Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours)

Deakin University

Deakin's Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) prepares you to be an industry-ready professional engineer responsible for the design, construction, protection and project management of power generation, distribution, transmission, scheduling and usage, automation and control. Our student-centred learning environment means you'll use industry standard tools in world-class facilities and benefit from strong links with leading organisations in the electrical and renewable energy industry throughout your course. You'll also have the chance to undertake real-life professional engineering practice and acquire transferrable skills in entrepreneurship, innovation, leadership, project management, technical report writing and more. The course encourages the responsible use of electrical power in a changing climate, and covers a broad range of electrical and electronic engineering disciplines including renewable electrical power generation; smart distribution; urban, industrial, rural and regional power usage; and the role of energy production and efficiency in climate change. You'll also develop an understanding of the ethical considerations and contemporary technical issues in the practice of engineering. Through project-oriented design-based learning (PODBL) you gain experience with real-life industry- related projects and acquire insights into how to best address complex problems and produce innovative solutions beneficial to an organisation and the wider community. Deakin's Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) is accredited by Engineers Australia, giving the degree international recognition and allowing graduates to practice as professional engineers in many countries around the world.

Course Fee:

International: $134,400

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods (any) or Maths: Specialist Mathematics


32 credit points over 4 years.

Subjects you can Study:

Engineering-electrical and electronics

Study Pathways:

Flexible entry into the course allows students to upgrade their qualifications and to obtain credit for previous studies/experience. Applicants with appropriate TAFE qualifications or other approved post-secondary studies may apply for credit for prior learning. Credit may be considered for skills obtained in the workforce or by informal means.

Further information:

In order to satisfy course accreditation requirements, as specified and administered by Engineers Australia, all Cloud (online) enrolled students are required to participate in Campus learning activities. Graduates can expect to gain employment in power generation distribution and transmission organisations, electronic design, factory control, local government, public works and consulting.


Deakin's Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) is accredited by Engineers Australia, which gives the degree international recognition, allowing graduates to practise as professional engineers in many countries around the world.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00113B

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Waurn Ponds 62.2 Yes Full time 4 years
Waurn Ponds 62.2 Yes Online 4 years
Waurn Ponds 62.2 Yes Part time 8 years

Why study with us

Deakin is the number one university in Victoria for graduate satisfaction and among the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

With industry connections, world-class facilities and a practical approach to learning, Deakin students gain more than just a qualification – they graduate confident and ready to thrive in the jobs of tomorrow.

Facilities and services

Deakin has a reputation for cutting-edge technology, innovative facilities and flexible learning environments. There are five campuses – Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool and the Cloud Campus – offering students the flexibility to study in a location that suits them.

All students, regardless of their campus or mode of study, benefit from a range of valuable services including accommodation, financial assistance, health and wellbeing, and study and learning support. 

Admission and selection

If you’re thinking about applying for a course at Deakin, you can get all the information you need through the "how to apply "pages. Discover eligibility requirements and pathways for your chosen course, learn how to write and submit a successful application, and find out if you’re eligible for scholarships or recognition of prior learning.

Study options

As a Deakin student, you can choose from full-time, part-time or intensive study options across Deakin’s bachelor, postgraduate and research degrees. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad, explore cross-international study, gain an internship, or work in simulated environments to tailor your learning experience and get a head start in your dream career.

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