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Electrical and Electronic Engineering BEng (Hons)

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

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UCAS CODE: 3TY8

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours) - BEng (Hon)

  • Location

    SA1 Waterfront Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Graduates from this programme will be equipped with skills and knowledge at the forefront of their discipline to meet the specialised needs of industry, thus enhancing graduate employability.

This programme is designed to enhance industrial relevance by focusing on the practical application of theory whilst maintaining academic rigour.

Course Overview

This BEng course will develop knowledge of both the electrical and electronic engineering needed for modern industrial organisations.

Students study fundamental electrical and electronic principles, microprocessors and mathematic. Electronics coverage includes circuit design, digital signal processing, power electronics and electronic system design.

Emphasis is put on hands on exercises to reinforce the theoretical concepts covered in the lectures. Heavy use is put on industrial standard software packages such as Matlab, Xilinx, Mentor Graphics and Microsoft’s Visual Development Studio.

The School is equipped with state of the art digital signal processing and digital synthesis development systems made possible by equipment donations from Xilinx and Texas Instruments, this gives students the chance to gain first-hand experience on the best technology currently in use in industry.

The overall aim of this programme is to develop students with the skills to work in the electrical and electronic engineering domain. Through a number of industrial links, the school has established a strong industrial demand for this programme. The expertise and skills you develop from designing and implementing solutions to defined problems as part of a team is highly regarded by employers.

Assessment

The School of Applied Computing aims to produce graduates that help shape the future of electrical and electronic engineering. The course content is contemporary and shaped for employability through close links with local and national employers.

Students are assessed through a combination of laboratory-based practicals, assignments, presentations, projects and examinations. Module assessment is often by assignment, or assignment and examination. The final mark for some modules may include one or more pieces of course work set and completed during the module. Project work is assessed by a written report and presentation.

Career Opportunities

Applicants for this programme would be technically minded and may have previously studied engineering, computing or the sciences.

They would seek to become an expert who can understand the hardware, software and communications aspect of electrical and electronic systems. Graduates of this programme would be expected to seek employment as electrical engineers, electronic engineers, electrical maintenance engineers, etc.

In these roles, they could expect to be employed in a number of industry sectors including aerospace, automotive, distribution, manufacturing, etc.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 80

Our offer is not solely based on academic results, and the standard offer should be seen only as a guide. We will take your skills, achievements and life experience into consideration and may make offers based on different points to applicants who provide evidence of capacity to pursue the course successfully.

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    91st

  • Campus address

    University of Wales Trinity Saint David, College Road, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3EP, Wales

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