University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer and Electronic Systems

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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 Number 1 in Scotland and Number 5 in the UK for Electronic & Electrical Engineering by The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. 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

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2022.

If you already have a 2022 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application codes

Course code:
GH46
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
83%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
70%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £22400 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
International £22400 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £22400 Year 1

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. 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