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  • 48 months
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When you study an Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honours) program from University of Newcastle, you will learn to design and build systems and machines that generate, transmit, measure, control and use electrical energy essential to modern life.
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Overview

The Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honours) program from the University of Newcastle trains electrical engineers capable of solving the greatest global electronic challenges. 

As an electrical and electronic engineer you can help develop precision agriculture technology to increase food production efficiency, refine aircraft electrical systems and even build smart grid systems to help manage alternative energy resources. 

Or, follow in the footsteps of our team of researchers and develop life changing medical technology – like the artificial pancreas currently under development at the university of Newcastle

Why study with us?

  • Real-world insights: connect with industry through projects, guest lecturers, and mentoring.
  • Hands-on practical experience: build vital professional networks and hands-on industry experience with 12 weeks of professional practice throughout your degree.
  • Travel the world with international recognition through Engineers Australia. You can even start while you’re studying with international exchanges and scholarships available.

Career opportunities

Electrical engineers are employed in utilities, industry, manufacturing, consulting services and electronic design and development. 

Graduates might focus on electronics engineering. They could specialise in automation and control engineering, or they may work in robotic engineering or power generation and distribution. 

Electrical engineering is flexible and diverse. You may prefer hands-on fieldwork, design and development, or a leadership role managing people and projects. Typical positions include:

  • telecommunications equipment designer
  • electrical design engineer
  • automatic systems designer
  • robotics engineer
  • biomedical instrumentation designer
  • renewable energy systems engineer

Remarkably, engineering is the most commonly held degree among the highest performing Fortune 500 CEOs – the CEOs of companies such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon and Tesla Motors are all engineers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    It is recommended you submit your application a minimum of 12 weeks before your intended semester or trimester start date.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 120 months
    • Duration description
      • Part-time is for domestic students only.
  • Credits
    320 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Electric Energy Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Circuits
  • Circuits and Signals
  • Modelling and Control
  • Sustainable Engineering Practice
  • Calculus of Science and Engineering

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    50

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General Requirements

CRICOS code: 092849M

  • Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38455 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38455 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newcastle

  • 1333 - 2400 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

We have many scholarships available for international students. Some are awarded automatically if students meet eligibility criteria on applying. Other scholarships require a specific application and provide a higher level of scholarship benefit, up to and including full tuition covered. Please review the specific program of interest to see what you could be eligible for.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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