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Electrical Power Major


Electrical power engineering is a well-established engineering discipline encompassing electrical power generation, transmission and distribution, power electronics, electromechanical systems and renewable energy.

Students gain in-depth knowledge of electrical and electronic engineering, and specialist skills in design, development and management of advanced and sustainable electrical power generation and transmission systems.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Professional Recognition



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
ENM2104Instrumentation and Measurement15
ENS2456Digital Electronics15
ENS2113Engineering Dynamics15
ENS2457Analog Electronics15
ENS3553Signals and Systems15
ENS3551Electrical Networks15
ENS3554Data Communications and Computer Networks15
ENS3555Communication Systems 115
ENS3206Power Systems 115
ENS5230Electrical Machines and Transformers15
ENS5360Power Electronics15
ENS5361Power Systems 215
ENS5240Industrial Control15
ENS5445Sustainability and Renewable Energy15

For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

Electrical power engineers have diverse employment opportunities in most sectors of industry, including public utilities, renewable energy, mining and resource, manufacturing, defence, aerospace, chemical and pharmaceutical, and consulting.

Possible future job titles

Electrical Engineer, Power Systems Engineer, Electrical Power Engineer

This Major can be studied in the following courses

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