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Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

Year 1
Circuit Theory, Digital Design, Mathematics, Computer Programming and Electronic Design form the core subjects. In addition, students choose an elective option from a list that includes Mechanics and Physics.

Year 2
Further study of Electronic Design, Digital Design, Embedded Programming and Mathematics is complemented by introductions to Signals and Electromechanical Systems supported by appropriate lab and project work.

Year 3
Emphasis turns to design synthesis. Subjects include Energy Systems, Analogue Electronics, Electromagnetics, Physical Electronics and Communications. A quarter of the year is spent working on a large team-based project, incorporating Digital and Software Design, Mechanics and Management.

Year 4
Students work on a group project during both semesters and select taught topics from a list that includes Embedded Systems, Sustainable Energy and Power Systems, Communications, Image Processing, RF Communications, Analogue Electronics and Microwave Techniques.

Year 5
The summer and the first semester form a six-month industrial placement. During the second semester students choose from a range of advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering topics.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 4 Highers at AABB including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics plus English at National 5.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BBBC including Maths and Engineering Science or Physics plus English at National 5.

For entry to Level 2 you would require Advanced Higher Maths and Physics at BB plus 4 Highers at AABB.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MEng

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H605

Course Length

5 years

Faculty

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department

Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.hw.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