What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
BBB including Mathematics, and a Science or Engineering subject.
Distinction Distinction in a related subject with an A-Level at grade B in Mathematics.
Distinction in a related subject with A-Level grades BB including Mathematics.
Distinction Distinction Distinction including Distinction in Further Maths for Technicians and Distinction in either Electrical or Electronic Principles.
Including 5 in Higher Level Mathematics and 5 in a Higher Level Science or Engineering subject.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 120 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers58%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
ECE at Brunel is one of the largest disciplines in the university with over 40 full-time academic staff and extensive teaching and research portfolios. Despite its size, our department maintains a friendly community atmosphere between students and staff. Developed in response to the needs of industry, our degree courses will give you advanced level knowledge and skills in the design of complex electronic, microelectronic and computer systems. Our teaching is research-led and we have strong links with the world of industry which benefit our students when it comes to placements and helpful contacts. The department has five research centres focusing on telecommunications, sensors and instrumentation, sustainable energy and systems, our research findings and expertise feeding directly back into the modules we teach. Brunelâ??s geographical proximity to the highest concentration of the UKâ??s information engineering and telecommunications industry â?? in London and along the M4 corridor â?? means our network of potential work placement contacts is second to none.
Level 1 Core: Digital systems and microprocessors; devices and circuits; electronic engineering mathematics; engineering science, systems and society; level 1 electronic engineering workshop; problem solving and programming. Level 2 Core: Communication; digital systems design and reliability engineering; electronic systems; electrical engineering and sustainability; signals and systems; engineering group design project; management. Level 3 Core: Individual project and project management; advanced electronics. Options: (choose three) Design of intelligent systems; digital communication systems; control systems; power electronics and systems; multimedia digital signal processing; advanced digital systems; renewable energy in power systems.
Situated on the edge of London, Brunel University is a short journey from the vibrant capital, offering the perfect balance between cosmopolitan city living and a tight knit diverse community. The uni boasts well-known lecturers including Will Self, Benjamin Zephaniah and Fay Weldon. Brunel is home to world-class sports facilities, including one of the few 132m indoor sprint tracks in the country.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
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What do students think about this subject here?
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UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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What are graduates doing after six months?
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