What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Must include Maths and a Science or Electronics subject. Physics is a highly preferred subject. Mathematics and (Physics or Electronics or Chemistry or Biology or Design & Technology - Systems & Control).
Highers must include Maths and a Science or Electronics subject.
Electrical and/or Electronic Engineering.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128-144 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers83%
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 four-year masters level accredited degree is designed for those who have an interest in computers, computing systems and software. Directed specialisms for modules and projects include microelectronics and very large scale integration (VLSI) design, object orientated software and computer networks. With your final year project you will have the chance to work with research groups on latest advances and technology.
Year 1: Introduction to communications engineering; introduction to computer engineering; introduction to circuits and fields; introduction to electronic engineering; introduction to electrical engineering. Year 2: Signal processing and control engineering; software engineering design; electronic construction project; professional skills for electrical and electronic engineers; telecommunications. Year 3: Control systems design; fields waves and antennas; it infrastructure; group project; industrial awareness. Year 4: Industrial/research-orientated project. Optional modules: Mathematics for engineering management; advanced mathematical techniques in ordinary differential equations for engineers; electronic design; introduction to finance; advanced control system design.
A world-leading University attracting some of the brightest minds from the UK and abroad to study on vibrant campuses here, and internationally. Surrounded by an amazing city, University of Nottingham students have an incredible time making friends and getting the best education. The University is ranked in the top 1% of all universities worldwide.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
|Year 1||Year 2||Year 3||Year 4|
- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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