Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours)

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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.

Study location
  • Moreton Bay^
Refer to the program footnotes
Semester 1
Program length (full-time)
4 years full-time or equivalent part-time
Annual tuition fee 2021
Estimated total tuition fee *
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2021 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • Subject to external accreditation.
    ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020.
Study location QTAC code
  • Moreton Bay ^ 014711
Refer to the program footnotes
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 63.15 OP - 15 Rank - 68
USC program code
Semester 1
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
English (Units 3 and 4, C), Maths Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)
Recommended prior study
: Specialist Maths; and Physics or Chemistry
Other requirements
Applicants from a non-English speaking background must satisfy the University's English language requirements.
Total courses
Total units
384 units
  • Subject to external accreditation.
    ^First year courses offered at Moreton Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020.

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.


Engineering students are eligible for free membership to Engineers Australia. Once their degree is completed they are eligible for Graduate membership.


This program is currently undergoing provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia.

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