineers with the skills to develop creative and innovative solutions to engineering problems. Through laboratory experimentation and work placements, you’ll gain the practical knowledge and ability to hit the ground running.

Job titles

  • electrical engineer
  • electronic engineer
  • communications engineer
  • power engineer
  • telecommunications engineer
  • embedded software engineer

Course structure

To attain the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering), students will be required to complete 384 credit points consisting of:

  • 96 credit points of First Year Core studies;
  • <>288 credit points of Professional Core Engineering units, and;

Students are required to produce documented evidence of the completion of 12 weeks professional experience.

Accreditation:
This program is accredited by Engineers Australia and graduates are eligible to apply for graduate membership.

First Class Honours:
To be eligible for completion with First Class Honours student must achieve:

  • A minimum weighted average of 60% over year levels 1 to 3;
  • A minimum weighted average of 80% in year level 4;
  • A HD grade for the final year NEF4202 Capstone Project 2.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
33,500 Per Year
Read more16,750 per semester
21 Feb 2022
01 Aug 2022
4 years Full time Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia

Entry criteria

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent). PLUS: Units 3 and 4 with a study score of 20 in Mathematics (any) (or equivalent). OR: Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent). OR: Completion of a Foundation course or equivalent.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)

TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67 (Listening 12, Speaking 18, Reading 15, Writing 21)

Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50 (no section score less than 50)

University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.

VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 4): achieved.

Address

Victoria University
Footscray Park campus
Ballarat Road
Melbourne Victoria 3011
Australia
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