Electronic Circuits - EL303

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Spring 4 15 (7.5) MR R Oven checkmark-circle


The module provides techniques to design electronic circuits containing active and passive components and to appreciate the power issues and frequency response of circuits containing reactive elements. An introduction will be given to Electromagnetism for engineering purposes. An understanding of the fundamentals of Electronic Engineering is assumed and the module proceeds via a sequence of lectures supported by simple exercises designed to give practical experience of the concepts introduced in the lectures.


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Contact hours

Total contact hours: 41
Private study hours: 109
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

5 Assessed Laboratories - 2 hours, 6% each (30%)
1 problem assignment – 4 pages (10%)
2 hour examination (60%)

Indicative reading

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. analyse and design electric circuits comprising active and passive components;
2. design simple amplifiers and understand electronic feedback;
3. interpret frequency responses;
4. understand introductory electromagnetism for engineers.


  1. Credit level 4. Certificate level module usually taken in the first stage of an undergraduate 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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