Electronic engineering

Why study Electronic engineering?

Our coursework program offers graduates the opportunity to advance their skills in specialist areas including microelectronics, biomedical engineering, electronic systems engineering, optical engineering and communications engineering.

Graduates from other disciplines may combine their studies with a MBA qualification.

See the Research tab for information about Masters by research, or PhD.

As a La Trobe graduate you may be eligible for our 10% Alumni Discount when you apply for a full-fee postgraduate coursework program.

Career opportunities

Electronic engineering graduates may find work in research and development, communications, microelectronics, hospitals and medical equipment, automotive industry, defence organisations, quality control, and electronic equipment design and manufacturing.

Graduates combining their studies with a MBA may use their business and management skills and understanding of electronic engineering in organisations specialising in the design and development of electronic devices.

Microelectronic graduates are prepared for careers across the broad field of electronic engineering as well as computer and information technology, consumer electronics, wireless systems, home entertainment, telecommunications, defence, security, and the design and manufacture of automotive, biotechnology and biomedical equipment.

Courses

Local students

2015

Master of Electronic Engineering

Duration :
2 year full-time or 4 years part-time
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2015
Course description
If youre looking to develop your skills and specialise in the rapidly developing high-technology area of electronics, this course is designed for you. We offer specialty teaching in the areas of biomedical engineering, communication and electronic systems, microelectronics, design and optical engineering. You can choose components that best suit your chosen specialisation.
Prerequisite
A four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or an international equivalent. If you do not strictly meet this requirement, you may be considered for admission following successful completion of the Graduate Diploma in Electronic Engineering.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $24,040 per 120 credit points.

How to apply
Apply now to start this course in Semester 1, 2016. Please book a one-on-one consultation if you'd like to discuss your options or call us on 1300 135 045. You can also ask us a question, visit our FAQ page or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday).

A limited number of Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships are available, offering a 20 per cent discount on course fees. Learn more.
See Student Handbook for more details
Electronic Engineering (Master)Melbourne

Master of Engineering Management

Duration :
2 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Semester starts :
October
Campus:
Melbourne
Year
2015
Course description
Develop your career in electronics, telecommunications or computer engineering with a two-year Master of Engineering Management. The primary objectives of the course are to equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, to lead and to manage organisational activities in the engineering industry, and to further develop your engineering expertise at a postgraduate coursework level.

You'll study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects in your first year, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects.

The second year also includes an opportunity to complete an independent design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.

Students will have access to our professional associations with Engineers Australia and the Graduate Management Association of Australia.
Prerequisite
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in electronics, elecommunications, or computer engineering, or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or approved international equivalent. A minimum background in digital logic, computer architecture, mathematics at second year level and basic programming skills in C or C++.
Admission may be granted to applicants without an undergraduate degree but with five or more years of relevant work experience. In making an offer to an applicant, the University may give consideration to a range of factors including English proficiency, academic record and employment experience.
Fee amount
Indicative (2015): $26,600 per 120 credit points.
Additional information
This course commences in Summer Semester (October), Semester 1 (March) and Semester 2 (July). If you want to do postgraduate business courses in Summer Semester (October) you must complete the full two years of the course with no Advanced Standing (credit). The Summer Semester will be taught only at the Melbourne Campus.
How to apply
Apply now to start this course in October 2015 or Semester 1, 2016. Please book a one-on-one consultation if you'd like to discuss your options or call us on 1300 135 045. You can also ask us a question, visit our FAQ page or chat online with one of our team (9.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday).
See Student Handbook for more details
Engineering ManagementMelbourne

How to apply?

Methods of application vary from course to course. Please see the course entry above for details of how to apply for the course you are interested in.

Fees and scholarships

Some postgraduate courses are fee-paying which means that you pay the full cost of the course (FEE-HELP is available). Others offer Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) – where the Commonwealth Government subsidises the cost of your course and you pay a contribution (HECS-HELP is available).

Students enrolled for certain postgraduate coursework programs may be eligible for student income support.

International students

2015

Master of Electronic Engineering (076268K)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
Semester 1 and 2 (March and July)
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
27 350
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2015
Course description
If youre looking to develop your skills and specialise in the rapidly developing high-technology area of electronics, this course is designed for you. We offer specialty teaching in the areas of biomedical engineering, communication and electronic systems, microelectronics, design and optical engineering. You can choose components that best suit your chosen specialisation.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted.
Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English)
for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in engineering or an Honours degree in an appropriate field of science, or an approved international equivalent. If you do not meet these requirements, you may be considered for admission following successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Electronic Engineering.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
A limited number of Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships are available, offering a 20 per cent discount on course fees. Learn more.
See Student Handbook for more details
Electronic Engineering (Master)Melbourne

Master of Engineering Management (080775A)

Duration :
2 years
Semester starts :
October
Annual Tuition Fee (A$) :
26 600
Campus
Melbourne
Year
2015
Course description
Develop your career in electronics, telecommunications or computer engineering with a two-year Master of Engineering Management. The primary objectives of the course are to equip you with the tools and skills necessary to develop ideas, to lead and to manage organisational activities in the engineering industry, and to further develop your engineering expertise at a postgraduate coursework level.

You'll study the foundations of good management through accounting, finance and marketing subjects in your first year, and then go on to more detailed engineering and business subjects.

The second year also includes an opportunity to complete an independent design project to give you practical experience and deeper knowledge.

Students will have access to our professional associations with Engineers Australia and the Graduate Management Association of Australia.
English Language Requirements
IELTS (Academic): minimum score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0.

TOEFL Paper-based Test: minimum score of 575 (minimum score of 5 in the Test of Written English).

TOEFL Internet-based Test: minimum score of 80 with minimum overall for SLR 18; W 22.

La Trobe Melbourne (ELICOS): Completion of the English for Further Studies Advanced Stage 6B at La Trobe Melbourne with minimum 60 per cent overall and 60 per cent in final exam. For more information please visit the La Trobe Melbourne website.

English as the language of instruction in tertiary studies may be accepted. Please note: English as the language of instruction in previous study will not be accepted as a basis of admission (English) for courses where the approved test score requirement is above an IELTS 6.5 with no band score lower than 6.0.

Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE): minimum score of 64 with no communicative skill score less than 59.

Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a grade of B or higher.

Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a grade of C or higher.

Or approved international equivalent.
Academic entry requirements
A four-year Australian Bachelor's degree in electronics, telecommunications, or computer engineering, or an Honours degree in science in an appropriate field, or approved international equivalent. A minimum background in digital logic, computer architecture, mathematics at second year level and basic programming skills in C or C++.
Additional information
This course commences in Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July) and Summer Semester (October). If you want to do postgraduate business courses in Summer Semester (October) you must complete the full two years of the course with no Advanced Standing (credit). The Summer Semester will be taught only at the Melbourne Campus.
How to apply
Apply now or ask us a question if you need more help. You can also call us on +61 3 9627 4805.
See Student Handbook for more details
Engineering ManagementMelbourne

How to apply?

Enquire now about any course for international students or find out how to apply.

Fees and scholarships

Estimated fees for international students are indicated for each course above. Fees are indicative only and set at 120 credit points per course, unless otherwise stated, and may vary depending on the number of credit points in which students enrol. Some courses may vary in credit point load and fees will be adjusted accordingly.

There is also a range of scholarships available for international students to assist students.

Your study experience

Electronic engineering placements

Our industry cadetship program gives students studying science, computing and engineering the opportunity to use their theoretical and technical skills in an industry setting. Gain an understanding of industry career paths and the specialisations available. Cadetships usually take place during the summer and winter study breaks, but some longer placements are available for one or two semesters. See cadetship program.

Overseas study opportunities

As a La Trobe student, you can broaden your horizons by studying overseas with one of our global exchange partners. We have partnerships with more than 100 universities in over 30 countries throughout Asia, Europe and North and South America.

Student and graduate profiles

Students from our Faculty talk about their experience at La Trobe.

About the academic staff

You'll get to meet a large number of academic staff during your studies, from tutors through to lecturers and supervisors. View staff in Electronic engineering.

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