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Electronics A Level (WJEC) at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bryn Tawe

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Electronics is an exciting field of study that affects nearly all aspects of our lives.The course attracts students who enjoy working with technology and/or understands science. It is not necessary for students to have previously studied a course in Electronics, but a good understanding of science and math is is advantageous. Electronics combines well with Physics, Maths, ICT, Computing. This course provides an excellent grounding in Electronics, a field which is at the forefront of modern technological industries. It will be very useful for anyone considering a degree or career in Engineering, Physics or Computing. Industries such as robotics, medicine, telecommunications and broadcasting are careers where Electronics would be advantageous. A large aspect of the course deals with problem solving and creating products or systems. Students are taught through a variety of methods including computer simulation, circuit design and analysis, practical work, individual projects and problem solving. Students are expected to plan, develop and complete a major project, and to write a detailed report, making good use of all that has been learned. During the course the students design, build, test and evaluate a chosen electronic device thus gaining an invaluable experience and develop crucial transferable skills.

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Please see school 6th form prospectus

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Last updated date: 20 May 2014
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