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Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Business

Major In Electronics and Communications

Electronics & Communications engineering combines the fundamental engineering disciplines of electronic systems and communication systems to provide graduates with skills in all aspects of analogue and digital circuit design and communications systems development. It concentrates on the engineering principles required to analyse and solve problems related to the design and implementation of electronic and communication systems.

Students will 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.

Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.

Related careers

Electronics Engineer, Communications Engineer

Major structure

This Major structure will be available to students commencing the Major from Semester 1, 2015 onwards.

This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The Electronics and Communications major is available to students enrolled in any of the engineering double degree courses. Electronics and Communications engineering combines the fundamental engineering disciplines of electronic systems and communication systems to provide graduates with skills in all aspects of analogue and digital circuit design, and communications systems development. The unit set concentrates on the engineering principles required to analyse and solve problems related to the design and implementation of electronic and communication systems. Students will 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. Employment opportunities exist in most sectors of industry including communication and telecommunication, product development, fabrication, public utilities, mining and resource, defence, aerospace, and consulting.

The Electronics and Communications major program consists of 15 units (225 credit points) of study as indicated below.



Core Units
UnitDescription Points
ENS2456Digital Electronics*15
ENM2104Instrumentation and Measurement*15
ENS2257Microprocessor Systems^15
ENS2457Analog Electronics^15
ENS3553Signals and Systems^15
ENS3551Electrical Networks*15
ENS3554Data Communications and Computer Networks*15
ENS5447Propagation and Antennas*15
ENS3555Communication Systems 1*15
ENS3556Wireless Communication^15
ENS5203Electronic Circuit Design^15
ENS5251Digital Signal Processing^15
ENS5542Communication Systems 2*15
ENS5360Power Electronics*15
ENS5444Telecommunication Networks^15
 


* Unit offered in semester 1 only ^ Unit offered in semester 2 only

This major can also be studied in the following courses:

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