What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers75%
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
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
Studying Electronic Engineering at the University of Westminster provides you with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of electronics and communications, including digital and analog processing, computing, embedded systems, project work, design and management. Our strong mathematical and theoretical teaching approach coupled with practical project work will equip you with the know-how to become electronic system designers and researchers. You will benefit from fantastic facilities and resources including numerous laboratories offering access to Windows, Linux and Unix platforms running industry-standard, computer-aided analysis and design applications. Our courses are accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and the Engineering Council, enabling you to become Chartered and Incorporated Engineers after gaining professional experience. We are an Enhanced Academic Partner of the IET, which gives you unique access to industrial practice. Our graduates have gone on to work for the likes of the BBC, British Aerospace, BT, GEC and Nokia or have started up their own businesses in manufacturing or consultancy.
Year 1: Audio processing using an embedded microcomputer; computer networks and communications; digital and analog circuits; engineering problem solving; mathematics; programming. Year 2: Analog electronics design; broadcast engineering; communication systems; digital microelectronics; event-driven and GUI programming; micromouse maze-solving competition; professional employability skills; signal processing. Year 3: Business finance and management; cellular radio networks; digital signal processing; individual project; mobile radio systems, plus 2 options from: analog microelectronics; real-time embedded systems; sound processing systems; video broadcasting.
The University of Westminster is in the heart of London, attracting more than 20,000 students from 150 nation. With the Students' Union based at three central London campuses and a media campus at Harrow, you'll never be short of activities in the big smoke. Did you know UWSU takes hundreds of students to Amsterdam and on a sports tour in Spain every year.
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
What do the numbers say for
Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area
What do students think about this subject here?
Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.
Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.
UK / Non-UK
Male / Female
Full-time / Part-time
Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
Most popular subjects students studied before attending
Here's an idea of the academic background of students from previous years, to give you a flavour of the type of people who take this subject.
What are graduates doing after six months?
Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?