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Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UEEE-AFM15: MEng(Hons) Electronic Systems Engineering

Leading to the award of MASTER OF ENGINEERING IN ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Normal programme duration: 4 years

[Page last updated: 10 August 2020]

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

  • This programme has no possible DAPs
 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE10134 Introduction to programming in MATLAB 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE10142 Electronic laboratory techniques & professional engineering practice I 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE10168 Circuit theory 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE10171 Engineering physics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE10213 Mathematics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE10135 Signals, systems and communications 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE10140 Microprocessors and interfacing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE10169 Digital electronics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE10214 Mathematics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE10218 Electronic systems design and manufacture 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 20% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE20004 Electronic devices & circuits 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE20021 Digital systems design 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE20083 Signal processing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE20085 Electromagnetics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE20222 Electronic systems design and manufacture 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE20017 Communication principles 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE20084 Structured programming 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE20099 Electrical systems & power electronics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE20194 Group design and professional engineering practice II 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE20195 Control systems 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 40% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE30121 Microelectronic systems 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 4 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE30031 Digital communications 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE30123 Power electronics & drives 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE30124 High frequency electronics and design 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE30141 Spacecraft systems engineering 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE30175 Digital audio and signal processing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 3

Designated Essential Units:
NB. You may be permitted to take EE30245 (External integrated project - 30 credits) instead of EE30148 and EE40148 in Semester 2 subject to the approval of your Director of Studies.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE30147 Group design and business project I 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE40148 Group design and business project II 18 credits       [equivalent to 36 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Exemption: Part & stage weightings for this programme are 0:20:40:40 instead of 0:16:34:50.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 40% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE40212 Advanced microelectronic system design 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 4 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE40054 Digital image processing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE40098 Computational intelligence 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE40136 Radar systems and remote sensing 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE40202 Biosensors and bioelectronics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE40211 Satellite based navigation systems 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
EE40244 Advanced electronic materials 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
EE40150 MEng individual project 30 credits       [equivalent to 60 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.