About Electrical and electronic engineering

From energy-efficient power grids to life-changing medical devices, it all starts with electrical engineering.

At Melbourne, you'll develop core skills in communication, control and power systems, signal processing and electronics. You'll gain valuable industry experience and be inspired by world-leading researchers working on state-of-the-art models for future energy systems, automated irrigation networks, energy-efficient wireless communications and nano-electronics.

Our unique curriculum is aligned with the top institutions of the world, ensuring you graduate with the ideal combination of advanced technical and professional skills valued by employers, and a higher-level qualification that is recognised globally.

Discover the Electrical Engineering Systems major

Brian Krongold talks about the opportunities with devices and control systems that all start with electrical engineering.

Graduate degree pathways

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Why study at the University of Melbourne

Be inspired by leading researchers

Be inspired by leading researchers

Learn from top researchers working on groundbreaking innovations such as epileptic seizure prediction, bionic implants, and community microgrids to support renewable energy sharing.

Connect with industry

Connect with industry

Take part in internships, complete industry projects, or undertake an innovation challenge with an industry mentor.

Graduate career-ready

Graduate career-ready

Graduate ready to work as an electrical engineer in industries such as automation, broadcast or sound engineering, power generation and transmission, and telecommunications.

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