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University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electronic and Digital Systems

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Course summary

Learn to create the next generation of digital electronic technologies that will help transform how we live. Why Electronic & Digital Systems at Strathclyde? Ranked No 1 in Scotland and No 5 in the UK by The Times/ Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and No 6 in the UK by The Independent Complete University Guide 2020 Technical projects linked to digital electronics companies. Learn how to design the digital systems that enable wireless, mobile and satellite communications, the internet, and audio, video and modern embedded computing systems. Access to IET Power Academy & Scholarship programme with paid work placements. Gain international experience by studying abroad. Professional accreditation by the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Your Career Opportunities exist in international brands such as Nokia, Samsung and BT, and chip and system solutions companies such as Siemens and Xilinx. The Scottish electronics market, with Wolfson Microelectronics, Linn Products and Selex ES, also offers great career prospects. Recent graduate roles include: IT Specialist Systems Engineer Electronics Engineer

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeH690
Institution code S78
Campus nameUniversity of Strathclyde
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAB - BBB Maths, Physics; Year 2 entry: A*AA-AAB (Maths A, Physics, Computing).
Scottish Higher AAAAB Maths A, Physics or Engineering Science
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 36 points Maths HL6, Physics HL6

HNC/HND: entry to BEng Honours in the first instance.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
International £20900 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750 (with the exception of the MPharm and Integrated Masters courses); MPharm students pay £9,250 for each of the four years. Students studying on Integrated Masters degree programmes pay an additional £9,250 for the Masters year with the exception of those undertaking a full-year industrial placement where a separate placement fee will apply. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Electronic and Digital Systems at University of Strathclyde - UCAS