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Electronic & electrical engineering (H6)

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Electronic & electrical engineering (H600) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the practical uses of electricity. Involves the study of charged particles. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Electronic engineering (H610) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to devices whereby electrons are conducted through a semi-conductor, free space or gas. Closely linked with electrical engineering. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Microelectronic engineering (H611) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to microcircuits. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Integrated circuit design (H612) The study of the most efficient processing of semiconductor material to form integrated circuits. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Electrical engineering (H620) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the practical uses of electrical systems. Involves the study of charged particles. Closely linked with electronic engineering. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Electrical power (H630) The study of the rates at which electrical energy is fed into or taken from a device or system. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Electrical power generation (H631) The study and development of techniques for producing electricity. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Electrical power distribution (H632) The study and development of electromotive forces and techniques for distributing electricity. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Communications engineering (H640) The study and principles of engineering as they apply to electronic engineering. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Telecommunications engineering (H641) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the telephonic or telegraphic communication of audio, video or other information (e.g. data) by means of radio waves, optical or electrical signals. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Broadcast engineering (H642) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the equipment required to transmit audio or video information for radio and/or television programmes. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Satellite engineering (H643) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to man-made devices orbiting the earth for communication purposes. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Microwave engineering (H644) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to electromagnetic radiation or very short length radio waves used for transmitting and collecting information. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Systems engineering (H650) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to an assembly of electrical, electronic and mechanical components with interdependent functions. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Digital circuit engineering (H651) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to discrete values of input and output voltage levels. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Analogue circuit engineering (H652) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to voltages or currents used to measure or represent quantities. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Control systems (H660) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to electrical and electronic methods of measurement, regulation and operation. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Instrumentation control (H661) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the electronic manipulation of tools. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Control by light systems (H662) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the manipulation of tools by visible electromagnetic radiation. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Robotics & cybernetics (H670) The study of the relationship between biological systems and man-made systems designed and created to mimic them. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Robotics (H671) The study of designing, building and use of robots. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Cybernetics (H672) The study of control systems in electronic and mechanical devices and the extent to which comparisons can be made between man-made and biological systems. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Virtual reality engineering (H674) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to computer-generated environments. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Optoelectronic engineering (H680) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to devices in which an optical input produces electrical output or in which electrical stimulation produces visible, ultraviolet or infrared output. Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Electronic & electrical engineering not elsewhere classified (H690) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into other Electronic and Electrical Engineering categories. To be used sparingly. Electrical & Electronic Engineering