Specialisation

Key Program - Computer

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3046.1

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


Related Courses

3621.6 Bachelor of Engineering
3621.7 Bachelor of Engineering

Computer engineering is a specialist area that relates to computers and communication systems that process information and control physical processes and to designing faster computers. Subjects include computer networks, digital systems and communications, microprocessors and embedded micro-controllers. Graduates will work in hardware and software development, in supervisory and data acquisition systems, in industrial applications of computer controlled equipment, in networking and data communications and in developing networking technologies. You will primarily be a problem-solver and organiser, with specialist knowledge of computer hardware, software, communications, computer networking, computer control and real-time computer systems.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Qi Cheng

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn session

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
300096 Computer Organisation
300052 Power and Machines

Year 3

Autumn session

300167 Systems Programming 1
300075 Instrumentation and Measurement
300009 Control Systems

And one elective

Spring session

300149 Operating Systems
300053 Professional Practice
300069 Digital Signal Processing

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.

300095 Computer Networks and Internets
300010 Data Networks

Choose one of

300019 Digital Systems 2
300029 Engineering Visualization

Please note: Even years students choose 300019 Digital Systems 2. Odd years students choose 300029 Engineering Visualization.

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project

Choose one of

300370 Digital Control Systems
300044 Microcontrollers and PLCs

Please note: Even years students choose 300370 Digital Control Systems. Odd years students choose 300044 - Microcontrollers and PLCs.

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 - H3022)

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis
300095 Computer Networks and Internets
300010 Data Networks

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis

And two electives

Full-time - Spring intake

Year 1

Spring session

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
300096 Computer Organisation
300052 Power and Machines

Autumn session

300167 Systems Programming 1
300018 Digital Systems 1
300674 Engineering, Design and Construction Practice
300025 Electronics

Year 3

Spring session

300069 Digital Signal Processing
300053 Professional Practice
300149 Operating Systems
300076 Microprocessor Systems

Autumn session

300075 Instrumentation and Measurement
300009 Control Systems

And two electives

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.

And choose one of

300370 Digital Control Systems
300044 Microcontrollers and PLCs

Please note: Even years students choose 300370 Digital Control Systems. Odd years students choose 300044 Microcontrollers and PLCs.

And two electives

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project
300095 Computer Networks and Internets
300010 Data Networks

Choose one of

300019 Digital Systems 2
300029 Engineering Visualization

Please note: Even years students choose 300019 Digital Systems 2. Odd years students choose 300029 Engineering Visualization.

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 - H3022)

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis

And two electives

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis
300095 Computer Networks and Internets
300010 Data Networks

Sub-major elective spaces

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

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