Planit


Electronic and Software Engineering

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

This programme delivers the ideal marriage between electronic engineering and software engineering, allowing graduates to pursue a wide range of engineering interests and career choices. You will use your imagination, creativity and knowledge to provide society with the complex electronic systems it needs as well as the software required to operate these systems optimally.

In your future career you may design the machines that supply our energy needs, digital control systems for aircrafts, internet-enabled sensors, design complete computer systems on a silicon chip, photonics to instrument the ocean depths, create stunning electronic displays, or design the latest communications satellite or mobile phone.

Year 1: Principles of Electronics; CAD and Communications in Engineering Practice; Fundamentals of Engineering Materials; Engineering Mathematics 1; Fundamental Engineering Mechanics; Electronics Design.

Year 2: Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics; Process Engineering; Engineering Mathematics 2; Design and Computing in Engineering Practice; Electrical and Mechanical Systems; Electronic Systems.

Year 3: Control Systems; Signals, Systems and Signal Processing; C/C++ Programming; Electrical Power Engineering; Digital Systems; Communications Engineering 1; Electrical and Electronics Engineering Design; Engineering Analysis and Methods 1A; Project and Safety Management.

Year 4: Sensing and Instrumentation; Electrical Machines and Drives; Computer and Software Engineering; Communications Engineering 2; Individual Project (MEng/BEng); Group Design Project (BEng).

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:
Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (first sitting) including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics plus National 5 English. Those with Highers at BBB with a good performance in Maths and Physics by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.

Widening access entry:
2 Highers at BB including Maths (by end of S5). Additional Highers/Advanced Highers in S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BEng Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H6H4

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Physical Science

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk

Career Area

Engineering

Career Sectors

Aeronautical Engineering

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering General

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (including Fabrication and Welding)

Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering

Offshore and Energy