Support a range of critical industries like healthcare, finance, and green technology
Computer Hardware Engineers design and develop computer systems as well as the hardware elements. It’s how we maintain our vast networks of computer technology and are able to develop new efficient technology like smart watches and smart phones that fold or bend. Computer Hardware Engineering supports a range of critical industries like healthcare, finance, and green technology.
This study area is incredibly broad and gives you plenty of flexibility while you study and when it comes to getting a job. You’ll study maths and physics as well as core computing, digital design and electronics courses. You also have the choice to study electives in areas like networks, operating systems, embedded systems, telecommunications, and artificial intelligence.
Become a leader in innovation and development of new technologies that impact the world when you study Computer Hardware Engineering. You’ll be studying at UNSW Computer Science and Engineering, one of the largest schools of its kind in Australia which provides the most technically challenging computing degrees in the country.
If you love working to create new things, computer hardware engineering is a great career for you. Computer Hardware Engineers are typically found in research laboratories working on different types of computer models. Many computer hardware engineers work in high tech manufacturing firms, computer system design firms, research and design firm or for the government.
Career options include:
Our specialised degree, the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Computer Engineering) will provide you with strong skills and knowledge to enter the computer hardware engineering industry.
We offer a range of engineering program specialisations that can be undertaken in our Engineers Australia accredited degrees. You can study Computer Hardware Engineering in the following undergraduate degrees/compatible degrees:
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