MCAST Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronics Engineering

MCAST Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronics Engineering

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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronics Engineering
Course Code EE6-07-15
MQF Level Level 6
Duration 4 years full-time
Awarding Body MCAST
Entry Requirements MCAST-BTEC or MCAST MQF Level 4 qualification in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering


2 A-Level passes and 2 I-Level passes

Compulsory A-Levels: Physics and Mathematics (Pure or Applied)


Other Entry Requirements
Course Description The aim of this degree is to develop students into qualified engineers who are both academically prepared and practically trained to satisfy the requirements of local electronics industry.

Moreover, these graduates will be suitably prepared to embark on professional careers or further their studies abroad. Electronics is still a highly relevant and attractive technological field that has evolved at a rapid rate. This interdisciplinary field is practically used in every aspect of modern life as exemplified by the advances in computers and communications. The course will bring students in contact with the modern technologies and gives an in-depth mix of

knowledge and skills..

Study/Course Delivery
Assessment The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning of the content has taken place. For each unit delivered students will be assigned a mixture of home-based and time-constrained assignment in class. At the end of the course students will also present their thesis.
Programme Learning Outcomes 1. Design and implement hardware and firmware for embedded systems applications

2. Design and evaluate complex analogue and digital electronic circuits to meet set specifications for various engineering applications

3. Manage projects involving the installation and maintenance of engineering systems

4. Contribute in the development of research projects in the field of electronic engineering.

Core Study Units
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Signals and Systems
  • Analogue Electronics
  • Control Systems Theory
  • Advanced Digital Electronics
  • Microcontrollers
  • Software Design and Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Advanced VHDL
  • IT and Networking Fundamentals
  • Mathematics
  • Design with FPGAs
  • Advanced Microcontroller Applications and Digital Signal Processing
  • Power Electronics – Generic Circuits and Power Supply Applications
  • Power Electronics – Motor Drives
  • Programming for Engineers
  • Practical Mixed Signal Electronics Design
  • DSP Applications
  • Thesis
Specialist Units
Supplementary Units
Supporting Units
Optional Units
Progress After Completion
Career Opportunities
  • Design engineer
  • Electronic engineer
  • Electrical engineer