Electrical and Electronic Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year at University of Sheffield - UCAS

University of Sheffield

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electrical and Electronic Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year

Course summary

Learn about the design, fabrication and use of a wide range of electronics, circuits, devices and power systems. Your study will take in: electrical machines and power systems such as wind turbines and the national grid electronic devices, circuits and systems such as lasers, microprocessors and computers communication devices and systems such as radio frequency (RF) ​​antennas and 5G mobile networks. You'll explore theoretical and practical aspects across the range of electronic and electrical engineering, and use computer design tools extensively. We offer a wide choice of optional modules – these cover many aspects of electrical and electronic engineering and communications. All our first-year students take part in the faculty's Global Engineering Challenge, working with students from other engineering disciplines to solve a real-world problem. All second years get to work on a week-long project devised by one of our industry partners. You'll also get the chance to work with an engineering company through the Sheffield Industrial Project Scheme. At the end of your second year you can choose an area to specialise in or continue with the more general electrical and electronic engineering, which is our most popular course. The degree streams that you can choose from are: electrical engineering electronic engineering electronic and communications engineering electrical and electronic engineering. You’ll spend your third year working full time for an engineering company. This is a great opportunity to put what you have learnt into context while gaining additional skills and experience to enhance your career prospects. In your final year, you'll carry out your own research project, supervised by an academic. Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as an Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered Engineer.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

You must demonstrate that your English is good enough for you to successfully complete your course. For this course we require: GCSE English Language at grade 4/C; IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component; or an alternative acceptable English language qualification

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Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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 £29110 Year 1

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Electrical and Electronic Engineering with an Industrial Placement Year at University of Sheffield - UCAS