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UCAS CODE: ING1

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    SA1 Waterfront Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

There has long been a demand in industry for the computer expert who can understand the hardware, software and communications aspect of computer and electronic systems.

While many courses cover one or other of these important topics, this programme will educate you in all of these important areas.

Course Overview

This BEng Electronics Engineering course will develop knowledge of both the hardware and software systems needed for modern computers. It also concentrates on analogue electronics, digital electronics, microprocessors and digital signal processing and communications.

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 computer systems and electronics industries. Through a number of industrial links, the school has established a strong industrial demand for this programme.

The expertise and skills you develop from creating and managing software and hardware solutions 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 computing and electronics. 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 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 a computer expert who can understand the hardware, software and communications aspect of computer and electronic systems. HND graduates would seek positions as network design technician, electronics design technician, communications systems technician, 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 : 104

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University information

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

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

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