What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
ABB including Maths and at least one science subject. Practical Science required.
Majority A/B grades, in conjunction with Advanced Highers at AB in Maths and a Science subject
AB in Maths and a Science subject, plus Highers at majority A/B grades Any Science subject and Mathematics.
BTEC Level 3 Diploma: DDD overall, Distinction in all maths modules and to include A-level Maths at Grade B
34 points with 6 5 5 at HL including 5 at HL or 6 at SL in Maths and 5 at HL or 6 at SL in a science subject
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers87%
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
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The School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at Loughborough has an excellent reputation for student satisfaction and graduate prospects. They are ranked 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2015 and 97% of graduates employed within 6 months of leaving secured professional or managerial roles. Sophisticated electronic systems underpin key aspects of our life including communication, health and entertainment. This course is designed to meet high industrial demand for graduates with the skills to design and build hardware and software that control modern electronic, computer and network systems. Students develop these sought after skills through extensive project work linked to real-life engineering problems and through the practical aspects of the course, using the latest technologies and tools employed by modern industry.
Year 1: electromagnetism; signals and systems; mathematics; circuits; electronics; systems thinking; programming and software design. Year 2: control system design; software engineering; computer architecture; electronics; mathematics; plus 2 options. Final year: computer networks; business management; microprocessor architecture; individual project; plus typically 5 options.
The Loughborough experience is an unrivalled mix of exciting campus life, sporting chances, diverse universal cultures, industrial links and world-class research. With two major cities nearby, a great uni / union relationship and the biggest higher education campus in Europe, you're in for some unforgettable times. Our 16,000 students enjoy more than 8,000 nights out at the union.
How you'll spend your time
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
|Lectures / seminars||40%||37%||25%|
- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3|
- 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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