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

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

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

Course summary

Electronic and Computer Engineering Electronics and computing are two key growth areas for the technology industry, both making spectacular advances and impacting modern life beyond recognition. Studying all things electrical, 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 engineering prepare you for creating the systems of the future. This course teaches many exciting topics including robotics/mechatronics, embedded systems, and artificial intelligence, as well as providing you with skills employers look for such as creativity, entrepreneurship and team working. The year in industry gives you the opportunity to gain experience as computer systems engineers working in a professional environment and to develop employment-related skills. The placement year develops your technical skills, employability and soft skills as well as increasing your awareness of the future context for employment. 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. Your Future Our graduates find employment in a huge range of sectors such as aerospace and automotive industries, the armed forces and the Ministry of Defence, construction and building services, energy utilities, government agencies, manufacturing industries, medical engineering, oil and gas industries, process industries, the public sector, research establishments and transport including road and railways. The School of Engineering holds an annual Employability and Careers Day where you can meet local and national employers and discuss career opportunities. Ongoing support is provided by the School’s dedicated Employability Officer. Location Our city, your time. It has never been a better time to study in Canterbury. Our high student population creates a vibrant, diverse and student-friendly atmosphere. We are a hub of exciting new ideas emerging from a stunning historic city - join us and get involved!


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
H696
Institution code:
K24
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

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.

International applicants

For further information about applying to Kent as an international student you can visit our International student webpages: https://www.kent.ac.uk/international. From here you will find useful information on country entry requirements, scholarship information, events and application guidance. Kent has dedicated support available to international students through groups, networks, English language and more specialist services through our Student Support and Wellbeing team. Visit our guide for international students to find out more on how we can support you during your time at Kent: www.kent.ac.uk/guides/support-for-international-students

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/4424/electronic-and-computer-engineering-with-a-year-in-industry-meng


English language requirements

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

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Student Outcomes

Operated by the Office for Students
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

All fees for 2025/26 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.

Sponsorship information

Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details - https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/fees-and-funding

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