University of the Sunshine Coast

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours)

University of the Sunshine Coast

Course details

CRICOS course code: 0100794

Level of study: Undergraduate


Harness the power of a changing world.

Electrical and electronic engineers play a role in almost every aspect of modern life, from the circuits inside your smartphone to the energy systems that power our cities. This degree teaches you how to design, develop and maintain electrical and electronic systems of all shapes and sizes, and qualifies you to commence practice as a professional electrical and electronic engineer.

In this degree you will:

  • Study the fundamentals of engineering, including applied maths, physics, statics and systems design
  • Develop in-depth skills in electrical and electronic engineering theory, standards and practice
  • Complete specialist courses in circuit design and analysis, electrical power systems (including renewable energy), robotics and automation, computer programming and more
  • Understand the social, economic and environmental dimensions of engineering, and the importance
  • of sustainable development
  • Develop advanced problem solving, communication and project management skills

Career opportunities

Electrical and electronic engineers work on the design, manufacture, testing and maintenance of electrical and electrical systems across a range of industries, including infrastructure construction, data communications, aviation, mining, power generation and transmission (including renewable energy and smart grids), automotive, automation, robotics and domestic appliances.


Engineering students are eligible for free membership to Engineers Australia. Once their degree is completed they are eligible for Graduate membership.


This program is currently undergoing provisional accreditation by Engineers Australia.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 29,600 Per Year Read moreESTIMATED TOTAL TUITION FEE: 1,18,400
Start date: 26 July 2021
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time

Moreton Bay Campus

1 Moreton Parade
Brisbane Queensland 4502

Entry criteria

You must:

  • be at least 17 years of age, or have completed Year 12 or equivalent

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.


University of the Sunshine Coast
90 Sippy Downs Drive
Sunshine Coast Queensland 4556