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Electrical Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Science

Undergraduate Double Degree Major

MDDU-ELECS

Major
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Honours and Computer Science Double Degree Major (BEng Hons/BSc)
Admission criteria
Guaranteed ATAR 80
Credit
800

Outline

Electrical Engineering

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Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

This double degree program provides graduates with a background in computer science and its application in computer systems and electrical, electronic and communication engineering. The combination of the two degrees provides graduates with versatility, which opens up a wide range of employment opportunities. On completion of the program, students are awarded both the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Honours and Computer Science Double Degree Major (BEng Hons/BSc).

This major sits within the double degree combination of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science double degree.

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information. 

Student profile

View our student profile table to get an indication of the likely peer cohort for new students at Curtin University. This table provides data on students that commenced undergraduate study and passed the census date in the most relevant recent intake period for which data are available. It includes those admitted through all offer rounds and international students studying in Australia.

Professional recognition

Graduates fulfil the stage one competencies required by Engineers Australia at the level of Professional Engineer Washington Accord.

What you'll learn

  • GLO1: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 1 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • GLO2: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 2 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • GLO3: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 3 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • GLO4: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 4 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • GLO5: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 5 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • GLO6: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 6 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • GLO7: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 7 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • GLO8: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 8 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • GLO9: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 9 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)

Entry requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

Cut-off scores

Please note: The cut-off scores below are for 2020 only.

Qualification Score
GCE/STPM/HKALE (A-levels - best of three) 8
HKDSE 18
IB 28
Ontario Gr 12 (best of 6) 70
ATAR (including WACE/SACE/HCE/VCE) 80
WAUFP (CPS) 59
India (CBSE) 70%
India (HSC) 71%
Sri Lanka 8

Please select a country above.

Essential course prerequisites

Mathematics (including calculus) and either physics, chemistry or engineering studies. Further mathematics is desirable.

Mathematics (including calculus) and either physics, chemistry or engineering studies. Further mathematics is desirable.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Science degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

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  • Curtin course code: MDDU-ELECS
  • Last updated on: September 8, 2020