Advanced Electronic Systems (524H1)

15 credits, Level 7 (Masters)

Autumn teaching

Topics covered in this module include:

  • internal operation of analogue integrated circuits including noise
  • operation of switched-capacitor circuits including comparator, filters and convertors
  • sample and hold circuits
  • DAC and ADC oversampling convertors
  • phase-locked loop circuits.


67%: Lecture
33%: Practical (Laboratory)


20%: Coursework (Report)
80%: Examination (Unseen examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 30 hours of contact time and 120 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.