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Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours), Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Adelaide, Australia
The Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering leading to the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours) is offered at TAFE South Australia. Designed in collaboration with industry, the course prepares you to become an Electronics Associate (technical officer). This course has full professional accreditation by Engineers Australia.
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South Australia has a very strong electronics sector that specialises in the design and manufacture of defence, communication and instrumentation systems, sensors and medical devices. 

The Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering has full professional recognition and accreditation by Engineers Australia. It is the only course at this level in South Australia to have received this prestigious accreditation. This means that it meets national and international quality benchmarks and it offers satisfactory preparation for graduates to enter the profession at the Engineering Associate level. Graduates with this qualification are recognised in all countries that are signatories to the Dublin Accord: Canada, Ireland, Korea, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom and the United States.

Employment Outcomes

Secure your pathway to university and get that competitive edge by studying this dual offer course. It will give you both a vocational and an academic qualification, setting you apart from other graduates. Based on the Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering qualification, you work as a technical officer in the rapidly-growing electronics industry and related areas like defence, mining, biomedical and communications. You may be working alongside engineers to design and prototype advanced technology, or customising computer controlled video equipment in a television studio.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 84 months
    • Part-time variant
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Analogue electronics 
  • Communication systems
  • Computer science 
  • Digital electronics
  • Engineering practice 
  • Engineering project
  • Engineering science
  • Exposure to engineering practice
  • Mathematics
  • Microcontroller programming
  • Project management

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • CRICOS Code: 066407J
  • Certificate III or higher in an Engineering related area
  • Completion of Year 12 and Year 12 Mathematics
  • Satisfactory achievement in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6216 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24871 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6216 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24871 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

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


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