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电子信息工程


OVERVIEW

The students on this programme will understand the basic principles and theory of Electrical and Electronic Engineering including hardware and computer software. They shall possess adequate professional knowledge, strong practical skills and innovation, and research and development capabilities on completing their studies. Upon graduation, they will be prepared to engage in research and development of technology and operation management in the computer measurement and control, information processing, teaching and research in related areas.  The students on this programme will simultaneously take the XJTU and UoL degrees and if successful in the assessment will be eligible for the award of both degrees.


The programme aims: 

-To provide in-depth education in the key underpinning topics of electronic and electrical engineering such as electronic circuit theory, electromagnetism, electronic materials, computing, communications and embedded systems.

-To offer specialisation in topics in electrical engineering, such as electrical power systems, electric drives and electronic control systems.

-To provide a research-led curriculum and learning approaches in all topics, in particular in electrical power systems, electric drives, electronic control systems, and renewable energy systems. 

-To demonstrate the application of electrical engineering in industry; especially in the power generation, electronic vehicle, and industrial control sectors. 

-To develop students' generic and transferable skills in written/verbal communication, management, leadership and business for careers in engineering or other professions. 

-To provide extensive practical experience of electronic and electrical engineering through laboratory work and the completion of an extensive independent project in every year of study. 


COURSE CONTENT

Programme Year 1:

 

Learning Outcomes

The learning outcomes should be enhanced/amended where applicable to include specific subject knowledge and subject-specific skills with reference to the relevant elements of the QAA Benchmark Statements

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to: 

- Demonstrate a familiarity with the basic concepts, information, practical competencies and techniques of physics and mathematics as they will be developed in later years 

- Demonstrate independent language learning skills, more subject-specific English vocabulary and grammatical knowledge 

- Demonstrate English Language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking as an initial basis on which to develop the academic study skills relevant to studies in Engineering 

- Demonstrate good and sensible laboratory practice and the reporting of experiments; 

- Understand the ways of working an time management expected from Leeds University; in particular as preparation for further years students will demonstrate an understanding of how formative assessments will be used and how to make effective use of private study hours whose content will be less prescribed as the programme advances. 

- Appreciate their strengths and weaknesses as learners

 

Transferable (Key) Skills:

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme: 

- Qualities and transferable skills necessary for progression onto their chosen Engineering subject 

- Skills necessary for carrying out effective private study and research in support of the modules 

- Confidence in communicating in English Language as it is required for further academic development 

- Effective teamworking skills 

- Effective time management - skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility

 

Assessment:

Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include: 

- Demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to English Language, Mathematics and Physics; 

- Demonstrating fundamental practical skills through physics laboratory work; 

- Demonstrating their ability to use their reading, writing and listening skills to complete a communicative task.

 

Learning Context:

The learning context for this year/award will be predictable, providing a familiarisation with science and language requirements as well as an appreciation of a particular learning environment in preparation for progression onto their chosen Engineering subject.

 

Compulsory Modules

    Students will be required to study the following Leeds modules:

 

Students will be required to study the following XJTU modules (credit weightings approximate):

Military Skills Training (3.3)

Military Theory (6.7)

Moral and legal foundation (10)

Introduction to Mao Zedong Thought and Theories of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics I (10)

Physical Education I (6.7)

Introduction to Mao Zedong Thought and Theories of Socialism with Chinese Characteristics II (10)

The Basic Principles of Marxism (10)

 

 

Programme Year 2

(Award available for year: Certificate of Higher Educ )

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:

 

- Show familiarity with basic concepts, information and techniques which are standard in Electronic and Electrical Engineering;

be able to communicate the results of their work;

- Present a simple structured argument;

- Appreciate and interpret underlying Electronic and Electrical Engineering concepts and principles;

- Evaluate the appropriateness of different approaches to solving a problem; 

- Begin to show awareness of professional and disciplinary boundaries.

 

Transferable (Key) Skills:

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

- Qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment in Electronic and Electrical Engineering;

- Skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;

 

Assessment:

Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:

-Demonstrating the knowledge and application of standard concepts, information and techniques relevant to Electronic and Electrical Engineering;

- Work that covers a restricted area of Electronic and Electrical Engineering;

- Demonstrate emerging abilities, skills and competencies.

 

Learning Context:

The learning context for this year/award will be predictable, providing a familiarisation with the discipline.

 

Compulsory Modules

Students will be required to study the following Leeds modules:

Students will be required to study the following XJTU modules (credit weightings approximate):

Chinese Modern and Contemporary History (6.7)

Physical Education II (6.7)

 

 

Programme Year 3

(Award available for year: Diploma of Higher Education )

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of being able to:

- Demonstrate broad understanding of concepts, competencies and techniques which are standard in a range of aspects of Electronic and Electrical Engineering;

- Apply generic and specific intellectual qualities to standard situations outside the context in which they were introduced; 

- Use a range of techniques to undertake analysis of data and information; 

- Communicate information in a variety of forms.


Transferable (Key) Skills:

Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:

qualities and transferable skills necessary for employment in Electronic and Electrical Engineering;

- Skills necessary for the exercising of personal responsibility;

- Decision making.

 

Assessment:

Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:

- Demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects/competencies of the Electronic and Electrical Engineering profession to complex, albeit standard, situations and simple, albeit novel or atypical, instances;

- Work that is often descriptive in nature but drawing on a wide variety of material;

- Demonstrating basic professional competencies relevant to the discipline;

- The ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion.

 

Learning Context:

The learning context for this year/award will be simple if unpredictable and complex if predictable.  The study will be structured within a framework of tasks that provide breadth of study and proficiency in the application of concepts and techniques.

Compulsory Modules

Students will be required to study the following Leeds modules:

Programme Year 4

(Award available for year: Bachelor of Engineering)

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the year students should have provided evidence of being able to:

- Understand and demonstrate coherent and detailed Electronic and Electrical Engineering subject knowledge, some of which is informed by recent research; 

- Deploy standard techniques of analysis and enquiry; 

- Demonstrate a conceptual understanding which enables the development and sustaining of an argument; 

- Appreciate the uncertainty, ambiguity and limitations of knowledge; 

- Apply their knowledge and skills to carry out an individual project.

On completion of the programme, graduates will be able to:

- Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the underlying science and mathematics of electronic and electrical engineering.

- Apply mathematical and computer models to electronic and electrical engineering problems.

- Apply a knowledge and understanding of electronics, power systems and electric drives to engineering projects.

- Apply a systems approach to electronic and electrical engineering problems;

- Show competence in the use of modern software and hardware tools, materials, components and equipment for the design, construction and test of electronic circuits, control systems drive and electricity generation systems.

- Demonstrate a range of design skills including the ability to identify design constraints and to appreciate user needs.

- Demonstrate creativity in the design of electronic or electrical engineering systems.

- Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the commercial, economic and societal aspects of electronic and electrical engineering and understand the need for a high level of professional and ethical conduct in engineering.

- Show an awareness of the legal frameworks governing electronic and electrical engineering, including governmental legislation, intellectual property and contractual issues.

- Show awareness of the environmental and sustainability, health and safety and risk assessment issues associated with electronic and electrical engineering.

- Understand appropriate codes of practice and industry standards

- Including quality standards

- And be able to deal with technical uncertainty.

- Use a wide range of technical literature and other information sources.

- Demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication

 

Transferable (Key) Skills:

Students shall

- Be capable of retrieving information with modern information technologies, understanding the concept of life-long learning, and adapting themselves to the changing environment.

- Have strong engineering awareness and practical skills, demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in application of computer technologies, and be competent in the resolution of practical engineering problems with theories, technologies and engineering methodologies.

- Have good managerial competence and be capable of completing application research, technical development and operations management in related fields. They shall understand the importance of engineering to society.

- Be fluent in one foreign language and capable of reading foreign literature related to the fields and capable of communicating with their foreign counterparts. They shall possess the capabilities in cross cultural exchange and international cooperation and competition.

- Exercise initiative and personal responsibility.

 

Assessment:

Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:

- Demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects Electronic and Communications Engineering;

- Work that draws on a wide variety of material;

- The ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion;

- Evidence of an ability to conduct independent, in depth enquiry within the discipline;

- Work that is evaluative and creative.

 

Learning Context:

The learning context for this year will include the use of complex and unpredictable situations. The study will be structured within a framework that provides both breadth and depth and opportunities for demonstrating proficiency in the application of concepts and techniques. Opportunities will be provided for students to develop interests and informed opinions and to undertake some autonomous study.

 

Compulsory Modules

Students will be required to study the following Leeds modules:

Optional Modules

Students will be required to study ONE of the following Leeds modules