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

Degree Type Combined Degree

Duration 5 years full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code 314911

CRICOS 082097G

This program combines the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) and the Bachelor of Arts, to equip graduates with a multidisciplinary skill-set.

In this combined degree program, students study the concepts of electrical and electronic engineering, and undertake an arts major of their choice. Electrical and electronic engineers provide the power society needs; they design electronic and computing technologies that enable modern lives; they develop the communications networks and protocols that connect people; and they work to sustain human developments through medical technology and new energy technologies.

With designated courses from both disciplines counted towards the combined degree program, the degree can typically be completed in five years (full-time), compared with seven years if undertaken separately.

A combined degree is an approved combination of two degrees, which includes components from both programs and satisfies the minimum of one of those degree programs but not both individual degrees (unlike a double degree). At the end of the combined degree, students will graduate with one parchment.

Combining two areas of study offers graduates not only a more diverse experience at university, but also greater scope of career prospects.

For further information about the electrical and electronic engineering component of the degree, see Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic). For further information about the arts component of the degree, see Bachelor of Arts.
  • Entry Requirements

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    Domestic applicants

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    SATAC Code 314911
    2016 CSP ATAR 80.85
    Adelaide Approved Score 80
    2016 CSP IB 28
    Mid-year entry? Yes
    Deferment? Yes - 2 year
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Year 12 applicants
    You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).
    Prerequisites
    SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Studies, Physics plus one of Specialist Mathematics or Chemistry.

    IB: either Mathematics (HL grade 3) and Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3); or, Chemistry (SL grade 4/HL grade 3), Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3) & Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3)


    Alternative entry pathways
    • Higher Education applicants
      You must have completed at least half a year full time equivalent higher education study. A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.
    • VET applicants
      You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation. Your application will be ranked according to the level of the award.
    • Special Entry applicants
      You must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2017. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2017 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2016 or 2015), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2015). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
    • Other Entry Pathways
    How to Apply
    SATAC Code: 314911

    International applicants

    Not an international applicant?

    International ATAR 80
    IB 27
    IELTS Overall 6 [more info]
    Mid-year entry? Yes
    CRICOS 082097G
    Enquiries Ask Adelaide
    Selection Criteria
    Prerequisites
    Mathematics and Physics
    Equivalent Scores
    International ATAR 80
    IB 27
    IELTS
    Overall
    Reading
    Listening
    Speaking
    Writing
    6
    5.5
    5.5
    6
    6
    A-Level 9
    UEC [Malaysia] 15
    SAT [US] 1270
    ISC & CBSE [India] 75%
    ISBE [India] [1] 85%
    OSSD OAC [Canadian Pre-U] 75
    Eynesbury Foundation Program 380
    Bradford Foundation Program 77
    [1] Acceptable Indian State Board Examinations: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
    How to Apply
  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Annual tuition fees
    Commonwealth-supported place: $8,300

    More information on Student Contribution Amounts.

    International applicants

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    Annual tuition fees International student place: $35,500

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

    Find a Scholarship.

  • Careers

    Career Readiness

    Graduates may seek national and global careers across a wide range of industries and organisations. For information about electrical and electronic engineering career opportunities, see Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic). For information about career opportunities in the arts, see Bachelor of Arts.

    The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

    Graduate Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Industry Placement

    As part of the engineering degree, students are required to complete 12 weeks of approved practical experience.

    Professional Accreditation

    Graduates of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia.

    Potential careers

    Robotics Engineer, Computer Hardware Engineer, Remote Sensing and GIS, Aircraft Engineer, Electrical / Electronic Engineer, Archivist, Communications Officer, Entertainment Industry, Foreign Affairs, Government or Corporate Policy Adviser, Humanitarian / Aid Worker, Ministerial Adviser, Parliamentary Adviser, Political Adviser, Publishing, Writer, Archaeologist, Radio Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer

  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree Structure

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Example Study Plan

    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC) / BACHELOR OF ARTS
    Year 1 COMP SCI 1201 Introduction to Programming for Engineers (3 units)

    ELEC ENG 1100 Analog Electronics (3 units)

    MATHS 1011 Mathematics 1A (3 units)#

    ARTS 1007 The Enquiring Mind: Freedom and Media (3 units)

    COMP SCI 1102 Object Oriented Programming (3 units)

    ELEC ENG 1102 Digital Electronics (3 units)

    MATHS 1012 Mathematics 1B (3 units)

    PHYSICS 1510 Physics 1E: Mechanics and Thermodynamics (3 units)
    Year 2 ELEC ENG 2100 Digital Systems (3 units)

    ELEC ENG 2101 Electronic Circuits(3 units)

    MATHS 2201 Engineering Maths IIA (3 units)

    ELEC ENG 2103 Design & Innovation (3 units)

    ELEC ENG 2104 Digital Signal Processing (3 units)

    MATHS 2202 Engineering Maths IIB (3 units)

    Arts Major Level I or II (3 units)

    Arts Major Level I (3 units)
    #Students who have not passed SACE Stage 2 Specialist Maths are required to enrol in MATHS 1013 Mathematics IM as a prerequisite to enrolling in MATHS 1011 Mathematics IA. The satisfactory completion of MATHS 1013 Mathematics IM is in addition to the normal requirements of this program. Students may manage their enrolment by enrolling in MATHS 1013 Mathematics IM in semester I, followed by MATHS 1011 Mathematics IA in semester 2, and MATHS 1012 Mathematics IB in summer school.

    Arts Electives may be chosen from those listed in the Program Rules for the degree of Bachelor of Arts. Students must complete a major in accordance with the Program Rules for the Bachelor of Arts.

    Note the first two years of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) with Bachelor of Arts degree are common regardless of the major students will choose to follow from year 3. Students may either continue with the standard degree, or choose one of the 5 available majors. Year 3, 4 and 5 study plans for each major are below.

    *COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.

    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC) / BACHELOR OF ARTS
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  2102 Electric Energy Conversion (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3103 Electromagnetics (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3104 Electric Drive Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3105 Real Time & Embedded Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3106 Design of Radio Frequency Electronics (3 units)

    Arts Major Level II (6 units)
    Year 4 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3110 Electric Power Systems (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III (6 units)

    Arts Major Level II (3 units)

    Broadening Elective (3 units)~

    Electrical & Electronic Major Elective (3 units)
    Year 5 ELEC  ENG  4101A Electrical & Electronic Research Project Part 1 (6 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4100 Business Management Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4101B Electrical and Electronic Research Project Part 2 (3 units) 

    Electrical & Electronic Major Elective (3 units)

    Electrical & Electronic Major Elective (3 units) ctrical & Electronic

    Major Elective (3 units) 3 units)

    Arts Major Level III Capstone course (6 units) 
    Elective
    Choices
    COMP  SCI  2103 Algorithm Design & Data Structures for Engineers (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  3001 Computer Networks & Applications (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3109 Digital Microelectronics (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4058 Power Quality & Condition Monitoring (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  2103 Algorithm Design & Data Structures for Engineers (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  3004 Operating Systems UG (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  3006 Software Engineering & Project (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3111 Distributed Generation Technology (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4067 Antennas and Propagation (3 units)
    Please note level 3 courses will be developed in 2018. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    Please note level 4 courses will be developed in 2019. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/ for study plan information.

    Please note level courses will be developed in 2020. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    *COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.

    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC) (Autonomous Systems Major) / Bachelor of Arts
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  2102 Electric Energy Conversion (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  2103 Algorithm Design & Data Structures for Engineers (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3104 Electric Drive Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3105 Real Time & Embedded Systems (3 units)

    Broadening Elective (3 units)~

    Arts Major Level II (6 units)
    Year 4 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3107 Autonomous Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units) 

    Arts Major Level II (3 units)

    Autonomous Systems Major Elective (9 units)

    Arts Major Level III (3 units)
    Year 5 ELEC  ENG  4102A Autonomous Systems Research Project Part 1 (6 units)

    COMP  SCI  3007 Artificial Intelligence (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4100 Business Management Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4102B Autonomous Systems Research Project Part 2 (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III (3 units) 

    Arts Major Level III Capstone course (6 units)
    Elective 
    Choices
    COMP  SCI  3014 Computer Graphics (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  3016 Computational Cognitive Science (3 units)^

    COMP  SCI  4022 Computer Vision (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  3006 Software Engineering & Project (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4061 Image Processing (3 units)
    Please note level 3 courses will be developed in 2018. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    Please note level 4 courses will be developed in 2019. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/ for study plan information.

    Please note level courses will be developed in 2020. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    *COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.

    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC) (Biomedical Major) / Bachelor of Arts
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  2102 Electric Energy Conversion (3 units)

    PHYSIOL  2510  Physiology IIA: Heart, Lung & Neuromuscular Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3103 Electromagnetics (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3106 Design of Radio Frequency Electronics (3 units)

    Broadening Elective (3 units)~

    Arts Major Level II (6 units)

    Biomedical Major Elective (3 units)
    Year 4 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4115 Biomedical Instrumentation (3 units)

    Biomedical Major Elective (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III (9 units)
    Year 5 ELEC  ENG  4103A Biomedical Research Project Part 1 (6 units)

    PHYSIOL  3001  Cellular & Systems Neurobiology (6 units)
    or
    PHYSIOL  3120  Neuromotor Control of Human Movement (3 units) and ANAT  SC  2006 Foundations of Human Neuroanatomy (3 units) 

    ELEC  ENG  4100 Business Management Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4103B Biomedical Research Project Part 2 (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III Capstone course (6 units)
    Elective
    Choices 
    SEMESTER 1 ANAT SC 3103 Functional Human Neuroanatomy (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  4022 Computer Vision (3 units)

    SEMESTER 2  ELEC  ENG  3104  Electric Drive Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3105 Real Time & Embedded Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4061 Image Processing (3 units)
    Please note level 3 courses will be developed in 2018. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    Please note level 4 courses will be developed in 2019. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/ for study plan information.

    Please note level courses will be developed in 2020. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    *COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.

    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC) (Communication Systems Major) / Bachelor of Arts
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  2102 Electric Energy Conversion (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3103 Electromagnetics (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  2103 Algorithm Design & Data Structures for Engineers (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3106 Design of Radio Frequency Electronics (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3108 Telecommunications Principles (3 units)

    Arts Major Level II (6 units)
    Year 4 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4054 Telecommunication Systems (3 units)

    Communication Systems Major Elective (6 units)

    Broadening Elective (3 units)~ 

    Arts Elective Level II (3 units) 

    Arts Major Level III (3 units)
    Year 5 ELEC  ENG  4104A Communication Systems Research Project Part 1 (6 units)

    COMP  SCI  3001 Computer Networks & Applications (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4100 Business Management Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4104B Communication Systems Research Project Part 2 (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III (3 units) 

    Arts Major Level III Capstone course (6 units)
    Elective
    Choices
    ELEC  ENG  3105 Real Time & Embedded Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4067 Antennas and Propagation (3 units)
    Please note level 3 courses will be developed in 2018. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    Please note level 4 courses will be developed in 2019. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/ for study plan information.

    Please note level courses will be developed in 2020. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    *COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.

    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC) (Computer Engineering Major) / BACHELOR OF ARTS
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  2102 Electric Energy Conversion (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3109 Digital Microelectronics (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3105 Real Time & Embedded Systems (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  2103 Algorithm Design & Data Structures for Engineers (3 units)

    Broadening Elective (3 units)~

    Arts Major Level II (6 units)
    Year 4 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

    Computer Engineering Major Elective (9 units)

    Arts Major Level II (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III (6 units)
    Year 5 ELEC  ENG  4105A Computer Engineering Research Project Part 1 (6 units)

    COMP  SCI  3001 Computer Networks & Applications (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  3005 Computer Architecture (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4100 Business Management Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4105B Computer Engineering Research Project Part 2 (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III Capstone course (6 units)
    Elective
    Choices
    COMP  SCI  3014 Computer Graphics (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  3004 Operating Systems UG (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  3006 Software Engineering & Project (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3104 Electric Drive Systems (3 units)
    Please note level 3 courses will be developed in 2018. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    Please note level 4 courses will be developed in 2019. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/ for study plan information.

    Please note level courses will be developed in 2020. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    *COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.

    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC) (Renewable Energy Major) / Bachelor of Arts
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  2102 Electric Energy Conversion (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    MECH  ENG  4144 Renewable Fluid Power Technology (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3104 Electric Drive Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3110 Electric Power Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3111 Distributed Generation Technology (3 units)

    Arts Major Level II (6 units)
    Year 4 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

    MECH  ENG  4145 Sustainable Thermal Technologies (3 units)

    Broadening Elective (3 units)~

    Renewable Energy Major Elective (6 units)

    Arts Major Level II (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III (3 units)
    Year 5 ELEC  ENG  4106A Renewable Energy Research Project Part 1 (6 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4100 Business Management Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4106B Renewable Energy Research Project Part 2 (3 units)

    Renewable Energy Major Elective (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III (3 units)

    Arts Major Level III Capstone course (6 units)
    Elective
    Choices
    ELEC  ENG  3103 Electromagnetics (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  4058 Power Quality & Condition Monitoring (3 units)

    ENTREP  3006  Energy Management, Economics & Policy (3 units)
     
    ELEC  ENG  3105 Real Time & Embedded Systems (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3108 Telecommunications Principles (3 units)
    Please note level 3 courses will be developed in 2018. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    Please note level 4 courses will be developed in 2019. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/ for study plan information.

    Please note level courses will be developed in 2020. Students commencing prior to 2016 may refer to the website http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/eee-curriculum-changes/for study plan information.

    *COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.


    Please refer to the ECMS website for a study plan to guide your enrolment http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/enrolment/study-plans/

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