2017 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 Engineering) | 2017

This information is for students commencing their course in 2017. Students follow the rules and requirements for the year they commenced their course. Please refer to the Archives link in the menu for years prior to 2017.

Course Structure

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
Year 1
ENGG102Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics6Autumn
ENGG103Materials in Design6Autumn
ENGG105Engineering Design for Sustainability6Autumn
MATH141Foundations of Engineering Mathematics6Autumn, Spring
ENGG100Engineering Computing and Analysis6Spring
ENGG104Electrical Systems6Spring
PHYS143Physics For Engineers6Spring
MATH142Essentials of Engineering Mathematics6Spring, Summer 2017/2018
Year 2
ECTE202Circuits and Systems6Autumn
CSCI291Programming for Engineers6Autumn
ECTE233Digital Hardware6Autumn
MATH283Advanced Engineering Mathematics and Statistics6Autumn
ECTE250Engineering Design and Management 26Spring
ECTE203Signals and Systems6Spring
ECTE213Engineering Electromagnetics6Spring
Year 3
ECTE333Microcontroller Architecture and Applications6Annual
ECTE350Engineering Design and Management 36Annual
ECTE301Digital Signal Processing6Autumn
ECTE324Power Engineering 16Autumn
ECTE363Communication Systems6Autumn
ECTE399Professional Experience0Autumn, Spring
ECTE344Control Theory6Spring
ECTE331Real-time Embedded Systems6Spring
ECTE364Data Communications6Spring
Year 4
ECTE451Engineering Project 16Autumn, Spring
ECTE458Engineering Project 212Autumn, Spring
ECTE432Computer Architecture6Spring
2 Computer Engineering Major Subjects12Spring
1 SECTE Elective Subject6Spring
1 General Schedule Subject*^6Autumn, Spring
Bachelor of Engineering Scholar (Honours) students must complete ECTE355 instead of 1 General Schedule subject 
ECTE355Scholars Project*6Spring

Computer Engineering Major Subjects

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ECTE401Multimedia Signal Processing6Autumn
ECTE433Embedded Systems6Autumn
CSCI318Software Engineering Practices & Principles6Not offered in this year
ECTE471Robotics and Flexible Automation6Spring

* Scholars students must complete ECTE355 Scholars Project instead of a General Schedule subject. Students must seek enrolment advice at the beginning of their Third Year.

^ General Schedule subjects are selected from the General Schedule. They may be 100/200/300/400-level (excluding ECTE181, ECTE182, ECTE282 and ECTE283) and are subject to the approval of the Head of School or nominee.

SECTE Elective Subjects

Subjects appearing on the SECTE Elective Subjects list will only count as either a Major Subject or an SECTE Elective Subject.

Unless class numbers warrant, not all Elective Subjects will be offered in any one year.  

Credit Arrangements

Credit and articulation arrangements are available from the Course Finder. 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

Further information is available at:

UOW Course Finder
Email: eis@uow.edu.au
Email: Academic Program Director

Last reviewed: 16 February, 2017