University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Associate Degree of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 054271G

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

Charge up your career

Charge up your career with USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic). The Associate Degree of Engineering will give you the freedom of choice to start up your career or set a stepping stone for further study.

Previous experience through TAFE or work?

Already hold a Diploma through TAFE or experience through work? Then fast track your degree with the credit you’ve already earned.

Why Electrical?

With exciting and practical studies, you’ll work with transmitters, microprocessors, power electronic converters and motors to prepare you for the workforce. You’ll get hands-on with modern electronic technology, and learn the practical knowledge and skills to achieve a great career in the fields of circuit design, electric vehicle technology, electricity generation or renewable technologies.

Electrical engineers design, build and operate electrical devices and systems from small scale transmitters to major projects in the fields of medicine, power and technology.

Professional accreditation

When you graduate with your Associate Degree, you’ll be eligible to apply for provisional accreditation with Engineers Australia. Apply for membership after you graduate to become an Engineering Associate (Officer) and with the experience you will get from working in the field, you may apply for chartered status as an Engineering Officer.

Career outcomes

As an Electrical Engineering Technician, Telecommunications Technician or Engineering Support Officer, you could land a great position with a major power company with USQ’s ties to Ergon Energy, Origin, QGC and Energex and work in one of the most important Australian infrastructures.

Other majors

Other majors for the Associate Degree of Engineering: Agricultural, Civil, Computer Systems, Environmental, Instrumentation Control and Automation, Mechanical, Mining, and Power.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,480 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 30,480 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

USQ Springfield Campus

University Drive Education City
37 Sinnathamby Boulevard Brisbane Queensland 4300
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 26,640 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
13 July 2020
Duration: 2 years or part-time equivalent
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia