Electromagnetics for Engineers - EENG0024

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Spring Term 3 15 (7.5) Robert Oven checkmark-circle


This module introduces students to the basic principles of electro-magnetism and electrostatics that are necessary in order to understand modern electronic and communications systems. Practical work and examples classes are included to assist the student learning.


Contact hours

Total contact hours: 39
Private study hours: 111
Total study hours: 150


Spring Term

Method of assessment

Examination 70%
Laboratory Reports 20%
Moodle Quizes 10%

Indicative reading

ROBERTSON, C R..Fundamental electrical and electronic principles. (Third edition) Elsevier (Newnes.) Amsterdam: 2008.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

On successfully completing the module students will be able to:

1. Understand basic laws of electrostatics and magnetism;
2. Perform simple calculations on electromagnetic phenomena.


  1. Credit level 3. Foundation level module taken in preparation for a degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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