Key Program - Electrical

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3161.1

Related Courses

3740.3 | Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) |

3740.4 | 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.

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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