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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical)

The University of Newcastle Australia

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Electrical engineers are highly sought after by the industry for their specialised and professional skillsets in power generation and distribution, signal processing, and analogue and digital electronics. Electrical engineering is crucial in ensuring the smooth running of any developed nation and has become vital in countries trying to improve their capacity in new and emerging technologies.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical Engineering is designed with an eye on industry requirements, complementing theoretical knowledge with hands-on experience to equip you for the challenges, while meeting requirements as a widely accepted electrical engineering qualification. The award may be conferred with Honours to high achieving students.



Professional Accreditation

The Bachelor of Engineering programmes offered by The University of Newcastle, Australia (in conjunction with PSB Academy) are fully accredited by Engineers Australia (EA).

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of this programme, you will be equipped to take advantage of career opportunities in the following professions:

  • Renewable Energy
  • Biomedical Instrumentation
  • Robotics
  • Drive Systems
  • Power Generation & Distribution
  • Industrial Automation Systems
  • Measurement & Sensing Systems
  • Communications
  • Other career choices include utilities in the Industry & Manufacturing sectors, Consulting Services & Electronic Design & Development

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

This programme can be completed within 36 months with a maximum of 160 units of credit exemptions from relevant qualifications.


Programme Structure

This programme consists of 29 modules and 1 Final Year Engineering Project. Students can take up to 12 modules per academic year. Each academic year is divided into 3 trimesters.

Students can opt to transfer and/ or complete their studies in Australia at any point during the study term. Student who transfers to Australia will be required to pay tuition fees applicable on-campus at the time of commencement at The University of Newcastle.

Assessment and Examination

Assessments may include laboratory assignments, tests, projects and final examinations.

Programme Outline

ELEC1700 Computer Engineering
GENG1003 Introduction to Engineering Practice
MATH1110 Mathematics 1
PHYS1210 Advanced Physics 1
ELEC1300 Electrical Engineering I
MATH1120 Mathematics 2
GENG1003 Introduction to Procedural Programming
PHYS1220 Advanced Physics 2
ELEC2700 Computer Engineering 2
ELEC2400 Signals and Systems
MATH2310 Calculus of Science and Engineering
PHYS2170 Quantum Mechanics and Semiconductor Physics
ELEC2132 Electric Energy Systems
ELEC2320 Electrical Circuits
MATH2420 Engineering Mathematics
GENG3830 Engineering Project Management
ELEC3730 Programmable Logic Design
ELEC3240 Electronics
ELEC3540 Analog and Digital Communications
ELEC3400 Signal Processing
ELEC3130 Electric Machines and Power Systems
ELEC3850 Introduction to Electrical Engineering Design
ELEC4400 Automatic Control
PHIL3910 Ethics, Technology and Engineering
ELEC4100 Electrical Systems
ELEC4840A Final Year Engineering Project A
ELEC3730 Embedded Systems
ELEC4840B Final Year Engineering Project B
ELEC4210 Electronics Design
  Elective 1
  Elective 2
  Industrial Experience Placement

Delivery of modules may not follow the sequence above and are subject to changes.


Full-Time: August every year

Programme Details

Duration of Lesson(s)

Full-Time: 1834 hours (average)

Maximum Candidature Period

Undergrad programme of 240 units: 8 years

Undergrad programme of 320 units: 10 years

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy campus.  

Some modules may be delivered by our university partners’ teaching staff in an intensive block mode.

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • GCE A-Levels (minimum 3 A-Level passes including Mathematics, excluding General Paper) and meeting the minimum entry requirement of the programme; OR
  • Diploma from a local polytechnic or other recognised institutions; OR
  • Completion of the Foundation Diploma in Engineering from PSB Academy OR
  • Higher NITEC; OR
  • Other Diploma or equivalent qualification would be assessed on a case by case basis.

Minimum Entry Requirement (Language Proficiency):

  • IELTS 6.0 (with no subbands below 6.0)
  • GCE’A’ - C pass in General Paper English

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International Student Admission

Admission Requirements

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.


Local Student

Programme Fees: S$2,027.65* (Per Module)

24-36 Months (20 to 32 Modules)

Eligible for:

  • Local Polytechnic Diploma (Engineering related)
  • PEI Diploma (Engineering related)

S$40,553.00* to S$64,884.80*

36 Months Programme (32 Modules)

Eligible for:

  • GCE A Level
  • Higher Nitec
  • Local Polytechnic Diploma (Non-Engineering related)

PEI Diploma (Non-Engineering related)


Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. For more information, please complete the Enquiry Form and we will be in touch with you soon.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Financial Aid / Available Grants

Please click here to view financial aid and available grants.

International Student

Programme Fees (International Admissions): $69,426.74



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* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
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Local Applications

How to Apply

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International Applications

How to Apply

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