Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cambridge (England)
  • Duration:
    3 Years

The main aims of this course are: To provide you with a thorough grounding in the concepts and principles of the central topics in electronics, and to enable you to develop a number of area specialisms. To prepare you for work within the electronics industry, giving you the ability to apply your skills to deliver solutions to specified commercial requirements.
Suitable for: Those who wish to acquire detailed knowledge of such fields as microprocessor design, data communications and computer modelling. The wide range of option modules, including Broadcast and Satellite Technology, and Mobile Technology, will allow you to delve deeper into particular areas of interest or to prepare for a favoured career.

Important information

Requirements: Required subject(s): GCE A-level Mathematics or Physical Sciences Preferred subject(s): GCE AS-level Mathematics or Physical Sciences GCSE(s) Required: Mathematics and Science grade C (or equivalent) We welcome applications from International and EU students. There are country-specific entry requirements.


Where and when

Starts Location
01 October 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course


Course programme

Course overview

This degree provides a thorough and detailed study of all the principal areas of modern electronics. Given the key role that electronics now play, not just in science and industry but in all areas of modern life, graduates from this degree will have a remarkably wide range of career opportunities.

This degree is about providing you with detailed knowledge, both practical and theoretical, of a branch of technology on which an enormous part of our modern lifestyle depends. It is also about giving you the opportunity to enjoy an exciting and dynamic learning environment that will prepare you for a career that may involve work at the leading edge of new technology development.

Module guide

Year one core modules

  • Investigative Methodology & Personal Development
  • Circuit Principles
  • Maths for Technology 1
  • Electronics

Year two core modules

  • Microprocessor Systems Design
  • Data Communications
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Maths for Technology 2

Year three core modules

  • Digital Systems
  • Microelectronic System Design
  • Signals & Systems
  • Final Project

Year one optional modules

  • Introduction to PIC Processors
  • Audio & Video Systems
  • Acoustics, Sound & Music
  • Basic Maths for Technology
  • Design for the Internet
  • Multimedia Hardware Platforms
  • Web Technology
  • Computer Modelling

Year two optional modules

  • Audio Electronics
  • Design Methods & Technology Project
  • Applied Electronics
  • Broadcast & Satellite Technology
  • DVD Technology
  • Mobile & Wireless Media
  • Video & Music for the Internet
  • Signals & Signal Processing

Year three optional modules

  • Energy Technologies & Sustainability
  • Mobile Technology
  • Control Systems
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Multimedia Production Technology
  • Independent Learning Modules 1 & 2
  • Data Encryption & Security


Assessment is via a mix of examination, essays and reports, log books, presentations, posters, oral assessment and work produced in response to practical classes.

Additional information

Comments: This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) at Incorporated Engineer level.
Career opportunities: Graduates will have a wide variety of career opportunities, ranging from pure research through product design and development, to industrial and business management. Typical future careers include medical electronics, environmental monitoring, microelectronics, sound technology, biophysics, media, industrial process control and teaching.