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Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

The BE(Hons)/ME in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering builds on the first three years of the BE or BE(Hons) in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering.

Core courses in years 4 and 5

All students will undertake

  • ELEC4403 - Medical & Industrial Instrumentation (may be taken in year 3)
  • ELEC4601 - Medical Imaging
  • ELEC4630 - Image Processing and Computer Vision
  • ELEC7901 - Advanced Medical Device Engineering
  • ELEC7902 - Clinical Biomedical Signal Processing
  • ENGG4810 - Team Project II
  • ENGG4900 - Professional Practice and the Business Environment
  • ENGG7701 - Engineering Grand Challenges

and either

  • a year-long thesis project (ENGG7820, #6) along with one of
    • Introduction to Systems Engineering (ENGG4000), or
    • Project Management (ENGG4800), or
    • Research Methods (ENGG7811); or
  • a semester-long placement in industry or a research centre (ENGG7830, #8)
Elective courses

Available Masters elective courses include

  • COMS7305 - Advanced Microwave Circuit Design
  • COMS7307 - Advanced Photonics
  • COMS7308 - Antenna Design
  • COMS7309 - Computational Techniques in Electromagnetics
  • PUBH7600 - Introduction to Epidemiology
  • PUBH7632 - Advanced Epidemiology and Biostatistics

A complete list can be found on the UQ courses and programs website.

Sample study plans

Below is a sample study plan for students undertaking the internship option. Many choices are possible for each elective. "Elec/Bio Elective" means a course from the BE(Hons)(Electrical & Biomedical) Part B list or from the BE(Hons)/ME (Electrical & Biomedical) list. Specific requirements apply to how many electives can be taken from each list.

Yr 4 Sem 1 ENGG4810 ELEC4630 ELEC7901 Elec/Bio Elective
Yr 4 Sem 2 ENGG4900 ELEC4601 ELEC4403 (ideally year 3) Elec/Bio Elective
Yr 5 Sem 1 ENGG7830 - Engineering Placement Project
Yr 5 Sem 2 ELEC7902 ENGG7701 Elec/Bio Elective Elec/Bio Elective

Below is a sample study plan for students undertaking the thesis option

Yr 4 Sem 1 ENGG4810 ELEC4630 Elec/Bio Elective Elec/Bio Elective
Yr 4 Sem 2 ENGG4900 ELEC4601 ELEC4403 Elec/Bio Elective
Yr 5 Sem 1 ENGG7820 - Engineering Thesis Project 
+ one of
ENGG4000 or ENGG4800 or ENGG7811
ELEC7901 Elec/Bio Elective
Yr 5 Sem 2 ELEC7902 ENGG7701
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Notes
  1. Offered alternate years