Deakin University

Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours)

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Gain practical, industry relevant skills with Deakin’s Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours). With a particular emphasis on power and energy supported by state-of-the-art electronics design and communication technologies you will gain hands-on skills and experience to tackle modern engineering challenges in a changing world. You will also access the latest electrical and electronics engineering tools and application software in world-class, multi-million-dollar facilities. From renewable energy, power systems and high-voltage (HV) labs, to Deakin’s 7MW microgrid facility with battery energy storage, visualisation and control centre, you will learn everything you need to design, implement and test your big ideas. Discover what it takes to work in teams on industry led projects in this Engineers Australia accredited degree.

Structure

32 credit points over 4 years.

Subjects

  • Engineering-electrical and electronics

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 20 in English other than EAL, and a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.Personal statementApplicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course.

Recognition

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.

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.Maths Eligibility Assessment: Deakin University offers prospective students an opportunity to sit an online Maths Eligibility Assessment. Applicants who have successfully met English and all other course entry requirements for admission into relevant Engineering and IT courses, but do not have evidence of meeting the required mathematics prerequisite may be eligible to take the Maths Eligibility Assessment.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 4 years
Geelong Waurn Ponds Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Melbourne Burwood Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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.

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