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What will I learn?

Build a thorough understanding of engineering fundamentals in your first year. Deepen your knowledge and focus on theoretical and practical learning. You will study a specialised major plus one minor.

Gain hands-on skills through laboratory classes and field trips. Participate in twelve weeks of work placements with industry partners you may have the opportunity for paid work experience.

Studies culminate in the fourth year with an Honours component a major engineering project and thesis. You will research a current industry issue and work towards designing a solution.

Become a world-class engineer. JCU engineering graduates are innovative problem solvers, creative designers and applied scientists involved in a variety of industries.

Electronic Systems and Internet of Things (IoT) Engineering

Develop sensor technologies, analyse big data and design smart technology that relates to various industries. Work with cloud computing and wireless communication utilising a state-of-the-art Internet of Things research lab. Become innovative technology leaders, accessing world-class lecturers and their strong industry partnerships.

Major Structure

CORE SUBJECTS

Level 1

CP1404:03 Programming II

Level 2

EE2201:03 Circuit Theory

EE2300:03 Electronics 1

CC2510:03 Digital Logic and Computing Methods

CC2511:03 Embedded Systems Design

PH2019:03 Introduction to Electromagnetism Optics and Early Quantum

Level 3

EE3600:03 Automatic Control 1

EE3700:03 Communication Systems Principles

EE3901:03 Sensor Technologies

CC3501:03 Computer Interfacing and Control

EE3010:03 Digital Signal Processing

CP3404:03 Information Security

CP3406:03 Mobile Computing

MA3405:03 Statistical Data Mining for Big Data

Level 4

CC4950:03 Design Project

CC4510:03 Digital System Design

Which department am I in?

Division of Tropical Environments and Societies

CRICOS

085458G

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$38,880.00 (20,94,828) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

26 February 2023

More details

Start date

20 February 2023

Venue

Smithfield Campus

14-88 McGregor Road,

SMITHFIELD,

Queensland,

4878, CAIRNS, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$38,880.00 (20,94,828) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

26 February 2023

More details

Start date

20 February 2023

Venue

Cairns City campus

36 Shields Street,

CAIRNS CITY,

Queensland,

4870, CAIRNS, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. IB Diploma - 24, 26, 30, 34. English Language Requirements: Academic IELTS: 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (paper based): 550 (plus minimum Test of Written English score of 4.5); TOEFL (internet-based): 79 (minimum writing score of 19); Pearson (PTE Academic): 57; Occupational English Test (OET): Completion and an overall pass with minimum grades A or B only in each of the four components.

For international students

Students are required to complete academic qualification of Australia grade 12 or equivalent. Entry requirements may vary from country to country.

Course Prerequisites: English (Units 3/4,C), Mathematical Methods (Units 3/4,C)

IELTS - 6.0 (no component lower than 6.0); TOEFL (internet based) - 74 (no component less than 18); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 52 (no component less than 52); C1 Advanced / C2 Proficiency: 169 (no component less than 169).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About James Cook University

James Cook University (JCU) is ranked among the top 2 per cent of universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2020.

  • Ranked in the top 300 universities in the world
  • Rated world-class or better in 83 per cent of research areas
  • Top 100 universities in the world for UN SDG
  • Rated 5 stars for employment, student support and skills