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Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation)
Instrumentation control and automation engineering is the integration of electrical, electronic and computing engineering with control engineering, for the development of intelligent control systems to automate monitoring, processing, and production in different engineering industries.
Areas of study within instrumentation control and automation include: analog & digital electronics, computer aided design & manufacturing, signal analysis, communication & networking, electrical machines, sensor technology, process control, automation, robotics, system design & development and project management.
Students are required to complete practicum placement(s) as part of this course.
Additional Course Information
During the course, students will be required to undertake a minimum of 12 weeks practical work experience located in an engineering industry environment. This will normally be undertaken during a vacation period, even though it is listed as a unit for Year 4 (ENS4111).
Engineers Australia has granted accreditation to this course.
Instrumentation control and automation engineers have diverse employment opportunities in most sectors of industry, including product design & development, manufacturing, mining & resource, agriculture, public utilities, road & transport, defence, aerospace, chemical, pharmaceutical and consulting.
Control and Automation Engineer, Process Control Engineer, Instrumentation Engineer
Students whose performance over the four years of the course is of a high standard may be awarded the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours degree.
Engineering / Business, Engineering / Laws and Engineering / Science double degrees are also available in this discipline.
Applicants who do not meet the mathematics prerequisite for this course should consider applying for the Bachelor of Technology (Electronic and Computer Systems) as a pathway.
- Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Business
- Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Laws
- Bachelor of Engineering Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor of Technology (Electronic and Computer Systems)
This course is available for on-campus study by students with an International student visa.