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K03 Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)/Bachelor of Computer Science

There is a growing demand in high-technology industries and research centres, especially in the areas of information technology and telecommunications, for engineers with knowledge and professional skills in project management, software development and relevant areas of engineering.  While specialising in the discipline areas of electronic systems, computer systems or communication systems engineering, the double degree programs broaden the overall knowledge of students in areas which are complementary to their technical skills.

All double degree courses require five years of study.


In addition to satisfying standard ECU admission requirements, satisfactory performance in TEE (or equivalent) Calculus or Applicable Mathematics is required. Students who have completed an Associate Diploma or its equivalent in an allied field may be admitted to the Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Computer Science with advanced standing.

All Engineering components of the double degree courses are offered on the Joondalup campus. Depending on the other component of the double degree program and the choice of subjects, students may be required to travel to either the Churchlands and/or Mount Lawley campuses.
This course is available by Full-time, or Part-time mode.
This course is available in the following mode of delivery - On-campus.

This course is comprised of a total of 630 credit points / 43 units.

Semester 1
CSP1150 Programming Principles 15
ENS1153 Introduction to Computer Technology 15
ENS1154 Introduction to Engineering 15
MAT1236 Calculus 1 15
Semester 2
CSG1105 Applied Communications 15
CSP2204 Data Structures 15
ENS1252 Introduction to Electrical Engineering 15
MAT1163 Linear Algebra 15
Semester 1
CSI1241 Systems Analysis 15
ENS2256 Digital Electronics 15
ENS2455 Circuit Analysis 15
MAT2236 Differential Equations 15
SCP1111 Physics of Motion 15
Semester 2
CSG1206 Operating Systems 15
CSI1101 Computer Security 15
ENS2257 Microprocessor Systems 15
ENS2258 Analog Electronics 15
SCP1112 Waves and Electricity 15
Semester 1
CSG1132 Communicating in an IT Environment 15
MAT3484 Data Analysis and Modelling 15
ENS3341 Signals and Systems 15
CSG1207 Systems and Database Design 15
Semester 2
ENS2344 Computer Architecture 15
ENS3441 Communication Systems 1 15
ENS2159 Engineering Innovation and Ethics 15
CSG2341 Intelligent Systems 15
Semester 1
CSP2347 UNIX and C 15
CSG2207 Project Methods and Professionalism 15
CSG2245 Computer Science Methods 15
ENS3343 Data Communication and Computer Networks 15
Semester 2
CSG3303 Applied IT Project 15
CSP2343 Object-oriented Programming with C++ 15
ENS3251 Digital Signal Processing 15
ENS3205 Real-Time Embedded Systems 15
Semester 1
CSI2312 Foundations of Software Engineering 15
CSP3241 Internet and Java Programming 15
ENS4111 Engineering Practicum 0 
ENS4152 Project Development 15
ENS4251 Control Systems 15
Semester 2
CSP3341 Programming Languages and Paradigms 15
ENS4253 Engineering Project 15
ENS4442 Robotics 1 15
ENS4543 Engineering Management 15
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 30/09/2006 VET: 30/09/2006