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Electronic and Information engineering

  1. Feb 4, 2016 #1
    Hello..What do you think of the course Electronic and Information engineering course? Is it a good course for industry? I don't know much about this field. I would like to do master in computer science/engineering or electrical related fields.

    Is it a good degree?

    These are the modules:

    - First Semester
    * Mathematics 1
    * Electrical Engineering 1
    * Software Construction 1

    * Learning and Study Methods

    - Second Semester
    * Mathematics 2
    * Electrical Engineering 2
    * Electronics 1
    * Software Construction 2

    - Third Semester
    * Signals and Systems 1
    * Electronics 2
    * Digital Circuits
    * Algorithms & Data Structures
    * Economics & Management

    - Fourth Semester
    * Signals and Systems
    * Digital Systems
    * Microcontrollers
    * Software Engineering
    * Databases

    - Sixth Semester
    * Operating Systems
    * Bus Systems and Sensors
    * Digital Signal Processing
    * Digital Communication Systems
    * Elective Project
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  3. Feb 4, 2016 #2
    I just want your opinions on the modules and program, as it is relatively new combination.

    It is not electrical engineering..it is very specialised?

    There are 40 credit points in computer science, 83 in Electronics and 16 in mathematics! (out of 180)

    Please help! there is no thermodynamics or engineering heavy subjects like fluid mechanics tuahgt! also no linear algebra or statisticss..I dont think many computer science programs would take me like this. I am a little worried..

    Is there any post graduate diplomas one can do to ensure access to say, engineering electrical or computer science?

    I would really appreciate any advice or help.
    Last edited: Feb 4, 2016
  4. Feb 4, 2016 #3
    Is it better to do a degree in mechanical engineering instead? I am an expert at 3d design and often design lots of things (vehicls, planes etc imaginary but try to keep them as real) which I would love to do in real life.

    I know the 3d software is becoming standard for component design..

    I always wanted to do an aerospace degree or work there.

    Here is the problem:

    I think mechanical engineering is really really difficult..and the universities I can get due to a combination of budget and grades are very poor at best.

    My other passion was always video game software, I would love to work there too. For which I think a degree in computer science is best, but again I would have to move to another country for that. Or I can do this basic degree then try for masters.

    I am already quite old (21) and I dropped out of one university (mechanical) because I did not like the university.

    Sorry to ramble on but in short, I don't know what to decide.

    My options: continue the degree in OP, or switch to another country for mechanical (not good) or CS (better but another country and more expensive).
  5. Feb 4, 2016 #4
    I don't know of any computer science programs that require thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. Many computer science programs do not require linear algebra. Probability and/or statistics, on the other hand, are required.

    No, you're not too old.
  6. Feb 4, 2016 #5
    sorry but I am really confused, thanks for the answer. I checked the module descriptions and under maths 2 I saw this:

    • rules for expectation value and variance of random variables,
    • analyze various discrete and continuous distributions,
    • evaluate covariance and correlation coefficient of random variables,
    • the law of large numbers and the central limit theorem

    this is only the statistics n the syllabus
  7. Feb 7, 2016 #6
    I am going to study "Electrical engineering, information technology and Computer engineering" at the Technical university of Aachen in Germany, starting in October/2016.

    The curriculum you listed seems kind of identical to the one of my university, we will have the chance to concentrate on one of the following subjects starting at the 5th semester:

    Power engineering

    Computer engineering

    Nano technology

    Here is a link to the curriculum for the Bachelor of science at the RWTH Aachen.


    For me, I am going to continue with power engineering, seems like this field is rewarding and my options won't be limited with it.

    BTW, are you studying in Germany ?? Because as long as I am aware, not many countries offer 6 semesters engineering programs !
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