Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Information Engineering) Honours

*Subject to University approval

This course is designed to meet the requirements of Engineers Australia and produce accredited professional engineers with in-depth knowledge and skills across the interdisciplinary domain of electrical and information engineering.

The course covers key areas of the electrical, electronic and computer domains – electrical circuits, signals and systems, energy conversion, power electronics, power systems, embedded and control systems and renewable energy. Linking to these topics, students would be introduced to areas of information engineering – programming, data science, data analytics, cybersecurity of physical systems, imaging, artificial intelligence and communication engineering.

Learn out in the field

Some of the best learning experiences you’ll ever have will occur on the job. That’s why our engineering students undertake a 12-week industry placement before finishing their studies. And, if you want even more on the job experience, you might like to consider our Industry Placement Program which includes a $15,000 industry scholarship payment.

Career opportunities

You could pursue roles such as:

  • Electrical engineer
  • Electronic engineer
  • Engineering professional
  • Industrial engineer
  • Production engineer
  • Plant engineer

in the fields of

  • Electrical engineering
  • Renewable energy
  • Power systems engineering
  • Electronic systems

Professional recognition

Designed to meet the requirements of provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia.

Further study options

  • Master of Engineering Technology (Renewable Energy and Electrical Power Systems)
  • PhD studies

The finer details

Duration: 4 years full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Location: Mt Helen Campus (Ballarat)

Application: Direct/VTAC

ATAR: Required

Entry requirements

Year 12

  • Units 3 and 4: any English, with a study score of at least 25, and
  • Units 3 and 4: Maths Methods or Specialist Maths with a study score of at least 20

Non Year 12

HE/VET and/or life experience

Sample course structure

Year 1

  • Professional Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Materials in Engineering
  • Modelling and Change (intro level)

Year 2

  • Modelling Continuous Change
  • Digital Logic and Design
  • Signals and Systems
  • Big Data Analytics

Year 3

  • Engineering Computer Apps and Interactive Modelling
  • Power Electronics
  • Power System Analysis

Year 4

  • Electrical Power Distribution Engineering
  • Microgrid and Energy Storage Systems
  • Engineering Project (1 and 2)

Additional Information for International Students

Additional information for international students is available in our international engineering brochure.

Download our international program brochure here (pdf,1.3MB).