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MEng Hons Communication Systems and Electronics (with Industrial Experience)


Mode of Study: Full Time Department: Computing and Communications (School of)
UCAS Code: H648 Duration/Length: 4 Year(s)
QAA Subject Management: Not Defined Director of Studies: Dr U Roedig
Total Credit Points: 540 Credit Points Year 2: 120
Credit Points Year 3: 120 Credit Points Year 4: 120

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • The course is designed to educate and train engineers to be capable of operating in the modern communications environment with particular emphasis on physical electronics.

    The course aims to:

    • Provide the broad range of knowledge and skills necessary for a career in communications at a professional level.
    • Provide skills in electronics, real time systems, programming, communication systems, radio frequency engineering, software engineering, and project management that will enable effective decisions to be made in a technical environment.
    • Enhance the development of the students' research, study, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
    • Provide the student with the knowledge to manage required to manage a small company or a department in a large organisation.
    • Enable students to manage engineering projects effectively to a successful conclusion.
    • Academically qualify the student for Associate Membership of the IEE
    • Prepare the student for working life as a Chartered Engineer.

     

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

  • Intended Learning Outcomes

    Knowledge and understanding

    * An understanding of physical electronics with particular emphasis on communications.
    * An understanding of the infrastructure and technology that enable electronic communication systems to be implemented.
    * An ability to study, understand, and manipulate signals and information mathematically.
    * The ability to create software solutions, test hypotheses through simulation and develop real time systems.
    * A knowledge and understanding of management theories and techniques prepares students for the commercial workplace, and equips them with the necessary skills to manage tasks, teams, and projects.

    Skills

    Intellectual Skills

    * Manage academic study.
    * Evaluate information critically, and provide objective opinions.
    * Develop and use problem-solving skills.
    * Interpret and integrate diverse information sources to form a coherent understanding of the subject.

    Transferable Skills

    * Work independently, or as part of a group.
    * Use of Information Technology.
    * Effective Written and Oral Skills.

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