Electronics and Information Technology PG Dip
This course provides an in-depth examination of the latest developments in the area of electronics and information technology, with the option of extending your expertise in management and business subjects. The course is designed for graduates with a first degree in electronics, computer or communications engineering, or related subjects. It is aimed at graduates with four or five years experience, who want to broaden and increase their knowledge in technical areas. The course is composed from a range of specialist modules from which you can select. It takes advantage of the cutting edge research conducted in our optical communications and electronics research groups. The final project develops your particular interest in a supported environment. We particularly welcome industrially relevant projects looking at a specific problem faced by your company. Associated careers Telecommunications is a global industry. As a graduate in a technical subject, engineering and management careers are open to you. This course provides a flexible programme of study that can take into account an individual’s existing educational base and their career aspirations. It equips students with skills and personal qualities that help career development. Assessment By final examination, coursework and project reports The personal view ’Although I am enjoying every moment here, the course is intense and demands a great deal of hard work. The lecturers are excellent and have been extremely helpful. Dr Ken Dutton, the principal lecturer has been very impressive. The library facilities at the University are first rate and I now have access to the facilities 24 hours a day. ’I would definitely recommend studying at Sheffield Hallam. Engineering has been rated as having the best technical facilities in Europe and the infrastructure is good. Students have free access to specialist software, such as Matlab, and there are several more general software packages on the network that can be accessed by students.’ Nayeem N Karnachi, masters graduate in electronics and information technology Course content The modules studied will be determined as a result of discussions with the course leader. The mix of modules will be totally dependent upon personal needs in terms of continuing professional development, and, where appropriate, meet the needs of the employer. The course will comprise eight modules of study plus a project. Core modules computer networks microprocessor engineering project Options include Six from communication media network applications communication engineering digital signal processing applicable artificial intelligence software engineering operating system object oriented methods modern computer architectures enterprise information systems digital electronic system design VLSI design information displays control system analysis and design data acquisition and control systems advanced control techniques international product development finance and marketing* project & quality management* organisational environment* management of strategy, change and innovation* *A maximum of 2 business and management units are allowed for the MSc award. Entry requirements Normally at least a second class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant engineering or science subject from a UK or recognised overseas institution. The course is intended for practising engineers in a wide range of disciplines and with diverse qualifications. If you hold another qualification (eg HND) backed up with relevant industrial experience, your application will also be considered.
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