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Degree Programme Table: Electronics and Computer Science (MEng Hons) (UTELECS)

Year 1, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: September


COMPULSORY COURSES
This DPT has 8 compulsory course(s).


Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
INFR08012 Informatics 1 - Computation and Logic Semester 1 10
INFR08013 Informatics 1 - Functional Programming Semester 1 10
INFR08014 Informatics 1 - Object-Oriented Programming Semester 2 10
INFR08015 Informatics 1 - Data and Analysis Semester 2 10
SCEE08001 Engineering 1 Semester 1 20
ELEE08001 Electrical Engineering 1 Semester 2 20
MATH08060 Mathematics for Science and Engineering 1a Semester 1 20
MATH08061 Mathematics for Science and Engineering 1b Semester 2 20




COURSE OPTIONS
This DPT has 0 set(s) of course options with the following rules.




Year 2, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: August

  • Notes: Entry to Honours requires passes at 50% or above at the first attempt in two of Analogue Circuits 2, Digital System Design 2, Signals and Communications Systems 2, and also in one of the Informatics 2 courses, together with passes in all other compulsory courses, or the permission of the relevant Head of School.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 11 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    INFR08009 Informatics 2B - Algorithms, Data Structures, Learning Semester 2 20
    INFR08018 Informatics 2C - Introduction to Computer Systems Semester 1 10
    INFR08019 Informatics 2C - Introduction to Software Engineering Semester 1 10
    ELEE08016 Analogue Circuits 2 Semester 1 10
    ELEE08014 Electronics Project Laboratory 2A Semester 1 10
    ELEE08015 Digital System Design 2 Semester 2 10
    SCEE08007 Signals and Communication Systems 2 Semester 2 10
    MATH08069 Mathematics for Science and Engineering 2a Semester 1 10
    MATH08070 Mathematics for Science and Engineering 2b Semester 2 10
    MATH08066 Probability Semester 1 10
    ELEE08019 Electronics Project Laboratory 2B Semester 2 10




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 0 set(s) of course options with the following rules.




    Year 3, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: August

  • Notes:
    1. Courses listed here are all level 9. However, with the permission of the School Curriculum Approval Officer, 10 points may be taken at level 10 to assist in preparation for the Honours project.
    2. For accreditation purposes, students must select Professional Issues (Level 10), normally in 4th year.
    3. Progression to year 4 normally requires passes in at least 100 credit points worth of courses, including "Resit for Professional Purposes", AND an average of 55% across all courses. See the year guide for full details.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 2 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    ELEE09026 Analogue Circuits 3 Semester 1 10
    ELEE09017 Signal and Communication Systems 3 Semester 2 10




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 4 set(s) of course options with the following rules.


    Overarching rule collection group: A  
    Select exactly 100 credits from these collections:  

    Select a minimum of 10 credits and maximum of 30 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR09032    System Design Project   20  
    INFR09040    Computer Science Large Practical   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 20 credits and maximum of 60 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR09006    Algorithms and Data Structures   10  
    INFR09007    Compiling Techniques   10  
    INFR09008    Computability and Intractability   10  
    INFR09009    Computer Architecture   10  
    INFR09010    Computer Design   10  
    INFR09011    Database Systems   10  
    INFR09014    Language Semantics and Implementation   10  
    INFR09015    Operating Systems   10  
    INFR09016    Software Engineering with Objects and Components   10  
    INFR09025    Computer Security   10  
    INFR09027    Computer Communications and Networks   10  
    INFR09029    Introductory Applied Machine Learning   10  
    INFR09031    Logic Programming   10  

     
    AND   

    Select a minimum of 20 credits and maximum of 50 credits from Electronics Level 9 courses, as available

     
    AND   

    Select exactly 10 credits from Level 9 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:Selection of courses from Electronics or Informatics is permissible.
     



    Year 4, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: August

  • Notes:
    1. Entry to fourth year MEng normally requires average mark of 55% in third year, at the first attempt.
    2. For accreditation purposes, students must include Professional Issues as one of their courses, normally in year 4.
    3. Progression to year 5 normally requires passes in at least 100 credit points worth of courses, including "Resit for Professional Purposes", AND an average of 40% across all courses. See the year guide for full details.
    4. Entry to the 4th year normally requires two or more prior years of instruction in a UK institution, or satisfactory completion of English language training as indicated by a TEAM test.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 1 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    ELEE11065 MEng Electronics and Informatics Project Phase One - 5 Semester 2 20
    Notes: The project will include aspects of both Electronics and Computer Science.




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 4 set(s) of course options with the following rules.


    Select exactly 40 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    ELEE10003    Microelectronic Device Principles 4   10  
    ELEE10004    Power Electronics 4   10  
    ELEE10005    Power Systems and Machines 4   10  
    ELEE10006    Digital Communications 4   10  
    ELEE10007    Digital System Design 4   10  
    ELEE10009    Radio-Frequency Engineering 4   10  
    ELEE10010    Digital Signal Analysis 4   10  
    ELEE10020    Analogue Electronics (Circuits) 4   10  
    ELEE10021    Analogue Electronics (Project) 4   20  
    ELEE10023    Digital Systems Laboratory   10  

     

    Select exactly 40 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR10002    Advanced Databases (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10003    Advances in Programming Languages   10  
    INFR10041    Automated Reasoning (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10007    Communication and Concurrency   10  
    INFR10023    Compiler Optimisation (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10008    Computational Complexity   10  
    INFR10009    Computer Algebra   10  
    INFR10039    Computer Animation & Visualisation (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10010    Computer Graphics (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10011    Computer Networking (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10032    Data Integration and Exchange (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10012    Distributed Systems (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10013    Embedded Software   10  
    INFR10031    Energy Aware Computing (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10043    Functional Programming and Specification (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10018    Human-Computer Interaction (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10016    Parallel Architectures (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10015    Parallel Programming Languages and Systems (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10046    Performance Modelling (Level 10)   10  
    INFR10017    Querying and Storing XML   10  
    INFR10042    System Level Integration Practical   10  
    INFR10030    Logic and Automata (Level 10)   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  

     

    Select exactly 10 credits from Level 10 courses in Schedules M and O, as available

     

    Select exactly 10 credits from Level 10 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:Selection of courses from Electronics & Electrical Engineering or Informatics is permissible.
     


    Year 5, Academic year 2012/13, Starting month: August

  • Notes: Graduation normally requires passes in at least 100 credit points worth of courses, including "Resit for Professional Purposes", AND an average of 40% across all courses. See the year guide for full details.


  • COMPULSORY COURSES
    This DPT has 1 compulsory course(s).


    Code  Course Name  Period  Credits 
    ELEE11066 MEng Electronics and Informatics Project Phase Two - 5 Semester 1 60
    Notes: The project will include aspects of both Electronics and Computer Science.




    COURSE OPTIONS
    This DPT has 4 set(s) of course options with the following rules.


    Select exactly 20 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    ELEE11050    Electronic/Electrical Engineering System Design 5   20  
    ELEE11073    Analogue Electronics (Project) 5   20  
    ELEE11053    Electronic Product Design and Manufacture 5   20  
    ELEE11074    High Level Programming of Reconfigurable Hardware 5   20  
    PGEE11028    Advanced Digital Communications   20  

     

    Select exactly 20 credits from the following list of courses, as available
    Code   Course Name   Credits
    INFR11005    Bioinformatics 2   10  
    INFR11007    Data Mining and Exploration   10  
    INFR11009    Propositional Methods   10  
    INFR11011    Advanced Databases (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11015    Applied Databases   10  
    INFR11016    Bioinformatics 1   10  
    INFR11017    Human-Computer Interaction (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11018    Case Studies in Analytical and Scientific Databases   10  
    INFR11020    Algorithmic Game Theory and its Applications   10  
    INFR11021    Computer Graphics (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11022    Distributed Systems (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11023    Parallel Programming Languages and Systems (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11024    Parallel Architectures (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11025    Topics in Distributed Databases   10  
    INFR11026    Theory and Practice of Algebraic Specifications   10  
    INFR11028    Design and Analysis of Parallel Algorithms   10  
    INFR11032    Compiler Optimisation (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11047    Models and Languages for Computational Systems Biology   10  
    INFR11049    Computer Networking (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11050    Probabilistic Modelling and Reasoning   10  
    INFR11051    Logic and Automata (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11052    Energy Aware Computing (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11058    Data Integration and Exchange (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11067    Computer Animation & Visualisation (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11074    Automated Reasoning (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11073    Machine Learning & Pattern Recognition (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11083    Methods for the Analysis of Networks   10  
    INFR11079    Music Informatics   10  
    INFR11082    Performance Modelling (Level 11)   10  
    INFR11081    Stochastic Simulation (Level 11)   10  

    Notes:For accreditation purposes, students must include Professional Issues as one of their courses, normally in year 4.
     

    Select exactly 10 credits from Level 11 courses in Schedules M and O, as available

     

    Select exactly 10 credits from Level 11 courses in Schedules A to Q, T and W, as available

    Notes:Selection of courses from Electronics & Electrical Engineering or Informatics is permissible.
     


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