University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

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

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Course summary

Do you have a passion for changing the world around you? Studying Electronic and Computer Engineering with a Year in Industry 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. You’ll study exciting topics including robotics and mechatronics, embedded systems, and artificial intelligence. Why study Electronic and Computer Engineering at Kent:

  • We base our courses on cutting-edge research, which is vital in a field that advances at such as fast pace
  • This course combines electronic engineering with advanced computer hardware and software skills
  • 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
  • You can join our student-led engineering societies, such as TinkerSoc, to build, hack and make things.
Course details By studying on our four-year course, you can focus in depth on particular topics. In your first and second years, you are introduced to a wide range of computing and electronic engineering modules. As your knowledge grows you discover which areas particularly interest you and in your third year you focus on those areas in preparation for your project. The final year of the MEng degree brings your engineering skills up to an advanced level, providing a broad knowledge of business perspectives and extra opportunities for group project work. All years include project work that replicates industrial practise to maximise the employability of our graduates. Year in Industry 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. For more information, please visit our website. Accreditation
  • 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
  • The University of Kent recently celebrated over 30 years’ continuous accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

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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.

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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