This unique programme include the digital circuit design elements of the electronic engineering programmes but also emphasise computer systems and software. It also focus on the increasingly important areas of artificial intelligence and network computing, internet protocols and applications. Beyond these core themes there is an opportunity to specialise by selecting from optional modules. These include Security (developing firewalls, secure e-commerce transactions and anti-fraud technology), data processing (including data mining, signal processing, and advanced databases), and Networking (enabling sensors, home appliances, entertainment and security systems to be networked to each other and the internet, creating the “internet of things”). The programmes prepare you for a wide range of careers related to the computing, internet and manufacturing industries.