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Combine physics and engineering with technology, add a pinch of wires, motors, batteries and switches and you have Electronics!

Electronics combines physics with engineering and technology. It is concerned with all electronic devices that involve active electrical components. It looks at their design, their construction and the science underlying these factors. You will develop your understanding of analogue, digital and computer electronics. 

Within the field of Electronics there is opportunity for specialiation and certain tertiary institutions may offer separate majors for these specialisations. For example, the field of Optoelectronics can be considered as a separate major. Optoelectronics, also known as Photonics, is the study and application of electronics that source, detect and control light.

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