Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Electronics Engineer | Renewable Energy Engineer | Power Systems Engineer
Build practical skills and advanced knowledge to help in powering our world for a sustainable future with this Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Renewable Energy) Honours course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for students seeking to start a career in electrical engineering, this qualification offers the essential skills, knowledge and experience required to generate and manage electrical power, with a particular focus on renewable sources of energy.
Grounded in a basis of mechanics, maths, dynamics and engineering design, this course offers specialised study in the manufacturing, programming and design of energy sources. You'll study an extensive range of renewable energy sources, including solar, wind, hydro, biomass and geothermal power, and the integration of these energy sources into hybrid energy supply and distribution networks.
With a focus on building industry-relevant skills, this course offers opportunities for teamwork, practical experience and leadership work. You'll graduate with strong skills in analysis, critical thinking, project management and leadership, and graduate with a broad skillset that will help you succeed in the exciting and changing field of electrical engineering.
This qualification is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised nationally. If you're looking for a career in engineering and want to make a difference in your work, this qualification is your next step.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
Special Admissions Requirements: All applicants are required to have Mathematics: Method ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Physics ATAR or Engineering Studies ATAR, with equivalents considered. It is desirable that all applicants have Mathematics: Specialist ATAR, with equivalents considered.
In this engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Renewable Energy) Honours from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the exciting field of electrical engineering, helping to source and promote a range of electricity sources to power our world. You'll enjoy a wide range of employment opportunities in areas like energy generation, distribution and management, and can seek employment in sectors like utilities, mining and manufacturing.
This qualification is nationally recognised and accredited by Engineers Australia.
Wondering where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees may be paid up-front, or financial assistance is available to help with study costs. Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).
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