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Course summary

Our BEng Electrical & Electronic Engineering course is offered as either a three or four year course with integrated placement year. We will provide you with the analytical skills, design expertise and flexibility required to adapt to and master rapidly evolving technologies. The fundamental principles of the field such as digital and analogue electronics, computing, mathematics and project management will be covered at the beginning of the course. You will then be able to specialise in your areas of interest by selecting from a range of options including digital system design, telecommunications systems, optoelectronics and signal processing before embarking in the final year on an extensive design project of your own choosing. Well-trained graduates with skills in electronics design, software, telecommunications and engineering are in high demand. Some of our recent graduates are currently commanding high salaries working in government, the public sector and private industry, for employers such as: Olympus, Corus, HSBC, Oxford University, Hewlett Packard, Cogent Defence, BAE Systems, Npower, Siemens, Orange, Vodafone, QinetiQ, National Grid, Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Cars and Microsoft. Our courses have been developed in collaboration with electronics professionals in a wide range of sectors to give a broad but industrially relevant degree. Key course benefits:

  • Accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Top 20 for Graduate Prospects (The Guardian University League Tables 2023)
  • Our Electrical and Electronic degree is Top 15 in the UK for Graduate Prospects “On-Track”. (Complete University Guide, 2023).
  • Our optional 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..

Modules

Year One Electronic Engineering Fundamentals Engineering Mathematics Computational Problem Solving Engineering Projects Electrical Principles Physical Principles Analogue and Power Electronics Communications Systems Data Acquisition and Control Signals and Systems Engineering Team Project Professional Engineering Practice Digital Design Electrical Power Systems Year Three Optional Placement Final Year Core modules: Final Year Project Digital Signal Processing Optional modules: Measurement, Automation and Data Processing Digital Systems Hardware Digital Systems Design Applied Power Electronics and Control Internet of Things Optical Communications Radio/ Wireless Communication Systems Electric Drive Train Applications 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

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

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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.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS