By the end of this content area, students will be able to have:
1. A coherent knowledge of their branch of engineering including some at the forefront of the branch in optoelectronic instrumentation.
2. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding of optoelectronic instrumentation to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems using established methods.
3. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to develop and realise designs to meet defined and specified requirements.
4. An understanding of design methodologies, and an ability to use them in the design of optoelectronic systems.
5. The ability to design and conduct appropriate experiments, interpret the data and draw conclusions.
6. Workshop and laboratory skills.
7. The ability to select and use appropriate equipment, tools and methods.
8. The ability to combine theory and practice to solve problems of optoelectronic instrumentation.
9. An understanding of applicable techniques and methods in optoelectronic instrumentation, and of their limitations.