Rapid changes in computer, internet, multimedia and communication technologies have created many challenges in the field of telecommunications engineering. We will equip you with the necessary skills, knowledge and practical experience you need to excel in this demanding industry.
This course focuses on all aspects of telecommunication engineering, from high-level specifications of telecommunications systems, through to the realisation of communication circuits.
Core subjects areas include: broadband digital communications, personal mobile communications, antennas and propagation, plus current experimental practice in electronics and telecommunications projects.
You will also have a wide range of advanced telecommunications electives to choose from. You can choose to combine your studies with a Master of Business Administration.
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 percent overall and 60 percent in the 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 the 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++. If you do not strictly meet these requirements, you may be considered for admission following successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Electronic Engineering.
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