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Master of Engineering in Digital Systems and Telecommunications

A single two year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

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  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units
  • Length 2 year full-time
  • Minimum 96 Units

Program Requirements

The Master of Engineering in Digital Systems and Telecommunications requires the completion of 96 units, which must consist of:

78 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

ENGN6213 Digital Systems and Microprocessors

ENGN6250 Professional Practice 1

ENGN6536 Wireless Communications

ENGN6537 Discrete-Time Signal Processing

ENGN8100 Introduction to Systems Engineering

ENGN8120 Systems Modelling

ENGN8170 Group Project

ENGN8260 Professional Practice 2

ENGN8534 Information Theory

ENGN8537 Embedded Systems and Real Time Digital Signal Processing

ENGN8538 Probability and Stochastic Processes in Engineering

ENGN8637 Advanced Topics in Communications and Signal Processing

 

A minimum of 6 units from completion of courses from the following list:

ENGN6513 Fibre Optics Communication Systems

ENGN6625 Power Electronics

 

A maximum of 12 units from completion of elective courses offered by ANU

 

Study Options

Year 1 48 units ENGN8100 Introduction to Systems Engineering 6 units ENGN6250 Professional Practice 1 6 units ENGN6213 Digital Systems and Microprocessors 6 units ENGN6537 Discrete-Time Signal Processing 6 units
ENGN8120 Systems Modelling 6 units ENGN8260 Professional Practice 2 6 units ENGN6536 Wireless Communications 6 units ENGN6625 Power Electronics 6 units
Year 2 48 units ENGN8538 Probability and Stochastic Processes in Engineering 6 units ENGN8637 Advanced Topics in Communications and Signal Processing 6 units ENGN8170 Group Project 12 units ENGN8170 Group Project 12 units
ENGN8534 Information Theory 6 units ENGN8537 Embedded Systems and Real Time Digital Signal Processing 6 units University elective 6 units University elective 6 units

Admission Requirements

A Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering with Honours or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5/7 and a minimum of 1 course in Digital Communications or Digital Systems. 

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Cognate disciplines

Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications/Communication Engineering, Information Engineering.

Annual indicative fee for domestic students
$29,280.00

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students
$39,024.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

This two-year master qualification provides students with specialised knowledge and professional engineering skills to prepare them for a career in information engineering which is at the heart of modern digital systems. Areas of application include microelectronic systems, communication networks, computer vision, audio and acoustic signal processing. The program builds on ANU’s interdisciplinary engineering focus and research expertise to give students the skills to address complex multi-disciplinary problems, while at the same time providing advanced technical knowledge in digital systems and telecommunications engineering.

The program includes specialised courses in signal processing, engineering statistics, wireless communications, embedded systems and information theory. Students also have the opportunity to select electives from across the University, or to extend their technical knowledge into related areas such as computer networking, data analytics, computer vision and robotics.

Work Integrated Learning is an important part of the program and is delivered through the group project.

Career Options

Graduates from ANU have been rated as Australia's most employable graduates and among the most sought after by employers worldwide.

The latest Global Employability University Ranking, published by the Times Higher Education, rated ANU as Australia's top university for getting a job for the fourth year in a row.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

 

  1. Professionally apply systematic engineering methods to address complex, multi-disciplinary real-world engineering problems related to modern digital systems and telecommunications.

  2. Proficiently apply advanced, integrated technical knowledge in digital systems and telecommunications engineering and the underpinning sciences and scientific methods.

  3. Identify and critically evaluate current developments and emerging trends within the digital systems and telecommunications sector.

  4. Understand the contextual factors that influence professional engineering practice, and identify the potential societal, ethical, and environmental impact of engineering activities.

  5. Communicate effectively with colleagues, other engineering professionals and the broader community employing a range of communication media and tools.

  6. Engage in independent investigation, critical reflection and lifelong learning to continue to practice at the forefront of the discipline.

  7. Work effectively and proactively within cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams, demonstrating autonomy, ethical conduct, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility to achieve engineering outcomes at a high standard.

Further Information

New students should read the document found here for course advice.
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