Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty of Education

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Technical Design and Technology
(B.Sc. (Hons) TDT(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

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)

TET1001 Applied Electrical and Electronics for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1002 Applied Resistant Materials for Technology 1 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

TET1000 Safety Issues and Practices for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1003 Foundations of Electrical Theories for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1004 Introduction to Solid State Devices and Circuits for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1005 Wood Studies for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1006 Metal Studies for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1007 Graphic Design and Communication 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1008 Algebra and Trigonometry for Technology 6 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

TET1009 Transducer Circuits 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1010 Polymer Studies for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1011 Textile Studies for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1012 Graphical Communication Techniques 4 ECTS (NC)
TET1013 Calculus for Technology 6 ECTS (NC)




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

YEAR TWO

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)

TET2001 Manufacturing Processes for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET2002 Prototype Design and Manufacture for Technology 2 ECTS (NC)
TET2003 Field Visits - Graphic Industries 2 ECTS




Semester 1

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

CGS2000 Cognitive Psychology for Design and Technology 4 ECTS
ESE2105 Foundations of Digital Electronics for Technology 5 ECTS (NC)
TET2004 Design Principles, Processes and Practices for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET2006 Mechanical Structures for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET2007 Technical Graphics and Design 1 4 ECTS (NC)
TET2008 Analytic Geometry for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET2013 Introduction to Iconic Programming for Educational Robotics 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 2

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

CLS2401 Ergonomics and Design 4 ECTS (NC)
EER2507 Developing Environmental Responsibility through Design and Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET2010 Mechanisims for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET2011 Visual Literacy for Technology 2 ECTS
TET2012 Matrix Algebra for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET2014 Introduction to Coding for Microcontroller-based Systems 5 ECTS (NC)




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

YEAR THREE

In addition to the compulsory study-units (58 ECTS credits), students are required to register for an optional study-unit of 2 ECTS credits.

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)

TET3001 Applied Resistant Materials for Technology 2 2 ECTS (NC)
TET3002 Field Visits - Electrical and Electronics Industries 2 ECTS
TET3003 Field Visits 3 - Materials and Mechanical Industries 2 ECTS
TET3004 Design and Manufacture Project 12 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

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

EDS3304 Technology Education for Democratic Citizenship 4 ECTS (NC)
MME3215 Advanced Materials for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
SCE3116 Introduction to Control Systems 5 ECTS (NC)
TET3006 Technical Graphics and Design 2 4 ECTS (NC)
TET3007 Design and Aesthetics of the Built Environment 4 ECTS (NC)
TET3008 Statistics for Technology 4 ECTS (NC)
TET3009 Technology, Society and Entrepreneurship 4 ECTS

Recommended Optional Unit

TET3010 Inventors, Inventions and the Process of Inventing 2 ECTS




Semester 2

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

TET3005 Electrical Waveform Design for Technology 5 ECTS (NC)
TET3011 Management of Product Manufacturing Industries 2 ECTS
TET3012 The Epistemology and Learning of Technological Knowledge 4 ECTS (NC)




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

Requirement for the award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Technical Design and Technology: 180 ECTS credits.


This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2019 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Technical Design and Technology - B.Sc. (Hons) TDT - under the auspices of the Faculty of Education.
 
Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
 
Last Updated: 30 September 2020
 
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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