Electronic Engineering Summer School
This course has now closed for 2019 entry. Please contact PSE-ISS@cardiff.ac.uk for further enquiries.
Our Electronic Engineering Summer School offers advanced undergraduates and recent graduates the opportunity to develop their knowledge of electronic engineering and gain first-hand experience of laboratory work and industrial application.
You will be able to work with world-leading research and academic staff from in the School of Engineering's high-quality facilities, located in the multi-million-pound Queen’s Buildings complex.
You will also have the opportunity to take part in a workshop with National Instruments, the global leader in test, measurement and control solutions.
In addition to a fantastic learning experience, our Summer School includes accommodation in the centre of the city, two cultural trips in cities across the UK and entertaining social events in our vibrant Welsh capital. Our Summer School will give you the chance to immerse yourself in the British culture and travel the UK with new friends from all across the world.
Please note this itinerary is not final and is subject to change.
|Day 1 - Saturday 20 July 2019||Arrival in Cardiff (Pick up from Heathrow provided)|
|Day 2 - Sunday 21 July 2019||Social event|
|Day 3 - Monday 22 July 2019||Welcome lecture and orientation scavenger hunt|
|Day 4 - Tuesday 23 July 2019||Lecture: What are mobile communications?|
Build a freestanding mobile system transmitter tower
|Day 5 - Wednesday 24 July 2019||Lecture: Interdisciplinary uses of microwave sensors and actuators |
Lecture: Radio communication, modulation and detection
|Day 6 - Thursday 25 July 2019||Lecture: Mobile base station power amplifiers|
|Day 7 - Friday 26 July 2019||Lecture: Information theory, encoding and networks|
|Day 8 - Saturday 27 July 2019||Field trips and free time|
|Day 9 - Sunday 28 July 2019||Field trips and free time|
|Day 10 - Monday 29 July 2019||Lecture: The development of active harmonic load-pull and the development of RFPAs|
|Day 11 - Tuesday 30 July 2019||Industrial site visit|
|Day 12 - Wednesday 31 July 2019||Lecture: RF I-V waveform measurement and engineering|
Tour of School research laboratories
Free time and social event
|Day 13 - Thursday 1 August 2019||Hands-on laboratory with National Instruments|
|Day 14 - Friday 2 August 2019||Lecture: Final assessment day|
Final Gala Ceremony
|Day 15 - Saturday 3 August 2019||Departure from Cardiff (Drop off at Heathrow provided)|
The fee for the Summer School is £1,995.
This includes tuition fees, accommodation, 10 meals per week (breakfast and lunch, Monday to Friday), airport pick up and drop off from Heathrow Airport on fixed dates (pick up is on 20 July, drop off is on 3 August) and excursions organised by Cardiff University (such as Stonehenge and industrial visits).
If you have any questions or for more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.