Knowledge and understanding of:
1. Basic mathematics and science that are appropriate to engineering
2. Principles of ICT relevant to computer systems engineering
3. General principles of design, design techniques and characteristics of engineering materials and components
4. Elementary management and business practices; professional and ethical responsibilities
5. Manufacturing techniques; requirements for safe operation
Intellectual skills able to:
1. Select and apply appropriate mathematical methods and principles of engineering science to model and analyse engineering situations.
2. Select and apply appropriate computer-based methods to model and analyse engineering situations.
3. Analyse existing engineering systems and create new systems through synthesis of ideas from a range of sources.
4. Undertake project management tasks and carry out financial appraisal of engineering projects
5. Apply engineering knowledge and understanding to design a system, component or process to meet a need
6. Combine aspects of software engineering and computer architecture to produce optimised systems.
Practical skills able to:
1. Use relevant test and measurement equipment
2. Carry out practical hands-on laboratory work
3. Use engineering IT tools
4. Test design ideas in the lab or through simulation, with analysis and critical evaluation of results.
5. Take account of industrial and commercial constraints in appropriate situations
6. Use project management techniques
Transferable skills able to:
1. Communicate effectively, in writing, orally, through presentations and through drawings.
2. Work with others..
3. Use general ICT tools.
4. Locate and retrieve information from libraries, databases and other sources
5. Manipulate data, and present it in a variety of ways.
6. Use creativity and innovation in dealing with engineering situations.
7. Learn independently
8. Manage their own time.
9. Work with limited or contradictory information.