Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

Solving complex electrical generation, transmission and computer system challenges

The Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering delves deep into the world of technology, giving students a thorough understanding of how electronics work.

Gain knowledge on advanced programming techniques, discover new computer languages and networks, learn how to build complicated electronic circuits and specialise in the design and testing of electrical devices.

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Our courses

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

A degree in Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering creates opportunities for you to develop sustainable energy solutions, design new technologies, solve detailed computer problems and work with some of the world’s best minds.

Our graduates have stepped into varied careers in the robotics, transport, software and aerospace industries, working with companies such as Microsoft, Google, the Public Transport Authority of Western Australia and The Spaceship Company.

Electrical engineers

Interested in becoming an electrical and electronic engineer?

Complete any undergraduate bachelor’s degree at UWA with a major in Engineering Science, followed by the Master of Professional Engineering course, selecting the Electrical and Electronic Engineering specialisation.

 Engineering Science major     Master of Professional Engineering

Bachelor of Automation and Robotics

The Bachelor of Automation and Robotics will provide you with the broad multidisciplinary knowledge and skills that industry requires of people working in robotics, automation and Industry 4.0.

Combining relevant aspects from all engineering disciplines, software development, electronic hardware design and mechatronics, this course will cover the principles, design and operation of industrial robot manipulators as well as intelligent autonomous robots and self-driving vehicles.

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Our People

You can find a complete list of Department academic and professional staff here.

Industry partnerships

The Department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering works with a number of industry partners to ensure our graduates get the best headstart on their careers.

These partnerships include:

The Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering Industry Advisory Panel members can be found here


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