The University of Newcastle, Australia

Course handbook


This course considers advanced analogue electronics design with a particular emphasis on radio frequency (RF) electronics. Both theoretical and practical aspects of RF electronic circuits are considered. A major component of the course is a small group project, where design, testing and construction of an electronic circuit is required.

Availability2019 Course Timetables

PSB Singapore


    • Semester 1 - 2020

    Learning outcomes

    On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

    1. Solve complex problems using established engineering methods in RF electronics.

    2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of the use and application of standard RF electronic test equipment.

    3. Design standard RF electronic circuit elements.

    4. Build standard RF electronic circuits.


    Practical hints on electronics components, Comparators, Noise in Electronic Circuits, Interference Generation, Transmission, Reception, Grounding & Shielding,Analogue / RF Filters Design, Analogue / RF Amplifiers, Oscillators, Modulators, Mixers, Phase Locked Loops.

    Assumed knowledge


    Assessment items

    Quiz: Quiz

    Tutorial / Laboratory Exercises: Laboratory

    Report: Assignments

    Project: Group Project

    Contact hours

    Callaghan and PSB Singapore


    Face to Face On Campus 24 hour(s) per Term Full Term starting in week 2


    Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks starting in week 1


    Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks starting in week 1