Key Program - Electrical

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3120.1

This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

Related Courses

3690.4 Bachelor of Engineering Advanced (Honours)

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

This program includes core subjects from all branches of electrical engineering. Graduates will work in the fields of electronic components, computers, electro-magnetics, power generation and distribution systems, power and control in public utilities, telecommunications, manufacturing, and electrical systems.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn Intake

Year 2

Autumn session

300005 Circuit Theory
300025 Electronics
300057 Signals and Systems
300018 Digital Systems 1

Spring session

300076 Microprocessor Systems
300481 Engineering Electromagnetics
300052 Power and Machines
300009 Control Systems

Students may transfer to 3740 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) or 3691 Bachelor of Engineering Science at the end of Year 2 of study.

Year 3

Autumn session

300007 Communication Systems
300071 Electrical Machines 1
300666 Advanced Engineering Topic 1

And one elective unit*

*Elective units must be level 2 or higher

Spring session

300771 Power Systems
300069 Digital Signal Processing
300667 Advanced Engineering Topic 2
300070 Electrical Drives

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4

Autumn session

300772 Power Electronics
300969 Advanced Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations

And two alternate units

Spring session

300075 Instrumentation and Measurement
300970 Advanced Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations

And two alternate units

Alternate Units

300997 Data Communications
300019 Digital Systems 2
300029 Engineering Visualization
300995 Power Quality
300489 Radio and Satellite Communication
300996 Smart Grids and Distributed Generation
300998 Sustainable Energy Systems
300065 Wireless Communications

Optional Electives

301158 Modern Construction Enterprises
301159 Modern Construction Projects

The following unit is an optional elective unit offered to students who are engaged in a School approved project. This unit can be taken during the third year of this course, however, permission is required to enrol in the unit.

301089 Special Technical Project

Replaced Units

Please note; The units listed below count towards completion of the Key Program for students who may have passed these units in 2020 or earlier.

300971 Engineering Project 1

300972 Engineering Project 2

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