Electronic Engineering at University of Salford - UCAS

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From transport to communications to commerce, electronics have revolutionised industries. Gain the knowledge and skills ready to shape the next generation of ideas with a BEng (Hons) Electronic Engineering degree at Salford. The role of an electronic engineer is an exciting one, with diverse roles ranging from developing technical business solutions, to creating new consumer tech. Delivered over three years, our Electronic Engineering degree draws from computing and engineering spectrums to provide you with capabilities needed by industries throughout the world. Featuring project work aimed at developing practical and research based skills, course modules will help you to explore analogue and digital electronics, mathematics, computer fundamentals and computer networking. We’ll also broaden your knowledge of applied mathematics to electronics systems, telecommunications, digital systems design and digital signal processing. Teaching and learning is complemented by the world-class facilities, including our CISCO-based networking laboratories at our MedaCityUK campus, and dedicated electronics and software simulation laboratories at our Peel Park campus. With our envious location, minutes from central Manchester, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to get involved in the region’s thriving tech community. Our new home for engineering In Autumn 2022, we opened our new £65 million hub for science, engineering and the environment - and our new home for engineering. Sustainability-designed and 100% electric powered, the building offers unrivalled teaching, learning and research facilities and provides exciting new spaces for industry collaboration. Features • Learn all aspects of electronic engineering, from analogue electronics to mobile networking to WAN • Analyse audio signals and systems and the mechanisms behind speech production which are at the forefront of the discipline • Explore the concept and the processes of computer and network systems, looking at hardware, software, and networking technology and security • Learn about the functionality of embedded systems, by exploring the design and implementation of modern systems and programming languages


First year modules may include: Technologies in Context, Analogue and Digital Electronics, Introduction to Computers and Network Systems, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computing. Year two modules may include: Digital Signal Processing, Digital Communications Systems Group Design Project, Mobile Networking and Network Simulation, Computing Laboratory, Antenna and Transmission Systems. Year three modules may include: Power and Control Systems, Speech and Signal Processing, Embedded Systems, The WAN and Global Networks, Industrial Management and Project Preparation, Final Year Project. Students can complete a placement year between years two and three. Students are responsible for sourcing their own placement, with the university assisting where appropriate.

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Electronic Engineering at University of Salford - UCAS