Specialisation

Key Program - Electrical

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3102.1

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


Related Courses

3621.7 Bachelor of Engineering

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
300071 Electrical Machines 1
300009 Control Systems

And one elective

Spring session

300771 Power 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.

300075 Instrumentation and Measurement
300010 Data Networks
300772 Power Electronics

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project
300070 Electrical Drives

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)

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis
300772 Power Electronics

And one elective

From Autumn 2021 students are advised to take 301245 Final Year Project 1 and one Alternate Unit from the list below instead of 300675.

301245 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering)

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis
300070 Electrical Drives

And one elective

Students who complete 301245 in the Spring session from 2020 or Autumn session from 2021 onwards, are advised to select 301246 Final Year Project 2 and one Alternate unit to replace 300675 in their second semester for Honours.

301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering)

Alternate Units

401140 Biomechanics
301122 Biomedical Electronics
301121 Biomedical Signals and Data Analysis
300997 Data Communications
300019 Digital Systems 2
300029 Engineering Visualization
300361 Introduction to Human Biology
300995 Power Quality
300489 Radio and Satellite Communication
300996 Smart Grids and Distributed Generation
300998 Sustainable Energy Systems
300065 Wireless Communications

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

300071 Electrical Machines 1
300018 Digital Systems 1
300674 Engineering, Design and Construction Practice
300025 Electronics

Year 3

Spring session

300053 Professional Practice
300771 Power Systems
300069 Digital Signal Processing
300076 Microprocessor Systems

Autumn session

300007 Communication Systems
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.

300070 Electrical Drives

And two electives

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project
300010 Data Networks
300772 Power Electronics
300075 Instrumentation and Measurement

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)

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis
300070 Electrical Drives

And one elective

From Spring 2020 students are advised to take 301245 Final Year Project 1 and one Alternate Unit from the list below instead of 300675.

301245 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering)

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis
300772 Power Electronics

And one elective

From Autumn 2021 students are advised to take 301246 Final Year Project 2 and one Alternate Unit from the list below instead of 300675.

301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering)

Alternate Units

401140 Biomechanics
301122 Biomedical Electronics
301121 Biomedical Signals and Data Analysis
300997 Data Communications
300019 Digital Systems 2
300029 Engineering Visualization
300361 Introduction to Human Biology
300995 Power Quality
300489 Radio and Satellite Communication
300996 Smart Grids and Distributed Generation
300998 Sustainable Energy Systems
300065 Wireless Communications


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