Coventry University

Coventry University

Electronic Engineering

This course is expected to be offered at a partner institution, Middle East College, Sultanate of Oman, subject to approval from Ministry of Higher Education, Sultanate of Oman. The course is designed to further develop students' knowledge of and expertise in specialist engineering subjects associated with the main application areas of electronic engineering with particular prominence given to microelectronics applications, mathematics and control, sensors and measurement technology, digital systems design with VHDL and digital signal processing.

Entry requirements

An applicant to the programme will normally be expected to possess at least 1 of the following: a minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject; a relevant professional qualification of an equivalent level; a lower qualification plus appropriate and relevant experience at a professional level; satisfactory independent evidence of working for several years in a position that would normally be occupied by an Honours graduate, in a relevant area, which would lead to gaining benefit from the course. Additionally: students whose 1st language is not English, or who have not studied for their degree qualification in English, must demonstrate proficiency in the English language equivalent to IELTS 6.5; applications from those not possessing the equivalent of an Honours degree will be considered on individual merit and admissions decisions will be based on careful evaluation of the capacity of the applicant to complete the programme successfully; no APL will be given against modules in this programme.

Course modules

Modules include: VHDL for digital system design; mathematics for computing and control; linear control engineering; microprocessor applications; sensor and measurement technology; digital signal and image processing; individual project. Optional modules include (choose 2): digital communication systems; computer architecture and principles; wireless intelligent systems; project management.

Assessment methods

The principal assessment methods normally used to enable outcomes to be achieved and demonstrated are coursework assignments, in-class tests, examinations and student presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 18 months

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