# School of Electrical and Information Engineering

## Master of Engineering specialisations.

Unit of study |
Credit points |
A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition |
Session |
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## School of Electrical and Information Engineering |
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The School of Electrical and Information Engineering offers the ME in the following specialisations. | |||

1. Master of Engineering (Wireless Engineering) | |||

2. Master of Enginering (Network Engineering) | |||

3. Master of Engineering (Power Engineering) | |||

4. Master of Engineering (Electrical Engineering) | |||

5. To qualify for an Electrical, Wireless, Network or Power specialisation 36 credit points of the relevant Specialist units must be completed. | |||

## Master of Engineering (Wireless Engineering) |
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## Specialist Units (Wireless) |
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Candidates must complete 36 credit points of specialist units from the table below. | |||

ELEC5101Antennas and Propagation |
6 | N ELEC5522 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5403Radio Frequency Engineering |
6 | A Students will be expected to be familiar with ELEC3404 - Electronic Circuit Design , ELEC3104 - Engineering Electromagnetics and the third year course in Circuit Design: ELEC3105 - Circuit Theory and Design. N ELEC5521 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5507Error Control Coding |
6 | A Basic knowledge on digital communications. Fundamental mathematics including probability theory and linear algebra. N ELEC4503 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5508Wireless Engineering |
6 | A Basic knowledge in probability and statistics, analog and digital communications, error probability calculation in communications channels, and telecommunications network. N ELEC5504, ELEC4504 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5509Mobile Networks |
6 | A Basically, students need to know the concepts of data communications and mobile communications, which could be gained in one the following units of study: ELEC3505 Communications, ELEC3506 Data Communications and the Internet, or similar units. If you are not sure, please contact the instructor. N ELEC5501 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5510Satellite Communication Systems |
6 | A Knowledge of error probabilities, analog and digital modulation techniques and error performance evaluation studied in ELEC3505 Communications and ELEC4505 Digital Communication Systems, is assumed. N ELEC5502 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5515Gigabits Wireless Systems |
6 | A This unit assumes a competence in fundamental communications theory on modulation and equalization, digital signal processing techniques on filtering and FFT/IFFT, error-control coding and linear algebra. |
Semester 2 |

## Master of Engineering (Network Engineering) |
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## Specialist Units (Network) |
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Candidates must complete 36 credit points of specialist units from the table below. | |||

ELEC5508Wireless Engineering |
6 | A Basic knowledge in probability and statistics, analog and digital communications, error probability calculation in communications channels, and telecommunications network. N ELEC5504, ELEC4504 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5509Mobile Networks |
6 | A Basically, students need to know the concepts of data communications and mobile communications, which could be gained in one the following units of study: ELEC3505 Communications, ELEC3506 Data Communications and the Internet, or similar units. If you are not sure, please contact the instructor. N ELEC5501 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5512Optical Networks |
6 | A ELEC3503 Introduction to Digital Communications N ELEC5506 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5514Networked Embedded Systems |
6 | A ELEC3607, ELEC3305, ELEC3506 and ELEC5508 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5515Gigabits Wireless Systems |
6 | A This unit assumes a competence in fundamental communications theory on modulation and equalization, digital signal processing techniques on filtering and FFT/IFFT, error-control coding and linear algebra. |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5614Real Time Computing |
6 | A SOFT2130 Software Construction (or SOFT2004 Software Development Methods 1) and ELEC3607 Embedded Computing (or ELEC2601 Microprocessor Systems). Ability to program in a high level language. N ELEC4602 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5616Computer and Network Security |
6 | A A programming language, basic maths. N ELEC5611, NETS3016, NETS3916 |
Semester 1 |

## Master of Engineering (Power Engineering) |
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## Specialist Units (Power) |
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Candidates must complete 36 credit points of specialist units from the table below. | |||

ELEC5203Topics in Power Engineering |
6 | A (ELEC3201 Electrical Energy Systems or ELEC3203 Power Engineering) and (ELEC3202 Power Electronics and Drives or ELEC3204 Power Electronics and Drives). |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5204Power Systems Analysis and Protection |
6 | A The unit assumes basic knowledge of circuits, familiarity with basic mathematics, competence with basic circuit theory and an understanding of three phase systems, transformers, transmission lines and associated modeling and operation of such equipment. N ELEC4201 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5205High Voltage Engineering |
6 | A The following previous knowledge is assumed for this unit. Circuit analysis techniques, electricity networks, power system fundamentals equivalent to ELEC3105 Recommended: ELEC5204 Power Systems |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5206Sustainable Energy Systems |
6 | A Following concepts are assumed knowledge for this unit of study: familiarity with transformers, ac power, capacitors and inductors, electric circuits such as three-phase circuits and circuits with switches, and basic electronic circuit theory. |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5303Computer Control System Design |
6 | A This unit assumes a basic knowledge of calculus, functions of real variables, Laplace transform, matrix theory and control theory. N ELEC4301 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5616Computer and Network Security |
6 | A A programming language, basic maths. N ELEC5611, NETS3016, NETS3916 |
Semester 1 |

## Master of Engineering (Electrical) |
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## Specialist Units (Electrical) |
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Candidates must complete 36 credit points of specialist units from the tables of recommended elective units listed below. | |||

## Elective Units (all streams) |
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1. Candidates must complete 12 credit points of additional units not already taken as specialisation from the table of recommended elective units below. | |||

2. Candidates can replace the 12 credit of electives with the Research Pathway. | |||

## Recommended Elective Units of Study |
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ELEC5101Antennas and Propagation |
6 | N ELEC5522 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5203Topics in Power Engineering |
6 | A (ELEC3201 Electrical Energy Systems or ELEC3203 Power Engineering) and (ELEC3202 Power Electronics and Drives or ELEC3204 Power Electronics and Drives). |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5204Power Systems Analysis and Protection |
6 | A The unit assumes basic knowledge of circuits, familiarity with basic mathematics, competence with basic circuit theory and an understanding of three phase systems, transformers, transmission lines and associated modeling and operation of such equipment. N ELEC4201 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5205High Voltage Engineering |
6 | A The following previous knowledge is assumed for this unit. Circuit analysis techniques, electricity networks, power system fundamentals equivalent to ELEC3105 Recommended: ELEC5204 Power Systems |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5206Sustainable Energy Systems |
6 | A Following concepts are assumed knowledge for this unit of study: familiarity with transformers, ac power, capacitors and inductors, electric circuits such as three-phase circuits and circuits with switches, and basic electronic circuit theory. |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5303Computer Control System Design |
6 | A This unit assumes a basic knowledge of calculus, functions of real variables, Laplace transform, matrix theory and control theory. N ELEC4301 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5402Digital Integrated Circuit Design |
6 | A Electronic circuit design and physics of electronic devices. N ELEC4402 Note: Department permission required for enrolment |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5403Radio Frequency Engineering |
6 | A Students will be expected to be familiar with ELEC3404 - Electronic Circuit Design , ELEC3104 - Engineering Electromagnetics and the third year course in Circuit Design: ELEC3105 - Circuit Theory and Design. N ELEC5521 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5507Error Control Coding |
6 | A Basic knowledge on digital communications. Fundamental mathematics including probability theory and linear algebra. N ELEC4503 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5508Wireless Engineering |
6 | A Basic knowledge in probability and statistics, analog and digital communications, error probability calculation in communications channels, and telecommunications network. N ELEC5504, ELEC4504 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5509Mobile Networks |
6 | A Basically, students need to know the concepts of data communications and mobile communications, which could be gained in one the following units of study: ELEC3505 Communications, ELEC3506 Data Communications and the Internet, or similar units. If you are not sure, please contact the instructor. N ELEC5501 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5510Satellite Communication Systems |
6 | A Knowledge of error probabilities, analog and digital modulation techniques and error performance evaluation studied in ELEC3505 Communications and ELEC4505 Digital Communication Systems, is assumed. N ELEC5502 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5511Optical Communication Systems |
6 | A (ELEC3503 Introduction to Digital Communications or ELEC3505 Communications) and (ELEC3402 Communications Electronics or ELEC3405 Communications Electronics and Photonics) or equivalent |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5512Optical Networks |
6 | A ELEC3503 Introduction to Digital Communications N ELEC5506 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5514Networked Embedded Systems |
6 | A ELEC3607, ELEC3305, ELEC3506 and ELEC5508 |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5515Gigabits Wireless Systems |
6 | A This unit assumes a competence in fundamental communications theory on modulation and equalization, digital signal processing techniques on filtering and FFT/IFFT, error-control coding and linear algebra. |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5613Image Processing and Computer Vision |
6 | A SOFT2130 Software Construction (or SOFT2004 Software Development Methods 1) or ELEC2602 Digital System Design (or ELEC3601 Digital Systems Design or ELEC3608 Digital Systems Design) or ELEC3603 Introduction to Computing Systems.Note: Department permission required for enrolment |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5614Real Time Computing |
6 | A SOFT2130 Software Construction (or SOFT2004 Software Development Methods 1) and ELEC3607 Embedded Computing (or ELEC2601 Microprocessor Systems). Ability to program in a high level language. N ELEC4602 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5615Advanced Computer Architecture |
6 | A Equivalent to ELEC4605 Computer Engineering or ELEC4601 Computer Design.Note: Department permission required for enrolment |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5616Computer and Network Security |
6 | A A programming language, basic maths. N ELEC5611, NETS3016, NETS3916 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5618Software Quality Engineering |
6 | N SOFT3302 |
Semester 1 |

ELEC5619Object Oriented Application Frameworks |
6 | A Java programming, and some web development experience are essential. Databases strongly recommended |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5620Model Based Software Engineering |
6 | A A programming language, basic maths Note: Department permission required for enrolment |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5621Digital Systems Design |
6 | A Basic knowledge of digital logic, computer architecture and microprocessor systems is required. Equivalent to ELEC2602 and ELEC3608.Note: Department permission required for enrolment |
Semester 2 |

ELEC5701Technology Venture Creation |
6 | N ENGG4003 |
Semester 2 |

COMP5416Advanced Network Technologies |
6 | A ELEC3506 or equivalent |
Semester 2 |

COMP5426Parallel and Distributed Computing |
6 | A Equivalent of COMP5116 |
Semester 1 |

COMP5047Pervasive Computing |
6 | A Networking concepts, operating system concepts, programming expertise. N NETS4047 |
Semester 2 |

## or Research Pathway Units |
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1. School permission is required to complete this pathway. | |||

2. Admission to this pathway is determined by obtaining a distinction(WAM 75 or higher) average in the first 24 credits of their ME studies. | |||

Candidates can complete ENGG5219 Engineering Project in place of ELEC5220 and ELEC5221. |