Middlesex University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Computer Systems Engineering with Foundation Year

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Course summary

Overview Computer Systems Engineering gives you the specialist skills, knowledge and hands-on experience you need to achieve your career ambitions. In today’s technically advancing world, improvements in electronics, computing and communications has a significant impact on every aspect of our modern lives. With our programme, you will gain the skills necessary to design the computer systems that shape the way we live. Why study computer systems engineering with us From social media to business, smart phones to smart cars, computer systems engineering has a visible impact on every area of modern life. Our degree opens up career opportunities wherever digital, mobile or network systems are involved. Led by our team of industry experts in high-tech labs, you’ll learn the specialist skills you need to succeed in a variety of roles that range from wireless and digital design and network design to network planning, mobile internet applications and services development. The programme will help you develop the confident interpersonal and communication skills, problem-solving and teamwork skills required by the industry. Build your practical computer systems engineering skills As part of our multidisciplinary computer course, you’ll get plenty of hands-on practice, including the chance to enhance your employability skills with exciting work experience opportunities as part of your second year of study. Middlesex University is a Cisco Local Academy and Arm, Opnet and Xilinx University partners, Huawei approved 5G training centre, LABVIEW Academy, with access to high-quality specialist digital and wireless laboratories equipped with industry standard software, hardware and tools. Our fully equipped, state-of-the-art labs gives you access to digital, high-end networks, cloud computing, processing and developmental resources. Our labs are equipped with Cisco units, Blade servers, industry standard telecom equipment and high-end simulation software. To support your career success, you will build a professional portfolio of work throughout your degree and will attend regular guest lectures and project feedback from industry professionals, with the option of spending a year on industry placement. Students are encouraged to enter prestigious engineering competitions to enhance their experience and career prospects. Supporting you directly While you’re learning, you’ll be matched with a Personal Tutor directly related to your course. You’ll also get support from our Student Learning and Graduate Academic Assistants, who have experience in your subject area. Our graduates leave fully equipped with the technical and analytical skills they need to secure jobs in this growing field. They go on to careers with global companies in wireless and digital design, network implementation, network planning and more.

Modules

Core modules Computing and Digital Technology (30 credits) - Compulsory SMART (Students Mastering Academic writing, Research and Technology) (30 credits) - Compulsory​ Foundation Mathematics (30 credits) - Compulsory​ Foundation Project (30 credits) - Compulsory​ Year 1 Computing and Electronic Engineering Skills and Projects 1 (30 credits) - Compulsory Fundamentals of Electronics and Communication Engineering (30 credits) - Compulsory Programming Paradigms for Physical Computing and Internet of Things (30 credits) - Compulsory Practical Applications of Mathematics for Engineering (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2 Computer Systems Engineering Projects 2 (30 credits) - Compulsory Engineering Software Development (30 credits) - Compulsory Digital System Design (30 credits) - Compulsory Signal Processing and Communications (30 credits) - Compulsory Sandwich Year Industrial Placement (120 credits) - Compulsory for TKSW only Year 3 System-on-Chip Design and Implementation (30 credits) - Compulsory Internetworking Systems and Development (30 credits) - Compulsory Major Project (60 credits) - Compulsory


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
I1ZA
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page at: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/computer-systems-engineering We have a personalised admissions approach in which we make fair, but aspirational offers to our applicants. We feel it’s important that you continue to aim high and achieve great results. If you don’t quite make the grades you hoped to, we’ll look at more than your qualifications when making our final decision. We’ll take into consideration any barriers you may have faced in your learning, especially with potential disruption due to the coronavirus, your achievements in other areas and your personal statement. At Middlesex, we’ll always aim to be as flexible as possible. We pride ourselves on how we recognise potential in our applicants, and support them to succeed in the future.

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

https://www.mdx.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate/entry-requirements-for-undergraduates


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

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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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £15100 Year 1
International £15100 Year 1

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at: https://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/computer-systems-engineering
Computer Systems Engineering with Foundation Year at Middlesex University - UCAS