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Deakin University

Burwood, Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours)

Gain market-ready skills when you study electrical and electronics engineering, including renewables and alternative energy generation, and the role of energy production in climate change. You’ll get hands-on experience and theoretical knowledge to tackle energy production in a changing world with Deakin’s Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours).

Want to change the future of renewable energy and have a tangible impact on climate change?

Covering the broad areas of electrical and electronics engineering disciplines, this course gives you in-demand skills to pursue a range of careers. You’ll use industry-standard tools in world-class facilities and learn from teachers who are active in the industry, so you always have the latest techniques and knowledge at your fingertips.

Study interest areas including:

  • renewable power generation
  • smart distribution and transmission
  • urban, industrial and regional power usage
  • energy production and efficiency in climate change
  • design of novel electronics devices & control systems.

The design-based approach in this course means you’ll be able to apply the theory you learn to practical, research-based projects. You’ll graduate with the technical ability to create solutions, and the project management and communication skills to execute them successfully.

Work experience

Through SEP499 Professional Engineering Practice, you’ll gain industry experience by completing at least 60 days (12 fulltime weeks) of practical work experience in an engineering workplace, developing and enhancing your understanding of the engineering profession, possible career outcomes, and the opportunity to establish valuable professional networks.

Campus Information

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

At Deakin’s Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, you are surrounded by expansive grounds and impressive new buildings. It offers state-of-the-art engineering, medical and sport facilities, as well as some of the most advanced research spaces in the world. The campus also features incredible sporting facilities, including Deakin’s Elite Sport Precinct, which includes an Australian rules football oval, FIFA-grade soccer pitch, athletics track, basketball courts, and more.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 5

Application Process

Application Outcome
7 Days
Visa processing time
35 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

With an international skills shortage in engineering, Deakin’s Bachelor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Honours) graduates find themselves with value to contribute across a range of roles, including:

  • power engineer
  • electrical design engineer
  • telecommunications engineer
  • industrial engineer
  • PLC programmer
  • electronic test engineer
  • research engineer
  • design engineer
  • special effects technician
  • robotics engineers and technician
  • solar cell technician
  • clear car engineer
  • automotive electrician
  • multimedia systems specialist
  • renewable energy consultant

PSW Opportunity

  • Geelong/ Warrnambool Campus - 3 years of Post Study Work Permit

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

India
  • (standard class XII):- 65%

Entry for applicants with recent secondary education (previous three years) will be based on their performance in the Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or its equivalent, with pre-requisite units 3 and 4; a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 20 in English other than EAL and a study score of at least 20 in one of the maths: mathematical methods (any) or maths: specialist mathematics. Applicants will be selected in accordance with the published Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for that year.

Entry for applicants with previous Tertiary, VET, life or work experience: Prerequisites of English and mathematics as for year 12 school leavers (or equivalent). Entry will be based on their performance in:

  • a Certificate IV in a related discipline OR
  • a Diploma in any discipline OR
  • successful completion of relevant study at an accredited higher education institution equivalent to at least two Deakin University units OR
  • other evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent for example relevant work or life experience

Maths Eligibility Assessment: Deakin University offers prospective students an opportunity to sit an online Maths Eligibility Assessment. Applicants who have successfully met English and all other course entry requirements for admission into relevant Engineering and IT courses, but do not have evidence of meeting the required mathematics prerequisite may be eligible to take the Maths Eligibility Assessment.

Supporting documents

When you apply to Deakin, it’s important to attach all requested supporting documentation, otherwise, your application could be delayed or disallowed.

Remember, most documents need to be certified before you upload them, so give yourself plenty of time to get organized.

Examples of certified copies you’ll need to include:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers (e.g. your passport).

Documents in languages other than English will need to be translated. If you’re applying for a scholarship, please also check the specific supporting documents for that application.