Electrical, Testamur Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T035

Previous Codes: KT3125.1, KT3156.1, KT3161.1, KT7001.1, ST3093.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

This major includes core subjects from all branches of electrical engineering. Graduates will work in the fields of electronic components, computers, electro-magnetics, power generation and distribution systems, power and control in public utilities, telecommunications, manufacturing, and electrical systems.

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Associate Degree in Engineering

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Online Miriam Krakovska

- Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
- Bachelor of Engineering Science

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au
Sydney City Campus Internal Peter Lendrum

- Diploma in Aerotropolis Industry 4.0 (Mechatronics Skills)/Bachelor of Engineering Science
- Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering Studies

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au

- Graduate Certificate in Engineering
- Graduate Diploma in Engineering (exit only)
- Master of Engineering

Location

Campus Mode Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Engineering@westernsydney.edu.au
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie Street Internal Engineering@westernsydney.edu.au

Recommended Sequence

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Associate Degree in Engineering

Major Structure

Subject Title Credit Points
Select three of the following:30
Circuit Theory (WSTC AssocD)
Digital Systems 1 (WSTC AssocD)
Electronics (WSTC AssocD)
Mathematics for Engineers 2 (WSTC AssocD)
Signals and Systems (WSTC AssocD)
Please note: Offerings of alternate units are dependent on there being sufficient student enrolment numbers. If enrolments are low, the College may cancel delivery of the alternate unit.
Total Credit Points30

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Major Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 320 credit points, which include the subjects listed in the recommended sequence below.

Full-time start-year intake

* All students undertaking the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) are required to enrol in MATH 1021 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary and undertake a readiness test at the beginning of their study.

Students remaining in MATH 1021 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary will be required to complete MATH 1016 Mathematics for Engineers 1 during second semester and will be encouraged to complete MATH 1019 Mathematics for Engineers 2 during the Summer session.

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
Autumn sessionCredit Points
ELEC 1006 Engineering Computing 10
ENGR 1011 Engineering Physics 10
ENGR 1024 Introduction to Engineering Practice 10
Select one of the following: 10
Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary  
Mathematics for Engineers 1  
 Credit Points40
Spring session
MATH 1019 Mathematics for Engineers 2 10
ENGR 1018 Fundamentals of Mechanics 10
ENGR 1008 Engineering Materials 10
Select one elective 10
 Credit Points40
Year 2
Autumn session
ELEC 2001 Circuit Theory 10
ELEC 2004 Electronics 10
ELEC 2011 Signals and Systems 10
ELEC 1001 Digital Systems 1 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ELEC 2009 Microprocessor Systems 10
ELEC 2006 Engineering Electromagnetics 10
ELEC 2010 Power and Machines 10
ENGR 3006 Control Systems 10
Students may transfer to 3691 Bachelor of Engineering Science at the end of Year 2 of study.  
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
ELEC 3001 Communication Systems 10
ELEC 3006 Electrical Machines 1 10
Major Alternate subject 10
Select one elective 10
*Elective subjects must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary subject)  
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ELEC 3009 Power Systems 10
ELEC 3003 Digital Signal Processing 10
ELEC 3005 Electrical Drives 10
Major Alternate Subject 10
Industrial Experience  
ENGR 3017 Industrial Experience (Engineering) 0
 Credit Points40
Year 4
Autumn session
ELEC 4002 Power Electronics 10
ENGR 4025 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering) 10
Major Alternate Subject 10
Select one elective 10
*Elective subjects must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary subject)  
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ELEC 3008 Instrumentation and Measurement 10
ENGR 4026 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering) 10
Major Alternate Subject 10
Select one elective 10
*Elective subjects must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary subject)  
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points320

Alternate Subjects

Alternate subjects may be used to complete one of the minors listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
HLTH 2003Biomechanics10
ENGR 3003Biomedical Electronics10
ENGR 3004Biomedical Signals and Data Analysis10
ELEC 3002Data Communications10
ELEC 3004Digital Systems 210
ELEC 2007Engineering Visualization10
BIOS 1022Introduction to Human Biology10
ELEC 4003Power Quality10
ELEC 4004Radio and Satellite Communication10
ELEC 4005Smart Grids and Distributed Generation10
ELEC 4006Sustainable Energy Systems10
ELEC 4007Wireless Communications10

Minors

Telecommunications, Minor

Power Engineering, Minor

Biomedical Engineering, Minor

Bachelor of Engineering Science

Full-time start-year intake

Plan of Study Grid
Year 2
Autumn sessionCredit Points
ELEC 2001 Circuit Theory 10
ELEC 2004 Electronics 10
ELEC 2011 Signals and Systems 10
ELEC 1001 Digital Systems 1 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ELEC 2009 Microprocessor Systems 10
ELEC 2006 Engineering Electromagnetics 10
ELEC 2010 Power and Machines 10
ENGR 3006 Control Systems 10
Industrial Experience  
ENGR 3017 Industrial Experience (Engineering) 0
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
ELEC 3001 Communication Systems 10
ELEC 3006 Electrical Machines 1 10
ENGR 3013 Engineering Science Project 1 10
Select one elective  
*Elective subjects must be level 2 or higher  
 Credit Points30
Spring session
ELEC 3009 Power Systems 10
ELEC 3003 Digital Signal Processing 10
ENGR 3014 Engineering Science Project 2 10
Select one elective 10
*Elective subjects must be level 2 or higher  
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points150

Optional Elective

The following subject is an optional elective subject offered to students who are engaged in a School approved project. This subject can be taken during the third year of this major, however, permission is required to enrol in the subject.

ENGR 3022 Special Technical Project

- Diploma in Aerotropolis Industry 4.0 (Mechatronics Skills)/Bachelor of Engineering Science
- Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering Studies

Plan of Study Grid
Year 2
Autumn sessionCredit Points
ELEC 2001 Circuit Theory 10
ELEC 2004 Electronics 10
ELEC 2011 Signals and Systems 10
ELEC 1001 Digital Systems 1 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ELEC 2009 Microprocessor Systems 10
ELEC 2006 Engineering Electromagnetics 10
ELEC 2010 Power and Machines 10
ENGR 3006 Control Systems 10
Industrial Experience  
ENGR 3017 Industrial Experience (Engineering) 0
 Credit Points40
Year 3
Autumn session
ELEC 3001 Communication Systems 10
ELEC 3006 Electrical Machines 1 10
ENGR 3013 Engineering Science Project 1 10
MATH 1019 Mathematics for Engineers 2 10
 Credit Points40
Spring session
ELEC 3009 Power Systems 10
ELEC 3003 Digital Signal Processing 10
ENGR 3014 Engineering Science Project 2 10
Select one elective 10
*Elective subjects must be level 2 or higher  
 Credit Points40
 Total Credit Points160

Optional Elective

The following subject is an optional elective subject offered to students who are engaged in a School approved project. This subject can be taken during the third year of this major, however, permission is required to enrol in the subject.

ENGR 3022 Special Technical Project

- Graduate Certificate in Engineering
- Graduate Diploma in Engineering (exit only)
- Master of Engineering

Postgraduate Major Structure

To complete some of the components within the subjects in this major, students may be required to travel to other Western Sydney University campuses.
 

Electrical Major Alternate Subjects

Specialist alternate subject offerings are subject to sufficient student demand and may not be offered annually.

Students enrolled in 3693 Master of Engineering choose seven major subjects from the list below

Students exiting with 3694 Graduate Diploma in Engineering (exit only) choose six major alternate subjects

Students enrolled in 3695 Graduate Certificate in Engineering choose four major alternate subjects

Subject Title Credit Points
ELEC 7001Advanced Control Systems10
ELEC 7003Advanced Electrical Machines and Drives10
ELEC 7004Advanced Power Quality10
ELEC 7005Advanced Signal Processing10
ELEC 7006Advanced Smart Grids and Distributed Generation10
ELEC 7008Instrumentation and Measurement (PG)10
ELEC 7009Personal Communication Systems10
ELEC 7010Power System Planning and Economics10