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) (Telecommunications 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
ENGG105 Engineering Design for Sustainability 6 Autumn
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
ENGG100 Engineering Computing & Analysis 6 Spring
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
ECTE344 Control Theory 6 Spring
ECTE364 Data Communications 6 Spring
ECTE331 Real-time Embedded Systems 6 Spring
Year 4
ECTE451 Engineering Project 1 6 Autumn, Spring
ECTE458 Engineering Project 2 12 Autumn, Spring
ECTE469 Queuing Theory and Optimization 6 Spring
2 Telecommunications Engineering Major Subjects  12 Autumn, Spring
1 SECTE Elective 6 Autumn, Spring
1 General Schedule Subject*^ 6 Autumn, Spring
Bachelor of Engineering Scholar (Honours) students must complete ECTE355 instead of the 1 General Schedule Subject  
ECTE355 Scholars Project 6 Autumn, Spring

Telecommunication Major Subjects

Subject Code Subject Name Credit Points Session(s)
ECTE401 Multimedia Signal Processing 6 Autumn
ECTE482 Network Engineering 6 Autumn
ECTE465 Wireless Communication Systems 6 Spring

* Scholars students must complete ECTE355 Scholars Project instead of a General Schedule Elective. Students must seek enrolment advice in 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 approval of the Head of School or nominee.

SECTE Elective Subjects

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

Other Information

Further information is available at:
UOW Course Finder
Email: eis@uow.edu.au
mail: Academic Program Directors

Last reviewed: 2 November, 2016