• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Mathematics, Photonics, Physics, Engineering, Electronics More...
  • Major code ELCO-MAJ

Electronic engineering is the fundamental discipline underpinning the design of modern technologies such as mobile phones and broadband wireless systems that are essential to everyday life and our future wellbeing. Electronic engineers not only design and build the electronic systems but also the communications and signal processing technologies and algorithms that are at the heart of the digital world. This major has a particular emphasis on providing training and diversity of experiences in both hardware and theoretical aspects of modern electronic and communication systems. In particular, graduates are exposed to hands on practical work and critical thinking in the discipline to equip them with the knowledge and skills to enable them to be adaptable across rapidly changing industries and environments.

Learning Outcomes

  1. professionally apply systematic engineering methods to design optimised and sustainable solutions to complex, multi-disciplinary real-world engineering problems.
  2. formulate and evaluate solutions to engineering problems in the field of electronics and communications technologies by selecting and applying theoretical principles and methods from the underpinning physical, mathematical and information sciences.
  3. proficiently apply advanced technical knowledge and appropriate tools in electronics and communications technologies.
  4. identify and critically evaluate current developments and emerging trends within the field of electronics and communications technologies.
  5. communicate effectively with colleagues employing a range of communication media and tools.
  6. engage in independent research and investigation and critical reflection.
  7. work effectively and proactively within cross-cultural, multi-disciplinary teams, demonstrating autonomy, ethical conduct, well developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility to achieve engineering outcomes at a high standard.

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Areas of Interest

  • Mathematics
  • Photonics
  • Physics
  • Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Communications
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This major requires the completion of 48 units which must include:

48 units from the completion of the following course(s):

ENGN2218-Electronic Systems and Design (6 units)

ENGN2228-Signals and Systems (6 units)

ENGN3226-Digital Communications (6 units)

ENGN3539-Computer Networks (6 units)  

ENGN4536-Wireless Communications (6 units)

ENGN4537-Digital Signal Processing (6 units)

ENGN4213-Digital Systems and Microprocessors (6 units)

ENGN4625-Power Systems and Power Electronics (6 units)

Note: Some courses specified in the major may not yet be offered, or may currently be offered under a different course code. These include:

ENGN4213 (currently offered under code ENGN 3213)

ENGN3539 (not offered until 2021)

ENGN4625 (currently called Power Electronics)

ENGN4537 (currently called Discrete-Time Signal Processing)

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