Electronics and computing are two key growth areas for the technology industry, both making spectacular advances and impacting modern life beyond recognition. Studying Electronic and Computer Engineering at Kent will allow you to be part of this revolution and to gain the knowledge and skills to make your own mark in this exciting field. The combination of electronic engineering skills with advanced knowledge of computer hardware and software will prepare you for creating the systems of the future. This course will teach many exciting topics like robotics/mechatronics, embedded systems, and artificial intelligence, as well as prepare you with soft skills like creativity, entrepreneurship and team working. We base our courses on leading-edge research, which is vital in a field that advances at such a fast pace. We provide you with the skills you need to showcase your creativity. Our graduates with specialist skills in electronic and computer engineering are prepared for the complexities of modern technology and well equipped for professional careers in development, research and production in industry and universities. We have strong links with the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Our visiting industrial professors contribute a strong industrial relevance of our courses and therefore students graduate with excellent career prospects. The additional aims of our Year-in-Industry option are to give students an opportunity to gain experience as engineers working in a professional environment and to develop employment-related skills. The placement year develops students’ technical skills, employability and soft skills as well as increasing their awareness of the future context for employment. Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Kent scored 90% overall and 89% for research intensity in The Complete University Guide 2021. For graduate prospects, Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Kent scored 86% in The Complete University Guide 2021. Over 94% of Electronic and Electrical Engineering graduates who responded to the most recent national survey of graduate destinations were in work or further study within six months (DLHE, 2017). We recently celebrated over 30 years’ continuous accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
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The following entry points are available for this course:
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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.
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Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.
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