Bachelor of Engineering - Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Honours)

Victoria University (VU)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00124K

This program positions students at the exciting edge of electronic design, power generation and communications as you study one of the largest and oldest fields of engineering. Gain practical and problem-solving skills working on projects in the workplace that will help launch a career as an Electrical or Electronic Engineer. The Bachelor of Engineering degree combines electrical and electronic engineering, and you can specialise in telecommunications or power systems. Graduates of this course will be responsible for electricity generation and distribution; design and develop smart grids incorporating communication, control, and automation technologies in this modernization; design and develop renewable energy systems (such as photovoltaic, wind and biomass systems) as alternatives to fossil-fuel based generation; work in the electricity supply industry with special skills on power systems analysis, protection, operations, reliability, maintenance, and management; design complex electronic equipment; manage large industrial manufacturing plants and substations; design and manage communications infrastructure (telephones, radio, TV and the Internet) and design and program microprocessor based embedded systems for use within a wide range of applications and industries.


  • 384 credit points
  • 8 First Year Core units
  • 20 Professional Core Engineering units
  • 4 Minor units.


  • Power Systems
  • Telecommunications.

Standard entry requirements

Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English AND a study score of 20 in any Mathematics. Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including at least one of the following subjects: Mathematics OR Completion of an Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) PLUS IELTS (or equivalent): Overall score of 6 with no band less than 6.0 Completion of a cognate (similar discipline) Australian Diploma or Advanced Diploma (or equivalent) will be granted advanced standing of a maximum of 96 credit points (Diploma) or 144 credit points (Advanced Diploma). OR Completion of a non-cognate (not similar) Australian (or equivalent) Diploma or Advanced Diploma will be granted advanced standing on a case by case basis. Applicants with relevant work, education and/or community experience will be considered for admission to the course.


This program is accredited by Engineers Australia and graduates are eligible to apply for graduate membership.

Study pathways

VET applicants will be considered and pathways are available from a range of VET courses.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Footscray Park International: $126,400 Yes
  • Part-time : 8 years
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

First Class Honours: To be eligible for completion with First Class Honours student must achieve: A minimum weighted average of 60% over year levels 1 to 3; A minimum weighted average of 80% in year level 4; A HD grade for the final year Capstone Project 2 unit.

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