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Undergraduate Handbook

Computer Engineering
 Computer Engineering


The discipline of Computer Engineering prepares students to undertake the production of high quality computer systems that will meet the needs of industry for efficient, reliable computer systems and be of general benefit to society. Specialisations within Computer Engineering include telecommunications, electronics, system and control and advanced computing.

Computer Engineering graduates work in the development and application of computing technology, especially systems that integrate software and hardware. Career opportunities include computer systems engineers, communications engineers or design team leaders.

Studying Computer Engineering at UNSW

The study of Computer Engineering at UNSW is primarily through the School of Computer Science and Engineering ( Please refer to the table below for details of the undergraduate programs/ plans available (it is also possible to study Computer Engineering within a combined degree program). Other related programs/ plans can be found under Computer Science specialisation.

Computer Engineering can be studied as 

Specialisation At the Level of Plan
Computer Engineering Major COMPB13728

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