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

Degree Type Combined Degree

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

SATAC Code 314911

CRICOS 082100F

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

In this combined degree program, students study the concepts of electrical and electronic engineering, and undertake a physics major as part of the Bachelor of Science component. The degree provides a strong background in mathematics and physics as well as practical experience in the design and operation of electrical, electronic and software systems.

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 science component of the degree, see Bachelor of Science.
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    SATAC Code 314911
    2017 CSP ATAR 81.25
    2017 CSP IB 28
    2017 Adelaide Approved Score 80
    Deferment Yes - 2 year
    Mid-year entry Yes
    Intake February and July. Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses.
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    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 Methods (if studied in 2017. If studied year 12 prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was called 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 2018. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2018 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2017 or 2016), 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 2016). 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.
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    SATAC Code: 314911

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    CRICOS 082100F
    Intake February and July. Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses.
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Academic Entry Requirements
    Secondary School Qualifications International ATAR 80
    International Baccalaureate (IB) 27
    Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 13
    United Entrance Certificate (UEC) 15
    General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 9
    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 75
    ISC & CBSE [India] 75%
    ISBE [India] 85%
    SAT [US] 1270
    Abitur 3.1
    Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.7
    Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 8.0
    STPM or Matrikulasi 3.00
    The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 77
    Eynesbury Foundation Program 380
    Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Phillipines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Admissions Information - Academic Requirements
    Prerequisites
    Australian Year 12 SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Methods (if studied in 2017. If studied year 12 prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was called 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)

    International Qualifications Mathematics and Physics
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  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Annual tuition fees International student place: $39,500

    Scholarships

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

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  • 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 science, see Bachelor of Science.

    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

    Aircraft Engineer, Computer Hardware Engineer, Electrical / Electronic Engineer, Radio Engineer, Robotics Engineer, Telecommunications Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer, Remote Sensing and GIS

  • 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) and BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
    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)#

    PHYSICS 1100 Physics 1A (3 units)

    COMP SCI 1102 Object Oriented Programming (3 units)

    ELEC ENG 1102 Digital Electronics (3 units)

    MATHS 1012 Mathematics 1B (3 units)

    PHYSICS 1200 Physics 1B (3 units)
    Year 2 ELEC ENG 2100 Digital Systems (3 units)

    ELEC ENG 2101 Electronic Circuits(3 units)

    ELEC ENG 2102 Electric Energy Conversion (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)

    Broadening Elective (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.

    ~Broadening electives may be chosen from any University of Adelaide undergraduate course for which the student meets the pre-requisites, is available to be taken by the student, has compatible timetabling and does not have the following course codes: ELEC ENG, MATHS or COMP SCI.

    Note the first two years of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) with Bachelor of Science 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) and BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – Standard Program
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3103 Electromagnetics (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2510  Physics IIA (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3104 Electric Drive Systems (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2520  Physics IIB (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2532  Classical Physics II (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2534  Electromagnetism II (3 units)
    Year 4 PHYSICS  3542  Physics III (6 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

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

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

    PHYSICS  3002  Experimental Physics III (3 units)

    Electrical & Electronic Major Elective (3 units)

    PHYSICS Level III 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)

    ELEC  ENG  3110 Electric Power Systems (3 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (3 units)

    Electrical & Electronic Major Elective (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) (Biomedical Major) and BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3103 Electromagnetics (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2510  Physics IIA (3 units)

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

    PHYSICS  2520  Physics IIB (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2532  Classical Physics II (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2534  Electromagnetism II (3 units)
    Year 4 PHYSIOL  2510  Physiology IIA: Heart, Lung & Neuromuscular Systems (3 units)

    PHYSICS  3002  Experimental Physics III (3 units)

    PHYSICS  3542  Physics III (6 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

    Biomedical Major Elective (6 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (3 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)

    ELEC  ENG  4115 Biomedical Instrumentation (3 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (3 units)
    Elective
    Choices 
    ANAT  SC  3103 Functional Human Neuroanatomy (3 units)

    COMP  SCI  4022 Computer Vision (3 units)

    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) and BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3103 Electromagnetics (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2510  Physics IIA (3 units)

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

    PHYSICS  2520  Physics IIB (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2532  Classical Physics II (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2534  Electromagnetism II (3 units)
    Year 4 PHYSICS  3542  Physics III (6 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3108 Telecommunications Principles (3 units)

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

    PHYSICS  3002  Experimental Physics III (3 units)

    Communication Systems Major Elective (3 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (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)

    ELEC  ENG  4054 Telecommunication Systems (3 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (3 units)

    Communication Systems Major Elective (3 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) and BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3109 Digital Microelectronics (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2510  Physics IIA (3 units)

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

    PHYSICS  2520  Physics IIB (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2532  Classical Physics II (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2534  Electromagnetism II (3 units)
    Year 4 PHYSICS  3542  Physics III (6 units)

    PHYSICS  3002  Experimental Physics III (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102 Project Management (3 units)

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

    Computer Engineering Major Elective (6 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (3 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)

    Computer Engineering Major Elective (3 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (3 units)
    Elective
    Choices
    SEMESTER 1 COMP  SCI  3014 Computer Graphics (3 units)

    SEMESTER 2 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) and BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
    Year 3 ELEC  ENG  3100 Systems Engineering (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3101 Control (3 units)

    MECH  ENG  4144 Renewable Fluid Power Technology (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2510  Physics IIA (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3104 Electric Drive Systems (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2520  Physics IIB (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2532  Classical Physics II (3 units)

    PHYSICS  2534  Electromagnetism II (3 units)
    Year 4 PHYSICS   3542  Physics III (6 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3102  Project Management (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3111 Distributed Generation Technology (3 units)

    ELEC  ENG  3110 Electric Power Systems (3 units)

    PHYSICS  3002  Experimental Physics III (3 units)

    Renewable Energy Major Elective (3 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (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)

    MECH  ENG  4145 Sustainable Thermal Technologies (3 units)

    PHYSICS Level III Elective (3 units)

    Renewable Energy Major Elective (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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