Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours)

Deakin University

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

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.


32 credit points over 4 years.


  • Engineering-electrical and electronics

Standard 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


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.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Waurn Ponds International: $147,312
  • ATAR: 72
Yes No information available

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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