Specialisation

Key Program - Electrical

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3161.1

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


Related Courses

3740.3 Bachelor of Engineering (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-magnetic, power generation and distribution systems, power and control systems in public utilities, telecommunications, manufacturing, and electrical systems.


Location

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

Key Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 320 credit points, which include the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Full-time Autumn Intake

* All students undertaking the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) are required to enrol in 300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary and undertake a readiness test at the beginning of their study.

Students remaining in 300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary will be required to complete 200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1 during second semester and will be encouraged to complete 200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2 during the Summer session.

Year 1

Autumn

300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary

Or

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300027 Engineering Computing
300963 Engineering Physics
300964 Introduction to Engineering Practice

Spring

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics
300021 Electrical Fundamentals

And one elective

Year 2

Autumn

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

Spring

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

Students may transfer to 3691 Bachelor of Engineering Science at the end of Year 2 of study.

Year 3

Autumn

300007 Communication Systems
300071 Electrical Machines 1

Specialisation Alternate Unit

And one elective

*Elective units must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary unit)

Spring

300771 Power Systems
300069 Digital Signal Processing
300070 Electrical Drives

Specialisation Alternate Unit

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4

Autumn

300772 Power Electronics
301245 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering)

Specialisation Alternate Unit

And one elective

*Elective units must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary unit)

Spring

300075 Instrumentation and Measurement
301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering)

Specialisation Alternate Unit

And one elective

*Elective units must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary unit)

Alternate Units

Alternate units may be used to complete one of the Specialisation sub-majors listed below.

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

Specialisation Sub-majors

SM3069 Telecommunications
SM3070 Power Engineering
SM3091 Biomedical Engineering


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