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DC200
Common Entry into Engineering (Undenominated Entry)

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Electrical engineering is concerned with electrical systems. Electronic engineering is more concerned with light current systems, where electricity is used as a carrier of information, such as with computers and televisions etc.

This course provides an introduction to electronic engineering. Based on exam results, in the second year learners can branch into either electronic engineering (DC191), telecommunications engineering (DC192) or digital media engineering (DC199).


 
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Digital communication is now essential to modern business operations and is being rapidly introduced to private users. The core of Telecommunications Engineering is the planning, design, implementation and monitoring of systems and services which provide for a wide range of communication needs.



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