What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
AAA including Mathematics and at least one of Physics, Chemistry or Electronics and excluding General Studies and Critical Thinking. For Biology, Chemistry and Physics A levels, we require a pass in the practical element. If Physics is not offered at A or AS level, a minimum of grade B Physics or Dual Award Science GCSE required.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers100%
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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This wide-ranging, four-year MEng degree integrates a year of Masterâ??s-level study and an industrial placement. You will develop core electronic engineering skills and study specialist topics exploring areas such as the design of machines and drives, industrial automation and robotics, semiconductor device fabrication. You will also complete several design projects to showcase your skills to future employers.
Stage 1: Electromagnetism; circuit theory; analogue and physical electronics; communication studies; C++ programming; electromagnetic devices; digital electronics; linear systems and signals; computer engineering; project. Stage 2: Electromagnetism; automatic control; analogue electronics; communications; electrical systems and machines; digital electronics; linear systems and signals; computer engineering; discrete transforms; project management; project; option: physical electronics or mechanical engineering. After Stage 2: Students can choose either to continue with a broad subject choice; or to specialise in: electrical power; industrial automation; computing; communications or microelectronics; modules include technical options as well as non-technical ones such as management-related subjects and modern foreign languages. Stage 3: Individual project and dissertation; study project; business management; options: design of VLSI systems; design of machines and drives; data communications; radiowave engineering and modules from the BEng degree. Final year: Industrial project; technical review; group design work; extended course work on applications and design.
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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
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Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
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