Improve your knowledge of key concepts in electrical engineering.
This online course provides an introduction to electronic, electrical and systems engineering.
You’ll examine everyday electrical circuits, such as pick-ups for musical instruments, and out of this world circuits, such as devices used in space.
You’ll develop skills in analysing and designing digital and analogue circuits and systems, and get familiar with using English technical vocabulary. You’ll understand how electric engineering systems are used in specific contexts, and gain confidence in communicating engineering ideas.
The course is provided in English with Mandarin transcripts.
This course is designed for anyone with an interest in the role and uses of Electrical Engineering. It may be particularly useful for students who are thinking about taking an electrical engineering degree in the UK, including those for whom English is a second language.
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.