MG5020 – Microcontroller Systems 1

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Module code
MG5020
Module title
Microcontroller Systems 1
Prescription
To develop an understanding of microcontroller architecture, applications and interfacing requirements.
Programmes
  • SC1001
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
75
Self directed hours
75
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Demonstrate and apply knowledge of microcontroller hardware.
2. Demonstrate practical microcontroller software development methods.
Content
• Typical microcontroller architecture is described and operation is explained
• Microcontroller on-board subsystems are described and configured to perform simple industrial functions in accordance with industry practice
• A microcontroller is interfaced to practical devices in accordance with industry practice
• An IDE is used to demonstrate practical software development methods for microcontrollers in accordance with industry practice
• Programs for a microcontroller are written and documented based on given specifications in accordance with industry practice