University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electronic and Computer Engineering with a Year in Industry (5 years)

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Course summary

Change the world around you with a degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering. The combination of electronic engineering with advanced computing knowledge will prepare you to build outstanding systems of the future. Reasons to study Electronic and Computer Engineering at Kent

  • Match your interest and future career plans with this 4-year in-depth course
  • You’ll get to work in real-life, business critical roles, putting into practice the skills you have gained whilst earning a salary
  • Go on to study exciting subjects like robotics, mechatronics and artificial intelligence
  • The course is based on leading-edge research in Computer Science and Engineering
  • The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Spend time in our dedicated makerspace, The Shed. Build physical devices and development equipment like Oculus Rift and Raspberry Pi and much more!
  • Enter a wide range of careers from computing to electrical and electronics engineering
Course details First and second years: You’ll gain the skills that will lay the foundation for the rest of your studies – subjects include programming, engineering design and electronics. Third year: You’ll be able to choose from a range of modules, so you can focus on your interests. You will then go onto complete a final-year project in your specialist area. Fourth year: Your final year brings your engineering skills up to an advanced level. You’ll have gained a broad knowledge of business perspectives and extra opportunities for group project work. Year in Industry: This will take place between your second and third year. Students have previously worked in leading companies such as BAE, Pfizer and Airbus. Head over to our website for more details.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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Electronic and Computer Engineering with a Year in Industry (5 years) at University of Kent - UCAS