Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 32 units
- 4 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Enhance your electrical knowledge
Ride the wave of the technological era with USQ’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic). With the opportunity to study externally or on-campus, you will have the flexibility to adapt your study to your life. You can also choose to increase your knowledge further and combine your major studies in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a four-unit minor in Management.
Study the areas of analogue and digital computer engineering, work with rotating machines and drives and apply your knowledge through practical work experience and an exciting final year research project that will give you hands-on industry experience. Previous students have produced projects in the fields of properties of a nickel laminated magnetostrictive ultrasonic transducer, water electrolysis, biometric analysis and grid-connected solar photovoltaic systems.
When you graduate with your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), you will be eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia as a graduate Professional Engineer. With the experience you will gain from working in the field, you may apply for chartered status as a Professional Engineer. You will also have the opportunity to work overseas, with your accreditation recognised in those countries that are signatories to the Washington Accord.
Make a difference in the world of medical technology, communications or even spacecraft and satellites. With your applied experience, you have the opportunity to become an Electrical or Electronics Engineer or Telecommunications Engineer and work with some of Australia’s biggest companies including Energex, Ergon Energy and Origin or in the rapidly developing industries of mining and coal seam gas production.
In addition to the courses listed below, you will also need to complete practical experience, where interactive hands-on activities, such as experiments and use of specialist equipment, are undertaken.
All students must be able to meet the physical and other professional requirements of practical experience within this program.Residential schools
In addition to the courses listed below, external students will also have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 21 x major courses
|plus 8-9 x practice courses (0 unit value)
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 8917|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 21570|
Loan to help you pay your fees
You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.
You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes a compulsory professional experience component that may involve travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- Subject pre-requisites: English (4, SA), Mathematics B (4, SA) or equivalent
- Recommended study: Year 12 Physics (4SA)
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
How to applyNote: Not all majors are offered on all campuses.
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.
If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.