In electrical engineering, we apply the fact that electricity can be used to transport and deliver energy. It lights our homes, runs many of our domestic gadgets, and keeps the wheels of industry turning. It is such an established and reliable part of our lives that we too often take it for granted, yet it remains a fascinating and developing field of study. Electrical engineering deals with the study of motors and generators and their control, power transmission and distribution systems, and the principles that underlie them. In electronic engineering, we apply electricity to carry, process and store information. This is the driving force behind today's information revolution, and forms the basis of everyday devices like the mobile phone and the computer, as well as a huge range of systems used in commerce and industry. Electronics depends heavily on semiconductor technology, which has led to the invention of the famous microchip. Both electrical and electronic engineering depend on the same fundamental scientific laws, but diverge widely beyond these basics.
YEAR 1: Signal and Circuit Analysis Techniques; Transport Systems and CPD; Engineering Workshop; Electromagnetic Devices; Analogue and Digital Electronics; Sustainable Energy System. YEAR 2: Circuit Analysis (Mode B); Project Management and Team Leadership; Control and Instrumentation Technology; Electrical Machines Technology; Transport Engineering; Electronic Systems (Mode B). YEAR 3: Electrical Power Systems; Innovation in Sustainable Engineering Design; Independent Project (Engineering) – Double; Electronic Devices and Systems; Sensors and Control.
You will learn through a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, on and off site laboratory and site work and visits to companies. You will be assessed through workshop laboratories, surveying field work, group work and individual assignments. Some traditional exams maybe involved for design tests.
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This course is not open to international students
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|Northern Ireland||£6165||Year 1|