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Electronics A Level at WQE

Course description

The course covers a broad range of principles and applications.
Topics covered will include:
• Digital Electronics
• Analogue Electronics
• Properties of Components
• Building Circuits
• Designing Circuits and Systems
• Programmable Control Systems
• Communications Systems
 
In addition there will be a systems design project.

Course content

The course covers a broad range of principles and applications.
Topics covered will include:
• Digital Electronics
• Analogue Electronics
• Properties of Components
• Building Circuits
• Designing Circuits and Systems
• Programmable Control Systems
• Communications Systems
 
In addition there will be a systems design project.

Entry requirements

In addition to the standard College entry requirements (see below), this course also requires students to have achieved either a minimum of grade 55 in GCSE Combined Science or grade 5 or above in Physics. A minimum of grade 5 in GCSE Mathematics is also normally required.

Assessment

The A-level will be examined in the summer of the second year. Exams will cover all of the two years’ work. There will be two coursework tasks contributing 20% of the total marks.

Future opportunities

A qualification in Electronics is regarded favourably by Universities and employers alike. An understanding of the discipline is of particular value to any student considering a career or Higher Education in Science or Engineering. Employment prospects for those who have studied the subject are increasingly enhanced with opportunities worldwide. There are also many sponsorship opportunities for higher education which many of our students obtain.

Further information

For further information please visit our website www.wqe.ac.uk or see our prospectus

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 13 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 Years
  • Web url: www.wqe.ac.uk

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