Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical and Electronic (Honours)

The University of Adelaide

Electrical and electronic engineering affects every aspect of modern life; and studying the discipline at the University of Adelaide - ranked 44 in the world for Electrical and Electronic Engineering - equips students for a range of global career options at the forefront of technological change. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) is practical from the outset. Students learn among state-of-the-art facilities, including 3D prototyping, autonomous vehicles and electric machines labs. They're guided by internationally renowned academics, all of whom undertake practical work and research in the field. And they collaborate with industry partners on exciting and innovative projects. Students can also undertake an internship to apply their skills and work directly with potential employers.

Course Fee:

International: $168,000

Entry Requirements:

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics and Physics; International Baccalaureate: Mathematics (HL grade 3) and Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3). If Stage 2 studies were undertaken prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was known as Mathematical Studies.


The first 2 years are common across the majors and establish a deeper understanding of mathematics, physics and computer programming. They cover the basic principles of themes that will be developed throughout the program; digital and embedded systems, electronic circuits and signals, electrical systems, and professional practice and systems engineering. The common foundation means all graduates have the opportunity to work in many specialist areas, and are prepared with lifelong learning skills so that they are able to change specialisations over the course of their careers. At the end of the 2nd year, students can select a major. The final year includes a capstone research project, relevant to the student's major, which further develops research, technical and professional skills. Students are required to complete 6 weeks of approved practical experience.

Subjects you can Study:

Engineering-communication systems; Engineering-computer engineering; Engineering-cybersecurity; Engineering-computer engineering; Engineering-medical technologies; Engineering-smart technologies; Engineering-renewable energy; Engineering-defence systems


Graduates qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace 83.75 Yes Full time 4 years
North Terrace 83.75 Yes Part time 8 years

A dynamic campus life in Adelaide’s CBD  

Our main campus is located on North Terrace, one of the premier streets in Adelaide’s CBD. Surrounded by the State’s Art Gallery, Museum and Library, the campus is also walking distance from shops, cafes, businesses, parklands and Adelaide Oval. 
The North Terrace campus itself is stunning. A mixture of historical sandstone buildings and new purpose-built facilities. It’s a hive of activity and has a rich campus life, with most of the 27,000 students attending classes there each day. 
The University also has a campus at Roseworthy, 55kms north of Adelaide. Roseworthy is home to South Australia’s only veterinary school and houses internationally renowned equine, companion and production animal health centres. 
Our Waite campus is 8kms walk south of Adelaide and is the biggest plant and agricultural science research site in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Degrees for jobs of the future    

University of Adelaide degrees are relevant to the ever-changing needs of employers, industries and the community. We offer more than 180 undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in areas such as:
  • music, teaching, languages, history, media, international studies and development, and social sciences
  • engineering, computer and mathematical sciences
  • health and medical sciences, dentistry and oral health, nursing, medicine, and psychology
  • law, business, economics, finance, architecture, innovation and entrepreneurship, and marketing
  • biology, agriculture, food science, veterinary, physics, chemistry, and nutrition. 

Learn alongside bright minds  

A University of Adelaide degree doesn’t just get you your first job, a degree at Adelaide sets you up for a lifetime of learning and a successful career. 
Our students become more than just masters of their discipline, they learn how to think differently, solve problems, innovate and adapt to their environment. 
All our degrees include a strong research component, allowing students to contribute to discoveries from their first day at university.
We also provide our students with the opportunity to learn from internationally-acclaimed researchers, in small groups. We work closely with employers to ensure our students graduate with the skills they need to succeed in the workplace. 

Build a career from our reputation 

Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is the third-oldest university in Australia. 
We are a member of the leading universities in Australia, the Group of Eight (Go8) coalition, and have strong partnerships with government, a wide range of industries, and universities right across the globe.    
Many notable people studied at the University of Adelaide, including astronaut Andy Thomas, former Prime Minister of Australia Julia Gillard and Nobel laureates William and Lawrence Bragg. World leaders, CEOs, Rhodes Scholars and Olympians are also amongst our alumni. 
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