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Imperial College London

Electronic and Information Engineering

UCAS Code: GH56
MEng (Hons) 4 years full-time 2017
Ucas points guide

152

% applicants receiving offers

63%

Subjects
  • Electronic & electrical engineering
  • Information systems
Student score
85% HIGH
86% HIGH
% employed or in further study
91% MED
Not Available
Average graduate salary
£29k HIGH
Not Available
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
A*AA

Mathematics at grade A* and Physics at grade A and one other relevant subject such as Further Mathematics, Electronics, Computing or Chemistry

Scottish Highers
Not Available

Scottish Advanced Highers
AAA

Mathematics and Physics.

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
38

A minimum of 6 points in Mathematics and 6 points in Physics at Higher level.

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 152 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

63%

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.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

Not available

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
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

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

Course description

Modules

All years: modules include: Analysis of circuits; introduction to communications; digital electronics; mathematics; computer architecture; software engineering: introduction to computing; software engineering: algorithms and data structures; professional development; weekly laboratory practicals (electronics and computing); communications 2; computer architecture; control engineering; digital electronics 2; discrete mathematics and computational complexity; language processors; mathematics 2; signals and linear systems; software engineering: object-oriented software engineering; weekly laboratory practicals (electronics and computing).

Imperial College London

The South Kensington campus by night

Fittingly positioned on Exhibition Road London's historical central hub of Science, Technology and Culture Imperial College London is consistently ranked in the top ten of world universities. You will find all 15,000 students share a 'work hard, play hard' attitude. There are 320 different clubs and societies and Imperial graduates have one of the highest average starting salaries in the UK.

How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
46%
54%

Year 1

38%
62%

Year 2

25%
75%

Year 3

15%
34%
51%

Year 4

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
53%
41%
6%

Year 1

68%
26%
6%

Year 2

78%
22%

Year 3

24%
60%
16%

Year 4

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 88%
Student score 85% HIGH
Able to access IT resources

98%

Staff made the subject interesting

83%

Library resources are satisfactory

95%

Feedback on work has been helpful

71%

Feedback on work has been prompt

74%

Staff are good at explaining things

87%

Received sufficient advice and support

82%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
73% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
18% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
2% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
569 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
94% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
8% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 91% MED
Average graduate salary £29k HIGH
Graduates who are business, research and administrative professionals

7%

Graduates who are engineering professionals

38%

Graduates who are information technology and telecommunications professionals

20%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
The recession has made things difficult for graduates in this subject and you would normally expect a lower unemployment rate – but most graduates do get jobs quite quickly after university, and starting salaries are pretty good. The most common jobs are in telecommunications, electrical and electronic engineering, but there is some crossover with the computing industry, so many graduates start work in IT and computing jobs. At the moment, there's a particular demand for electrical engineers in the oil and gas industries, electronics and the car and aerospace industries. Bear in mind that a lot of courses are four years long, and lead to an MEng qualification – this is necessary if you want to become a Chartered Engineer.
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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 89%
Student score 86% HIGH
Able to access IT resources

91%

Staff made the subject interesting

79%

Library resources are satisfactory

83%

Feedback on work has been helpful

76%

Feedback on work has been prompt

65%

Staff are good at explaining things

83%

Received sufficient advice and support

75%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
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Not Available
Male / Female
17% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
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Typical Ucas points
591 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
N/A
Drop-out rate
Not Available
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study Not Available
Average graduate salary Not Available

Sorry, we don't have any information about graduates from this subject here.

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
Information systems courses cover a range of areas, including information design, modelling and the finance industry. How well graduates did made a particular difference in 2012 – computing graduates with good grades were much less likely to be out of work after six months. Most students do get jobs, though, and starting salaries are good – particularly in London, and that’s where over a quarter of graduates started work last year. Be realistic with these degrees – opportunities are not spread throughout the country and you might struggle, for example, to get an information systems job outside the larger cities.
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