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MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

The University’s status as a Siemens Global Principal Partner offers Lincoln graduates opportunities for placements, mentoring, and recruitment at Siemens Energy.

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Dr Edmond Nurellari - Programme Leader

Dr Edmond Nurellari - Programme Leader

Dr Nurellari has been a member of the School of Engineering since 2017, with research interests in drone based communication systems, wireless power transfer, distributed signal processing, signal processing on graphs, resource allocations, distributed decisions, and network security analysis in wireless sensor networks by employing tools from graph theory and game theory.

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Welcome to MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical engineering is essential to the modern world, encompassing everything from energy and automation through to communications and transport. The MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme is designed to equip students with the skills needed by industry and to succeed as the engineers of the future.

Founded in collaboration with Siemens, the University of Lincoln's School of Engineering has a core philosophy of research-led teaching. Our innovative industrial collaborations have led to a rich programme of work experience opportunities, including at Siemens Energy in Lincoln. The University is also one of a select group of Siemens' Global Principal Partners.

Throughout the course, there are extensive opportunities at each level of study to engage in hands-on projects and benefit from learning in an environment where our academics and researchers are conducting research. The curriculum is designed to support students to bridge the gap between university and the professional world by developing skills that are essential within industry.

Strong links exist between our Mechanical and Electrical programmes, enabling our students to develop the strong cross-disciplinary focus necessary for the modern engineer, and an understanding of industry perspectives.

Welcome to MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical engineering is essential to the modern world, encompassing everything from energy and automation through to communications and transport. The MEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering programme is designed to equip students with the skills to succeed as the engineers of the future.

Founded in collaboration with Siemens, the University of Lincoln's School of Engineering has a core philosophy of research-led teaching. Our innovative industrial collaborations have led to a rich programme of work experience opportunities, including at Siemens Energy in Lincoln. The University is also one of a select group of Siemens' Global Principal Partners.

Throughout the course, there are opportunities to engage in hands-on projects and benefit from learning in an environment where electrical engineering research is being conducted by our academics.

Strong links exist between our Mechanical and Electrical programmes, enabling our students to develop the strong cross-disciplinary focus necessary for the modern engineer, and an understanding of industry perspectives.

How You Study

The course covers core electrical engineering subjects and provides opportunities to specialise in advanced electronics. Teaching and learning on the programme aims to empower problem- and project-based learning. We aim to narrow the gap between employers requirements and our graduates skills by developing skills that are required by industry.

The first and second year of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes offer a foundation in engineering theory and practice. Students can develop fundamental knowledge in areas such as robotics, semiconductor device physics, electrical technology, matter and interactions, engineering mathematics, and numerical computation. Teaching includes important technical and workshop skills and, after the first year, students can specialise in electrical and electronic engineering.

Specialist modules in the third year include Power Electronics, Robotics and Automation, and Internet of Things and Smart Electronics. At each stage, students have opportunities to develop their engineering skills on real-life problems through project-based learning opportunities.

The MEng involves a fourth year of Masters-level study, which includes modules such as advanced system design. Students can also learn about project management, teamwork, and leadership, and complete an extended group project.

What You Need to Know

We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.

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How You Study

The course covers core electrical engineering subjects and provides opportunities to specialise in advanced electronics. Teaching and learning on the programme aims to empower problem- and project-based learning. We aim to narrow the gap between employers requirements and our graduates skills by developing skills that are required by industry.

The first and second year of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes offers a foundation in engineering theory and practice. Students can develop fundamental knowledge in areas such as robotics, semiconductor device physics, electrical technology, electromagnetism, engineering mathematics, and numerical computation. Teaching includes important technical and workshop skills and, after the first year, students can specialise in electrical and electronic engineering.

Specialist modules in the third year include Power Electronics, Robotics and Automation, and Internet of Things and Smart Electronics. At each stage, students have opportunities to develop their engineering skills on real-life problems through project-based learning.

The MEng involves a fourth year of Masters-level study, which includes modules such as advanced system design and microwave communications. Students can also learn about project management, teamwork, and leadership, and complete an extended group project.

What You Need to Know

We want you to have all the information you need to make an informed decision on where and what you want to study. To help you choose the course that’s right for you, we aim to bring to your attention all the important information you may need. Our What You Need to Know page offers detailed information on key areas including contact hours, assessment, optional modules, and additional costs.

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Teaching and Learning During Covid-19

Information for Offer Holders Joining Us in Autumn 2021

Letter from Head of School of Engineering

We are delighted you are interested in joining us at the University of Lincoln and I am writing to let you know about our planning for the new academic year. You currently have an offer of a place at the University, and we want to keep you updated so you can start preparing for your future, should you be successful in meeting any outstanding conditions of your offer.

We fully intend your experience with us at Lincoln will be engaging, supportive and academically challenging. We are determined to provide our students with a safe and exciting campus experience, ensuring you benefit from the best that both face-to-face and online teaching offer. We have kept our focus on friendliness and community spirit at Lincoln and we look forward to your participation in that community.

As you know, the UK Government has published its roadmap for the easing of Coronavirus lockdown restrictions in England. There are still some uncertainties for universities around possible restrictions for the next academic year, particularly in relation to social distancing in large group teaching. We are planning in line with government guidance for both face-to-face and online teaching to ensure you have a good campus experience and can complete all the requirements for your programme.  We are fully prepared to adapt and flex our plans if changes in government regulations make this necessary during the year.

Face-to-face teaching and interaction with tutors and course mates are key to students’ learning and the broader student experience. Face-to-face sessions will be prioritised where it is most valuable, particularly for seminars, tutorials, workshops, practical and lab sessions. Students tell us that there are real benefits to some elements of online learning within a blended approach, such as revisiting recorded materials and developing new digital skills and confidence.  At Lincoln we aim to take forward the best aspects of both.

This letter sets out in detail various aspects of the planned experience at Lincoln for your chosen subject area, and we hope the information is helpful as you plan for your future.

Teaching and Learning

Engineering is very much a hands-on discipline, and we incorporate several opportunities for you to move beyond the classroom within our curriculum. This will include practical/workshop classes to develop your technical and practical skills. It is our intention to offer these opportunities unless public health restrictions prevent us from doing so. Access to our specialist facilities is at the forefront of our delivery and we plan to provide you with as full a face-to-face experience in laboratories/workshops along with personal tutoring, seminars, and small group teaching. Within the School of Engineering, we also undertake to provide students with a range of assessment methods, which may include assessment of technical skills, presentation skills, essay/report writing, and a range of online and in person opportunities to demonstrate your learning, understanding and development as you progress through the curriculum. For our accredited programmes we continue to work with our accrediting bodies of the IMechE and IET, confirming with them the standards required of such accreditations continue to be met should any adjustments to delivery or assessment be required as per last year.

We recognise that there are no guarantees in the current pandemic, and students may have questions regarding their programme of study, Lincoln, or any other aspect of their university experience. We will communicate with you via e-mail, either from the University or from the School for more specific information, as necessary. In addition, we provide below an e-mail address for you to contact us should you have queries that have not been addressed – we would love to hear from you as we move towards the new academic year so, please do get in touch using the e-mail address at the end of this letter if you need us – it is our job to make your time at Lincoln as rewarding as possible.

The University Campus

We are very proud of our beautiful and vibrant campuses at the University of Lincoln and we have used our extensive indoor and outdoor spaces to provide students with access to study and social areas as well as learning resources and facilities, adapting them where necessary in line with government guidance. All the mitigations and safety measures you would expect are in place on our campuses (at Lincoln, Riseholme and Holbeach), such as hand sanitisers, one-way systems, and other social distancing measures where these are required.

Student Wellbeing and Support

The University’s Student Wellbeing Centre and Student Support Centre are fully open for face-to-face and online support. Should you, as one of our applicants, have any questions about coming to Lincoln in October or any other concerns, these specialist teams are here for you. You can contact Student Wellbeing and the Student Support Centre by visiting https://studentservices.lincoln.ac.uk where service details and contact information are available, or if you are in Lincoln you can make an appointment to meet a member of the team.

To enable you to make the most out of your experience in Lincoln and to help you access course materials and other services, we recommend that you have a desktop, laptop or tablet device available during your studies. This will enable you to engage easily with our online learning platforms from your student accommodation or from home. Students can use IT equipment on campus in the Library, our learning lounges, and specialist academic areas; however, there may not always be a space free when you have a timetabled session or an assessment to complete which is why we recommend you have your own device too, if possible. If you are struggling to access IT equipment or reliable internet services, please contact ICT for technical support and Student Support who can assist you with further advice and information.

We are committed to providing you with the best possible start to university life and to helping you to prepare for your time with us. As part of this commitment, you can access our Student Life pre-arrival online support package. This collection of digital resources, advice and helpful tips created by current students is designed to help you prepare for the all-important first steps into higher education, enabling you to learn within a supportive community and to make the most of the new opportunities that the University of Lincoln provides. When you are ready, you can begin by going to studentlife.lincoln.ac.uk/starting.

Students’ Union

Your Students’ Union is here to make sure that you get the most from every aspect of your student experience. They will be providing a huge range of in-person and virtual events and opportunities - you are sure to find something perfect for you! Meet people and find a new hobby by joining one of their 150 sports teams and societies. Grab lunch between teaching or a drink with friends in The Swan, Towers or The Barge. Learn new skills and boost your CV by taking part in training courses and volunteering opportunities in your spare time. Grab a bike from the Cycle Hire and explore the city you will be calling home.

To kick-off the new academic year, your Students’ Union will be bringing you The Official Lincoln Freshers Week 2021, with a huge line-up of social events, club nights, fayres and activities for you enjoy (restrictions permitting). Keep an eye on www.facebook.com/lincolnfreshers21 for line-up and ticket updates, so you don’t miss out.

Most importantly, your Students’ Union will always be there for you when you need it most; making sure that your voice as a student is always heard. The SU Advice Centre can provide independent advice and support on housing, finance, welfare and academic issues. As well as this, your Course Representatives are always on hand to make sure that you are getting the best from your academic experience. To find out more about the Students’ Union’s events, opportunities, support and how to get in contact go to: www.lincolnsu.com.

Student Accommodation

Many applicants will choose to live in dedicated student accommodation on, or close to, campus and you may well have already booked your student residence for the upcoming year. All University-managed student accommodation will have our Residential Wardens in place. Residential Wardens are here to help you settle into your new accommodation and will be offering flatmate and residential support activities throughout the year. If you have booked University accommodation, you will have already heard from us with further details on where you will be living to help you prepare. If you have not yet booked your accommodation, we still have plenty of options available. In the meantime, lots of advice and information can be found on the accommodation pages of our website.

The information detailed in this letter will form part of your agreement with the University of Lincoln. If we do not hear from you to the contrary prior to enrolment, we will assume that you acknowledge and accept the information contained in this letter. Adaptations to how we work may have to be made in line with any future changes in government guidance, and we will communicate these with you as necessary. Please do review the University’s Admissions Terms and Conditions (in particular sections 8 and 9) and Student Complaints Procedure so you understand your rights and the agreement between the University and its students.

We very much hope this information is useful to help you plan for the next step in your academic journey, and we look forward to welcoming you here at Lincoln this Autumn. This is the start of a new phase and will be an exciting time for all of us. If you have any questions, please do email me at aelseragy@lincoln.ac.uk.

Ahmed Elseragy

Head of the School of Engineering

† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.

Advanced System Design 2025-26ELE9001MLevel 72025-26The aim of this module is to provide students with practical experience of advanced hardware-software design tools and methodologies. By focusing on a specific target system and working on a practical project using advanced FPGAs, students will have the possibility to deepen their knowledge on a specific area and get in-depth practical training.CoreEmbedded System Design for Industrial Application 2025-26ELE9002MLevel 72025-26Embedded systems have become commonplace in our digital age and are used in every industry, from aerospace to consumer applications. Embedded devices range from everyday devices to advanced embedded systems used for complex applications. The overall aim of this module is to introduce students to the design and analysis of computational systems that interact with physical processes. Applications of such systems include medical devices and systems, consumer electronics, toys and games, assisted living, traffic control and safety, automotive systems, process control, energy management and conservation, environmental control, aircraft control systems, communications systems, instrumentation, critical infrastructure control (electric power, water resources, and communications systems for example), robotics and distributed robotics (telepresence, telemedicine), defense systems, manufacturing, and smart structures. This module will give students the opportunity to undertake the design and development process for embedded (dedicated) computer systems in relation to the environment in which they operate and to know how to integrate embedded hardware, software, and operating systems to meet the functional requirements of embedded applications.CoreGroup Project 2025-26EGR9024M (old code EGR3013M)Level 72025-26In this module, students have the opportunity to create design concepts relating to an engineering artefact or topic. This module provides a learning experience that aims to enable students to apply their engineering and scientific knowledge within a realistic and substantial team project, and gain experience of working in a research or industry based design environment. Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their creativity and initiative in carrying out a demanding investigation or design project. As teams, students can negotiate with their client, be it an academic supervisor or an external sponsor, develop team working skills, plan their project, and present their work through meetings, reports and oral presentation. Teams will be comprised of students following different specialist streams, representing different areas of expertise.CoreManaging Projects 2025-26EGR9013MLevel 72025-26The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the management of projects throughout the project life-cycle, from concept to beneficial operation. Business has long recognised the imperative for good, integrated processes in order to extract best value from capital investments; this course explores the benefits and imperatives for adopting a Capital Value Process for selecting the right projects to deliver required business goals, and for establishing robust Project Execution Plans for delivering world class results, as well as facilitating executive control at all stages throughout the project lifecycle. The student will compare and contrast the differing emphases and approaches to project delivery for several professional bodies and will be introduced to ten key project principles which underpin world class project performance across a broad range of industry sectors. They will also practise using several strategic planning tools to aid objective decision making and option screening. Importantly, the course will establish the imperative of good health, safety and environmental performance as a business value. It is not the intention of this module to teach project technical skills, such as planning, estimating or contract administration, but more to equip future project managers with a broad range of skills and competences so that, armed with the core project principles they might harness the skills of a diverse team of project professionals in developing and executing major projects, programmes and portfolios of the future.CoreRF and Microwave Communications 2025-26ELE9004MLevel 72025-26This module aims to provide a thorough introduction to key concepts underlying topics in RF and microwave systems, with learning experience reinforced by using typical RF and microwave engineering applications. Students have the opportunity to gain knowledge and an understanding of the principles and other key elements in RF and microwave systems and the theory involved in their analysis and design. Students can become familiar with the aspects of passive and active microwave circuits and the importance of stability issues involved in their design, and will have the opportunity to be introduced to CAD software for microwave circuits analysis and design.CoreHealth Monitoring and Diagnostics 2025-26EGR9033M (old code EGR3033M)Level 72025-26The last decade has seen an upsurge in the development of intelligent modelling and control structures over their counterpart mathematical model-based structures due to their success in dealing with complex multivariable uncertain systems without the need for extensive dynamic modelling. At the forefront of intelligent systems strategies are Rule-based Expert Systems, Fuzzy Logic Systems, Artificial Neural Networks, Probabilistic and Evolutionary Algorithms, Hybrid Intelligent Systems, and Intelligent Control Systems, which have all proved to be serious contenders for many other conventional modelling and control methods. In the light of these considerations, this module aims to: - Introduce the various ideas behind these theories - Draw a parallel with other conventional modelling and control techniques. This module provides an introduction to the theories and practices of machine learning and data modelling, and to fuzzy logic within a control and systems engineering context - Describe how these techniques can be applied to solve real world problems. The module looks at the underlying principles of machine learning, data modelling and fuzzy logic, the advantages and limitations of the various approaches and effective ways of applying them in systems and control engineering, with the aim of making students appreciate the merits of the various technologies hence introduced.OptionalPower Generation Technologies and Management 2025-26ELE9005MLevel 72025-26After taking this unit the student should be able to appreciate the steady state and dynamic characteristics of induction machines when used for high-power motoring and generating duties. An understanding of the development of models of electrical machines and devices, and their in performance prediction and for control is introduced as part of this module. Students will also have the opportunity to develop an appreciation of the technical, commercial and environmental constraints in the design of power systems that integrate renewable and alternative energy sources.OptionalPower Systems for Vehicular Transport 2025-26ELE9003MLevel 72025-26This module aims to develop an understanding of the design and operation of power systems in aerospace, marine and automotive vehicles. With the introduction of more electrical technologies in these application areas, the understanding and expected performance of the power system has become a critical platform design issue.OptionalSensors, Actuators and Controllers 2025-26EGR9025M (old code EGR3014M)Level 72025-26This module aims to provide a thorough introduction to key concepts underlying the options available and the issues related to selection of sensors and actuators for control. Emphasis will be placed on systems of electro-mechanical nature but reference will be made to the much wider applicability of the techniques.OptionalSustainable Energy Systems and Climate Changes 2025-26EGR9014MLevel 72025-26This module deals with current and potential future energy systems, covering resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use technologies, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. The course includes the review of various renewable and conventional energy production technologies, energy end-use practices and alternatives, and consumption practices in different countries. Students are given the opportunity to learn a quali-quantitative framework to aid in evaluation and analysis of energy technology system proposals in the context of engineering, political, social, economic, and environmental goals.OptionalVehicle Systems and Control 2025-26EGR9036M (old code EGR3036M)Level 72025-26This module builds on earlier control theory to apply and extend the previously studied controller design methods. The focus is primarily on passenger cars and considers the primary dynamic systems such as driveline, suspension and braking systems. The module starts with the underlying vehicle system dynamics and the corresponding reduced-order system models, including as the quarter-car suspension model and the bicycle handling model. Then a number of linear and nonlinear control methods are reviewed and developed in the context of particular control objectives. For longitudinal motion, control action is centred on the engine, driveline, and brakes. For vertical motion (ride) the focus is on suspension control, including active and semi-active suspensions. Finally, handling control is based on active steering and brake-based electronic stability control.OptionalComputing and Programming for Engineers 2022-23EGR1013MLevel 42022-23Many sectors of engineering require high levels of computer literacy and the ability to write computer programs for problem solving is highly desirable. In learning the fundamentals of computer programming, logical thinking and problem solving, skills can be developed and coding techniques learnt, that can support the study of modules in forthcoming years. This course delivers the concepts of structured computer programming and lab time is allocated for implementing these concepts. Students are provided with opportunities to plan, write, and debug their own computer programs.CoreDesign Challenge for Engineers 2022-23EGR1022MLevel 42022-23All engineers must be familiar with design strategies, methods of assessing design proposals, approaches to reducing uncertainty, formal communication techniques and the industrial and legal standards in which they fit. Mechanical Engineering students will independently learn and demonstrate the fundamentals of mechanical technical drawing and computer aided design (CAD); Electrical Engineers will independently learn and demonstrate the fundamentals of electrical drawing and CAD. Electrical and Mechanical engineers will then coalesce to form interdisciplinary groups who will produce an electro-mechanical design solution which meets a practical objective and considers the commercial, economic, social and environmental implications via a broad critique of the state of the art.CoreElectrical and Electronic Technology 2022-23ELE1004MLevel 42022-23An understanding of the basic principles and many of the important practical applications of electronic and electrical engineering is now essential to practitioners of other disciplines, especially Mechanical Engineers. The aim of this module is to provide a foundation in Electrical Engineering and Electronics for students, of sufficient depth to be useful, and without being over complicated or cluttered with too-rigorous and exhaustive mathematical treatment.CoreIntroduction to Robotics 2022-23ELE1002MLevel 42022-23The aim of this module is to introduce students to robotics engineering by providing a broad overview of diverse robotics applications. The focus of this introductory module will be on the main technological aspects of robots as truly mechatronic systems, including mechanical configurations, sensing and actuation systems and programming methods. Some considerations about the mathematical description of robots will be provided. Finally, students will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of designing a robotic system using an educational robotic kit.CoreMathematical Skills for Engineers 2022-23EGR1014MLevel 42022-23A good mathematical grounding is essential for all engineers. The theory developed in this module aims to underpin the other engineering modules studied at level one. Wherever possible, mathematical theory is taught by considering a real example, to present students the mathematical tools they might need for the science they follow. Solutions are considered by both analytical and numerical techniques. Where basic principles are involved, some proofs will also be taught.CoreMatter and Interactions 2022-23ELE1001MLevel 42022-23The aim of this module is to establish an understanding of electrostatics, electromagnetics and electroconductive fields - more commonly referred to as field theory. Students are introduced to the fundamental topics in electrostatics, magnetostatics and electromagnetics leading to an introduction to Maxwells equations which will support subsequent courses on devices, electricity and magnetism and optoelectronics. As well as providing a basic foundation in field theory the behaviours of materials under electric and magnetic fields are also explained along with more practical aspects of field theory that are pertinent to the modern day electrical engineer such as EMC.CoreSemiconductor Device Physics 2022-23ELE1003MLevel 42022-23Students with an understanding of the physics underlying semiconductor devices and applications will be given the opportunity to study the processing of semiconductors to produce devices.CoreAnalogue Electronics 2023-24ELE2001MLevel 52023-24Analogue electronics covers the tools and methods necessary for the creative design of useful circuits using active devices. The module stresses insight and intuition, applied to the design of transistor circuits and the estimation of their performance.CoreControl Systems 2023-24EGR2006MLevel 52023-24The aim of this module is to provide students with a firm grounding in Classical Control methods, which will enable them to work with systems and control engineers, and prepare students on the control stream for advanced topics in the level three and four modules. Students will be introduced to Control in relation to engineering systems, and in particular to develop methods of modelling the control of processes. Techniques are explored with particular reference to common practical engineering problems and their solutions, and the application of SIMULINK in this process.CoreData Modelling and Simulation 2023-24EGR2010MLevel 52023-24The purpose of this programme of mathematical study is to give students the opportunity to become more competent in calculations using a range of mathematical tools. The content builds upon that delivered at Level 1, and gives students the opportunity to extend their analytical skills by introducing more advanced topics that may form part of the modern engineers skill set.CoreDigital Systems and Microprocessors 2023-24ELE2002MLevel 52023-24This module aims to introduce digital system design, the principles of programmable logic devices, the implementation of combinational and sequential circuits, and the principles of hardware design using Verilog, a specialist hardware description language.CoreElectrical Power and Machines 2023-24ELE2004MLevel 52023-24Students will be introduced to electrical machines and power systems and their practical applications, supported by practical analysis/synthesis methods. This ability is fundamental for the students with mechanical engineering background, if they are to be able to handle electromechanical problems encountered in real life situations. Students will further have the opportunity to explore a general methodology for the calculation of electromechanical energy conversion. Students can obtain an appreciation of the features and characteristics of different types of electromechanical machines and drives and their applications.CoreIndustrial Engineering 2023-24EGR2011MLevel 52023-24This module aims to provide an introduction to the subject of industrial engineering. Industrial engineering is a branch of engineering dealing with the optimisation of complex processes or systems. It is concerned with the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of integrated systems of people, economic resources, knowledge, information, equipment, energy, materials, analysis and synthesis, as well as the mathematical, physical and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering design to specify, predict, and evaluate the results to be obtained from such systems or processes. The various topics include management science, cost and value engineering, business economics and finance, engineering management, supply chain management, operations research, health and safety engineering, operation management.CoreInnovation Project 2023-24EGR2007MLevel 52023-24The content of this module aims to deepen a students understanding of engineering in practical applications. Students will have the opportunity to investigate the design process for mechanical, electrical or control components/systems and undertake analysis of the same. These two strands of the module are brought together in a design project, which will be set by a professional engineering organisation. This major project will give students the opportunity to extend their creative design skills and obtain practical experience of the process of creating sound conceptual solutions through to real design problems within an industrial context. Students can build confidence and gain experience through working within a team with practicing engineers from industry.CoreMechatronics Systems 2023-24ELE2003MLevel 52023-24The term mechatronics integrates mechanical engineering with electronics and intelligent computer control in the design and manufacture of products and processes. As a result, many products which used to have mechanical functions have had many replaced with ones involving microprocessors. This has resulted in much flexibility, easier redesign and reprogramming, and the ability to carry out automated data collection and reporting. A consequence of this approach is the need for engineers to adopt an interdisciplinary and integrated approach to engineering. The overall aim of this module is to give a comprehensive coverage of topics, such as analogue and digital signals, digital logic, sensors and signal conditioning, data acquisition systems, data presentation systems, mechanical and electrical actuation systems, microcontroller programming and interfacing, system response and modelling, and feedback control. Students may make extensive use of Simulink and a MATLAB support packages based an Arduino board, which allow for graphical simulation and programming of real-time control systems. The module serves as an introductory course to more advanced courses such as Measurement and Testing, Sensors, Actuators and Controllers, and Embedded Systems.CoreEngineering Year in Industry 2023-24EGR2015XLevel 52023-24OptionalCommunication Systems 2024-25ELE3001MLevel 62024-25The module aims to enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of the principles and other key elements in communication systems and the theory involved in their design. Students are introduced to analogue and digital communication systems, as well as to the use of information theory in the framework of communication systems and their performance. An important aspect of this module is studying the topics of random processes and noise, sampling and quantization, and introducing students to key issues of filter design and modulation. Laboratory work will be carried out in Matlab/Simulink or equivalent software tool.CoreIndividual Project (Bachelors) 2024-25EGR3024MLevel 62024-25The individual project aims to provide students with a learning experience that enables them to carry out independent research, and to integrate many of the subjects they have studied throughout their degree. Students are expected to plan, research and execute their task while developing skills in critical judgement, independent work and engineering competence. Students have the opportunity to gain experience in presenting and reporting a major piece of engineering work, of immediate engineering value, at a level appropriate for an honours degree student.CoreInternet of Things and Smart Electronics 2024-25ELE3006MLevel 62024-25This module is intended to introduce the students into the fast growing area of Internet of Things (IoT) and consumer electronics design. It challenges students to design an IoT prototype product within a tightly constrained set of software tools and hardware components. The major objective is for students to develop proficiency with a contemporary programming language and use it to programme a state-of-the-art micro-controller to interface with sensors/actuators, a display, and IoT platforms, as required.CorePower Electronics 2024-25ELE3003MLevel 62024-25The aim of this module is to provide students with a thorough understanding of power electronics and electrical drives. The first part of the module begins with an overview of the main concepts behind electrical power processing and control. Power semiconductor switches are then introduced and their use as basic components in power electronics systems is deeply investigated. Subsequently, the main power converters architectures are defined and systematically analysed. The second part of the module aims to enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of classical electric machines and drives.CoreProgrammable Logic Design 2024-25ELE3004MLevel 62024-25In this module students will have the opportunity to work on the design of digital projects using Verilog for FPGA and ASIC implementation. Hierarchy of design abstraction and the process of top down design will also be covered, in addition to advanced concepts and methods of Verilog. Investigation of FPGA architectures issues involved in FPGA based implementations of advanced digital designs are illustrated by practical laboratories and assignments.CoreElectrical Machine Design 2024-25ELE3002MLevel 62024-25This module aims to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and principles of operation of various types of electrical machines. It aims to equip students with basic experimental and modelling skills for handling problems associated with electrical machines. This module will give students the opportunity to develop an appreciation of design and operational problems in the electrical power industry. Students are also introduced to the modern CAD environment in relation to design of electromechanical devices.OptionalEnergy Systems and Conversion 2024-25EGR3030MLevel 62024-25The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the machines used in power generation applications, with a main focus on the principles of operation of machines used in base load power generation (gas turbines), but all rotating machines in power generation are considered. Students may then develop a methodology for measuring the impact of machines from energy and materials usage, standpoints, and to better understand where opportunities exist to increase the efficiency of energy machines, systems and devices. Students will have the opportunity to build models of mass and energy flow through existing and proposed machines. These models are then used to pinpoint the most efficient and least efficient steps of device operation. This syllabus can be divided into two topics Fundamentals of Machines in Power and Energy: The module begins with the theory of gas turbines, based on fundamental thermodynamic and fluid mechanic analyses and introduces methods for improving efficiencies and increasing specific work outputs. Energy Systems Analysis: Students may strengthen and expand their fundamental knowledge of thermodynamics, and apply this to develop a better understanding of energy systems and machine systems.OptionalRobotics and Automation 2024-25ELE3005MLevel 62024-25The aim of this module is to enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of the principles and other key elements in robotics, its interdisciplinary nature and its role and applications in automation. The module starts with the history and definition of robotics and its role in automation with examples. The module continues by studying a number of issues related to classifying, modelling and operating robots, followed by an important aspect of the robotics interdisciplinary nature i.e. its control and use of sensors and interpretation of sensory information as well as vision systems. Students will also have the opportunity to be introduced to the topics of networked operation and teleoperation, as well as robot programmingOptionalSignal Processing and System Identification 2024-25EGR3031MLevel 62024-25The aim of this module is to introduce students to theory and methodology of advanced techniques relevant to engineering systems, in order to design and implement filters and systems. System identification is a general term to describe mathematical tools and algorithms that build dynamic models from measured data. A dynamic model in this context is a mathematical description of the dynamic behaviour of a system or process in either the time or frequency domain. Students are given the opportunity to investigate methods by which they can perform useful operations on signals in either discrete or time-varying measurement.OptionalSmart Energy Systems 2024-25ELE3007MLevel 62024-25The purpose of this module is to analyse electrical machines, switched mode power-electronic convertors and design power systems for medium to high power applications. Students will have the opportunity to examine the operation characteristics and capabilities of commonly used systems and their control methods. In addition, students may examine the methods and issues surrounding transmission of electrical power, including insight and understanding of power system protection applications and the effects of system design on power quality.OptionalState-Space Control 2024-25EGR3032MLevel 62024-25In control engineering, a state-space representation is a mathematical model of a physical system as a set of input, output and state variables. Students have the opportunity to explore different methods of resolving the control variables in order to analyse systems in a compact and relevant way.Optional

† Some courses may offer optional modules. The availability of optional modules may vary from year to year and will be subject to minimum student numbers being achieved. This means that the availability of specific optional modules cannot be guaranteed. Optional module selection may also be affected by staff availability.

Advanced System Design 2024-25ELE9001MLevel 72024-25The aim of this module is to provide students with practical experience of advanced hardware-software design tools and methodologies. By focusing on a specific target system and working on a practical project using advanced FPGAs, students will have the possibility to deepen their knowledge on a specific area and get in-depth practical training.CoreEmbedded System Design for Industrial Application 2024-25ELE9002MLevel 72024-25Embedded systems have become commonplace in our digital age and are used in every industry, from aerospace to consumer applications. Embedded devices range from everyday devices to advanced embedded systems used for complex applications. The overall aim of this module is to introduce students to the design and analysis of computational systems that interact with physical processes. Applications of such systems include medical devices and systems, consumer electronics, toys and games, assisted living, traffic control and safety, automotive systems, process control, energy management and conservation, environmental control, aircraft control systems, communications systems, instrumentation, critical infrastructure control (electric power, water resources, and communications systems for example), robotics and distributed robotics (telepresence, telemedicine), defense systems, manufacturing, and smart structures. This module will give students the opportunity to undertake the design and development process for embedded (dedicated) computer systems in relation to the environment in which they operate and to know how to integrate embedded hardware, software, and operating systems to meet the functional requirements of embedded applications.CoreGroup Project 2024-25EGR9024M (old code EGR3013M)Level 72024-25In this module, students have the opportunity to create design concepts relating to an engineering artefact or topic. This module provides a learning experience that aims to enable students to apply their engineering and scientific knowledge within a realistic and substantial team project, and gain experience of working in a research or industry based design environment. Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their creativity and initiative in carrying out a demanding investigation or design project. As teams, students can negotiate with their client, be it an academic supervisor or an external sponsor, develop team working skills, plan their project, and present their work through meetings, reports and oral presentation. Teams will be comprised of students following different specialist streams, representing different areas of expertise.CoreManaging Projects 2024-25EGR9013MLevel 72024-25The aim of this module is to provide an overview of the management of projects throughout the project life-cycle, from concept to beneficial operation. Business has long recognised the imperative for good, integrated processes in order to extract best value from capital investments; this course explores the benefits and imperatives for adopting a Capital Value Process for selecting the right projects to deliver required business goals, and for establishing robust Project Execution Plans for delivering world class results, as well as facilitating executive control at all stages throughout the project lifecycle. The student will compare and contrast the differing emphases and approaches to project delivery for several professional bodies and will be introduced to ten key project principles which underpin world class project performance across a broad range of industry sectors. They will also practise using several strategic planning tools to aid objective decision making and option screening. Importantly, the course will establish the imperative of good health, safety and environmental performance as a business value. It is not the intention of this module to teach project technical skills, such as planning, estimating or contract administration, but more to equip future project managers with a broad range of skills and competences so that, armed with the core project principles they might harness the skills of a diverse team of project professionals in developing and executing major projects, programmes and portfolios of the future.CoreRF and Microwave Communications 2024-25ELE9004MLevel 72024-25This module aims to provide a thorough introduction to key concepts underlying topics in RF and microwave systems, with learning experience reinforced by using typical RF and microwave engineering applications. Students have the opportunity to gain knowledge and an understanding of the principles and other key elements in RF and microwave systems and the theory involved in their analysis and design. Students can become familiar with the aspects of passive and active microwave circuits and the importance of stability issues involved in their design, and will have the opportunity to be introduced to CAD software for microwave circuits analysis and design.CoreHealth Monitoring and Diagnostics 2024-25EGR9033M (old code EGR3033M)Level 72024-25The last decade has seen an upsurge in the development of intelligent modelling and control structures over their counterpart mathematical model-based structures due to their success in dealing with complex multivariable uncertain systems without the need for extensive dynamic modelling. At the forefront of intelligent systems strategies are Rule-based Expert Systems, Fuzzy Logic Systems, Artificial Neural Networks, Probabilistic and Evolutionary Algorithms, Hybrid Intelligent Systems, and Intelligent Control Systems, which have all proved to be serious contenders for many other conventional modelling and control methods. In the light of these considerations, this module aims to: - Introduce the various ideas behind these theories - Draw a parallel with other conventional modelling and control techniques. This module provides an introduction to the theories and practices of machine learning and data modelling, and to fuzzy logic within a control and systems engineering context - Describe how these techniques can be applied to solve real world problems. The module looks at the underlying principles of machine learning, data modelling and fuzzy logic, the advantages and limitations of the various approaches and effective ways of applying them in systems and control engineering, with the aim of making students appreciate the merits of the various technologies hence introduced.OptionalPower Generation Technologies and Management 2024-25ELE9005MLevel 72024-25After taking this unit the student should be able to appreciate the steady state and dynamic characteristics of induction machines when used for high-power motoring and generating duties. An understanding of the development of models of electrical machines and devices, and their in performance prediction and for control is introduced as part of this module. Students will also have the opportunity to develop an appreciation of the technical, commercial and environmental constraints in the design of power systems that integrate renewable and alternative energy sources.OptionalPower Systems for Vehicular Transport 2024-25ELE9003MLevel 72024-25This module aims to develop an understanding of the design and operation of power systems in aerospace, marine and automotive vehicles. With the introduction of more electrical technologies in these application areas, the understanding and expected performance of the power system has become a critical platform design issue.OptionalSensors, Actuators and Controllers 2024-25EGR9025M (old code EGR3014M)Level 72024-25This module aims to provide a thorough introduction to key concepts underlying the options available and the issues related to selection of sensors and actuators for control. Emphasis will be placed on systems of electro-mechanical nature but reference will be made to the much wider applicability of the techniques.OptionalSustainable Energy Systems and Climate Changes 2024-25EGR9014MLevel 72024-25This module deals with current and potential future energy systems, covering resources, extraction, conversion, and end-use technologies, with emphasis on meeting regional and global energy needs in the 21st century in a sustainable manner. The course includes the review of various renewable and conventional energy production technologies, energy end-use practices and alternatives, and consumption practices in different countries. Students are given the opportunity to learn a quali-quantitative framework to aid in evaluation and analysis of energy technology system proposals in the context of engineering, political, social, economic, and environmental goals.OptionalVehicle Systems and Control 2024-25EGR9036M (old code EGR3036M)Level 72024-25This module builds on earlier control theory to apply and extend the previously studied controller design methods. The focus is primarily on passenger cars and considers the primary dynamic systems such as driveline, suspension and braking systems. The module starts with the underlying vehicle system dynamics and the corresponding reduced-order system models, including as the quarter-car suspension model and the bicycle handling model. Then a number of linear and nonlinear control methods are reviewed and developed in the context of particular control objectives. For longitudinal motion, control action is centred on the engine, driveline, and brakes. For vertical motion (ride) the focus is on suspension control, including active and semi-active suspensions. Finally, handling control is based on active steering and brake-based electronic stability control.OptionalComputing and Programming for Engineers 2021-22EGR1013MLevel 42021-22Many sectors of engineering require high levels of computer literacy and the ability to write computer programs for problem solving is highly desirable. In learning the fundamentals of computer programming, logical thinking and problem solving, skills can be developed and coding techniques learnt, that can support the study of modules in forthcoming years. This course delivers the concepts of structured computer programming and lab time is allocated for implementing these concepts. Students are provided with opportunities to plan, write, and debug their own computer programs.CoreDesign Challenge for Engineers 2021-22EGR1022MLevel 42021-22All engineers must be familiar with design strategies, methods of assessing design proposals, approaches to reducing uncertainty, formal communication techniques and the industrial and legal standards in which they fit. Mechanical Engineering students will independently learn and demonstrate the fundamentals of mechanical technical drawing and computer aided design (CAD); Electrical Engineers will independently learn and demonstrate the fundamentals of electrical drawing and CAD. Electrical and Mechanical engineers will then coalesce to form interdisciplinary groups who will produce an electro-mechanical design solution which meets a practical objective and considers the commercial, economic, social and environmental implications via a broad critique of the state of the art.CoreElectrical and Electronic Technology 2021-22ELE1004MLevel 42021-22An understanding of the basic principles and many of the important practical applications of electronic and electrical engineering is now essential to practitioners of other disciplines, especially Mechanical Engineers. The aim of this module is to provide a foundation in Electrical Engineering and Electronics for students, of sufficient depth to be useful, and without being over complicated or cluttered with too-rigorous and exhaustive mathematical treatment.CoreIntroduction to Robotics 2021-22ELE1002MLevel 42021-22The aim of this module is to introduce students to robotics engineering by providing a broad overview of diverse robotics applications. The focus of this introductory module will be on the main technological aspects of robots as truly mechatronic systems, including mechanical configurations, sensing and actuation systems and programming methods. Some considerations about the mathematical description of robots will be provided. Finally, students will also have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience of designing a robotic system using an educational robotic kit.CoreMathematical Skills for Engineers 2021-22EGR1014MLevel 42021-22A good mathematical grounding is essential for all engineers. The theory developed in this module aims to underpin the other engineering modules studied at level one. Wherever possible, mathematical theory is taught by considering a real example, to present students the mathematical tools they might need for the science they follow. Solutions are considered by both analytical and numerical techniques. Where basic principles are involved, some proofs will also be taught.CoreMatter and Interactions 2021-22ELE1001MLevel 42021-22The aim of this module is to establish an understanding of electrostatics, electromagnetics and electroconductive fields - more commonly referred to as field theory. Students are introduced to the fundamental topics in electrostatics, magnetostatics and electromagnetics leading to an introduction to Maxwells equations which will support subsequent courses on devices, electricity and magnetism and optoelectronics. As well as providing a basic foundation in field theory the behaviours of materials under electric and magnetic fields are also explained along with more practical aspects of field theory that are pertinent to the modern day electrical engineer such as EMC.CoreSemiconductor Device Physics 2021-22ELE1003MLevel 42021-22Students with an understanding of the physics underlying semiconductor devices and applications will be given the opportunity to study the processing of semiconductors to produce devices.CoreAnalogue Electronics 2022-23ELE2001MLevel 52022-23Analogue electronics covers the tools and methods necessary for the creative design of useful circuits using active devices. The module stresses insight and intuition, applied to the design of transistor circuits and the estimation of their performance.CoreControl Systems 2022-23EGR2006MLevel 52022-23The aim of this module is to provide students with a firm grounding in Classical Control methods, which will enable them to work with systems and control engineers, and prepare students on the control stream for advanced topics in the level three and four modules. Students will be introduced to Control in relation to engineering systems, and in particular to develop methods of modelling the control of processes. Techniques are explored with particular reference to common practical engineering problems and their solutions, and the application of SIMULINK in this process.CoreData Modelling and Simulation 2022-23EGR2010MLevel 52022-23The purpose of this programme of mathematical study is to give students the opportunity to become more competent in calculations using a range of mathematical tools. The content builds upon that delivered at Level 1, and gives students the opportunity to extend their analytical skills by introducing more advanced topics that may form part of the modern engineers skill set.CoreDigital Systems and Microprocessors 2022-23ELE2002MLevel 52022-23This module aims to introduce digital system design, the principles of programmable logic devices, the implementation of combinational and sequential circuits, and the principles of hardware design using Verilog, a specialist hardware description language.CoreElectrical Power and Machines 2022-23ELE2004MLevel 52022-23Students will be introduced to electrical machines and power systems and their practical applications, supported by practical analysis/synthesis methods. This ability is fundamental for the students with mechanical engineering background, if they are to be able to handle electromechanical problems encountered in real life situations. Students will further have the opportunity to explore a general methodology for the calculation of electromechanical energy conversion. Students can obtain an appreciation of the features and characteristics of different types of electromechanical machines and drives and their applications.CoreIndustrial Engineering 2022-23EGR2011MLevel 52022-23This module aims to provide an introduction to the subject of industrial engineering. Industrial engineering is a branch of engineering dealing with the optimisation of complex processes or systems. It is concerned with the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of integrated systems of people, economic resources, knowledge, information, equipment, energy, materials, analysis and synthesis, as well as the mathematical, physical and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering design to specify, predict, and evaluate the results to be obtained from such systems or processes. The various topics include management science, cost and value engineering, business economics and finance, engineering management, supply chain management, operations research, health and safety engineering, operation management.CoreInnovation Project 2022-23EGR2007MLevel 52022-23The content of this module aims to deepen a students understanding of engineering in practical applications. Students will have the opportunity to investigate the design process for mechanical, electrical or control components/systems and undertake analysis of the same. These two strands of the module are brought together in a design project, which will be set by a professional engineering organisation. This major project will give students the opportunity to extend their creative design skills and obtain practical experience of the process of creating sound conceptual solutions through to real design problems within an industrial context. Students can build confidence and gain experience through working within a team with practicing engineers from industry.CoreMechatronics Systems 2022-23ELE2003MLevel 52022-23The term mechatronics integrates mechanical engineering with electronics and intelligent computer control in the design and manufacture of products and processes. As a result, many products which used to have mechanical functions have had many replaced with ones involving microprocessors. This has resulted in much flexibility, easier redesign and reprogramming, and the ability to carry out automated data collection and reporting. A consequence of this approach is the need for engineers to adopt an interdisciplinary and integrated approach to engineering. The overall aim of this module is to give a comprehensive coverage of topics, such as analogue and digital signals, digital logic, sensors and signal conditioning, data acquisition systems, data presentation systems, mechanical and electrical actuation systems, microcontroller programming and interfacing, system response and modelling, and feedback control. Students may make extensive use of Simulink and a MATLAB support packages based an Arduino board, which allow for graphical simulation and programming of real-time control systems. The module serves as an introductory course to more advanced courses such as Measurement and Testing, Sensors, Actuators and Controllers, and Embedded Systems.CoreEngineering Year in Industry 2022-23EGR2015XLevel 52022-23OptionalCommunication Systems 2023-24ELE3001MLevel 62023-24The module aims to enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of the principles and other key elements in communication systems and the theory involved in their design. Students are introduced to analogue and digital communication systems, as well as to the use of information theory in the framework of communication systems and their performance. An important aspect of this module is studying the topics of random processes and noise, sampling and quantization, and introducing students to key issues of filter design and modulation. Laboratory work will be carried out in Matlab/Simulink or equivalent software tool.CoreIndividual Project (Bachelors) 2023-24EGR3024MLevel 62023-24The individual project aims to provide students with a learning experience that enables them to carry out independent research, and to integrate many of the subjects they have studied throughout their degree. Students are expected to plan, research and execute their task while developing skills in critical judgement, independent work and engineering competence. Students have the opportunity to gain experience in presenting and reporting a major piece of engineering work, of immediate engineering value, at a level appropriate for an honours degree student.CoreInternet of Things and Smart Electronics 2023-24ELE3006MLevel 62023-24This module is intended to introduce the students into the fast growing area of Internet of Things (IoT) and consumer electronics design. It challenges students to design an IoT prototype product within a tightly constrained set of software tools and hardware components. The major objective is for students to develop proficiency with a contemporary programming language and use it to programme a state-of-the-art micro-controller to interface with sensors/actuators, a display, and IoT platforms, as required.CorePower Electronics 2023-24ELE3003MLevel 62023-24The aim of this module is to provide students with a thorough understanding of power electronics and electrical drives. The first part of the module begins with an overview of the main concepts behind electrical power processing and control. Power semiconductor switches are then introduced and their use as basic components in power electronics systems is deeply investigated. Subsequently, the main power converters architectures are defined and systematically analysed. The second part of the module aims to enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of classical electric machines and drives.CoreProgrammable Logic Design 2023-24ELE3004MLevel 62023-24In this module students will have the opportunity to work on the design of digital projects using Verilog for FPGA and ASIC implementation. Hierarchy of design abstraction and the process of top down design will also be covered, in addition to advanced concepts and methods of Verilog. Investigation of FPGA architectures issues involved in FPGA based implementations of advanced digital designs are illustrated by practical laboratories and assignments.CoreElectrical Machine Design 2023-24ELE3002MLevel 62023-24This module aims to introduce students to the fundamental concepts and principles of operation of various types of electrical machines. It aims to equip students with basic experimental and modelling skills for handling problems associated with electrical machines. This module will give students the opportunity to develop an appreciation of design and operational problems in the electrical power industry. Students are also introduced to the modern CAD environment in relation to design of electromechanical devices.OptionalEnergy Systems and Conversion 2023-24EGR3030MLevel 62023-24The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the machines used in power generation applications, with a main focus on the principles of operation of machines used in base load power generation (gas turbines), but all rotating machines in power generation are considered. Students may then develop a methodology for measuring the impact of machines from energy and materials usage, standpoints, and to better understand where opportunities exist to increase the efficiency of energy machines, systems and devices. Students will have the opportunity to build models of mass and energy flow through existing and proposed machines. These models are then used to pinpoint the most efficient and least efficient steps of device operation. This syllabus can be divided into two topics Fundamentals of Machines in Power and Energy: The module begins with the theory of gas turbines, based on fundamental thermodynamic and fluid mechanic analyses and introduces methods for improving efficiencies and increasing specific work outputs. Energy Systems Analysis: Students may strengthen and expand their fundamental knowledge of thermodynamics, and apply this to develop a better understanding of energy systems and machine systems.OptionalRobotics and Automation 2023-24ELE3005MLevel 62023-24The aim of this module is to enable students to gain knowledge and understanding of the principles and other key elements in robotics, its interdisciplinary nature and its role and applications in automation. The module starts with the history and definition of robotics and its role in automation with examples. The module continues by studying a number of issues related to classifying, modelling and operating robots, followed by an important aspect of the robotics interdisciplinary nature i.e. its control and use of sensors and interpretation of sensory information as well as vision systems. Students will also have the opportunity to be introduced to the topics of networked operation and teleoperation, as well as robot programmingOptionalSignal Processing and System Identification 2023-24EGR3031MLevel 62023-24The aim of this module is to introduce students to theory and methodology of advanced techniques relevant to engineering systems, in order to design and implement filters and systems. System identification is a general term to describe mathematical tools and algorithms that build dynamic models from measured data. A dynamic model in this context is a mathematical description of the dynamic behaviour of a system or process in either the time or frequency domain. Students are given the opportunity to investigate methods by which they can perform useful operations on signals in either discrete or time-varying measurement.OptionalSmart Energy Systems 2023-24ELE3007MLevel 62023-24The purpose of this module is to analyse electrical machines, switched mode power-electronic convertors and design power systems for medium to high power applications. Students will have the opportunity to examine the operation characteristics and capabilities of commonly used systems and their control methods. In addition, students may examine the methods and issues surrounding transmission of electrical power, including insight and understanding of power system protection applications and the effects of system design on power quality.OptionalState-Space Control 2023-24EGR3032MLevel 62023-24In control engineering, a state-space representation is a mathematical model of a physical system as a set of input, output and state variables. Students have the opportunity to explore different methods of resolving the control variables in order to analyse systems in a compact and relevant way.Optional

Placements

A sandwich option is available on the programme, providing students with the opportunity to spend a year in industry. Students are encouraged to obtain placements in industry independently. Tutors may provide support and advice to students who require it during this process. Students undertaking placements are responsible for their own travel, living, and accommodation costs.

How you are assessed

Assessment methods on the Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes aim to test engineering technical and analytical skills, as well as professional soft skills including oral and written communication, team working, long-life learning, problem-solving, project management, and planning and organisation.

The way students are assessed on this course may vary for each module. Examples of assessment methods that are used include coursework, such as written assignments, reports, or dissertations; practical exams, such as presentations, performances, or observations; and written exams, such as formal examinations or in-class tests. The weighting given to each assessment method may vary across each academic year. The University of Lincoln aims to ensure that staff return in-course assessments to students promptly.

Assessment methods on the Electrical and Electronic Engineering programmes aim to test engineering technical and analytical skills, as well as professional soft skills including oral and written communication, team working, long-life learning, problem-solving, project management, and planning and organisation.

The way students are assessed on this course may vary for each module. Examples of assessment methods that are used include coursework, such as written assignments, reports, or dissertations; practical exams, such as presentations, performances, or observations; and written exams, such as formal examinations or in-class tests. The weighting given to each assessment method may vary across each academic year. The University of Lincoln aims to ensure that staff return in-course assessments to students promptly.

Entry Requirements 2022-23

United Kingdom

GCE Advanced Levels: BBB, to include a grade B in Maths.

International Baccalaureate: 30 points overall to include Higher Level grade 5 in Maths.

BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering: Distinction, Distinction, Merit.

Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points, including 40 points from 15 credits in Maths.

Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English and Maths. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.

The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications.

We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.

For applicants who do not meet our standard entry requirements, our Science Foundation Year can provide an alternative route of entry onto our full degree programmes:

https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/sfysfyub/engineering/

International

Non UK Qualifications:

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages for information on equivalent qualifications.

https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/entryrequirementsandyourcountry

EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page.

https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills courses.

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk

Entry Requirements 2021-22

United Kingdom

GCE Advanced Levels: BBB, to include a grade B in Maths.

International Baccalaureate: 30 points overall to include Higher Level grade 5 in Maths.

BTEC Extended Diploma in Engineering: Distinction, Distinction, Merit.

Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 120 UCAS Tariff points, including 40 points from 15 credits in Maths.

Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English and Maths. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.

The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications.

We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.

For applicants who do not meet our standard entry requirements, our Science Foundation Year can provide an alternative route of entry onto our full degree programmes:

https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/course/sfysfyub/engineering/

International

Non UK Qualifications:

If you have studied outside of the UK, and are unsure whether your qualification meets the above requirements, please visit our country pages for information on equivalent qualifications.

https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/entryrequirementsandyourcountry

EU and Overseas students will be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall, with a minimum of 5.5 in each element. For information regarding other English language qualifications we accept, please visit the English Requirements page.

https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/

If you do not meet the above IELTS requirements, you may be able to take part in one of our Pre-sessional English and Academic Study Skills courses.___________________________________________________

If you would like further information about entry requirements, or would like to discuss whether the qualifications you are currently studying are acceptable, please contact the Admissions team on 01522 886097, or email admissions@lincoln.ac.uk

Fees and Scholarships

Going to university is a life-changing step and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Course Fees

For eligible undergraduate students going to university for the first time, scholarships and bursaries are available to help cover costs. The University of Lincoln offers a variety of merit-based and subject-specific bursaries and scholarships. For full details and information about eligibility, visit our scholarships and bursaries pages.

Going to university is a life-changing step and it's important to understand the costs involved and the funding options available before you start. A full breakdown of the fees associated with this programme can be found on our course fees pages.

Course Fees

For eligible undergraduate students going to university for the first time, scholarships and bursaries are available to help cover costs. The University of Lincoln offers a variety of merit-based and subject-specific bursaries and scholarships. For full details and information about eligibility, visit our scholarships and bursaries pages.

“I have been supported in developing my professional skills to be on track for becoming a Chartered Engineer, and I have made the most of what the course has to offer to help me build confidence in my own academic ability. The academic staff are supportive and I know they want to help me achieve to the best of my ability.”

Tim Gorringe, MEng (Hons) Electrical Engineering student

Career Opportunities

The School of Engineering aims to prepare its graduates for a variety of career paths in areas such as energy, transportation, biomedical engineering, and microelectronics. This can include working with sensor networks, automotive electronics, in the microprocessor industry, and in the aerospace and satellite sectors.

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Accreditations and Memberships

This degree is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), to enable students completing the programme the opportunity to register as a Chartered Engineer (CEng).

The University intends to provide its courses as outlined in these pages, although the University may make changes in accordance with the Student Admissions Terms and Conditions.
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