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The BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering aims to develop Engineers with a broad understanding of current technology and practice trends in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, covering a wide range of topics related to electrical power and electronic systems.

This discipline encompasses a wide skills base and the course equips graduates with the knowledge, skills, professionalism and confidence to thrive in the always-evolving field of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, as well as to find employment in a diverse set of industrial, commercial and research sectors.

Through special option modules, this course can provide graduates with expertise and specialisation in areas which are rapidly evolving and have, possibly, the highest employability potential in Engineering.

> Telecommunications and Mobile Technologies
> Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems

Modules

YEAR 1

CODE MODULE TITLE ECTS MODULE DETAILS
COMPULSORY
CO1407 Introduction to Programming 10   More Details
EL1801 Electrical Engineering Fundamentals 10   More Details
MA1831 Functions, Vectors, and Calculus 10   More Details
AP1841 Introduction to Mechanics 10   More Details
EF1705 English Language I** 10   More Details
EF1706 English Language II** 10   More Details

YEAR 2

CODE MODULE TITLE ECTS MODULE DETAILS
COMPULSORY
EL1242 Digital Electronics 10   More Details
EL1802 Applied Physics 10   More Details
EL1205 Electronic Engineering Practice 10   More Details
EL1785 Electronics and Instrumentation 10   More Details
CO1406 Algorithms and Data Structures 10   More Details
MA1811 Introduction to Algebra and Linear Algebra 10   More Details

YEAR 3

CODE MODULE TITLE ECTS MODULE DETAILS
COMPULSORY
EL2242 Digital Systems 10   More Details
EL2205 Electronic Systems Applications 10   More Details
EL2100 Signal and Control Systems 10   More Details
EL2311 Software Development 10   More Details
EL2006 Data Communications 10   More Details
EL2801 Power Systems 10   More Details

YEAR 4

CODE MODULE TITLE ECTS MODULE DETAILS
COMPULSORY
EL3995 Project (core) 15   More Details
EL3996 Engineering Professionalism 5   More Details
OPTIONS***
EL3803 Engineering Economics 5   More Details
EL3805 Project Management 5   More Details
EL3250 Microcontroller Systems 10   More Details
EL3808 Digital Communications 10   More Details
EL3147 Digital signal and Image Processing 10   More Details
EL3801 Wireless, Mobile and Fibre-optic Communications 10   More Details
EL3807 Mobile Technologies 10   More Details
EL3800 Power Systems Operation and Control 10   More Details
EL3802 Renewable Energy Sources 10   More Details
EL3804 Power Electronics 5   More Details
EL3806 Electrical Services 5   More Details
EL3809 Applied Power Electronics 5   More Details

**Compulsory modules for students following advanced entry route

***Option modules will run subject to availability and demand

CAREER OPTIONS

Employability is central to our degree provision and through this programme students will develop the necessary electrical and electronic engineering skills to ensure their successful career in this field. Course delivery allows students to concentrate in their chosen area depending on module choices, including Telecommunications, Mobile Technologies, Renewable Energy Systems, Digital Design, Electronics and Power Systems. This ensures their studies are shaped to suit their career aspirations.

We consider practical experience an important component of our students’ future employability. Through a number of modules, students will have the opportunity to get hands-on, practical understanding and experience to enhance their skills. Industrial placements may also be available for students to broaden their practical work experience and to consolidate their learning, as well as establishing a professional network which can provide them with a significant advantage in their early career development.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering graduates are in greater demand more than ever, which means the possible career options are varied. Graduates could be employed in many different industry sectors including but not limited to, electronics, IT, energy, power, transportation, telecommunications, and consumer electronics, as well as in research and development.