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

VU course code: NHEE | CRICOS: 084874K | Level of study: Undergraduate
4 years
In person

Tuition fee per semester: AU$18,800

Footscray Park
29 July 2024
Overview

Overview

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 are areas that 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.

Entry requirements

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a related course or unit(s). We call this a ‘pathway’.

If you've completed a qualification where English was the primary language of instruction, you may be eligible for an exemption of English-language requirements.

In some cases, there may be additional entry requirements.

Learn more about entry requirements for international students.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course


Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

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.


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, students must achieve:


  • A minimum weighted average of 60% over year levels 1 to 3;
  • A minimum weighted average of 80% in year level 4;
  • An average HD grade for the final year units, NEF4101 Research Project 1 and NEF4201 Research Project 2.

Units

Fees & Scholarships

As an international student at Victoria University, you will be required to pay your tuition fees up front each semester.

There may be additional materials fees throughout your studies, depending on your chosen course, as well as an administrative fee as part of your course.

Victoria University is proud to support our international scholarship recipients and sponsored students.

10% discount for alumni

If you’ve previously completed a qualification with us (and didn't apply through an agent), you may be eligible for a 10% discount. Not available for single-package courses.

Find out how

Fees

Scholarships

CAREERS

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

Organisations employing electronic & electrical engineering graduates

Graduates can find employment in a diverse range of industries including robotics, renewable energy, transport, telecommunications, manufacturing and bioengineering.

Accreditation

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

Salaries

Visit Jobs and Skills Australia to find average salaries in Australia for various engineering professions: