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Electrical Engineering
MDDU-ELEPY

Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Physics

Undergraduate double degree major

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  • Qualification
    Electrical and Electronic Engineering Honours and Physics Double Degree Major (BEng Hons/BSc)
  • Credit
    800
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Why study Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Physics at Curtin?

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

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

Outline

Outline

This double degree program provides graduates with a background in the physics of electrical devices and systems and a versatility which opens up a wider range of employment opportunities. With the rapid progress of the information society, the role of communications is becoming even more crucial to increased industry efficiency and competitiveness. In this major students learn about the theoretical and practical aspects of modern electronic and communication systems.

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. 

What you'll learn

  • Major Learning Outcome 1: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 1 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • Major Learning Outcome 2: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 2 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • Major Learning Outcome 3: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 3 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • Major Learning Outcome 4: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 4 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • Major Learning Outcome 5: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 5 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • Major Learning Outcome 6: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 6 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • Major Learning Outcome 7: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 7 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • Major Learning Outcome 8: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 8 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)
  • Major Learning Outcome 9: Please refer to the Course Learning Outcome 9 for the Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Science (BB-ENGSCI)

Professional recognition

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

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Select an option that best suits you:

You’re considered a high school leaver if you:

  • Completed year 12 in Australia or overseas in the past two years, or
  • Completed TAFE or VET studies in the past two years.

ATAR pathway

  • Essential WACE subjects (prerequisites)

    Mathematics Methods ATAR, and Physics ATAR, and Chemistry ATAR.

  • Desirable WACE subjects

    Mathematics Specialist ATAR.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Alternative pathways

Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

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How others gained admission

View the ATAR breakdown to see the low, median and high ATAR scores of students who started studying this course recently.

To see the other pathways students have taken, see the pathway breakdown.

You’re considered someone with work and life experience if:

You have left secondary education more than two years ago (i.e. who are not classified as recent secondary education applicants) and have not undertaken vocational education training (VET) or higher education study since then.

How we define ‘experience’
‘Experience’ includes a combination of factors sufficient to demonstrate readiness for higher education such as mature-age entry, professional experience whether completion of the Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) is required or not, community involvement or work experience. Applicants may have undertaken non-formal programs that have helped prepare them for tertiary education or are relevant to the proposed higher education field of study.

ATAR pathway

  • Essential WACE subjects (prerequisites)

    Mathematics Methods ATAR, and Physics ATAR, and Chemistry ATAR.

  • Desirable WACE subjects

    Mathematics Specialist ATAR.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

Pathway finder tool

You’re considered someone who studied at TAFE or have done an apprenticeship if:

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study are those whose highest level of study since leaving secondary education is a VET course. This includes study at a public TAFE or other VET provider, whether a qualification was completed or not. Applicants with VET study may have other qualifications such as a Year 10 or Year 12 secondary school certificate.

ATAR pathway

  • Essential WACE subjects (prerequisites)

    Mathematics Methods ATAR, and Physics ATAR, and Chemistry ATAR.

  • Desirable WACE subjects

    Mathematics Specialist ATAR.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

Pathway finder tool

You’re considered someone who has recently left university if:

Applicants with higher education are those whose highest level of study since leaving secondary education is a higher education course, such as a university degree. This may include applicants who are currently studying a higher education course at another education provider and want to transfer to Curtin University, or applicants who are currently studying at Curtin but want to switch to a different course. It may also include applicants who have completed past study with university and non-university higher education providers.

Curtin course switcher criteria

Has achieved an ATAR of 80 or higher; and met prerequisite;

OR

Has completed minimum 100cr; with 75cr in the semester prior to application; and met the course specific prerequisites.

Prerequisites: Math Methods ATAR and Phys ATAR and Chem ATAR

ATAR pathway

  • Essential WACE subjects (prerequisites)

    Mathematics Methods ATAR, and Physics ATAR, and Chemistry ATAR.

  • Desirable WACE subjects

    Mathematics Specialist ATAR.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

Pathway finder tool

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Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

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Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Please view the degree for indicative fees.