Electrical and renewable energy engineering

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Overview

Deakin’s electrical and renewable energy specialisation has been developed in response to the needs of the global renewable energy sector. Study with us and you’ll learn how to become a leader in the power system environment. We’ll teach you the specialist skills needed in the renewables industry with our postgraduate course.

We incorporate current industry needs and practices in our units. Our postgraduate course is reviewed annually to reflect current industry needs.

Arun Patil

Director of Postgraduate Coursework Studies

Focusing on leadership

We've long recognised the industry need for engineering graduates with strong management and leadership skills. This focus assists graduates to devise real solutions for challenges faced by today’s engineering leaders.

Project-oriented design based learning

Project-oriented design based learning is a key feature of our engineering degrees. This teaching method weaves practical learning experiences through each degree. Students do team-based projects and develop solutions to industry needs.

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Specialise even further with an engineering research degree. We’re associated with strategic research centres including the Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation and the Institute for Frontier Materials.

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Recent Deakin research

Developing renewable energy in Australia: developing regional advantage

Amanullah Maung Than Oo et al. explore the benefits as well as the possible deployment and integration issues of renewable energy when considering the development of a clean-energy system for a sustainable regional Australia.

Leading the way in engineering

Deakin engineering is ranked highly by Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), a national research evaluation framework. ERA awarded Deakin the highest ranking possible of 5 in the categories of Materials Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering. 

Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical and Electronic Engineering were awarded a ranking of 4 (classed above world standard), highlighting Deakin’s strength in engineering related research. 

Our research excellence helps to inform our teaching curriculum to ensure undergraduate students are aware of the developments that will shape the engineering industries of the future.

Career opportunities

With strong demand for professional engineers continuing to increase, you can be selective about the location and type of employer you want to work for. Our graduates may find career opportunities in a wide range of industries associated with renewable energy engineering. 

Employers are looking for graduates who are fully equipped with advanced engineering skills and capable of starting work projects immediately. This makes Deakin graduates the preferred choice.

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