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What will I learn?

The program covers key areas of electrical circuits, signals and systems, energy conversion, power electronics, power systems, electrical power distribution and protection systems, control systems and renewable energy. The curriculum also covers sensors, artificial perception, and Internet of Things (IoT) in smart energy systems.

There is a strong focus on research and project-based learning, to apply learned concepts, including an independent research project in final year.

As a graduate, you may seek managerial roles with private consultants, contracting companies, or federal, state and local government organisations.

Career opportunities

  • Electrical engineer
  • Renewable energy engineer
  • Grid management engineer
  • Power systems engineering


Graduates have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and skills by enrolling in a PhD programme upon successful completion.

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering, IT and Physical Sciences



Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,200.00 (16,06,161) per year

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

Start date

25 July 2022, 27 February 2023, 31 July 2023


Federation University Australia

Mount Helen Campus,

University Drive,



3350, BALLARAT, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicant should also have specified minimum grades (or marks) in relevant subjects. A period of work experience, following graduation, may also be required for some professional courses.

For international students

Successful completion of a recognized 3- or 4-year Engineering bachelor’s degree in the relevant specialization (major field) with credit average, awarded by an Australian university, or a recognized overseas equivalent.

Academic IELTS with an overall band score of 6.0, with no band less than 6.0, or equivalent; TOEFL iBT: 60-78 with minimums (Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18, Writing 21); Pearson (PTE): Overall 50 (no band less than 50); Cambridge-CAE: Overall 169 (no band less than 169).

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


About Federation University Australia

Federation University is a premier regional university that has been educating future leaders, innovators and thinkers for over 150 years.

  • Among Australia’s oldest and most reputed institutions
  • No. 1 in Victoria for teaching and graduate employment
  • Over 150 courses and world-class research set up on offer
  • Excellent campus facilities and services for students