Undergraduate Courses
  • Students are to follow the requirements of the Handbook for the year they commenced the course.

    However, the subject links below do not contain the subject information for the current year. You can view current subject information through the new Course Handbook.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer and Telecommunications Engineering)

The course information on this page is for new students commencing their degree in 2016 only. 

Students should follow the rules and requirements for the year that they commenced their course. The online course information for years prior to 2016 are available from the Archives link in the menu.

Students should also review current subject availabilities via the Subject Descriptions link in the menu.

Course Structure

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Year 1
ENGG100 Engineering Computing and Analysis 6 Autumn
ENGG102 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics 6 Autumn
ENGG103 Materials in Design 6 Autumn
MATH141 Foundations of Engineering Mathematics 6 Autumn
ENGG104 Electrical Systems 6 Spring
ENGG105 Engineering Design for Sustainability 6 Spring
MATH142 Essentials of Engineering Mathematics 6 Spring
PHYS143 Physics For Engineers 6 Spring
Year 2
ECTE202 Circuits and Systems 6 Autumn
ECTE233 Digital Hardware 6 Autumn
CSCI291 Programming for Engineers 6 Autumn
MATH283 Advanced Engineering Mathematics and Statistics 6 Autumn
ECTE203 Signals and Systems 6 Spring
ECTE212 Electronics 6 Spring
ECTE213 Engineering Electromagnetics 6 Spring
ECTE250 Engineering Design and Management 2 6 Spring
Year 3
ECTE333 Microcontroller Architecture and Applications 6 Annual
ECTE350 Engineering Design and Management 3 6 Annual
ECTE399 Professional Experience 0 Autumn, Spring
ECTE301 Digital Signal Processing 6 Autumn
ECTE324 Power Engineering 1 (from 2017) 6 Autumn (from 2017)
ECTE363 Communication Systems 6 Autumn
ECTE331 Real-time Embedded Systems 6 Spring
ECTE344 Control Theory  6 Spring (from 2017)
ECTE364 Data Communications 6 Spring
Year 4
ECTE432 Computer Architecture 6 Spring
ECTE469 Queuing Theory and Optimization 6 Spring
PLUS 2 Computer Engineering Major Subjects 12 Autumn/Spring
And 2 Telecommunications Engineering Major Subjects 12 Autumn/Spring
And 2 Elective Subjects 12 Autumn/Spring
Year 5
ECTE451 Engineering Project 1 6 Autumn, Spring
ECTE458 Engineering Project 2 12 Autumn, Spring
PLUS 3 Elective Subjects  18 Autumn/Spring
And 2 General Schedule Subjects 12 Autumn/Spring

Credit Arrangements

Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit. 

Professional Recognition/Accreditation

UOW's engineering programs are accredited by Engineers Australia and relevant world engineering bodies through the Washington Accord. This ensures recognition by equivalent professional engineering bodies in the USA, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries.

UOW is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8) Deans of Engineering and Associates, in recognition of its being among the top Australian engineering faculties. This achievement is a direct result of our world class reputation in teaching and research.  

Other Information

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Last reviewed: 29 March, 2016