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Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Heriot-Watt University

Venues

Edinburgh Campus

Content

First Year: Circuit theory, computers, programming and software engineering are studied and students are introduced to practical experimentation.

Second Year: Analysis of Electrical and Electronic Systems is complemented by further study of Programming and Software Development. The design process is introduced through analogue and digital project assignments. External options may be used to pursue a foreign language in preparation for an exchange visit during the Third Year:.

Third Year: Emphasis turns to design synthesis. Subjects include Energy Systems, Power Electronics, Communications and Signals Processing. Group project in digital/analogue electronics and robotics.

Fourth Year: Topics include Embedded Systems; Image/Signal Processing; Digital and Analogue Electronic Systems; Computer and Internet Engineering; Mobile and Digital Communications; Microwaves and Photonics; Real time Control and Robotics; Electronics and Microsystems Engineering, Power and High Voltage Engineering, Foundations of Energy, Renewable Energy Technology. Individual project with dissertation.

Entry Requirements

2020 entry requirements:
Standard entry: 5 Highers at BBBBC 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

BEng Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

H600

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Engineering and Physical Sciences

Department

Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering

SCQF Level

10

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