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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
(Electrical and Electronic Engineering)

Electrical power engineers are involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity.  Global demands on resources have placed an urgent emphasis on supplying affordable, environmentally responsible power. As a power engineer of tomorrow, you will be at the forefront of advancements in grid systems, IT innovations and power technologies.

In this major, you will study power generation and distribution, electrical machines, electronics and power quality, as well as renewable energy sources, alternative fuel systems you will undertake a major research or design project.

Recognized by the University Grants Commission under the Universities Act

Member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities

Member International Association of Universities (IAU)

Accredited by Engineers Australia (EA)

Study method


Study mode



February / September


4 years



Entry Criteria

Eligibility for the programme is as follows:

  • GCE Advanced Level (local): Minimum of 2 “C” passes and 1 “S” pass in the Physical Science Stream (Combined Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry) in one and the same sitting, with a "C" pass for Mathematics OR Physics). OR GCE Advanced Level (Cambridge or Edexcel): Minimum of 2 “C” passes and 1 “D” pass in one and the same sitting, with a "C" pass in Mathematics OR Physics
  • A pass in the Aptitude Test conducted by SLIIT.

Students may also apply with pending Advance Level Results.

  • With the rapid advancement of electronic communication, the growth of the ‘internet of things’, and the increasing potential of renewable and sustainable energy, there are many job opportunities in electrical and electronic engineering.
  • In this major, you will study a common second year, which will give you a strong understanding of the concepts underpinning electrical and electronic engineering.
  • In your third year, you will choose a stream to study, and in your final year you will undertake a major research or design project, and complete at least 12 weeks of professional engineering practice.
  • Embedded Systems
    • Our world is characterised by the increasing number of intelligent devices that have embedded systems.
    • These systems allow a computer to control another computer, monitor it or provide it with sophisticated functionality.
    • These systems were once confined to areas such as consumer appliances and robotics, but they are expanding into other areas.
    • Cars, for example, are built with more than 200 embedded systems for engine management, automatic braking and similar functions.
    • Embedded systems are also crucial to the development of the internet of things – a network of devices connected to the internet on a global scale.
    • In this stream, you will learn about the theoretical and practical aspects of embedded systems, sensors and electronic design.
  • Electronics and Communications
    • The role of communication systems is becoming crucial in today’s society, with growing demand for intelligent transportation systems, mobile broadband access, remote perations and tactile internet – the next evolution of the internet of things.
    • This stream will help you address challenges facing telecommunication systems in signal processing, communication technology and networking, to enable fast and reliable communication anywhere and anytime.
  • Power Systems
    • Bulk power has traditionally been provided by burning fossil fuels, but since fossil fuels are a finite resource, it is vital that we begin harnessing alternative sources of electrical energy, such as solar and wind.
    • A revolution in power system configuration, control and protection is taking place to accommodate these new sources.
    • This stream will help you address the challenges in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity.
    • It covers topics such as smart grids, distribution systems and how renewable energy systems are integrated to the electricity grid.
  • The course receives inputs from an Industry Advisory Board to ensure the course matches current industry needs and expectations.
  • In the final year, students undertake a 2-semester research and design capstone project to demonstrate their abilities.
  • Students are also required to complete 480 hours of exposure to professional engineering practice to prepare them for the workplace.


  • Electrical engineer
  • Electrical power engineer
  • Electronics engineer
  • Communications engineer
  • Embedded systems engineer
  • Medical systems engineer
  • Network controller
  • Power systems engineer
  • Systems engineer


  • Application engineering
  • Computer hardware design
  • Electronic systems
  • Fibre optics and mobile communications
  • Manufacturing
  • Robotics
  • Software development
  • Solar and renewable energy
  • Graduates fulfil the stage one competencies required by Engineers Australia at the level of Professional Engineer Washington Accord.
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
CE1011 Engineering Mechanics 04
ME1010 Engineering Design & Processes 04
EC1021 Electrical Systems 03
MA1302 Engineering Mathematics I 03
EL1202 English Language Skills l 03
CE1911 Introduction to Sustainable Engineering 02
Optional Subject
ME1020 Introduction to Renewable Energy 02
Semester 2
ME1030 Engineering Skills Development 03
ME1040 Engineering Principles & Communication 04
MT1010 Engineering Materials 04
MA1312 Engineering Mathematics ll 03
EC1441 Engineering Programming 03
EL1212 English Language Skills ll 02
Code Module Credit
Semester 1
CE2721 Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics 04
EC2092 Foundation of Digital Design 03
EC2202 Electrical Circuits 03
EC2492 Object Oriented Programming 03
EC2131 Microcomputers 03
MA 2302 Engineering Mathematics lll 03
Semester 2
EC2122 Electronic Fundamentals 03
EC2112 Signals and Systems 03
EC2212 Electromagnetic and Electromechanical Energy Conversion 03
EC2730 Data Structures and Algorithms 03
EC2482 Introduction to Controls and Robotics 03
EC2402 Computer Networks 03
Humanities l
Industrial Training Part 1
EC2921 Industrial Training l
Code Module
Semester 1
ELEN3002 Engineering Electromagnetics and Transmission Lines
CMPE3000 Data Communications and Networking
MXEN3004 Dynamic Modelling & Control
ETEN3003 Power Electronics
ETEN3000 Digital Signal Processing
Semester 2
ELEN3004 Renewable Energy Principles
ENEN2000 Engineering Sustainable Development
BLAW2000 Law for Engineers
ELEN3001 Power System Analysis
ELEN3000 Electrical Machines & Stability
CMPE3001 Embedded Systems Engineering
ETEN3002 Electronic Design
COMT3000 Communications Engineering
Code Module
Semester 1
EEET4000 Engineering Research Project 1
ETEN4001 Instrumentation and Control
CMPE3006 Advanced Digital Design
ETEN3003 Power Electronics
COMT3002 Wireless Data Networks
ELEN4006 Smart Grid and Renewable Energy Systems
COMT4003 Mobile Radio Communications
ETEN3000 Digital Signal Processing
Semester 2
EEET4001 Engineering Research Project 2
MGMT3000 Engineering Management
ELEN3001 Power System Analysis
ELEN3000 Electrical Machines and Stability
CMPE3001 Embedded Systems Engineering
CMPE3004 Network Engineering
ETEN3002 Electronic Design
CMPE4003 Concurrent Systems
ELEN4001 Electric Power Transmission & Distribution
COMT3000 Communications Engineering
ELEN3003 Power System Protection

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