University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer and Electronic Systems

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

From drones to smart technology, engineers with electronics and software skills are needed for our digital future. Why Computer & Electronic Systems at Strathclyde? Ranked No 1 in Scotland and No 5 in the UK by The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and No 6 in the UK by The Independent Complete University Guide 2020 Learn how to design electronic systems and use software engineering to develop the next generation of digital technology. Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme with paid work placements. Gain international experience through studying abroad. Triple professional accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Engineering Council and British Computer Society means you can choose to become a Chartered Engineer, IT Specialist or both. Your Career 91% graduate employment, with average starting salaries of £26,000 - £28,000 (UniSTATS). Hardware and software jobs exist across a broad range of engineering & technology sectors, including e-commerce, banking, IT, the automotive industry and cyber-security. Recent employers include Amazon, BAE Systems, GE Aviation, Infiniti Red Bull Racing, Siemens and Thales. Recent graduate roles include: Applications Developer Software Engineer Electronics Engineer Projects Engineer Systems Analyst

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeGH46
Institution code S78
Campus nameUniversity of Strathclyde
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BBB - ABB Maths, Physics; Year 2 entry: AAA-ABB (Maths, Physics, Computing).
Scottish Higher AAAB Maths A, Physics or Engineering Science.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 32 points Maths HL5, Physics HL5.
Scottish HNC Pass Year 1 entry: HNC Electronics or Electrical Engineering, Engineering Maths 1 - 3, Graded Unit A; Year 2 entry: HND Electronics or Electrical Engineering, Engineering Maths 1 - 4, High Level Engineering Software, Analogue Electronic Principles, Combinational Logic, Sequential Logic, Graded Unit AA.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £20900 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Computer and Electronic Systems at University of Strathclyde - UCAS