University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Prifysgol Cymru Y Drindod Dewi Sant)

Embedded Electronic Systems

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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. As technology moves forwards, engineering is becoming of significant importance, featuring heavily in all areas including - but not limited to - electric vehicles, manufacturing, power generation, transmission and distribution networks, smart devices, communication and information systems. 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. The sustainability of modern life is dependent upon the reduction of carbon emissions through increased energy efficiency of electrical devices and the use of electric vehicles. To support these societal needs, the new generation of engineers must be able to understand new and emerging technologies which will come about in the not-too-distant future. This programme is designed to enhance industrial relevance by focusing on the practical application of theory whilst maintaining academic rigour.

Course details

Modules

Year One – Level 4 - BEng/HND/HNC Computer Systems Fundamentals (20 credits; compulsory) Embedded C (10 credits; compulsory) Electrical & Electronic Principles (20 credits; compulsory) Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) Mathematics (20 credits; compulsory) Signals & Systems (10 credits; compulsory) Micros Peripherals & Interfaces (20 credits; compulsory) Year Two - Level 5 - BEng/HND Changemakers: Creativity & Value Creation (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) Digital Signal Processing & Communications (10 credits; compulsory) Electromagnetic Radiation (20 credits; compulsory) Electronics 1 (20 credits; compulsory) Radio Frequency Systems (10 credits; compulsory) Group Project (20 credits; compulsory) Distributed Intelligence Systems (20 credits; compulsory). Year Three - Level 6 - BEng Advanced Radio Frequency Systems (20 credits; compulsory) Electronics 2 (20 credits; compulsory) Electronic Systems Design (20 credits; compulsory) Advanced Digital Signal Processing & Communications (20 credits; compulsory) Independent Project (40 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module).


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
BES1
Institution code:
T80
Campus name:
SA1 Waterfront Campus, Swansea
Campus code:
T

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
International £13500 Year 1

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Embedded Electronic Systems at University of Wales Trinity Saint David - UCAS