School of
Information Technology and Electrical Engineering

A UQ Engineering degree is widely accredited and respected globally allowing students to work in Australia and overseas.  Engineering involves finding innovative solutions to solve contemporary problems and engineers will be responsible for the future's exciting and innovative technology.  UQ's flexible engineering curriculum equips graduates with the skills to work in both established and newly emerging areas of engineering.

This page provides information and academic advising resources for students enrolled in Engineering Programs Managed by the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering.

Need Help Planning Your Studies?

1. Find the information you need from the following resources:
2. Make an Academic Advising Appointment

If you cannot find the answer to your question, you may need to see an Academic Advisor. While advisors are able to assist across most of ITEE's engineering programs, they have areas of expertise in certain subject areas. Refer to the table below to identify the academic advisor who best suits the nature of your enquiry, and then Contact or visit the School Office to book your appointment.

Advising Times Effective Semester 1, 2017

Program Advisor Available
BE (Electrical, Dual Degrees, BE/ME, Exchange) Philip Terrill Unavailable Semester 1, 2017
BE - 1st Year (All Majors) Caroline Crosthwaite 1st Year Learning Centre - Yr1eng@uq.edu.au
BE (Electrical) - 2nd Year Peter O'Shea Mon 3:30pm - 5:30pm
BE (Electrical) - 3rd Year Joel Carpenter Mon 12:00pm - 2:00pm
BE (Electrical) - 4th Year Rahul Sharma Wed 4:00pm - 5:00pm
BE (Electrical & Biomedical) Shakes Chandra Fri 1:00pm - 3:00pm
BE (Electrical & Computer) Brian Lovell Students to contact directly: lovell@itee.uq.edu.au
BE (International) Aleks Rakic TBA
BE (Mechatronic) Surya Singh Fri 2:00pm - 4:00pm
BE (Software) Graeme Smith Mon 1:00pm - 3:00pm  

Program Planning Resources

Log of Changes to Program Rules and Course Offerings
  • There are a number of updates to the plan rules and course offerings which will take effect over the period 2017-2019. Details are available here.
  • From 2015 the Bachelor of Engineering (BE) program became the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (BE(Hons)). Please see here for further details.
  • In 2012 there were changes to the B.E Program rules. For students enrolled prior to 2012, please see the Transitional Rules for Students Enrolled in ITEE Programs before August 2011

Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering is concerned with electrical and electronic devices and systems.  This major prepares students to design cutting edge products for applications in communication systems, electronics, computer and digital hardware, automatic control systems and power systems.  It involves practical hands-on experience with high technology equipment.

BE(Hons) - Students who commenced enrollment from 2015 onwards

These resources include changes to the plan rules taking effect from 2017. Explanation of these changes are provided here.

BE - Students who commenced enrollment between 2012 - 2015
BE - Students who commenced enrollment prior to 2011

Electrical and Biomedical Engineering - Dual Major

Biomedical engineering bridges the gap between technology, medicine and biology.  Through this dual major students study a broad range of foundation courses in engineering, mathematics, biology and physics followed by more advanced courses and laboratory training.

BE(Hons) - Students who commenced enrollment from 2017 onwards

There were significant changes to the BE(electrical and biomedical) plan rules in 2017. These are detailed here. Students enrolled prior to 2017 should also view details about more general changes to course offerings detailed here.

BE(Hons) - Students who commenced enrollment from 2015-2016

These resources include changes to general engineering plan rules taking effect from 2017. Explanation of these changes are provided here.

BE - Students who commenced enrollment between 2012 - 2015
BE - Students who commenced enrollment prior to 2011

Electrical and Computer Engineering - Dual Major

Electrical and computer engineering is concerned with the design and management of computer-based systems including embedded systems and conventional computers.  This dual major prepares students to work in innovative environments, designing cutting-edge products for information and communication industries.

BE(Hons) - Students who commenced enrollment from 2015 onwards

These resources include changes to the plan rules taking effect from 2017. Explanation of these changes are provided here.

BE - Students who commenced enrollment between 2012 - 2015
BE - Students enrolled prior to 2011

Mechatronic Engineering

Mechatronic engineering integrates precision mechanical engineering with electronics, computer systems and advanced controls.  Graduates will acquire the knowledge and skills to design and build advanced products such as robots and machine tools, scientific instrumentation and automatic suspension and braking systems which can apply to a variety of industry sectors including mining, aerospace and defence.

BE(Hons) - Students who commenced enrollment from 2015 onwards
BE - Students who commenced enrollment between 2012 - 2015
BE - Students who commenced enrollment prior to 2011

Software Engineering

Software engineering deals with the challenges associated with the development, operation and mantainence of large-scale, high-quality software.

BE(Hons) - Students who commenced enrollment from 2015 onwards

These resources include changes to the plan rules taking effect from 2017. Explanation of these changes are provided here.

BE - Students who commenced enrollment between 2012 - 2015
BE - Students who commenced enrollment prior to 2011