Fast facts

Course type: Honours
Course length: 4 years
Location: On campus

2017 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 75.00
Guaranteed entry ATAR:
Diploma or above
Bonus points: Yes

Admission information setsFlinders University | Bachelor of Engineering Honours specialisations

International students
FISC Foundation: 6.4, A Levels: 8, IB Diploma: 25, Gao Kao: Tier Two
English requirements

Course overview

The Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours) provides students with the skills and knowledge to plan, design and build the electronic circuitry that is integral to so many high technology applications.

You will study:

  • fundamental science and engineering topics including digital and analog electronics, computer programming, mathematics and physics
  • topics dealing with a variety of areas including microprocessors, signal processing, and motor and actuators.

The final year provides scope to take electives in computer science and engineering. It also includes a major research project.

We have developed close relationships with a number of private sector and government organisations and all students undertake Flinders' nationally recognised 20 week industry placement.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

What is Electronic Engineering?

Electronics is the enabling technology for today's society. It is embedded in most facets of life ranging from consumer goods to the sophisticated instrumentation used in electronic circuits, electronic devices, telecommunications and computer systems.

Electronics engineers are involved in developing technology used in areas such as aircraft systems, media and sound broadcasting, traffic and urban management, medical equipment, robotics, broadband systems, and scientific devices.

High demand exists for qualified professional electronic engineers in areas such as defence, medicine, telecommunications, building, manufacturing and mining.

Why study Electronics Engineering at Flinders?

The Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours) at Flinders:

  • lets you participate in Flinders University’s nationally recognised 20-week industry placement program
  • is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised internationally
  • involves in-depth study of the enabling technology for today’s society.

Professional recognition/membership

This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia at the level of professional engineer. 

Professional engineering courses accredited by Engineers Australia are recognised internationally under the Washington Accord.

Graduates meet the academic requirements for attaining chartered professional engineering status.

Career opportunities

What can I do with my Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours) degree?

Combined degree options

You can combine this degree with any other bachelor degree within the College of Science and Engineering, subject to meeting entry requirements.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Studies or equivalent. Knowledge of SACE Stage 2 Physics or equivalent is assumed.

International students are expected to have completed senior secondary mathematical methods/mathematical studies or equivalent. Knowledge of senior secondary physics is assumed.

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: Entry and English requirements

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 224821
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth-supported

2018: $9,352

International students
CRICOS code: 083444G
Mid year entry: Yes
Applications: How to apply 
Annual fees: 2018: $32,200
2019: $34,500




  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.


Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.

Related courses

Further study options

Course brochures

Domestic students

Engineering and design (PDF 5MB)

International students

International course guides