Electrical Science


This module will cover the fundamental principles of electrical science. Students will learn to analyse, design, build and troubleshoot basic electric and instrumentation circuits through both theory and practical applications.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe and define basic electrical, magnetic and other relevant physical quantities and perform fundamental calculations in relation to these quantities.

  2. Analyse basic circuits using the fundamental laws of electrical science.

  3. Describe the basic principles of electricity generation and perform DC and AC energy and power calculations.

  4. Explain the technology and use of common electrical and electronic components, sensors and actuators and how these components are utilised in basic circuits.

  5. Specify, select, build and troubleshoot basic electrical and instrumentation circuits; use appropriate electrical and electronic measuring equipment to perform basic electrical measurements.

% Coursework 60%
% Final Exam 40%