Electronics

Course Overview

The course covers both academic and practical elements and is divided into a total of six units: three AS units and three A2 units.

At AS Level you will study digital and analogue systems, circuits and components and a programmable control systems project.

At A2 Level you will study communications systems and systems applications, the final module being the design project where you will design and test an electronic system.

Updated October 2019

Entry Requirements

A grade C at GCSE in science or maths is required to undertake this course.

Course Delivery

Please note this subject is delivered as a two year Linear A Level programme with full assessment at the end of the second year. No AS qualification is available.

This course has both practical and theoretical components. Four of the six components are assessed by external examination, the remaining two being internally assessed.

Progression Opportunities

Staying at Gower College Swansea, you could progress on to the HND in Electrical Engineering or the HND in Mechanical Engineering.

This course allows progression to higher education or vocational electronics training via an apprenticeship and will provide a firm foothold for students wishing to study electronics or engineering.

Venue(s):
Gorseinon
Course deliverable in Welsh:
No