Need help planning your studies?

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

The following links provide specific information about engineering programs managed by the School, including program rules and program mud-maps (a graphical view of your program rules) to help you plan your enrolment, further resources to help plan your studies and information on booking an academic advising appointment if you are still in need of assistance.

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.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who commenced enrolment from 2015–2020

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

Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment between 2012–2015
Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment prior to 2011
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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.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who commenced enrolment from 2017–2020

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.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who commenced enrolment from 2015–2016

These resources include changes to general engineering plan rules taking effect from 2017. An explanation of these changes is provided here.

Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment between 2012–2015
Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment prior to 2011
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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.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who commenced enrolment from 2015–2020

These resources include changes to the plan rules taking effect from 2017. An explanation of these changes is provided here.

Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment between 2012–2015
Bachelor of Engineering students enrolled prior to 2011
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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.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who commenced enrolment from 2015–2020
Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment between 2012–2015
Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment prior to 2011
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Software Engineering

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

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who commenced enrolment from 2018 - 2020
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students who commenced enrolment between 2015–2017

These resources include changes to the plan rules taking effect from 2017. An explanation of these changes is provided here.

Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment between 2012–2015
Bachelor of Engineering students who commenced enrolment prior to 2011
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Resources to help plan your studies

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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, 2021

Program Advisor Location Available
BE - 1st Year (All Majors) Emeritus Professor Caroline Crosthwaite via Zoom or Conference Call Email: Yr1eng@uq.edu.au for appointment
BE & BE/ME (Electrical) Dr Richard Yan Via Zoom Friday 4:00–5:40pm
Contact studentenquiries@itee.uq.edu.au for appointment
BE & BE/ME (Electrical & Biomedical) Dr Shakes Chandra Via Zoom Wednesday 3:30–5:00pm
Contact studentenquiries@itee.uq.edu.au for appointment
BE & BE/ME (Electrical & Computer) Dr Chamith Wijenayake Via Zoom Tuesday 3:00–5:00pm
Contact studentenquiries@itee.uq.edu.au for appointment
BE & BE/ME (Mechatronic) Dr Pauline Pounds (ITEE)
Dr Erkan Kayacan (SOMME)
Dr Tyson Phillips (SOMME)
Via Zoom
Via email
Via email
Monday 3:00–5:00pm
Contact studentenquiries@itee.uq.edu.au for appointment
Contact e.kayacan@uq.edu.au directly for availability
Contact t.phillips1@uq.edu.au directly for availability
BE & BE/ME (Software) Dr Naipeng Dong Via Zoom

Thursday 2:00–4:00pm
Contact studentenquiries@itee.uq.edu.au for appointment

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