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“I want to learn about circuits and power generation and create software, web or mobile application development”

“I want to learn about circuits and power generation and create software, web or mobile application development”

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)/Bachelor of Computer Science

R2/522/6/0228 | MQA/FA4324 (01/09/27)
R2/481/6/0544 | MQA/FA15194 (01/09/27)

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Computer Science program provides students with a focus on the application of advanced computing techniques on the design and operation of Electrical and Electronic systems. It combines electrical and electronic engineering and software engineering in the design , development and control of diverse systems used in the energy generation, manufacturing, medicine and the service industries. Graduates of this program will have extensive skills in integrating engineering with software development, particularly relating to multidisciplinary projects, and will have developed experience in working on team projects. They will also have well-developed oral, written, and graphical communication skills. 

Graduates are eligible for registration under Electrical branch with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).

INTAKES
February, September

DURATION
5 years

Graduates are eligible to register as Graduate Engineers with Board of Engineering Malaysia (BEM) and to apply for graduate membership with Engineers Australia (EA) and the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

Course details

Course objectives

The following course educational objectives define the achievements of Swinburne graduates in their professional engineering career a few years after graduation.

  1. CEO1 Professionalism: Graduates are employed and working as practicing engineers in related engineering fields.
  2. CEO2 Continuous Development: Graduates engage in continuous pursuit of knowledge and development of competencies.
  3. CEO3 Social Involvement: Graduates contribute to sustainable development and well-being of society.

Course learning outcomes

Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) will be able to:

  • apply coherent and advanced knowledge of the chosen major in engineering in diverse contexts and applications using critical thinking and judgment.
  • apply knowledge of research principles and methods to plan and execute a piece of research with some independence, as preparation for research higher degrees.
  • apply problem solving, design and decision-making methodologies to identify and provide innovative solutions to complex problems with intellectual independence.
  • apply abstraction, mathematics and engineering fundamentals to the analysis, design and operation of a model, using appropriate engineering methods and tools.
  • communicate proficiently in professional practice to a variety of audiences, function as an effective member or leader of a diverse team, and use the basic tools and practices of project management within project work.
  • demonstrate professionalism, integrity, ethical conduct, professional accountability and an awareness of professional engineering practice in a global and sustainable context.
  • reflect on and take responsibility for their own learning and self-management processes, and manage their own time and processes effectively by regularly reviewing of personal performance as a means of managing continuing professional development and lifelong learning.

Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Computer Science will be able to:

  • apply a broad and coherent knowledge of computer science and software development in diverse contexts and domains using critical thinking and judgment.
  • apply appropriate methods and contemporary tools to the scoping, analysis, design, construction, verification and operation of software systems.
  • communicate proficiently to a variety of audiences, function as an effective member or leader of a team, and use the basic tools and practices of project management within project work.
  • demonstrate professionalism, integrity, ethical conduct, professional accountability and an awareness of professional practice in a global context.
  • apply problem analysis and decision-making methodologies to identify, design and implement solutions to industry relevant problems with intellectual independence.
  • reflect on personal performance, learning, and self-management processes as a means of continued professional development and lifelong learning.

At the completion of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Computer Science course, graduates should be able to demonstrate the attainment of the following Electrical and Electronic Swinburne Engineering Competencies, required for external professional recognition:

  • K1 Basic Science: Proficiently applies concepts, theories and techniques of the relevant natural and physical sciences.
  • K2 Maths and IT as Tools: Proficiently uses relevant mathematics and computer and information science concepts as tools in complex engineering activities.
  • K3 Discipline Specific: Proficiently applies advanced technical knowledge of Electrical and Electronic Engineering within that context.
  • K4 Emerging Disciplinary Trends: Proficiently applies research principles and methods on current or emerging complex problems of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
  • K5 Practice Context: Discerns and appreciates the societal, environmental and other contextual factors affecting professional engineering practice.
  • K6 Professional Practice: Appreciates the principles of professional engineering practice in a sustainable context.
  • S1 Engineering Methods: Applies engineering methods in practical applications and complex engineering problems.
  • S2 Problem Solving: Systematically uses current or emerging knowledge and research methods to undertake independent research in solving complex engineering problems and as preparation for research higher degrees.
  • S3 Design: Systematically uses engineering methods in designing solutions to complex engineering problems.
  • S4 Project Management: Systematically uses engineering methods in conducting and managing project work including finance.
  • A1 Ethics: Values the need for, and demonstrates, ethical conduct and professional accountability.
  • A2 Communication: Demonstrates effective communication to professional and wider audiences including in complex engineering activities.
  • A3 Entrepreneurial: Appreciates entrepreneurial approaches to engineering practice.
  • A4 Information Management: Demonstrates seeking, using, assessing and managing information.
  • A5 Professional Self: Demonstrates professionalism and life-long learning.
  • A6 Management of Self: Demonstrates self-management processes.
  • A7 Teamwork: Demonstrates effective team membership and team leadership.

Swinburne Engineering Competencies (A1-7, K1-6, S1-4): Find out more about Engineering Skills and Competencies including the Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies. 

Course structure

For the completion of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronics) / Computer Science, students are required to complete a total of 40 units (500 credit points) consisting of:

  • 14 Core Units of Study (175 credit points)
  • 18 units of study from Electrical and Electronic Major (225 credit points)
  • 8 units of study from Computer Science Major (100 credit points)
  • 1 compulsory, not-for-credit units (0 credit points)

Units of study

Core units for Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic) / Bachelor of Computer Science

Electrical and Electronic Major

Software Development Major

Artifical Intelligence Major

Internet of Things Major

Data Science Major

Cybersecurity Major

* Outcome unit – completion demonstrates the attainment of course learning outcomes
Honours merit unit – results are used in the honours merit calculation

In the final year, students will be required to undertake two Final Year Research Project units (capstone experiences) which helps meet professional accreditation requirements.

Students are required to complete EAT20008 Professional Experience in Engineering (non-credit point unit), a 12-week approved relevant industrial practical experience before the commencement of the last semester of study.

Fees & scholarships

Fee*

Malaysian students
RM33,040 annual
International students
RM43,608 annual

* The indicative course fees shown here applies to students studying on-campus in Malaysia for the relevant year only. They are based on a standard study load per year. However, please note that fees are assessed according to a student’s study load in each semester, and variation to study load will result in an adjustment to tuition fees. All fees are subject to annual review and may be adjusted.

Scholarships

At Swinburne scholarships are about providing opportunity, promoting equity and recognising excellence and achievement. Scholarships are available for both commencing and current students.

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Entry requirements

Entry Requirements

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English Requirements

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Application process

Apply for this course by following the step-by-step process from the links below.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this double degree will have advanced techniques and skills in developing software for engineering plants and artefacts such as robots, CAD/CAM machinery, autonomous car, vehicles, aeroplanes, spacecraft and controlling software for manufacturing plants. Graduates may find employment as middle management in information technologies and software developers in communication technologies, cyber technologies, finance industry, research organisations and the defence industry.

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