Specialisation

Key Program - Computer

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3076.1

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


Related Courses

3664.2 Bachelor of Engineering Science

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


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 Khoa Le

Key Program Structure

Full Time Autumn Intake

Year 2

Autumn session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300018 Digital Systems 1
300005 Circuit Theory
300025 Electronics

Spring 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

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
300076 Microprocessor Systems

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Full-time - Spring Intake

Year 1

Spring session

300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary

or Elective*

300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics
300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300462 Engineering and Design Concepts

*Elective - Students without a HSC Mathematics band 5 or higher should complete 300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary as an elective

Autumn session

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300464 Physics and Materials
300027 Engineering Computing
300005 Circuit Theory

Year 2

Spring session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
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

200242 Mathematics for Engineers 3
300075 Instrumentation and Measurement
300009 Control Systems

And one elective

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)


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