University of Huddersfield has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Electronics and computers are all around us and developments in both can have a big impact in our daily lives. ‘Invisible computers’ help to operate everyday equipment like supermarket scanners, central heating timers and car management systems, but also larger systems such as, diagnostic equipment used in hospitals, broadband and satellites. This STEM course has been designed to help you understand how electronics and computers work together, and could help you gain a job at the forefront of technological developments to meet the ever-increasing demand for new sustainable solutions to improve society and everyday life. The aim of the course is to develop your understanding of:
- Computer systems architectures
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Embedded systems
Year 1 Core modules: Computer Programming Electronic Design Manufacture and Test Mathematics Professional Development Electrical Principles 1 Electronics 1 Year 2 Core modules: Enterprise: Electronic Product Design and Manufacture Signal Analysis and Control Embedded Systems Electronics 2 Electrical Principles 2 Communications Year 3 – optional placement year Final year Core modules: Final Year Project DSP Applications Parallel Computer Architecture Clusters and Grids Digital System Integration Option modules: Choose one from a list which may include - Control Systems Analogue System Integration
Examinations, assignments, short tests and project work are all used for assessment. Our staff are committed to supporting you and helping to solve any problems you may have through tutorials and the personal tutor system. Your module specification/course handbook will provide full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||120 - 112 points||from a combination of Level 3 qualifications which must include the accepted qualifications as listed in Additional Information.|
|A level||BBC - BBB||A Levels must include Mathematics and at least one other suitable Science/Technology subject as listed in Additional Information.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDM - DMM||in Engineering. DDM-DMM in BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Science/Technology is also acceptable with A Level Mathematics at least at Grade C. See Additional Information for further details of what is accepted.|
|Access to HE Diploma||M: 45 credits||in relevant Science/Technology subjects.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||120 - 112 UCAS tariff points from International Baccalaureate qualifications which must include Science/Technology subjects.|
Additional Information Successful completion of Engineering Foundation Year. To successfully complete the Foundation Year you must pass all 6 modules and achieve an average mark of 50% or above. A Levels (in addition to A2 Mathematics) must include one of the following: Electronics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Physics, Further Mathematics, Mechanics, Dynamics or General Engineering. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (instead of A2 Mathematics) must be one of the following: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering. If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/where-are-you-from/ Other suitable skills or experience gained in a relevant industry will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Students doing IET accredited courses can apply for these scholarships and grants. For further information please visit the IET’s website - http://www.theiet.org/membership/awards/index.cfm
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