International Bachelor's Programme in Electronics, 180 higher education credits


International Bachelor's Programme in Electronics, 180 higher education credits, 180 Credits

General data

  • Code: TIELG
  • Cycle: First cycle
  • Ref no: MIUN 2008/1392
  • Credits: 180
  • Answerable department: Electronics Design
  • Answerable faculty: Faculty of Science, Technology and Media
  • Latest review: 10/23/2013
  • Version valid from: 8/1/2013


The purpose of the programme is to develop knowledge and skills, abilities of independent and critical judgements, to solve problems independently and to keep up to date with technological development in the electronics area. The student should also develop the skill of professionally operating in an international environment.

Programme objectives


Knowledge and understanding
For a Degree of Bachelor the student shall
- demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, including knowledge of the disciplinary foundation of the field, understanding of applicable methodologies in the field, specialised study in some aspect of the field as well as awareness of current research issues.

Competence and skills
For a Degree of Bachelor the student shall
- demonstrate the ability to search for, gather, evaluate and critically interpret the relevant information for a formulated problem and also discuss phenomena, issues and situations critically
- demonstrate the ability to identify, formulate and solve problems autonomously and to complete tasks within predetermined time frames
- demonstrate the ability to present and discuss information, problems and solutions in speech and writing and in dialogue with different audiences, and
- demonstrate the skills required to work autonomously in the main field of study.

Judgement and approach

For a Degree of Bachelor the student shall
- demonstrate the ability to make assessments in the main field of study informed by relevant disciplinary, social and ethical issues
- demonstrate insight into the role of knowledge in society and the responsibility of the individual for how it is used, and
- demonstrate the ability to identify the need for further knowledge and ongoing learning.


Knowledge and understanding
For a Degree of Bachelor the student must
• demonstrate knowledge in computer science and electrical engineering, for deeper studies in electrical engineering
• demonstrate knowledge of the design of embedded systems
• demonstrate knowledge and abilities to communicate of subject-specific information in English

Skills and abilities
For a Degree of Bachelor the student must
• be able to design electronic systems from existing technology
• possess skills in formulating and solving problems using models, algorithms and design software.
• demonstrate deeper skills in development of measurement and signal processing applications
• demonstrate deeper skills in electronics design and embedded systems
• demonstrate an ability to clearly present and discuss their conclusions in dialogue with different groups, orally and in writing, in national and international contexts

Judgement and approach
For a Degree of Bachelor the student must
• demonstrate an ability to make assessments of an electronic system’s potential, with a background in technology and some of the following parameters: economy, ergonomics, environment or quality.
• be able to professionally operate in an international environment


Electrical Engineering BA (A) 22.5 Credits
• Circuit Theory and Electronics, 7.5 Credits
• Digital Electronics with VHDL, 7.5 Credits
• Analog Electronics, 7.5 Credits

Electrical Engineering BA (B), 37.5 Credits
• Digital System Design with VHDL, 7.5 Credits
• Microcontroller technology, 7.5 Credits
• Metrology, 7.5 Credits
• Project in Embedded Sensor Systems, 15 Credits

Electrical Engineering BA (C), 30 Credits
• Sensor Technology, 7.5 Credits
• Prototyping of Electronic Systems, 7.5 Credits
• Thesis Project, 15 Credits

Computer Science BA (A), 37.5 Credits
• Introduction to Computer Science, 7.5 Credits
• Operating Systems, 7.5 Credits
• Network Technologies I, 7.5 Credits
• Java I, 7.5 Credits
• Java II, 7.5 Credits

Mathematics GR (A), 30 Credits
• Introductory Course, 7.5 Credits
• Calculus I, 7.5 Credits
• Calculus II, 7.5 Credits
• Mathematical Statistics and Linear Algebra, 7.5 Credits

Mathematics BA (B)
• Series and Transforms, 7.5 Credits

Media and Communication Science BA (A)
• Intercultural Communication, 7,5 Credits

English BA (A)
• Oral and Written Presentation Techniques, 7.5 Credits

Entry requirements

Graduation from a complete upper secondary education in Sweden or abroad with exemption from basic proficiency in Swedish. Basic proficiency in English (English course A) can also be proven by for example the following international tests:
- TOEFL with a minimum score of 530 on paper based test and not below 4.0 on the TWE
- TOEFL with a minimum score of 72 on internetbased test and not below 17 on the TWE
- IELTS Academic Training with a minimum overall score of 5.5 and a minimum score on the specific parts of at least 5.0

The following course levels from Swedish Upper Secondary School (Gymnasium) or equivalent: Mathematics course C.

Description of programme

The educational programme covers a total of 180 Credits (180 ECTS) and the educational language is English. Students are strongly advised to study at least one semester at one of our international partner universities. For EU/EES citizens grants and tuition fees will be covered trough the ERASMUS-program.

Selection rules and procedures

The selection process is in accordance with the Higher Education Ordinance and the local order of admission.

Programme with restricted admissions

The student should pass at least 45 Credits (45 ECTS) during the first year in order to continue with the second year without restrictions. Students who do not meet this requirement should contact the department’s study-guidance officer for individual study planning.
Special prerequisites for courses are given in the respective course specifications.

Teaching and examination

The study programme is given as a full-time programme and tuition is provided as lectures, excercises, laboratory sessions, projects and seminars. Seminars, laboratory sessions and projects are mandatory. Study material is in English, and lectures and exercises are also given in English.

The examination procedures are stated in the syllabus of each course.

Title of qualification

Degree of Bachelor

Teknologie kandidatexamen med huvudområdet elektroteknik, translated into Degree of Bachelor of Science with a major in Electrical Engineering.

Other information

During the programme course names, contents, credit units and schedules may change. To prepare the student for opportunities for foreign studies a student exchange administrator is available.

The page was updated 9/2/2014