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Electronics and Communications Major


Combines the fundamental engineering disciplines of electronic systems and communication systems to provide students with skills in all aspects of analog and digital circuit design and communications systems development.

The major concentrates on the engineering principles required to analyse and solve problems related to the design and implementation of electronic and communication systems. Students gain in-depth knowledge of fundamental physical sciences, electronic circuits and systems, digital signal processing, power electronics, fibre optic and microwave communications, computer networking and cellular and wireless networks.





Mount Lawley

South West (Bunbury)


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Professional recognition

Engineers Australia have Accredited this Major.

This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in one of the following courses:



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENS2456Digital Electronics15
ENM2104Instrumentation and Measurement15
ENS2257Microprocessor Systems15
ENS2457Analog Electronics15
ENS3553Signals and Systems15
ENS3551Electrical Networks15
ENS3554Data Communications and Computer Networks15
ENS5447Propagation and Antennas15
ENS3555Communication Systems 115
ENS3556Wireless Communication15
ENS5203Electronic Circuit Design15
ENS5251Digital Signal Processing15
ENS5542Communication Systems 215
ENS5360Power Electronics15
ENS5444Telecommunication Networks15

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities exist in most sectors of industry, including communication and telecommunication, product development, fabrication, public utilities, mining and resource, defence, aerospace and consulting.

Possible future job titles

Electronics Engineer, Communications Engineer

This Major can be studied in the following courses


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