Maintaining high-speed communication begins with a technological understanding.

We believe telecommunications has been integral to the growth of society and culture. That’s why we offer telecommunications at Swinburne.

Telecommunications is an opportunity to gain a rich understanding of internet technology and the international telecommunications industry. We explore the technologies that underpin the internet, broadband digital networking and mobile communication systems of tomorrow.

With a specialisation in telecommunications, you’ll also develop technical expertise in planning, constructing and maintaining telecommunications networks, equipment and facilities. RF communications, digital/analogue electronics, software programming and mathematics are additional industry skills we provide.

Students working in Swinburne's million dollar CISCO Networking Academy



Six state-of-the-art labs. 17 network racks. 700 Cisco devices. Endless opportunities.

These make up Swinburne’s new $1.1 million Cisco Networking Academy, designed to teach students the skills required to thrive in a digital economy.

The Swinburne Advantage

We turn knowing into know-how.

We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.

Work Integrated Learning is a key part of the Swinburne Advantage. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.

Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.

You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.

We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking.

Graduate success

Warren, a Swinburne graduate who gained employment at Netflix, discusses digital equality. Studying telecommunicaitons allows you to connect people and ideas from across the world.

Learn more about the Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours), with a major in Telecommunications

Telecommunications courses

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