The University of Newcastle electrical engineering discipline is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings (2013).

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)

Why study with us?

Electrical engineering at the University of Newcastle

Electrical engineering is a rapidly expanding and diverse field. It is the major area of expertise behind control and automation, telecommunications, signal processing, analogue and digital electronics, power generation and distribution.

Our electrical engineering degree will equip you for a career in these areas, along with the exciting and challenging fields of nano-technology, robotics and renewable energy.

The electrical engineering discipline at the University of Newcastle has been ranked in the top 150 universities in the world by QS World Universities Ranking (2013). In 2012, we received the highest possible ranking in Australia for our research in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Australian Research Council 2012 ERA Rankings).

When you study our electrical engineering degree you will have access to modern laboratory facilities and the opportunity to put theory into practice with an industry-related project in your final year of study. You will also benefit from teachers who are recognised internationally as leaders in their field for their outstanding research and academic excellence.

This program is accredited by Engineers Australia, and many other affiliated international organisations, through the Washington Accord. Students who successfully complete the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) are eligible to apply for membership to Engineers Australia.

Student Community

We have a thriving student community with groups and activities that both compliment your study and make for a great University experience. Check out our Engineering Facebook page.

Makerspace is a student organisation and workspace set up by a group of Electrical Engineering students who saw the need to have access to an open lab where they could work on both their personal projects and University work with likeminded people.

What you will study