Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (Full Time), University of Newcastle, Australia
Electrical engineers are actively sought after as they are highly skilled professionals in the science of power generation and distribution, signal processing, and analogue and digital electronics.
Electrical engineering is crucial because it involves around the smooth running of any developed nation and is becoming increasingly vital in countries trying to improve their capacity in new and emerging technologies.
The Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering is thus designed to provide you with hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge that will prepare and equip you for the challenges of the new economy, while meeting requirements for widely accepted electrical engineering qualifications. The award may be conferred with Honours to high achieving students.
- This programme consists of 35 modules and 1 Final Year Engineering Project
- 2 semesters in Year 1; 3 trimesters in Year 2 to 4
- 3 modules are taught in each semester in Year 1
- 4 modules are taught in each trimester by both University faculty and local lecturers from Year 2 to 4
This programme is specially designed with the objective of giving students with GCE ‘O’ Levels or its equivalent a head start for the bachelor degree programme. Year 1 consists of bridging components which are meant to prepare students for the bachelor degree programme. Years 2 to 4 represent an accelerated programme which allows a typical 5-years programme to be completed in 4 years.
Students must complete an equivalent of 12 weeks industry experience during their programme.
Students may also enjoy the benefit of transferring or completing their studies on campus in Australia.
Year 1: Foundation Diploma in Engineering
|Semester 1||Semester 2|
|English for Tertiary Studies 1||English for Tertiary Studies 2|
|Mathematics 1||Mathematics 2|
|Physics 1||Physics 2|
Year 2: The University of Newcastle Programme
|1st Trimester||2nd Trimester||3rd Trimester|
|Computer Engineering 1||Electrical Engineering 1||Computer Engineering 2|
|Introduction to Engineering Practice||Mathematics 2||Signals and Systems|
|Mathematics 1||Introduction to Procedural Programming||Calculus of Science and Engineering|
|Advanced Physics I||Advanced Physics 2||Quantum Mechanics and Semiconductor Physics|
Year 3: The University of Newcastle Programme
|4th Trimester||5th Trimester||6th Trimester|
|Electric Energy Systems||Engineering Project Management||Signal Provessing|
|Electrical Circuits||Programmable Logic Design||Electric Machines and Power Systems|
|Engineering Mathematics||Electronics||Introduction to Electrical Engineering Design|
|Elective||Analog and Digital Communications||Automatic Control|
Year 4: The University of Newcastle Programme
|7th Trimester||8th Trimester||9th Trimester|
|Ethics, Technology and Engineering||Elective||Industrial Experience Placement|
|Electrical System||Final Year Project – Part B|
|Final Year Project – Part A||Electronics Design|
Delivery of modules may not follow the sequence above and are subject to changes.
The programme may be completed within 4 years. For those granted with exemptions, this programme may be completed within 3 years.
|Year 1 Intakes||:||May and August every year|
|Year 2 Intake||:||August every year|
Applicants who meet the minimum entry requirements of this degree and possess the following qualifications may be exempted from Year 1:
- GCE ‘A’ levels (minimum 3 ‘A’ level passes including Mathematics, excluding General Paper) and meeting the minimum entry requirement of the programme; or
- Diploma from a local polytechnic or other recognised institutions; or
- Higher NITEC
Applicants with Diplomas or Advanced Diplomas in related studies from polytechnics or other recognised institutions may be considered for advance standing into the Year 2 courses.
International Application (Fees, Entry Requirements & Exemptions)
For entry requirements of international students, enquiry with PSB Academy
- Minimum of 5 GCE ‘O’ level credits including English (Second languages are excluded)
- An applicant for a place at The University of Newcastle who does not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement.
- Applicants without the required average grades may also apply but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis by the University.
- Laboratory assignments, tests, projects, and final examinations
Graduation and Degree
- Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (Full Time)
Length of course