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UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND - [UQ], BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND - PROGRAMS

Brisbane, QueenslandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1909Established Year
  38187Enrollment

Bachelor of Engineering [B.Eng] (Electrical Engineering)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

$ 31,132 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of Queensland offers a BEng in Electrical Engineering for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus, honours program offered on a full-time basis.
  • Electrical engineering is concerned with the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of electronics and electrical energy infrastructure.
  • The major programs of Bachelor of Engineering are:
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Mining Engineering
    • Software Engineering
  • This major prepares students to design cutting-edge products for the information and communication industries and give a strong emphasis on practical hands-on experience with high technology equipment.
  • The program consists of a total number of 64-course units to complete in order to undergraduate.
  • The flexible curriculum equips students to work in both established and newly emerging areas of engineering.
  • In this program, students develop their understanding by applying science and engineering principles to engineering problems of commercial importance.
  • In addition to technical expertise, the program emphasizes essential workplace skills such as communication, teamwork, project management, problem-solving and lifelong learning.
  • For placement courses, students have to complete 450 hours of engineering professional practice to satisfy the requirements of Engineers in Australia.
  • Electrical engineers also work on projects involving power generation and distribution, electrical installations in major building and mining projects,  aerospace, medical imaging systems and industrial, etc.
  • International students can also apply for different types of scholarships presented by the university such as Australia Awards Scholarships, EAIT International Award - Year 12, Royal Thai Government Scholarships, etc.
  • UQ is home to the largest number of engineering study options and ranks 1st in Queensland for engineering and technology according to QS World University Rankings 2020.
  • The department is internationally known for its high levels of industry collaboration, research quality and output, and commercialization of discoveries. 
  • Job opportunities after the BEng Electrical Engineering are Electrical Engineer, Senior Engineer, etc and the average salary goes up to 39,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 124,528 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Semester1 (Deadline - Feb 24)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://my.uq.edu.au/programs-courses/plan.html?acad_plan=ELECTY2342

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English and either Mathematics A or Mathematics B.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements or awards, publications, relevant work, or volunteer experience.
  • UQ Online Applications: Students have to fill an online application to take admission.
  • Academic Transcripts: Students have to provide full academic transcripts that contain student’s unit results.
  • Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE): It is an official document issued to international students by universities in Australia. It confirms that students have accepted a place in a course, and have paid tuition fees and Overseas Student Health Cover premium (OSHC).
  • Employment confirmation: A signed official letter or statement on company letterhead from student employer or organization confirming the dates and type of student employment.
  • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of the student’s strengths and any work experience and/or education that they have.
  • Supplementary documents: Students may be required to provide additional information with the application, depending on which Curtin University course they choose.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL other recognized English test results.


Application Deadline

Semester1
Feb 24

Semester2
Aug 03


Scores Required

87 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

64 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$31132$31132$31132$31132

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing (on-campus)$ 21,360
Housing (off-campus)$ 14,568

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #51/ 500

Electrical and Electronics Engineering [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
UQ India Global Leaders Scholarship Variable Yes 30 May, 2020
UQ Economics India Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Nov, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Destination Australia Scholarship $11,070 Yes 07 Jul, 2021
Australia Awards Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

An international student must obtain a Student Visa of Australia to study and work in Australia. Students can apply for the Student Visa (subclass 500) after receiving a Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE) from UQ. Visa applications can be submitted online through the Department of Home Affairs. There are different types of visa such as:

  • Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution. Generally, if students are studying for more than 3 months, they will need a Student Visa. 
  • Visitor Visa: If students are studying for 3 months or less, there are Visitor Visa options. Students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa then they may be able to get a Working Holiday Visa which allows studying for 4 months.
  • Working Holiday Visa: It gives young people between the ages of 18 and 30 (and in some cases between the ages of 18 and 35) the opportunity to enjoy working holidays for up to 36 months.
  • Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after completing the student’s studies.
  • Relative’s Visitor Visa: If a student's relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
  • Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR). 
  • If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
  • To apply for Student Visa, students will need the following documentation:
    • A copy of the offer letter
    • Valid Passport
    • Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)
    • A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
    • The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.

Work Study

Australia is a great place to work as an international student. Students may choose to work while studying

  • Student Visa allows international students to work part-time while pursuing their full-time degree courses.
  • The student visa allows students to work up to 40 hours per fortnight (two-week period) during university semesters.
  • Student visa holders can work full-time hours during vacations.
  • Casual or part-time work is a great way to provide students with an income while they are studying. 
  • The wage depends on the type of work and the age of the students.

Career and Placement after Course

Career opportunities for students are:

  • Electrical engineer
  • Senior engineer
  • Protection and automation engineer
  • Electrical design engineer
  • Telecommunications engineer
  • Systems test engineer
  • Power generation plant operator


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