Specialisation

Key Program - Electrical

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3032.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


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.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Qi Cheng

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn intake

Year 2

Autumn session

200242 Mathematics for Engineers 3

Please Note: Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Engineering (3621), Bachelor of Engineering Science (3664) or Bachelor of Engineering (Advanced)(3666) who are yet to successfully complete 200242 Mathematics for Engineers 3, are to seek advice from Dr Jamal Rizk (Academic Course Advisor for Key Programs in Electrical, Computer and Telecommunications) to enable them to complete the mentioned courses.

Dr Jamal Rizk

300018 Digital Systems 1
300005 Circuit Theory
300025 Electronics

Spring session

300076 Microprocessor Systems
300057 Signals and Systems
300481 Engineering Electromagnetics
300052 Power and Machines

Year 3

Autumn session

300007 Communication Systems
300069 Digital Signal Processing
300071 Electrical Machines 1
300009 Control Systems

Spring session

300026 Energy Systems
300053 Professional Practice
300070 Electrical Drives

And one elective

Industrial Experience:

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4 (Non-honours stream)

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project

Please note: Students must enrol in 300483 Engineering Project in both Autumn and Spring sessions.

300075 Instrumentation and Measurement

Choose one of

300019 Digital Systems 2
300024 Electronic Systems Design

Please note: Even years students choose 300019 Digital Systems 2. Odd years students choose 300024 - Electronic Systems Design.

And one elective

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project

Choose one of

300370 Digital Control Systems
300010 Data Networks

And two electives

Honours Stream

An Honours stream is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated College Guidelines for the admission criteria.

Policies Website

Year 4 (Honours stream - H3006)

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis
300075 Instrumentation and Measurement

And one elective

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis

And two electives

Full-time - Spring intake

Year 1

Spring intake

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics
300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300462 Engineering and Design Concepts

Autumn session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300464 Physics and Materials
300027 Engineering Computing
300005 Circuit Theory

Year 2

Spring session

200242 Mathematics for Engineers 3
300057 Signals and Systems
300481 Engineering Electromagnetics
300052 Power and Machines

Autumn session

300018 Digital Systems 1
300674 Engineering, Design and Construction Practice
300025 Electronics

And one elective

Year 3

Spring session

300026 Energy Systems
300053 Professional Practice
300076 Microprocessor Systems

And one elective

Autumn session

300007 Communication Systems
300069 Digital Signal Processing
300071 Electrical Machines 1
300009 Control Systems

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4 (Non-Honours stream)

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project

Please note: Students must enrol in 300483 Engineering Project in both Spring and Autumn sessions.

300070 Electrical Drives

Choose one of

300370 Digital Control Systems
300010 Data Networks

And one elective

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project
300075 Instrumentation and Measurement

Choose one of:

300019 Digital Systems 2
300024 Electronic Systems Design

Please note: Even years students choose 300019 Digital Systems 2. Odd years students choose 300024 - Electronic Systems Design.

And one elective

Honours Stream

An Honours stream is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated College Guidelines for the admission criteria.

Policies Website

Year 4 (Honours stream - H3006)

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis
300070 Electrical Drives

And one elective

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis
300075 Instrumentation and Measurement

And one elective

Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major (40 credit points).

Search for sub-majors

Western Sydney University offers sub-majors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Creative Expressions Sub-major

Indigenous Economics Sub-major

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Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.

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