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|Award granted||Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours)|
|Campus||Offered at Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus|
|Length||4 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$8,613* - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
|CRICOS course code||079997G|
|Deakin course code||S461|
Deakin’s Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) places great emphasis on the practical application of engineering and scientific principles to produce industry-ready engineers, who are immediately employable and capable of adapting to an ever-changing future.
Electrical and electronic engineers are responsible for the design, construction, protection and project management of power generation, distribution, transmission, scheduling and usage, automation and control.
This program covers the broad areas 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. This course has been designed to attract students who can be trained to fulfil the shortage of electrical and electronic engineers. It also is designed to encourage responsible use of electrical power in a changing climate. You will learn and practice on industry standard tools in world-class facilities. The program also has strong links with the electrical and renewable energy engineering industry, providing students with a true professional engineering practice.
You will learn generic skills including entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership, project management, technical report writing and presentation, and comprehension and communication. You will also develop an understanding of the ethical basis of the engineering profession and practice, contemporary technical and professional issues in the practice of engineering, as well as how to address complex problems and produce innovative solutions beneficial to an organisation and society.
You will also gain a sound, fundamental understanding of the scientific principles underlying technology; learn the basic principles underlying the management of physical, human and financial resources; acquire the mathematical and computational skills necessary for solving theoretical and practical problems and for meeting future changes in technology; and gain an understanding of the social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities of the professional engineer.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
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.
|SIT199||Applied Algebra and Statistics|
|SED102||Engineering Graphics and CAD|
|SEE010||Safety Induction Program *|
*Note: SEE010 is a 0 credit point induction unit.
|SEM111||Engineering Materials 1|
|SIT194||Introduction to Mathematical Modelling|
|SIT172||Programming for Engineers|
|SEE207||Power Engineering Design|
|SEE206||Measurement and Instrumentation|
|SEB223||The Professional Environment for Engineers and Scientists|
|SEE208||Modern Power Generation Systems Design|
|SEE307||Electronic Systems and Signals|
|SEE320||Microcontroller System Design|
|SEE309||Power Systems Protection and Relaying|
|SEE308||Electrical Machines ^|
|SEE312||Electronic Data Communications|
|SEJ441||Engineering Project A|
|SEE405||Smart Generation and Transmission ^|
|SEE406||Electrical Systems and Safety ^|
|SEJ446||Engineering Project B (2cps)|
|SEE412||Industrial Data Communication and Design|
|SEP490||Engineering Work Experience|
Note: SEP490 - 0 credit points, available in trimester 1, 2 and 3
Highly recommended elective:
|SET401||Advanced Topics in Engineering 1|
|SET402||Advanced Topics in Engineering 2|
^ Not available until 2015
In order to satisfy course accreditation requirements, as specified and administered by Engineers Australia, all off-campus enrolled students are required to participate in on-campus learning activities equivalent to a minimum duration of one full academic week for every trimester of effective full time study in order to ensure that graduates possess and have demonstrated the minimum necessary knowledge and skill base, engineering application abilities, and professional skills, values and attitudes at successful completion of the course to be sufficiently prepared to enter professional engineering practice.
Off-campus enrolled students are required to attend on-campus conducted activities for all units in the course (with the exception of units SEE010 and SEP490) during the corresponding Engineering Practice Week in a trimester. Engineering Practice Week is conducted in week 9 of each trimester. Attendance at on-campus activities is compulsory and failure to attend will result in a fail grade being awarded for the respective affected unit(s) for that particular trimester.
Off-campus students must have access to a personal computer with internet access and be able to run software in a Windows XP, vista or 7 environment.
Information about the hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Engineering, telephone 03 9244 6699.
Before students will be deemed eligible to graduate they must obtain an aggregate of at least 12 weeks of suitable practical experience during their program. Work experience would normally be gained during the vacation periods. Further details are contained in the unit description for SEP490 Engineering Work Experience.
Applications for Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. For information on the application process and closing dates, see the Apply web page. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.