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) (Electrical 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 Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
Year 1
ENGG100 Engineering Computing and Analysis 6 Spring
ENGG102 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics 6 Autumn
ENGG103 Materials in Design 6 Autumn
MATH141 Foundations of Engineering Mathematics 6 Autumn, Spring
ENGG104 Electrical Systems 6 Spring
ENGG105 Engineering Design for Sustainability 6 Autumn
MATH142 Essentials of Engineering Mathematics 6 Spring, Summer 2017/2018
PHYS143 Physics For Engineers 6 Spring
Year 2
ECTE202 Circuits and Systems 6 Autumn
CSCI291 Programming for Engineers 6 Autumn
ECTE233 Digital Hardware 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
ECTE363 Communication Systems 6 Autumn
ECTE324 Power Engineering 1 6 Autumn
ECTE323 Power Engineering 2 6 Spring
ECTE344 Control Theory 6 Spring
ECTE364 Data Communications 6 Spring
Year 4
ECTE451 Engineering Project 1 6 Autumn, Spring
ECTE458 Engineering Project 2 12 Autumn, Spring
3 Electrical Engineering Major Subjects 18 Autumn, Spring
1 SECTE Elective Subject 6 Spring
1 General Schedule Subject*^ 6 Autumn, Spring
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Scholar) students must complete ENGG355 instead of the 1 General Schedule Subject 
ECTE355 Scholars Project 6 Autumn, Spring

Electrical Engineering Major Subjects

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ECTE423 Power System Analysis 6 Autumn
ECTE433 Embedded Systems 6 Autumn
ECTE441 Intelligent Control 6 Autumn
ECTE412 Power Electronics and Drives 6 Spring
ECTE426 Power Distribution Systems 6 Spring
ECTE442 Computer Controlled Systems 6 Autumn
ECTE465 Wireless Communication Systems 6 Spring
ECTE471 Robotics and Flexible Automation 6 Spring

*Scholars students must complete ECTE355 Scholars Project instead of a General Schedule Elective. Students must seek Enrolment Advice at the beginning of Third year.

^General Schedule Subjects are selected from the General Schedule and may be 100/200/300/400-level (excluding ECTE181ECTE182, 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.

Students will not be approved to have one subject count toward both their Major and SECTE Elective requirements.

Note: 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 Course Director

Last reviewed: 2 November, 2016