Electronic and Communication EngineeringUCAS Code: H640
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Main entry requirements
A Levels (in addition to A2 Mathematics) must include one of the following: Electronics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Physics, Further Mathematics, Mechanics, Dynamics or General Engineering.
DDM in BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering. DDM BTEC Science/Technology Level 3 Extended Diploma is also acceptable with A Level Mathematics at least at Grade C. BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Engineering (instead of A2 Mathematics) must be one of the following: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Engineering.
120 UCAS tariff points from a combination of Level 3 qualifications which must include the accepted qualifications as listed.
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 offers100%
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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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We all have an innate need and desire to communicate. And as communications technology gets ever more advanced, the demand for new devices and solutions grows day by day. This course is designed to help you take your place in the communications industry, focusing on building your skills to start a fulfilling career. On the course you’ll be taught by professional engineers. Many of them have worked in industry, while others have specialised in research. We’ll give you the chance to gain a broad overview of electronic engineering, as well as specialist skills in communications as the course progresses. We’ll also take a wider view to explore other areas of electrical, electronic and computer systems engineering. Year 1 of the course is designed to support you in gaining a through grounding in the principles of electronic engineering. In Year 2 you’ll begin to specialise in communications, from basic methods such as AM or FM through to digital communications. In Year 3 you have the chance to spend a year working in industry gaining great experience. Then in your Final Year you’ll be supported to expand your knowledge, by looking at topics such as optical communications. The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council. Once you graduate, you could become registered as an Incorporated Engineer (IEng). The course could also lead on to you gaining Chartered Engineer (CEng) status following further study. While you’re studying at Huddersfield, you’ll have the chance to spend a placement year working in the industry. It could help you gain some really useful skills, and some handy contacts in your chosen field too. If you achieve an average grade of 60% or more during your first two years, there is a chance to transfer to the Electronic Engineering MEng integrated Master’s course.
Year 1 Core modules: Computer Programming; Electronic Design Manufacture and Test; Mathematics 1; Professional Development; Electrical Principles 1 Electronics 1. Year 2 Core modules: Enterprise: Electronic Product Design and Manufacture; Signal Analysis and Control; Embedded Systems; Electronics 2; Electrical Principles 2; Communications. Year 3: This course offers an optional one-year work placement after Year 2. Final Year: Final Year Project; Communication Systems; DSP Applications; Analogue System Integration; Digital System Integration
The University of Huddersfield was named Times Higher Education University of the Year in 2013, an award supported by outstanding support for students at all levels. The university is in the top ten in the UK for graduate employability and teaching excellence and the number one mainstream university in England for assessment and feedback. Combine this with our record for supporting work placements and student enterprise and you will find there is a lot more to Huddersfield than meets the eye.
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