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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 engineering discipline areas of electronic systems, computer systems and communication systems, this double degree programs broaden the overall knowledge of students in areas which are complementary to their engineering skills.



Students whose performance over the duration of the course is of a high standard may be awarded the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours degree.



During the course, students will be required to undertake a minimum of 12 weeks practical work experience located in an engineering industry environment. This will normally be undertaken during a vacation period, even though it is listed as a unit for Year 4 (ENS4111).



Engineers Australia has granted Accreditation to this course alongside the associated single degree.


Standard University admission requirements apply.


Satisfactory performance in WACE Mathematics 3C/3D or Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D, or equivalent.
WACE Physics 3A/3B, or equivalent is desirable.
Students who have completed a TAFE Diploma or its equivalent in an allied engineering field may be admitted to this course with advanced standing.


Note: Students who have not passed WACE Physics 3A/3B or equivalent will be required to complete a bridging unit during the first year of their studies.

Students who have not completed Mathematics: Specialist 3C/3D are strongly encouraged to attend the 5-day Mathematics Bridging Programme offered in the week before the start of each semester.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.

This course is available on Joondalup Campus.
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
ENS1154 Introduction to Engineering 15
ENS1162 Electrical Engineering 1A 15
MAT1236 Calculus 1 15
Semester 2
CSG1105 Applied Communications 15
CSP2348 Data Structures 15
ENS1253 Electrical Engineering 1B 15
MAT1163 Linear Algebra 15
Semester 1
CSI1241 Systems Analysis 15
ENS2456 Digital Electronics 15
ENS2159 Engineering Innovation and Ethics 15
MAT2437 Differential Equations 15
ENM1102 Engineering Drawing and Computer Aided Design 15
Semester 2
CSG1102 Operating Systems 15
CSI1101 Computer Security 15
ENS2257 Microprocessor Systems 15
ENS1101 Engineering Mechanics * 15
ENS2344 Computer Architecture 15
* Students who have not passed WACE Physics 3A/3B (or equivalent) must complete the bridging unit SCP1132 Introduction to Physics before they can enrol in ENS1101 Engineering Mechanics.
Semester 1
ENS3551 Electrical Networks 15
CSG1132 Communicating in an IT Environment 15
CSG1207 Systems and Database Design 15
CSP2308 UNIX and C 15
Semester 2
ENS3553 Signals and Systems 15
ENS2457 Analog Electronics 15
CSP2104 Object-oriented Programming with C++ 15
CSG2341 Intelligent Systems 15
Semester 1
CSG2344 Project Methods and Professionalism 15
CSG2245 Computer Science Methods 15
ENS3555 Communication Systems 1 15
ENS3554 Data Communications and Computer Networks 15
Semester 2
CSG3303 Applied IT Project 15
CSI2312 Foundations of Software Engineering 15
ENS3552 Digital Signal Processing 15
ENS3205 Real-Time Embedded Systems 15
Semester 1
ENS4111 Engineering Practicum 0 
CSP3242 Internet and Java Programming 15
ENS4442 Robotics 1 15
ENS4152 Project Development 15
ENS4251 Control Systems 15
Semester 2
CSP3341 Programming Languages and Paradigms 15
ENS4253 Engineering Project 15
ENS4240 Industrial Control 15
ENS4543 Engineering Management 15
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012