This degree is being phased out. No new enrolments will be permitted from 2016. Articulation to Bachelor of Electronic Engineering - Students who have passed the Bachelor of Electronic Technology may apply to articulate to the Bachelor of Electronic Engineering degree. For such students it may be possible to complete the Bachelor of Electronic Engineering with a further 120–150 credit points of study over at least one year. Students are required to complete at least 8 weeks certified practical experience under the guidance of an experienced engineer before being deemed to have completed the course and therefore qualify to graduate. This is preferably undertaken during the annual vacation following the second year of the course but may be done at the conclusion of the final year. International students must undertake their experience during the annual vacation following the second year. It may be done at the conclusion of final year but must be completed before the students visa expiry date. Visa expiry dates may not be extended for the sole purpose of completing practical experience. International applicants are advised to ensure they have the correct visa to undertake this work placement. The three Essentials - Global Citizenship, Innovation & Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Thinking are specialist areas designed to give you an edge with employers. Essentials will enable you to adapt your knowledge and skills to new contexts in a rapidly changing world. Subjects addressing the Essentials are part of all undergraduate La Trobe degrees and can be identified in the subject search by distinct icons. The list of approved subjects can be found on the Essentials webpage.