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Communication Systems and Electronics (with Industrial Experience)

MEng Hons (Full Time)

Year:14/15
UCAS Code:H648
Minimum Length:4 Year(s)
Credit Points:540
Part II Weight:14
Part II Year 2 Weight:3
Part II Year 3 Weight:5
Part II Year 4 Weight:6
Director of Studies:Dr U Roedig

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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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

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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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