Telecommunications Engineering

 
Telecommunications Engineers design, develop and maintain all aspects of voice and data communications systems – from satellite and optical fibre networks to data encoding, compression and encryption. 
 

Snapshot

UAC CODE: 425100
Program Code: 3707
Min Duration: 4 Years
Semester 2 Entry: Yes
Assumed Knowledge: HSC Mathematics Extension 1, Physics
 
Online Handbook: View Program Outline
 
 

What is Telecommunications Engineering?

Telecommunications engineering is concerned with the design, development and maintenance of all aspects of voice and data communications systems – from satellite and optical fibre networks to data encoding, compression and encryption.
 

Career Opportunities

You could work for telecommunications service providers, major equipment and device manufacturers and a huge range of specialist technology groups. Demand for Telecommunications Engineers is growing as new technologies emerge.
 

Professional Recognition

This degree is accredited by Engineers Australia.
 

Concurrent Degrees

  • BE (Hons)/Bachelor of Arts 3763
  • BE(Hons)/Bachelor of Commerce 3764
  • BE(Hons)/Bachelor of Law 3765
  • BE(Hons)/Bachelor of Science 3767
  • BE(Hons)/Master of Biomedical Engineering 3768

There are also dual awards with Advanced Mathematics, Advanced Science, Computer Science and Music.

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  • BE (Hons) in Telecommunications/Bachelor of Arts 3763
  • BE (Hons) in Telecommunications/Bachelor of Commerce 3764
  • BE (Hons) in Telecommunications/Bachelor of Law 3765
  • BE (Hons) in Telecommunications/Bachelor of Science 3767
  • BE (Hons) in Telecommunications/Master of Biomedical Engineering 3768

There are also dual awards with Advanced Mathematics, Advanced Science, Computer Science and Music.

 

Course Structure

A typical program sequence for the single degree is shown below:
 
Year 1
Mathematics, Physics, Computing 1, Engineering Design and electives including: Electrical & Telecommunications Engineering, Physics, Data Structures and Algorithms
 
Year 2
Mathematics, Computing 2, Electrical & Telecommunications Engineering, Circuits & Signals, Digital Circuit Design, Analogue Electronics, General Education
 
Year 3
Electromagnetic Engineering, Electronics, Embedded Systems Design, Digital Signal Processing, Analogue and Digital Communications, Control Systems, Network Technologies, Telecommunications Engineering Design, General Education
 
Year 4
Telecommunications Design Proficiency, Strategic Leadership & Ethics, Trusted Networks, Electives, Thesis
 
For more information, please see Telecommunications Engineering
 

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