Faculty of Engineering

Electrical (Telecommunications) / Law (2015)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2015.


1. Overview

Course: Electrical (Telecommunications) / Law (2015)
CP Required: 288
Min FT Duration: 6.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

This combined degree involves a total of six years of study. The Engineering component is completed in the first four years. Years 5 and 6 are completed entirely in the Sydney Law School and involve no Engineering units.

During the first four years, you must:

1. Complete 144 credit points of Engineering core and recommended units of study as described in the Faculty of Engineering Resolutions.

2. Complete the 48 credit points of LAWS units shown in the tables below.

Candidates are required to achieve a minimum HWAM (Honours Weighted Average Mark) of 65% to qualify for the Engineering Honours degree. Students who satisfy all requirements for graduation except the HWAM required for honours will be awarded the PASS degree Bachelor of Engineering.

See Sydney Law School handbook for further detaills of law requirements: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/law/

Many of the Science units in these tables have advanced level equivalents. The normal units are shown here.

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1805: Professional Engineering and IT
Core
6 INFO1003: Foundations of Information Technology
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6 PHYS1001: Physics 1 (Regular)

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC1601: Introduction to Computer Systems
Core
6 INFO1105: Data Structures
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics
Core
6 PHYS1003: Physics 1 (Technological)

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC1103: Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Core
6 LAWS1006: Foundations of Law
Core
6 COMP2129: Operating Systems and Machine Principles
Core
6 MATH2061: Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
0 LAWS1013: Legal Research 1
Core
6 ELEC2103: Simulation and Numerical Solutions in Engineering
Core
6 ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
Core
6 ELEC2302: Signals and Systems
Core
6 PHYS2213: Physics 2EE

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 LAWS1014: Civil and Criminal Procedure
Core
6 LAWS1015: Contracts
Core
6 ELEC2602: Digital Logic
Core
6 ELEC3505: Communications

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 LAWS1012: Torts
Core
6 LAWS1016: Criminal Law
Core
6 ELEC3506: Data Communications and the Internet
6 Select from Unit Block:
Recommended

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
0 LAWS1019: Legal Research II
Core
6 LAWS1023: Public International Law
Core
6 ELEC3305: Digital Signal Processing
Core
6 ELEC4505: Digital Communication Systems
Core
0 ELEC4702: Practical Experience
Core
6 ELEC4712: Thesis A

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 LAWS1017: Torts and Contracts II
Core
6 LAWS1021: Public Law
Core
6 ELEC3405: Communications Electronics and Photonics
Core
6 ELEC4713: Thesis B

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 LAWS2010: Administrative Law
Core
6 LAWS2011: Federal Constitutional Law
Core
6 LAWS2012: Intro to Property and Commercial Law
Core
6 LAWS2013: The Legal Profession

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 LAWS2014: Corporations Law
Core
6 LAWS2015: Equity
Core
6 LAWS2016: Evidence
Core
6 LAWS2017: Real Property

Year 6 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 LAWS2018: Private International Law A
Elective
18 Electives.

Note: In year 6 students are required to complete LAWS2018 Private International Law A plus 42 credit points from Semester 1 Senior Elective Units as listed in Law Faculty Handbook Table 1. See Law Faculty Handbook for more details: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/law/

LAWS2018 may be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2. Students who commenced the Combined Law program before 2011 do not need to complete LAWS2018 but must complete 48 credit points of elective units of study rather than 42 credit points.

Year 6 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Elective
24 Electives.

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Recommended (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ELEC3104 Engineering Electromagnetics 6 Semester 1
ELEC3304 Control 6 Semester 2
ELEC3404 Electronic Circuit Design 6 Semester 1
ELEC3607 Embedded Systems 6 Semester 1
ELEC3702 Management for Engineers 6 Semester 2