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Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering. Dr Colin Coates School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment The University of Newcastle. What is an Electrical Engineer?. Electrical Engineering is a large, expanding profession.

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electrical computer and telecommunications engineering
Electrical, Computer, and Telecommunications Engineering
  • Dr Colin Coates
  • School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  • Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
  • The University of Newcastle
what is an electrical engineer
What is an Electrical Engineer?
  • Electrical Engineering is a large, expanding profession.
  • IEEE (www.ieee.org) currently has 38 societies focusing on different aspects of Electrical Engineering.
  • Broadly speaking:
  • “Electrical Engineers conduct research, design, develop, test and oversee the manufacture and operation of electrical systems.”

Careers Advisors Workshop | www.newcastle.edu.au/school/elec-eng-comp-sci

where do electrical engineers work
Where do Electrical Engineers work?
  • Manufacturing
  • Energy and electric power
  • Mining
  • Telecommunications
  • Computers
  • Transportation and Automation
  • Bioengineering
  • Aerospace
  • Education and Research

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how do i become an electrical engineer
How do I become an Electrical Engineer?
  • 4 Year (full time) University degree
  • Scholarships
    • UNISS
    • Australian Power Academy (APA)
    • Australian Power Institute (API)
    • Cadetships (Energy Australia, Country Energy)
  • Women become electrical engineers too!
  • Alternate Pathways
    • TAFE (Diploma, Advanced Diploma)

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undergraduate programs
Undergraduate Programs
  • Electrical Engineering
    • General expertise across all areas.
    • Specializations in Power generation, distribution and machines
  • Computer Engineering
    • Embedded Computing
    • Software Design
    • Computer Design
  • Telecommunications Engineering
    • Wireless Communications
    • Computer Networking
    • Satellite Communications

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First Year of Study

  • First year of study is fully prescribed (no electives) for ECT students:
  • ELEC1700 Computer Engineering 1
  • SENG1110 Introduction to Software Engineering
  • MATH1110 Mathematics 111
  • PHYS1210 Advanced Physics 1
  • ELEC1300 Electrical Engineering 1
  • MATH1120 Mathematics 112
  • PHYS1220 Advanced Physics 2
  • GENG1803 Introduction to Engineering Practice
  • Organisational details for each course will differ, but typically consist of:
  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Laboratories

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Undergraduate Program Structure Years 2-4

  • Year 2
  • Common Components: Maths, Circuit Theory, Computer Design, Electronics Design, Signal Processing
    • Specialisations
      • CE : Software Design
      • TE : Communications Systems
  • Year 3
    • Engineering Design (Common)
    • EE: Management, Power Utilisation plus 5 electives
    • CE: Management, Computer Design, Embedded Systems plus 4 electives
    • TE: Signal Processing, Communications, Advanced Communications, networks plus 2 electives
  • Year 4
    • Project (Major), Management plus 4 electives

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The Discipline of Electrical, Computer & Telecommunications Engineering

  • 17 academic staff (Lecturers)
    • approx.10 research-only academic staff
  • 7 laboratory-based technical staff
  • Offices and laboratories in EE building
  • Lab Manager: Peter Turner
  • Student mentor: Fernando (“Fred”) Martinez
  • 3 administrative staff
  • Located in School office, room EAG08, ground floor EA building
  • Executive Officer: Kathy Allan
  • 250+300 undergraduate students
  • 30 Postgraduate Students (PhD/Masters)
  • annual budget of around $4.5 million, plus substantial research grant income

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career prospects starting salaries and employment rates
Career Prospects - Starting Salaries and Employment rates

source: www.apesma.asn.au/surveys/graduates

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further information
Further Information
    • Mathematics (Band 5/6)
      • Mathematics Extension 1 good
      • Mathematics Extension 2 excellent!
    • Physics;
    • Chemistry; and
    • English
  • Bonus Points
    • Commencing in 2009, the HSC Bonus Points Scheme is being expanded and will include various subjects in addition to Maths
    • More details on which HSC Subjects and Bands will attract bonus points is available on the University’s website: www.newcastle.edu.au
  • UAI > 80 desirable
  • Genuine interest in learning is a key factor

Thank you for your interest!

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