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AS Electronics

Course Accreditation: AS LEVEL DESIGN AND TECHNOLOGY: ELECTRONICS    


Examining Board: OCR


Course Content

AS: Two areas of study:

3 short practical investigations: 
  • Simple Systems
  • Digital Sytems
  • Control Technology
2 Written exams: 
  • Foundation Electronics
  • Signal Processing

A2: Two areas of study:

Main project 2 Written exams: 
  • Communication Circuits
  • Control Circuits


Lesson style
Small group discussion, practical tasks.

 

Time Allocation: 8 hours per cycle

Private Study Requirement
Ongoing main project, examination preparation.

 

Extra Curricular Opportunities

Industrial visits
Learning new skills
Working with existing engineers

 

Advisable for the following careers
Good foundation for any engineering university course or career in this area.

 

Good Combination With
Maths, Science, ICT

 

Link Tutor: Mr D Scott

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