The telecommunications engineering degree at the University of Newcastle is at the frontier of information and communication technology.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Telecommunications)

Why study with us?

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Telecommunications is at the frontier of information and communication technology. Modern society, business and governments all rely on telecommunications systems such as broadband Internet, telephone systems, broadcasting and wireless and satellite systems.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Telecommunications) at the University of Newcastle will equip you with a strong skill-set in existing technologies and the ability to adapt to ongoing technological advancements. Throughout the telecommunications degree you will have the opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge through practical exercises and industry linked projects.

The Electrical Engineering discipline at the University of Newcastle is ranked as one of the best in Australia by ERA rankings and among the top 200 in the world by QS World University Rankings (2013)

Our teaching team are among the world's finest telecommunications engineers who contribute extensively to international industrial and academic research on telecommunications.

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 (Telecommunications) 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. Makerspace was 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 peronsal projects and University work with likeminded people. You can also check out our Engineering Facebook.

Go8 Engineering Associate

Our position as one of the most highly ranked engineering faculties in Australia is recognised through our associate membership of the Group of Eight.

What you will study