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Photovoltaics and Solar Energy


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Minimum Units of Credit


Specialisation Type


Specialisation Structure

Students must complete 168 UOC.

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Level 1 Prescribed Electives

Level 1 Prescribed Electives description.

Students must take at least 12 UOC of the following courses.

CHEM1031 and CHEM1041 will only be available to students enrolled in a program which has a Chemistry major.

Strand Electives

Strand Electives description.

Students may choose up to 18 UOC of elective courses in a particular area of focus (Strand) such as Computing, Electronics, Electric Energy, Communications and Control, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Faculty of Built Environment or may also formulate their own Strands subject to the approval of the Undergraduate Coordinator.
- The Strand options listed are subject to change and may not be available every year.
- Strand options are for students commencing the second year of their program; third year students should complete the strand courses they have already nominated and consult the School Office as required.

Recommended Level 1 Electives

- ELEC1111 Elec & Telecomm Eng (6 UOC)
- SOLA1070 Sustainable Energy (6 UOC)

Additional Information

Professional Recognition

The BE (Hons) in Photovoltaics and Solar Energy is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

Access past handbook editions (2018 and prior)

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