General Information Main Page

This page provides information about available units of study and their coordinators, timetables, administrative staff and procedures of the School of Electrical and Information Engineering.

Units of study and contact details for unit coordinators

For unit coordinators please follow the CUSP outline link from the Units of Study Offerings.

Note that all units have a designated overall unit coordinator who is a full time member of academic staff, even when teaching is carried out in the main by one or more external lecturers.

Professional Officers Timetable

Scheduled timetable and location of the Professional Officers. 

Textbooks as advised by unit coordinators

Textbooks for semester 2, 2014

2014 Semester 1  and 2  Final Timetable

Last changed 11 July 2014

1st year, semester 1 1st year, semester 2
2nd year, semester 1 2nd year, semester 2
3rd year, semester 1 3rd year, semester 2
4th year, semester 1 4th year, semester 2

Labs Usage Sem1 2014

Getting Help / Complaints Procedure

For relatively minor problems to do with a particular unit of study, the best course usually is to discuss the matter with one of the student representatives or the unit of study coordinator in the first instance.

If the problem is still unresolved (or more general), then it should be referred to the relevant year adviser who may refer you to the director for undergraduate studies.

If all this fails in getting a satisfactory resolution, then the issue would be passed on to the Head of the School (and possibly to the Dean of Engineering).

The Academic Support Office on level 4 of the Faculty link building can be approached for general information.

The University also has a Student Services Unit which provides help with counselling, learning assistance, accommodation, financial assistance, etc.

General Enquiries

General enquiries to the School concerning undergraduate matters can be addressed to ug.enquiry@ee.usyd.edu.au or phone (02) 9351 3229 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting            (02) 9351 3229      end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

Changes to our degree programs

Changes in 2013: The main change for 2013 is that Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Bioelectronics) degree has been discontinued and absorbed as a stream within the facultywide initiative Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering. Please note that the existing students will be catered for till they finish their degrees.

Changes in 2011: The main changes for 2011 is the offering of a new degree stream, namely Bachelor of Electrical Engineering (Bioelectronics).

Changes in 2009: The main changes for 2009 are in the honours rules (and associated changes to the final year project). There is now an entry requirement for the honours in line with the University policy. You basically need to have a WAM of over 65 for level two or above units to gain an entry to the Honours program. Students in the four year (combined) degree program will normally apply for entry to Honours program at the end of their third (fourth) year. Students in the Honours program are required to do the honours thesis (namely ELEC4712 & ELEC4713) instead of the Engineering Project (namely ELEC4710 & ELEC4711). The honours thesis is going to be more research based and challenging than the Engineering Project. Furthermore honours thesis will have a weight of 8 in the HWAM computations (as opposed to 4 before). The final year project itself has been divided into two semesters. The details of the changes to the final year project can be found here. An HWAM of 85 is now just a minimum requirement for the University medal. There have also been a few changes to the Power Engineering program and associated units (one unit (ELEC3205) has been deleted and two new units (ELEC3206, ELEC5206) have been added).

Changes in 2008: ENGG1803: Professional Engineering 1 was replaced by ENGG1805: Professional Engineering and IT in all of our degree programs. SIT went through major changes in their curriculum and units. Resulting changes for most of our students was minimal, they would do INFO1103, INFO1105, COMP2129 instead of SOFT1001, SOFT1002, SOFT2130 respectively. Software Engineering program has been revised extensively. All EBUS units have now been deleted with some being replaced by new units with ELEC codes. The details can be found here.

E-Commerce degree was discontinued in 2007 (note that the existing students will be catered for till they finish their degrees).

There have been major changes in 2005 to rules governing courses and the units of study provided by the School mainly due to conversion of the units to 6 credit points. Faculty of Science and Faculty of Economics & Business have also changed over completely to 6 credit point units in 2006. These are maintained here for your reference.