University of Sheffield

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Year in Industry

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Course summary

Engineering at Sheffield combines rigorous academic study with plenty of practical experience. Working on projects with other engineering students and with industry partners is part of the curriculum. You can take a degree in either electrical or electronic engineering with us. Or this course, which gives you a grounding in both disciplines. Spending a year in industry extends the course to four years, so it takes commitment. But the benefits are worth it. As well as gaining vital experience and improving your job prospects, you’ll be paid a salary during that year. Another advantage is that you’re not tied to the degree you register for. If you want to, you can switch to any other undergraduate course in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering after your second year. We work closely with the biggest names in industry on game-changing research. So you can expect first-rate facilities, including state-of-the-art teaching space, labs and industry-standard equipment. Both the Rolls-Royce Centre for Advanced Machines and Drives, and the Sheffield-Siemens Wind Power Research Centre are based here in the department. The BEng is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Our graduates work for companies including Airbus UK, Arup, EDF Energy, EON, Ericsson, National Grid, Nokia, Rolls-Royce, Shell and Siemens.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H633
Institution code:
S18
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

To find out if you're eligible for additional consideration or an alternative offer, visit: www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/apply/access-sheffield

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/eee/undergraduate


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
79%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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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 £25670 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The annual fee for your course includes a number of items in addition to your tuition. If an item or activity is classed as a compulsory element for your course, it will normally be included in your tuition fee. There are also other costs which you may need to consider. For further information, please see https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding/fees-costs

Sponsorship information

The University of Sheffield Bursary is available to home students who have a household income of £40,000 or less. You may also be eligible for an additional £250 per year depending on your postcode and grades. We use the details you submit to Student Finance and UCAS to assess your eligibility for a bursary. You don’t need to apply; if you’re eligible you’ll receive an award for each year of your course. If you're a care leaver, care for an ill or disabled family member or are estranged from your parents or guardian you may be eligible for an enhanced bursary of £4,500 per year. The University also offers a number of scholarships to help you fund your studies and enhance your learning experience. Use our Student Funding Calculator to check what funding your could be eligible for - www.sheffield.ac.uk/funding/calculator. Further information - www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding

Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Year in Industry at University of Sheffield - UCAS