Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering

Duration (incl. holidays)  weeks
Teaching Duration weeks
National CodeCRS1400029
Course TypeAccredited Course
Course UnitsView Course Units
Example Career ProfileElectronic Engineering Technical OfficerElectronic Engineering Technical Officer
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How to Apply

International Course - application process

If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

Employment Outcomes

Work as a technical officer in the rapidly-growing electronics industry and related areas like defence, mining, biomedical and communications. You may be working alongside engineers to design and prototype advanced technology, or customising computer controlled video equipment in a television studio. Graduates often choose to further their career by completing a University degree.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering (CRS1400029)
This is a Higher Education qualification which leads to employment and/or fast-track into further study at university. Students benefit from small-classes, work-integrated learning with an emphasis on practical and employability skills. The course offers work placement and industry-based final year projects. It develops skills to analyse, design and integrate hardware and software in complex electronics systems. Learn how to construct, test and design advanced analog and digital electronic circuits. Design circuits to interface with sensors, motors,etc and write programs to control them. Study mathematics and physics and apply to electronics. Develop skills in communication, creative problem solving and working in teams. Learning will be enhanced by combining lectures with practical laboratory and workshop sessions, including simulation tools.

Packaged University Offer

This course is available as a Packaged University Offer. The University program(s) for this course: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Electrical and Electronic) at the University of Adelaide or Bachelor of Engineering Honours Electrical and Mechatronic or Bachelor of Engineering Honours Electrical and Electronic at the University of South Australia or Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours), Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours) at Flinders University.

This allows students to accept a joint packaged offer with a local South Australian University, and upon successful completion of TAFE SA qualification, the student is eligible for a guaranteed entry into a nominated University Program. Find out more about Packaged University Offers.

The benefits of a Packaged University Offer include:

  • Students will be able to apply for a single visa for the entire duration of both programs
  • Guaranteed entry into selected University Programs
  • Guaranteed credits shorten the duration of qualifications and reduces tuition fees over the total duration of study program
  • Graduate with a dual qualification from both TAFE SA and a University (for example Advanced Diploma/Bachelor Degree)
  • Graduate with a competitive mix of practical and theoretical skills

See relevant Credit Transfer details below.

Credit Transfer

You will only receive a joint offer for TAFE SA and University if you apply for a Packaged University Program. If the University course that you have selected is not part of a Packaged University Offers, you will need to apply separately to the University for your selected degree program.

Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

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Associate Degree in Electronic Engineering

Credit Gained
UniversityUniversity CoursePointsTime Equiv.Details
Flinders UniversityBachelor of Engineering (Electronics) (Honours)72 points 24 months Details
 Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) (Honours)72 points 24 months Details
 Bachelor of Engineering (Computer and Network Systems) (Honours)72 points 24 months Details
 Bachelor of Engineering (Robotics) (Honours)72 points 24 months Details
University of AdelaideBachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)48 points 24 months Details
University of South AustraliaBachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Mechatronic)72 points 24 months Details
 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Electrical and Electronic)72 points 24 months Details


These course fees are for international students only.

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Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

Overseas Health Cover

All overseas students are required to have Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Health Cover.

Additional Services

TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.

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TAFE South Australia International

Level 1, 120 Currie Street
Adelaide, South Australia, 5000