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GY406
Electronic and Computing 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).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
Duration of course
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405

2014 Points

405

Change from 2013: 

-30

Points History:

2013 - 435
2012 - 445
2011 - 405
2010 - 390
2009 - 410
2008 - 385
2007 - 375
2006 - 310
2005 - 320
2004 - 305
2003 - 355
2002 - 410
2001 - 465
2000 - 445

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Electronic engineering, like electrical engineering, is concerned with electrical systems. However, electronic engineering is more concerned with light current systems, where electricity is used as a carrier of information, such as in computers, televisions, mp3 players, etc.

This course covers the core subjects of electronic engineering, with an emphasis on new computer software courses, micro-chip design, computer communications, and multimedia applications.


 
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The trend with European customers is towards contact at a technical level as well as the usual marketing connections. This requires engineers with the traditional engineering skills as well as business management skills and a fluency in a European language.



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