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University of Melbourne

Term 1: Jul – Nov, Term 2: Feb – Jun

Established in 1853, the University of Melbourne is Australia’s second-oldest university. This leading research university was ranked 33rd in the world by the 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and has extensive links to industry and government partners in Australia.


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Monash University

Term 1: Jul – Nov, Term 2: Feb – Jun

Established in 1958, Monash University’s Engineering Faculty is renowned worldwide for the quality of its teaching and strength in engineering research. A member of the prestigious Group of Eight, a coalition of Australia’s leading universities, Monash was ranked 45th in the world in Engineering and Technology by the 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings in 2017.


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University of Sydney

Term 1: Jul – Nov, Term 2: Mar – Jul

Founded in 1850, the University of Sydney is one of the world’s leading research and teaching universities: it is one of the top three in Australia and consistently ranks in the top one  percent in the world. With over 400 areas of study and over 200 clubs and societies, the university has something to offer all students.


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University of New South Wales

Term 1: Aug – Nov, Term 2: Feb – Jun

Established in 1949, the University of New South Wales (UNSW) is a world-class research university with a unique focus on scientific, technological and professional disciplines. UNSW’s main campus is located seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney, Australia’s most populous city. The university was ranked 78th in the world by the 2017 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.


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University of Queensland

Term 1: Jul – Nov, Term 2: Feb – Jun

One of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions, the University of Queensland was ranked 60th in the world by the 2017 Times Higher Education World University rankings. With one in every four students an international student, the multicultural student population offers exposure to a range of cultures and networks.


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Pre-mapped courses in Australia

Vancouver campus

Credit equivalency formula: 8 Monash Points = 5 UBC Credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Notes
Mechanics of Solids CIV2206 6 CIVL 231 Introduction to Structural Engineering 4
Design of Steel and Timber Structures CIV2225 6 CIVL 331 Steel and Timber Design 3
Water Systems CIV2263 6 CIVL 316 Hydrology and Open Channel Flow 4
Project Management for Civil Engineers CIV3205 6 CIVL 300 Construction Engineering and Management 3
Building Structures and Technology CIV3221 6 CIVL 4th Technical Elective 3.75
Groundwater and Environmental Geomechanics CIV3248 6 CIVL 4th Technical Elective 3.75
Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures CIV3284 6 CIVL 420 Concrete Technology 3
Energy and the environment ENE3048 6 CIVL 4th Technical Elective 3.75
Environmental Impact Assessment and Management Systems ENE3608 6 CIVL 305 Introduction to Environmental Engineering 3
Signals and Systems ECE2111 6 ELEC 221 Signal and Systems 4
Professional Practice ECE4099 6 ELEC 3rd Complimentary Studies Elective 3.75
Algorithms and Data Structures FIT2004 6 CPSC 221 Basic Algorithms and Data Structures 4
Databases FIT2094 6 CPSC 304 Introduction to Relational Databases 3
Operating Systems FIT2100 6 CPEN 331 Operating Systems 4
Mathematics of Uncertainty MTH2222 6 MATH 302 Introduction to Probability 3
Statistical Methods for Science STA1010 6 STAT 251 Elementary Statistics 3
Control Systems MEC4418  6 MECH 466 Automatic Control 4
Sustainable Processing I CHE3163 6 CHBE 370 Fundamentals of Sustainable Engineering 3
Separation Processes CHE3165 6 CHBE 345 Unit Operations 4
Microstructural Design in Structural Materials MTE3542 6 MTRL 378 Phase Transformations 3
Microstructure to Applications: the Mechanics of Materials MTE3543 6 MTRL 365 Mechanical Behaviour of Materials 3
Management and Practice in Materials Engineering MTE3544 6 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 3.75
Materials and Sustainability MTE4593 6 MTRL 496 Materials Sustainability

3
Information and Networks ECE3141 6 ELEC 331 Computer Communications 4
Medical Instrumentation ECE4081 6 ELEC 371 Biomedical Engineering Instrumentation 3
Software Engineering: Architecture and Design FIT3077 6 CPEN 321 Software Engineering 4

Credit equivalency formula: Melbourne points x 3/10 = UBC Credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Notes
Reactor Engineering CHEN30001 12.5 CHBE 355 Kinetics and Reactor Design 3
Food Engineering FOOD90029 12.5 CHBE Technical Elective 3.75
Foundations of Algorithms COMP10002 12.5 CPSC 221 Basic Algorithms and Data Structures 4
Internet Technologies COMP90007 12.5 ELEC 331 Computer Communications 4
Probability and Random Models ELEN90054 12.5 STAT 357 Stochastic Signals and Systems 3.75
Control Systems ELEN90055 12.5 MECH 466 Automatic Control 4
Database Systems & Information Modelling INFO90002 12.5 CPSC 304 Introduction to Relational Databases 3
Probability MAST20004 12.5 MATH 302 Introduction to Probability 3
Electronic and Magnetic Materials MREN90003 12.5 ELEC 315 Electronic Materials and Devices 4
Software Processes and Management SWEN90016 12.5 CPEN 421 Software Project Management 4
Introduction to Biomechanics BMEN30005 12.5 MECH 4th Technical Elective 3.75 Can be used as Biomedical A Technical Elective for MECH.
Circuits and Systems BMEN30006 12.5 MECH 4th Technical Elective 3.75 Can be used as General A Technical Elective for MECH.
Economic Analysis for Engineers ENGM90011 12.5 MECH 431 Engineering Economics 3
Power Electronics ELEN90075 12.5 ELEC 451 Power Electronics 4
Medical Imaging BMEN90021 12.5 ELEC 471 Medical Imaging 3
Advanced Control Systems ELEN90064 12.5 ELEC 441 Control Systems 3
Advanced Signal Processing ELEN90052 12.5 ELEC 421 Digital Signal and Image Processing 3
Mechanics & Materials MCEN30017 12.5 MECH 260 Introduction to Mechanics of Materials 3
Mechanics for Bioengineering BMEN300010 12.5 BMEG 4th Technical Elective 3
Introduction to Biomaterials BMEN30009 12.5 MTRL495 Biomaterials 3
Systems Modelling and Analysis MCEN30020 12.5 MECH 469 Dynamic Systems Modelling 3
Medical Imaging BMEN90021 12.5 BMEG 4th Technical Elective 3
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology BCMB20002 12.5 BIOC 2nd, exempt BIOC 202 Introductory Medical Biochemistry 4
Architecture Design Studio ABPL30037 + any other courses 25 + 12.5 DES 302

Design Studio IV

9 BDES
Media and Urban Culture in Asia ASIA20001 12.5 DES 321 Topics in Architectural History I 3 BDES
Cities Past and Future PLAN10001 12.5 DES 321 Topics in Architectural History I 3 BDES
Future Fuels and Petroleum CHEN90027 12.5 CHBE 4th Technical Elective 3.75
Control Systems ELEN90055 12.5 ELEC 341 Systems and Control 4
Electronic Circuit Design ELEN90056 12.5 ELEC 301 Electronic Circuits

4
Economic Analysis for Engineers ENGM90011 12.5 ELEC 481 Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects 3
Advanced Communication Systems ELEC90051 12.5 ELEC 431 Communication Systems 3
Computer Systems COMP30023 12.5 CPEN 331 Operating Systems 4
Software Modelling and Design SWEN30006 12.5 CPEN 321 Software Engineering 4
Global Foundations of Design ABPL10004 12.5 DES 323 Histories in Landscape Architecture 3 BDES
Construction Analysis ABPL20033 12.5 DES 232 Material Culture 3 BDES

Credit equivalency formula: 6 UNSW points = 4 UBC credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Notes
Construction and Structures 2 ARCH1261 6 ARCH 411 Materials and Methods of Construction 3 BDES
Construction and Structures 2 ARCH1261 6 LARC 531 Landscape Technologies I 3 BDES
Design Studio: Big Urban Challenges BEIL6010 6 PLAN 425 Urban Planning Issues and Concepts 3
Steel Structures CVEN3303 6 CIVL 331 Steel and Timber Design 4
Operations and Projects CVEN4102 6 Technical Elective 4
Timber Design CVEN4309 6 CIVL 439 Design of Timber Structures 3
Advanced Water Engineering CVEN4507 6 CIVL 4th Technical Elective 4
Planning Sustainable Infrastructure CVEN4701 6 CIVL 305 Introduction to Environmental Engineering 3
Satellite Remote Sensing CVEN4800 6 Technical Elective 4
Coastal Engineering CVEN9640 6 CIVL 417 Coastal Engineering 3
Theory of Statistics MATH2801 6 STAT 251 Elementary Statistics 3
Algorithms and Programming Techniques COMP3121 6 CPSC 221 Basic Algorithms and Data Structures 4
Database Systems COMP3311 6 CPSC 304 Introduction to Relational Databases 4
Wind Energy Converters SOLA5053 6 APSC 4th Technical Elective 4
Energy Efficiency SOLA5057 6 APSC 4th Technical Elective 4
Linear Systems and Control MMAN3200 6 MECH 466 Automatic Control 4
Mechanics of Solids MMAN3400 6 MECH 360 Mechanics of Materials 3
Engineering Management MMAN4400 6 MECH 431 Engineering Economics 3
Composites and Functional Materials MATS4005 6 MTRL 494 Composite Materials 4
Engineered Surfaces to Resist Corrosion and Wear MATS4007 6 MTRL 442 Coatings and Surface Modification 4
Materials Engineering MATS4008 6 MTRL 467 Engineering Project II 4
Advanced Nanomaterials NANO3001 6 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Sustainable Development and the Urban Environment SUSD0001 6 CIVL 250 Engineering and Sustainable Development 3
Bridge Engineering CVEN9818 6 CIVL 4th Technical Elective 4
Applied Photovoltaics SOLA2540 6 ELEC 4th Technical Elective 4
Civil and Environmental Engineering Practice CVEN3031 6 ENVE 301 Environmental Engineering Intermediate Design Project 3
Structural Dynamics CVEN4308 6 CIVL 436 Matrix Structural Analysis and Dynamics 3
Satellite Remote Sensing CVEN4800 6 CIVL 4th Technical Elective 4
Design Practice B CVEN4003 6 CIVL 445 Civil Engineering Design project II 3
Applied Geochemistry GEOS3281 6 CIVL 408 Geo-Environmental Engineering 3
Planning Sustainable Infrastructure CVEN4701 6 CIVL 4th Technical Elective 4
Sustainability in Construction CVEN4101 6 CIVL 4th Technical Elective 4
Design Practice A CVEN4002 6 CIVL 446 Civil Engineering Design Project II 2
Modelling and Control of Mechatronic Systems MTRN3020 6 MECH 366 Modeling of Mechatronic Systems 3
Process Modelling and Analysis CEIC3000 6 CHBE 4th Technical Elective 4
Strategic Manufacturing Management MANF6860 6 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Micromechanism of Mechanical Behaviour in Metals MATS3001 6 MTRL 365 Mechanical Behaviour of Materials 3
Fundamentals of Ceramic Processing MATS3002 6 MTRL 382 Ceramics 4
Phase Transformations MATS3005 6 MTRL 378 Phase Transformations 3
Secondary Processing of Metals MATS4001 6 MTRL 340 Manufacturing in Materials Engineering 3
Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis MATS4004 6 MTRL 485 Failure of Materials/Nondestructive Evaluation 3
Analogue Electronics ELEC2133 6 ELEC 301 Electronic Circuits 4
Digital Signal Processing ELEC3104 6 ELEC 442 Digital Signal and Image Processing 3
Distributed Energy Generation ELEC3111 6 ELEC 4th Advanced Technical Elective 4
Electromagnetic Engineering ELEC3115 6 ELEC 311 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves 4
Solid State Electronics ELEC4603 6 ELEC 315 Electronic Materials and Devices 4
Power Electronics ELEC4614 6 ELEC 451 Power Electronics 4
Continuous-Time Control System Design ELEC4631 6 ELEC 441 Control Systems 3
Network Technologies TELE3118 6 ELEC 331 Computer Communications 4
Microprocessors and Interfacing COMP2121 6 CPEN 312 Digital Systems and Microcomputers 3
Operating Systems COMP3231 6 CPEN 331 Operating Systems 4
Real Time Engineering ELEC4633 6 CPEN 432 Real-time System Design 4
Multimedia in Design Presentation BENV1043 6 DES 3rd Elective 4 BDES
Architecture in Sydney BENV2255 6 DES 3rd Elective 4 BDES
Design Computing CODE1161 6 DES 3rd Elective 4 BDES
Computational Design 2 CODE1240 6 DES 3rd Elective 4 BDES

Credit equivalency formula: UQ units x 2 = UBC credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Notes
Architecture Design 4 ARCH2200 4 ENDS 401 Environmental Design Studio III 9 BDES
Principles of Biological Engineering CHEE1001 2 CHBE 2nd Technical Elective 4
Engineering Mechanics, Statistics & Dynamics ENGG1400 2 CHBE Technical Elective 4
Business Management in a Carbon Constrained World ENVM3524 2 CHBE Technical Elective 4
Probability & Statistics STAT2003 2 MATH 302 Introduction to Probability 4
Catchment Hydraulics: Open Channel Flow & Design CIVL3140 2 CIVL 316 Hydrology and Open Channel Flow 4
Geotechnical Engineering CIVL3210 2 CIVL 311 Soil Mechanics II 4
Climate Change and Environmental Management ENVM3115 2 EOSC 4th Technical Elective 4
Structural Geology ERTH2004 2 EOSC 323 Structural Geology 4
Energy Resources ERTH3203 2 EOSC 4th Technical Elective 4
Geographical Information Systems GEOM7005 2 EOSC 3rd Technical Elective 4
Biogeography & Geomorphology GEOS2103 2 EOSC 3rd Technical Elective 4
Environmental Hazards GEOS3106 2 EOSC 4th Technical Elective 4
Hard Rock Mine Design & Feasibility MINE4124 2 MINE 4th Technical Elective 4
Coal Mine Strata Control MINE4128 2 MINE 4th Technical Elective 4
Hypersonics & Rarefied Gas Dynamics AERO4470 2 MECH 4th Technical Elective 4 Can be used as General A Technical Elective for MECH.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology BIOC2000 2 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Molecular and Cell Physiology BIOM3014 2 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Quality Managment Systems in Biotechnology BIOT3009 2 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Nanomaterials and Their Characterization CHEE4301 2 MTRL 471 Nanofibre Technology 3
Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine CHEE4305 2 MTRL 495 Biomaterials 3
Introduction to Bioinformatics SCIE2100 2 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Machine Learning COMP4702 2 ELEC 400M or ELEC 4th Topics in Electrical Engineering - MCN LNG FDMT ENG or Technical Elective 3 or 4
Programming in the Large CSSE2002 2 CPEN 223 Software Design for Engineers 4
The Software Process CSSE3012 2 CPEN 333 System Software Engineering 3
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology BIOC2000 2 CHBE 3rd Technical Elective 4
Molecular Cell Biology I BIOL2200 2 CHBE 3rd Technical Elective 4
Process Systems Analysis CHEE3020 2 CHBE 4th Technical Elective 4 Overlap with CHBE core courses, cannot be used for CHBE students.
Polymer Engineering CHEE3301 2 CHBE 478 Polymer Science and Processing 3
Process & Control System Synthesis CHEE4060 2 CHBE 356 Process Dynamics and Control 4
Energy Systems ENGY4000 2 CHBE 483 Energy Engineering 3
Food Science FOOD2000 2 CHBE 3rd Technical Elective 4
Food Process Engineering II FOOD3008 2 CHBE 4th Technical Elective 4
Bioprocess Engineering CHEE4020 2 CHBE 381 Bioprocess Engineering I 3
Mining Geomechanics MINE3121 2 MINE 303 Rock Mechanics Fundamentals 4
Mine Waste Management & Landform Design MINE4000 2 MINE 380 Mine Waste Management 3
Mine Geotechnical Engineering MINE4120 2 MINE403 Rock Mechanics Design 3
Polymer Engineering CHEE3301 2 MTRL 394 Polymer and Polymer Matrix Composites 4
Advanced Computational Techniques in Engineering ENGG7302 2 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Energy Systems

ENGY4000

2 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Environmental Performance of Materials MATE7001 2 MTRL 456 Environmental Degradation of Material 3
Finite Element Method & Fracture Mechanics MECH3300 2 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 4
Net Shape Manufacturing MECH4304 2 MTRL 469 Casting Technology 3
Hydrometallurgy and Electrometallurgy MINE4204 2 MTRL 358 + MTRL 359 Hydrometallurgy I + Lab 4
Computer Networks I COMS3200 2 ELEC 331 Computer Communications 4
Signals, Systems & Control ELEC3004 2 ELEC 221 Signals and Systems 4
Electronic Circuits ELEC3400 2 ELEC 301 Electronic Circuits 4
Control Engineering 1 METR4201 2 ELEC 341 Systems and Control 4
Introduction to Computer Systems CSSE2010 2 CPEN 312 Digital Systems and Microcomputers 3
Modern Architecture & the Metropolis ARCH2240 2 DES 323 Histories in Landscape Architecture 3 BDES
Architecture in Asia ARCH3141 2 DES 3rd Elective 4 BDES
Aboriginal Architecture ARCH3241 2 DES 3rd Elective 4 BDES
Architecture Field Experience ARCH3341 2 DES 3rd Elective 4 BDES

Credit equivalency formula: Sydney credit points x 0.625 = 1 UBC credit

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Notes
System Dynamics and Control AMME3500 6 CHBE 356 Process Dynamics and Control 4
Materials CIVL2110 6 CIVL 320 Civil Engineering Materials 3
Transport Systems CIVL2700 6 CIVL 340 Transportation Engineering 1 3
Project Scope, Time and Cost Management CIVL3805 6 CIVL 300 Construction and Engineering management 3
Engineering Computations for Civil Engineers CVEN2002 6 CIVL 301 Modelling and Decision-Making in Civil Engineering 3
Database Systems 1 INFO2120 6 CPSC 304 Introduction to Relational Databases 3
System Dynamics and Control AMME3500 6 ELEC 341 Systems and Control 4
Global Engineering Field Work + E-Business Analysis and Design CIVL5330 + ELEC3610 12 IGEN 330 Intermediate Engineering Design 6
Introduction to Biomechatronics AMME5790 6 ELEC 472 Biomechatronics 4
Electrical and Optical Sensor Design ELEC5516 6 ELEC 462 Sensors and Actuators in Microsystems 3
Power Electronics and Applications ELEC3204 6 ELEC 451 Power Electronics 4
Nanotechnology in Biomedical Engineering BMET5958 6 ELEC 464 Nanotechnology and Nature 3
Nanomaterials in Medicine BMET5931 6 MTRL 4th Technical Elective 3.75
Engineering Electromagnetics ELEC3104 6 ELEC 311 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves 4
Electronic Circuit Design ELEC3404 6 ELEC 301 Electronic Circuits 4
Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering ELEC3802 6 ELEC 371 Biomedical Engineering Instrumentation 3
Operating Systems Internals COMP3520 6 CPEN 331 Operating Systems 4
Mechanics of Solids AMME2301 6 MECH 360 Mechanics of Materials 3
Introduction to Mechanobiology BMET3962 6 BMEG 4th Technical Elective 3.75 Can be used as Technical Elective for BMEG.
Biomedical Image Analysis BMET5933 6 BMEG 420 Medical Imaging 3 Require students to take the fully in-person lecture with the lab.
Vibration and Acoustics AMME5510 6 MECH 463 Mechanical Vibrations 4
Biomaterials BMET3961 6 MTRL 495 Biomaterials 3

Okanagan campus

Credit equivalency formula: 8 Monash Points = 5 UBC Credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Previously used by
Fluid Mechanics II MEC3451 6 ENGR 310 Fluid Mechanics II 3.75 EECE
Random Processes in the Sciences and Engineering MTH3241 6 ENGR 360 Engineering Probability and Statistics 3.75 EECE

Credit equivalency formula: Melbourne points x 3/10 = UBC Credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Previously used by
Structural Theory and Design CVEN90049 12.5 ENGR 426 Matrix Structural Analysis (Technical Elective) 3.75 CIVL
Integrated Design Infrastructure CVEN90059 12.5 ENGR 331 Infrastructure Management 3.75 CIVL
Project Management Practices ENGM90007 12.5 ENGR 433 Construction Engineering and Management (Technical Elective) 3.75 CIVL
Water for Sustainable Futures UNIB20012 12.5 CIVL Technical Elective 3.75 CIVL
Global Health, Security & Sustainability UNIB30002 12.5 CIVL Technical Elective 3.75 CIVL
Electrical Network Analysis and Design ELEN30009 12.5 ENGR 350 Linear Circuit Theory 3.75 EECE
Multimedia Content Delivery ELEN90014 12.5 ENGR 4th Electrical or Mechanical Technical Elective 3.75 EECE
Power Systems Analysis ELEN90060 12.5 ENGR 455 Power Systems Analysis and Design (Technical Elective) 3.75 EECE
Engineering Risk Analysis CVEN30008 12.5 ENGR 415 Reliability Engineering and System Safety 3 EECE
Probability and Random Models ELEN90054 12.5 ENGR 360 Engineering Probability and Statistics (Technical Elective) 3.75 EECE
Usability Engineering INFO30004 12.5 ENGR 4th Mechanical Technical Elective 3.75 EECE
Robotics and Automation Systems MCEN90028 12.5 ENGR 486 Robot Modelling and Control (Technical Elective) 3.75 EECE

Credit equivalency formula: 6 UNSW points = 4 UBC credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Previously used by
Soil Mechanics CVEN3202 6 ENGR 340 Soil Mechanics 3 CIVL
Surveying Computations & CAD GMAT2500 6 ENGR 332 Surveying and GIS Analysis 3 CIVL
Electromagnetic Engineering ELEC3115 6 ENGR 365 Engineering Electromagnetics 4 EECE
Solid State Electronics ELEC4603 6 ENGR 353 Semiconductor Devices 4 EECE
Power System Analysis ELEC4612 6 ENGR 455 Power System Analysis and Design (Technical Elective) 4 EECE
Linear Systems and Control MMAN3200 6 ENGR 315 Systems and Control 4 EECE
Network Technologies TELE3118 6 ENGR 3rd Electrical Technical Elective 4 EECE

Credit equivalency formula: UQ units x 2 = UBC credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Previously used by
Electronic Circuits ELEC3400 2 ENGR 350 Linear Circuit Theory 4 EECE
Probability & Statistics STAT2003 2 ENGR 360 Engineering Probability and Statistics 4 EECE

Credit equivalency formula: Sydney credit points x 0.625 = UBC credits

Partner Course Partner Code Partner Credits UBC Course UBC Equivalent UBC Credits Previously used by
Engineering Electromagnetics ELEC3104 6 ENGR 365 Engineering Electromagnetics 3.75 EECE