Undergraduate study

To become a professionally accredited electrical engineer, you will complete five years of study, starting with a Electrical Systems major in a three-year undergraduate degree, followed by a two-year Master of Engineering.

The Electrical Systems major is offered with the Bachelor of Science. This undergraduate degree leads to Master of Engineering (Electrical), or Master of Engineering (Electrical with Business).

Full course information about our undergraduate study options can be found on the Melbourne School of Engineering website:

Bachelor of Science (Electrical Systems Major)

Career outcomes

Electrical engineering and mechatronics graduates are known for their strong analytical and problem solving skills. They find employment in a variety of capacities, ranging from research and technical engineering work to management and finance, across a broad array of areas, including the energy, telecommunications, computer, electronics, defence, manufacturing, automation, transport and biotechnology industries.

Download: Electrical Engineering Career Pathways brochure [PDF]