The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Master of Engineering (Electrical and Computer Engineering)Computer Engineering is the study of designing and constructing digital data processing hardware.
Studying this field of education aims to develop an understanding and practical application of the design, installation, testing, maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic and communications equipment and systems, electrical and electronic wiring, circuitry and componentry. It also involves developing an understanding of electrical safety and safety regulations.
The learning outcomes of the Computer Engineering study field usually focus on:
- arithmetic and logic structures
- computer architecture
- computer hardware design and construction
- computer systems engineering
- input, output and data devices
- logic design.
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Master of Engineering (Electrical and Computer Engineering) also relates to Engineering and Related Technologies which is the study of the design, manufacture, installation, maintenance and functioning of machines, systems and structures; and the composition and processing of metals, ceramics, foodstuffs and other materials. It includes the measurement and mapping of the earth’s surface and its natural and constructed features.
Studying this field of education aims to develop an understanding of the conversion of materials and energy, the measurement and representation of objects, and the operation of plant, machinery and transport systems.
The learning outcomes of the Engineering and Related Technologies study field usually focus on:
- engineering and manufacturing technology
- food technology
- land information technology and remote sensing
- materials science
- principles of design, drafting, planning and commissioning
- plant and machine maintenance.