Undergraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook. Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the Faculty of Engineering component of any bachelors double degrees.

Managing facultyFaculty of Engineering


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


This fascinating field of engineering involves the design, analysis, implementation and application of embedded computers and digital systems for a huge range of products and industries. Computer systems engineers are involved in large computer systems, desktop computers, high definition television and embedded computers for mobile phones, video games, virtual reality systems and smart domestic appliances.

Computer systems engineers analyse, design, develop and manufacture all kinds of digital products and systems that include both hardware and software. They also plan, design, commission, monitor, optimise and manage complex computer systems and telecommunications systems.


For the sequence of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

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Relevant courses

Single degree

  • 0032 Bachelor of Engineering
  • 2350 Bachelor of Computer Systems Engineering

Double degrees

  • 0116 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Arts
  • 0548 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce
  • 0094 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Laws
  • 0085 Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Science

Progression to further studies

Postgraduate study is also available in this area of study in the following courses:

Relevant postgraduate courses:

  • 3292 Master of Engineering Science (Research)
  • 3291 Doctor of Philosophy