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University of Malta

Faculty of Information and Communication Technology

Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Computer Engineering)
(B.Sc. (Hons)(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2017)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SOR1201 Probability, Sampling and Estimation 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE1013 Computer Logic 1 5 ECTS (NC)
CPS1002 Mathematics of Discrete Structures 5 ECTS (NC)
CPS1011 Programming Principles in C 5 ECTS (NC)
LIN1063 Academic Reading and Writing in English 2 ECTS
MAT1801 Mathematics for Engineers 1 4 ECTS (NC)
MNE1303 Foundations in Microelectronic Circuits 5 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE1014 Computer Logic 2 5 ECTS (NC)
CIS1041 Introduction to Databases 4 ECTS (NC)
ICS1018 Data Structures and Algorithms 1 5 ECTS (NC)
MAT1802 Mathematics for Engineers 2 4 ECTS (NC)
MNE1103 Microelectronic Devices 5 ECTS (NC)
MNE1201 Microsystems 5 ECTS (NC)
SOR1232 Hypothesis Testing and Statistical Modelling 2 ECTS




Requirement for regular progression to Year 2: 60 ECTS credits.

YEAR TWO

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE2111 Object Oriented Programming 5 ECTS (NC)
CCE2203 Signals and Systems 5 ECTS (NC)
CCE2314 Introduction to Communications 5 ECTS (NC)
CCE2413 Data Communications 5 ECTS (NC)
MNE3002 Hardware Description Languages 5 ECTS (NC)
SOR2321 Queuing Theory and Markov Chains 5 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE2014 Microcontroller Based Systems 5 ECTS (NC)
CCE2017 Computer Systems and Organization 5 ECTS (NC)
CCE2313 Communications Theory 5 ECTS (NC)
CPS1012 Operating Systems and Systems Programming 1 5 ECTS (NC)
MNE2701 Operational Amplifiers and Applications 5 ECTS (NC)
SCE2112 Control Systems 1 5 ECTS (NC)




Requirement for regular progression to Year 3: 60 ECTS credits.

YEAR THREE

In addition to the compulsory study-units (35 ECTS credits), students are required to register for 25 ECTS credits from the elective study-units as indicated in the programme. To guide students in their decision, recommended study-units are grouped as follows:

Recommended study-units for Communications and Computer Engineering:
This option covers units that span the following areas: Telecommunications, ICT Infrastructure, Computer Systems Engineering, Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition.

Recommended study-units for Micro and Nano Electronics:
This option covers units that span the following areas: Digital and Analogue microelectronics and embedded systems.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ICT3908 Final Year Project in Computer Engineering 15 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

CCE3206 Digital Signal Processing 5 ECTS
EBI3085 Entrepreneurship: Start-up your Innovative Business 5 ECTS
ICT3007 Management of Computer Engineering Projects 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

Recommended study-units for students interested in COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING.

CCE3023 Advanced Computer Systems Organisation 5 ECTS
CCE3101 Multimedia Signal Representation and Coding 5 ECTS
CCE3311 Communication Systems 5 ECTS
MNE3108 Radio and Microwave Theory 5 ECTS

Recommended study-units for students interested in MICRO AND NANO ELECTRONICS.

MNE3108 Radio and Microwave Theory 5 ECTS
MNE3109 Analogue VLSI Signal Conditioning 5 ECTS
MNE3305 MEMS 5 ECTS
SCE3113 Automatic Control Systems 3 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ICT3008 Professional Issues in Computer Engineering and ICT 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

Recommended study-units for students interested in COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING.

CCE3015 Programming Parallel Architectures 5 ECTS
CCE3411 Computer Networks 2 5 ECTS
CCE3502 Computer Modelling and Simulation 5 ECTS

Recommended study-units for students interested in MICRO AND NANO ELECTRONICS.

MNE3206 Digital VLSI Design 5 ECTS
MNE3702 Oscillators and Filters 5 ECTS




Requirement for successful completion of Year 3: 60 ECTS credits.

Requirement for award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Engineering: 180 ECTS credits.

This programme of study is governed by 'The General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004' and by the Bye-laws for the award of the Bachelor of Science (Honours) - B.Sc. (Hons) - under the auspices of the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 29 March 2017
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
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