• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Mathematics, Engineering, Electronics, Communications, Intelligent Systems 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. apply systematic engineering design processes, including those aided by computer modelling and simulation, to analyse and design electronic, communication and signal processing systems and subsystems.

  2. evaluate solutions to engineering problems in electronic and communication systems, by selecting and applying theoretical principles and methods from mathematics, sciences, computing, electronics, communications, and signal processing.

  3. demonstrate proficiency with advanced knowledge and tools in electronic and communication systems, including analogue, digital and power electronics, microprocessors, power systems, digital signal processing, computer networks, and digital and wireless communications.

  4. identify and compare current developments and emerging trends in contemporary and prospective electronic and communication systems, such as cellular networks, embedded systems, and audio and acoustic systems.

  5. use disciplinary knowledge and effective communication skills to critically appraise self and others' engineering designs and solutions.

  6. undertake critical reflection and independent research in electronic and communication systems.

  7. work effectively within teams, demonstrating autonomy, ethical conduct, well developed judgement, adaptability and responsibility to achieve engineering outcomes at a high standard.

Other Information

Professional Skills Mapping:

Mapping of Learning Outcomes to Professional Competencies

Areas of Interest

  • Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Communications
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Computer Engineering
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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)  

ENGN4213-Digital Systems and Microprocessors (6 units)

ENGN4536-Wireless Communications (6 units)

ENGN4537-Digital Signal Processing (6 units)

ENGN4625-Power Systems and Power Electronics (6 units)

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