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Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Computing with Electronic Engineering (R62)

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Course summary

Smart devices are now omnipresent; computing, electronics and telecommunications are now an integral part of our everyday lives. This combined degree develops your understanding of computing and electronic engineering, emphasising practical knowledge and skills required by industry. It considers digital technologies, programming, networking, manufacturing methods related to product design, environmental sustainability, and the legal requirements to promote good practice. Gain a sound grasp of the principles of hardware-based, software-based, or systems-based technologies. Developing computing skills alongside knowledge of electronics opens up exciting career opportunities. You’ll be able to apply your knowledge and skills in a range of industries and organisations. It also incorporates transferable skills applicable to professional development in the field. Key features of the course

  • Practice electronics using our award-winning OpenSTEM Labs.
  • Develop your programming and other computing skills.
  • Choose from four focus options within the computing strand.
  • Develop transferable skills applicable to both computing and engineering professions.


This degree has three stages, each comprising 120 credits. You’ll start Stage 1 with two 30-credit computing modules and two 30-credit engineering modules. Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study two 30-credit modules in a specific area of computing, a further 30-credit computing module of your choice, plus a 30-credit electronics module. Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll study a 30-credit computing module of your choice, a 30-credit electronics module, followed by a 30-credit project module.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £20772 Whole course
International £20772 Whole course
England £20772 Whole course
Channel Islands £20772 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6624 Whole course
Scotland £6768 Whole course
Wales £7872 Whole course
Republic of Ireland £19944 Whole course

Additional fee information

The fee information provided is valid for modules starting before 31 July 2024. Fees normally increase annually. For further information about The Open University's fee policy, visit our website.
Computing with Electronic Engineering (R62) at Open University - UCAS