What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Mathematics and Physics Physics may be substituted by Further Mathematics, Computer Science, or Electronics
Mathematics and Physics.
18 at Higher Level including 6 points in Mathematics and 6 points in Physics at Higher Level. Physics may be substituted by Further Mathematics or Computer Science.
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.
% applicants receiving offers92%
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 programme builds on our BEng Electronic Engineering, developing the management skills you will need to become a leader in the electronics industry. You will further customise your degree by selecting fourth-year options from a range of more than 30 specialist technical modules. This is accompanied by project work challenging you to solve a problem for a real company or to transfer technology from the University to industrial practice. This degree is also available with a year in industry. Our MEng Electronic Engineering is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and we are a member of the UK Electronics Skills Foundation.
Year 1: Digital electronics; microprocessors; electricity and magnetism; electronic circuits; mathematics; physical electronics; signal processing and communications; software engineering; laboratory coursework; design assignments. Year 2: Mathematics; semiconductor devices; analogue electronics; design of digital systems; control systems; radio communications; computer systems architecture; signal processing and communications; software engineering; coursework (including laboratory work and design assignments). Year 3: Project and units from the following: computer systems architecture; control system design; digital and multivariable control; digital system design; digital transmission; electronic circuits; French or German or management or Industrial law or mathematics; information theory and signal processing; integrated circuit design; logical programming and artificial intelligence; microwave technology and antennas; physics and modelling of devices and processing; optical electronics; radio communications; software engineering; technologies, processing and materials. Year 4: Industrial studies; projects; electronic equipment design; systems engineering; advanced design and computer-aided design (CAD); 2 10-week industrial training periods with sponsoring companies.
The University of Southampton is a place of transformation. Through education and research, innovation and enterprise, we unlock creative potential and provide opportunities that transform the lives of our students, our community, society and the economy. Did you know...Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, is Chair of Computer Science here.
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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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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