Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing with Electronic Engineering

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Course summary

This diploma develops your skills in and understanding of computing and electronics. These two areas underpin many aspects of the way we live. Gain a foundation in the principles of hardware-based, software-based, or systems-based technologies. Computing skills with knowledge of electronics provides an excellent platform for IT-related careers. It also incorporates transferable skills applicable to professional development in the field. Key features of the course

  • Practice electronics using our remote laboratory.
  • Develop programming and other computing skills.
  • Choose from four focus options within the computing strand.
  • Develop transferable skills applicable to both computing and engineering professions.


This diploma has two stages, each comprising 120 credits. You’ll start Stage 1 with two 30-credit computing modules and two 30-credit engineering modules. Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study two 30-credit modules in a specific area of computing, a further 30-credit computing module of your choice, plus a 30-credit electronics module.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £13848 Whole course
International £13848 Whole course
England £13848 Whole course
Channel Islands £13848 Whole course
Northern Ireland £4416 Whole course
Scotland £4512 Whole course
Wales £5248 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £13296 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Computing with Electronic Engineering at Open University - UCAS