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Óbuda University

Kandó Kálmán Faculty of Electrical Engineering

 

 

TRAINING PROGRAM

 

Electrical Engineering BSc Course

 

Budapest, 01 September 2017.

DEGREE PROGRAM CURRICULUM

1. Degree program name:

Electrical Engineering BSc Course

2. Field of training:

technical sciences

3. Language of training:

English

4. Training schedule(s) and duration of courses in semesters, number of contact hours:

regular training,  7 semesters,  2490 hours

5. Optional specialties:

1.      Info-communication Technologies

2.      Instrumentation and Automation

6. Number of credits to collect to earn degree:

210 credits

7. Level of qualification and professional qualification as indicated in the degree certificate:

level of qualification: baccalaureus, bachelor; short: BSc

professional qualification: Electrical engineer

8. Study area classification of professional qualification according to the standard classification system of training areas:

523

9. Educational objective:

Training Electrical engineers, who are in possession of general knowledge, technical intelligence, basics of natural sciences, economics and humanities, technical knowledge for the needs of modern industry on a high level. As the graduates are specialized within the faculty by obtaining practical knowledge and skills they are able to do creative engineering work. On the basis of their studies in electricity and their professional calling electrical engineers are able to  

*design equipment and systems,

*monitor their calibration, quality and testing,

*take parts in their installation and operation and

*are able to do service-engineering and product- managering

on the territory of Microelectronics, Info-communication Technologies, Measurement Technique, Automation, Energetics and Informatics.

10. Professional competencies to be mastered:

a) knowledge

- Knowledge of general and specific mathematical, natural and social scientific principles, rules, relations, and procedures as required to pursue activities in the special field of electrical engineering.

- Knowledge of the most important theories and correlations of the special field of electrical engineering, including their terminology.

- Knowledge of the basic facts, limits and limitations of the knowledge and activity system of the special field of electrical engineering.

- Knowledge of the design principles used in a the special field of electrical engineering.

- Knowledge of the materials applied in the field of electrical engineering, their production, features and application criteria.

- Knowledge of the basic design principles, methods and procedures of electronics, infocommunications, control engineering, electronic technology, and electrical power engineering.

- Knowledge of the principles of operation and structural components of equipment and devices used in the field of electrical engineering.

- Knowledge of measurement procedures used in electrical engineering, including tools, instruments, and measuring equipment thereof.

- Knowledge of expectations and requirements prevailing in the areas of health and safety, fire protection and safety engineering as related to the relevant special field, as well as applicable environmental regulations.

- Knowledge of the basics, limitations and requirements of the special fields of logistics, management, environment protection, quality assurance, information technology, law, and economics, intrinsically linked to the special area of electrical engineering.

- Knowledge of the learning, knowledge acquisition, and data collection methods of the special field of electrical engineering, their ethical limitations and problem solving techniques.

b) capabilities

- Able to design and produce analogue and digital circuits in a routine fashion, also based on their knowledge of electronic components and microelectronics.

- Able to design, analyze, and troubleshoot electronic equipment and systems.

- Able to operate and program computers using their basic hardware and software skills.

- Able to apply the principles of electric and non-electric measurement methods in practice.

- Able to solve tasks requiring the utilization of major electric industry materials and technologies.

- Able to apply control engineering devices.

- Able to solve tasks related to the process of electricity supply, storage, and transformation.

- Able to solve tasks related to basic telecommunication and infocommunication systems.

- Able to use application level knowledge to solve engineering tasks within the selected specialty (design, development, commissioning, operation, services, maintenance).

- Able to resolve health and safety tasks.

- Able to apply calculation and modelling principles and methods related to electric products and product developments..

- Able to interpret and characterize the structure and operation of the structural units and components of electrical engineering systems, as well as the design and connection of the system components applied.

- Able to apply technical specifications related to the operation of electric engineering systems, as well as the principles of the adjustment and operation and related economy considerations of electric engineering equipment.

- Able to control and check special technology production processes with quality assurance and quality control components in mind.

- Able to diagnose failures and to select elimination operations.

- Able to use ICT tools.

- Able to apply the learning, knowledge acquisition, and data collection methods of the special field.

- Able to process characteristic online and printed references of their special field, both in Hungarian and in a foreign language, and use them for engineering tasks.

- Able to communicate in their mother tongue and in at least one foreign language, in accordance with their special field, in a professionally adequate manner, both verbally and in writing.

- Adequate perseverance to perform practical operations.

c) attitude

- Efforts to get the deepest possible insight into observable phenomena and to describe and explain their patterns of regularity by applying the electrical engineering knowledge acquired.

- Open and receptive to the use of new, modern and innovative procedures and methods related to their special field.

- Compliance with the legal regulation system of work and employment.

- Committed to observe and make observe quality requirements.

- Complying and ensuring compliance with the requirements of health and safety, fire protection, and safety engineering as related to their special field, and exerting efforts to make self-education in the special area of electrical engineering a continuous process in line with professional objectives.

- Efforts to solve tasks and make management decisions by being aware of the opinions of the colleagues supervised, possibly in cooperation therewith.

- Sharing experiences with colleagues.

- Efforts to comply with legal regulations and to take ethical rules into account.

- Committed to health and safety culture and health promotion.

d) autonomy and responsibility

- Able to individually interpret comprehensive and fundamental professional issues in their special field.

- Independently selecting and applying relevant problem solving methods in the course of solving electrical engineering tasks.

- Guided collaboration with specialists of the special technical field in specific project implementation.

- Taking responsibility for professional decisions, for the work processes controlled and performed by them.

- Self-guided and guiding in the special technical field in accordance with their qualification.

- Managing the work of the staff they are in charge of as instructed by their workplace supervisor; overseeing the operation of machinery and equipment.

- Taking care to promote subordinates’ professional development, to manage and help such endeavors.

- Assessing the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of employee work.

11. Main training areas:

 

Credit points

Natural science fundamentals  (40-50 credits)

40

Economics and humanities (16-30 credits)

16

Professional core material

(70-103 credits)

70

Specific professional knowledge

59

Optional subject (10 credits)

10

Thesis (15 credits)

15

Total:

210

12. Criteria prescribed:

Physical education:Each regular student is required to complete two semesters of Physical education. The subject is announced in semesters 2 and 3 in the model curriculum, with a load of 2 lessons per week.

Subjects to be completed in a foreign language:Each regular student participating in a bachelors training course in Hungarian is required to enroll into two professional courses offered by the university in English or German as criteria subjects, and to complete the respective testing required. In the event that a student failed to complete a criteria subject in the English language, they are required to certify their basic level English skills as provided in the Study and Examination Regulations.

Professional traineeship:

#1 Arrangements are to be made for one semester long uninterrupted professional traineeship within the degree program (minimum 12 weeks long; 400 hours on regular courses and 200 hours on part time courses).

#2 Professional traineeship of at least six weeks, organized at a location of professional practice. Professional traineeship is included in the criteria prescribed.

13. Foreign language requirements (to earn the degree):

-          In order to obtain a degree it is compulsory to have at least one intermediate level type “C” accredited language exam or equivalent certificate of secondary education or diploma.

-          As a compulsory subject all full-time students must participate in the professional course advertised by the university in English or German and pass the required test in the foreign language.

14. Knowledge verification:

a) during the study period, by written or verbal reports, written (classroom) tests, by the evaluation of home assignments (designs, measurement records, etc.), mid-semester grading or signature,

b) by preliminary examination passed in the study period,

c) by examination or comprehensive examination passed in the examination period, and

d) by final examination.

15. Criteria for admission to a final examination:

a) Final completion certificate (absolutorium) granted,

b) Degree project /thesis accepted by supervisor.

Admission to a final examination is subject to a final completion certificate being granted. A final completion certificate is issued by a higher education institution to a student who has complied with the study and examination requirements prescribed in the curriculum and completed the professional traineeship required – except for meeting the foreign language requirement and completion of the degree project / thesis –, and has acquired the credits prescribed.

16. Parts of the final examination:

The final examination consists of defending the degree project / thesis and oral examinations taken on the subjects prescribed in the curriculum (time allowed for preparation: at least 30 minutes per subject), to be passed by the student consecutively within the same day.

Subjects (subject groups) comprising, in the aggregate, a body of knowledge corresponding to at least 20 and up to 30 credit points may be designated for the final examination.

The list of questions of the oral examination is made available to candidates 30 days before the date of the final examination.

Candidates may start the examination if their degree project / thesis has been accepted by the final examination board with at least sufficient (2) qualification. Criteria for correcting a failed degree project / thesis are defined by the competent institute.

17. Result of the final examination:

# 1The weighted average of the grades of the degree project / thesis and the oral part of the final examination – taking into consideration the number of subjects included in the final examination – as follows:

Z =(SZD + Z1+Z2+…+Zm)/(1+m).

#2Average of the grades of the comprehensive examinations, the degree project / thesis and the oral part of the final examination – taking into consideration the number of subjects included in the final examination – as follows:

Z =[(S1+S2)/2 + SZD + Z1+Z2+…+Zm]/(2+m).

#3 Average of the grades of the final paper and the oral part of the final examination (2 subjects) as follows:

Z =(ZD + Z1+Z2)/3.

18. Criteria for issuing a diploma:

a) Successful final examination,

b) Compliance with the foreign language requirement.

19. Dual training option:

Dual training means common training linked to a regular bachelors training course at the university, and realized within the scope of contractual cooperation between the university, a company (business company, corporation or institution) and a student in order to provide graduate specialists best meeting the company’s expectations. Dual training criteria are stipulated in agreements concluded by and between the university and companies and between companies and students, respectively.

20. Cooperative training option:

Cooperative training is a voluntary supplementary practice module linked to a regular bachelors training course at the university, in the framework of which the university and a business company, firm or institution cooperate in order to enable university students to acquire professional experience as specified in the educational objective.

21. Date of entry into effect: 01 September 2017.

 

Dated in Budapest, 01 September 2017.

 

Prof. Dr. Vajda, István
Dean


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CURRICULUM OF Electrical Engineering BSc Course

1. Training goal

Training Electrical engineers, who are in possession of general knowledge, technical intelligence, basics of natural sciences, economics and humanities, technical knowledge for the needs of modern industry on a high level. As the graduates are specialized within the faculty by obtaining practical knowledge and skills they are able to do creative engineering work. On the basis of their studies in electricity and their professional calling electrical engineers are able to

  • design equipment and systems,
  • monitor their calibration, quality and testing,
  • take parts in their installation and operation and
  • are able to do service-engineering and product- managering

on the territory of Microelectronics, Info-communication Technologies, Measurement Technique, Automation, Energetics and Informatics.

2. Training duration

- full time 7 semesters 2324 hours
- hours 7 semesters 844 hours
- e-learning 8 semesters 580 hours

3. Credits to be obtained: 210 credits

4. Qualification level and the description of qualification in the certificate

  • level: baccalaureus, bachelor; short: BSc
  • name of qualification: Electrical engineer

5. Main areas of the training

 

Credit points

Natural science fundamentals (40-50 credits)

40

Economics and humanities (16-30 credits)

16

Professional core material (70-103 credits)

70

Specific professional knowledge

59

Optional subject (10 credits)

10

Thesis (15 credits)

15

Total:

210

6. Internship

Doing profession practice outside the institution is a criterion of the training. The duration of the internship is 6 weeks.

7. Physical Education

It is a criterion subject in the full-time course, which is advertised in the 2nd and 3rd semesters in weekly 2 hours.

8. Language requirements, language training

  • In order to obtain a degree it is compulsory to have at least one intermediate level type "C" accredited language exam or equivalent certificate of secondary education or diploma.
  • As a compulsory subject all full-time students must participate in the professional course advertised by the university in English or German and pass the required test in the foreign language.

9. Form of the training

  • full time
  • correspondence course
  • e-learning

10. Knowledge testing

  • midterm mark, exam, final exam

11. Conditions of admission for the final exam

  • obtaining the pre-degree certificate;
  • degree thesis accepted by the reviewer.

The condition of being admitted for the final exam is obtaining the pre-degree certificate. The pre-degree certificate is issued to a student who has met the course and examination requirements specified in the curriculum and the required professional practice – with the exception of passing the language exam and preparing the thesis – and obtained the required credits.

12. The parts of the final exam

The final exam consists of defending the thesis and taking exams in the subjects specified in the curriculum. The student must take the final exam on the same day, continuously. The final exam consists of oral exams and the preparation time is at least 30 minutes per subject. At one time one student may take the exam before the examination board.

13. The result of the final exam

The weighted average of the marks received for the thesis and the oral part of the final exam – taking into account the number of exam subjects as follows:

F =( TH + E1+E2+…+Em)/(1+m).

14. Cooperatív Training

Cooperative Training is a supplementary, voluntary practical module (one or two semesters) connected to the basic training of the university.

In this programme the university and certain companies, firms or institutes cooperate for the sake of students performing their traineeship according to the rules of training.

15. Conditions of issuing certificates

  • Succesful terminal
  • Fulfilling the requirements of studying foreign languages.

16. Optional specialization:

  1. Info-communication Technologies
  2. Instrumentation and Automation

17. Effective date: 2014/2015 school year

Budapest, 16. June, 2014

Prof. Dr. István Vajda
Dean