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As an online unit provided by the University of South Australia and Open Universities Australia, Electricity and Electronics provides you with an introduction to the fundamentals of electrical engineering. You will receive a detailed overview of a range of systems and applications, providing a solid foundation for further study of electrical engineering.
On completion of this unit you will learn how to apply fundamental electric principles to analyse basic circuits, and demonstrate knowledge of the essential properties of a range of electronic systems. You will also have an opportunity to test simple electronic systems and construct prototype circuits using appropriate methods.
Please note that due to the specialist nature of this unit, you will be required to attend the University of South Australia in Adelaide to complete practical and laboratory classes. Laboratory classes are typically offered in block mode so that you can complete the requirements over the course of two or three days. These classes are compulsory for completion of this unit.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this Electricity and Electronics unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit in Electricity and Electronics offers a solid foundation for students wishing to pursue a career or further studies in engineering. You will familiarise yourself with a range of fundamental concepts and principles including power systems, generation, transmission, distribution, protection, losses, sustainability, electrical safety, electronic instrumentation and measurements, speed and torque control, basic drives and fundamentals of measurement systems.
The unit is a core requirement of the Associate Degree in Engineering from the University of South Australia. Graduates of this course can enjoy a range of career opportunities, with employment paths including designer, specialist technician, technologist and management. Qualified engineers are in high demand in a number of industries, particularly in the fields of mining and resources, civil infrastructure, construction, environmental engineering and defence.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.