University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

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

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Course summary

Electronic and Computer Engineering are areas which are impacting modern life beyond recognition. This four-year masters will give you more advanced knowledge and skills to make your own mark in these exciting fields. Reasons to study MEng 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 practise 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. Build physical devices and development equipment like Oculus Rift and Raspberry Pi and much more!
  • Branch into any computing, electrical or electronics career
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.
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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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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £21900 Year 1
EU £16400 Year 1

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Please see the programme page at for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2023/24 for international students are £21,900 for laboratory programmes and £18,000 for non-laboratory programmes
Electronic and Computer Engineering with a Year in Industry (5 years) at University of Kent - UCAS