Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS

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Course summary

Our BEng Electronic Engineering & Computer Science course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. We will provide you with a solid grounding in software engineering and computing systems which will be complemented by engineering expertise in digital electronics and telecommunications. The emphasis is on gaining a specialist and extremely valuable set of skills that form a bridge between the hardware and software expert. Computer systems have a dramatic impact on the way we live and work, with new technology developing every week. Modern digital electronics, computing systems and desirable gadgets are pervasive in commerce, industry and the home. They form one of the most rapidly changing and influential technologies in modern society. To gain the competitive edge over its global rivals British industry and commerce needs trained computer systems engineers with skills in both hardware and software who can assess, contribute to, harness and influence the growth of information technology. The course aims to meet this challenge by expanding the breadth and depth of our students’ knowledge in electronics, internet technology, computing, digital systems and software design and by encouraging the development of essential professional skills. Key course benefits:

  • Accredited by both the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) ofand BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT
  • Our Electronic Engineering and Computer Science course achieved 90% student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2022)
  • Association with the Aston Institute of Photonic Technologies
  • Our placement year offers you the opportunity to gain valuable experience and set your studies in the context of a working environment, designed to boost your future employment prospects


Year One Object Oriented Programming Electronic Engineering Fundamentals Engineering Mathematics Engineering Projects Physical Principles Year Two Data Acquisition and Control Analogue and Power Electronics Software Engineering Engineering Team Project Professional Engineering Practice Communications Systems Digital Design Programming Language Concept Year Three Optional Placement Final Year Core modules: Digital Signal Processing Final Year Project Choose 60 credits from the following options with at least 2 modules from Section B: Section A: Measurement, Automation and Data Processing Digital Systems Design Digital Systems Hardware Internet of Things Section B: Computational Intelligence Image and Video Processing Techniques for Data Analysis (Data Mining) Please Note: All modules are based on the current academic year. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £21100 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Sandwich courses the placement fee is £1250 for Home/UK students and £2,500 for International students. For Home students: Tuition fees for UK/Home students may change in line with government policy. When undertaking a placement year, a placement year fee applies. For International students: The International students fee is a fixed annual fee for the duration of the Programme, except whilst on placement when a placement year fee applies.
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS