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GA580
Software and Electronic Engineering

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

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4 Years
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You will learn about computers, electronics, networking and programming, from the basic transistor to the Internet Of Things.

There is a particular focus on software and embedded system development. State-of-the-art programming languages and software engineering techniques are taught and used. Computer networking and professional development also form key components of the programme.

We pride ourselves on our innovative learning environment which uses team-and problem-based techniques; this means less teaching and more learning for you.

An eight month work placement is offered in the third year of the programme. This enables students to apply their knowledge and develop their skills within high tech work environments such as Cisco, Intel, Ericsson, Analog Devices, SAP, Avaya, Valeo and Boston Scientific.

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Students have gained employment in many well-known companies such as:

  • Cisco
  • Intel (Shannon)
  • SAP
  • HP
  • Analog Devices
  • Valeo Vision Systems
  • Avaya
  • Ericsson
  • IBM
  • GM

Other graduates have joined smaller companies in a variety of research and development roles.



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