Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Aberystwyth University - UCAS

Aberystwyth University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth)

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Course summary

Please note that for 2025 entry, we are expanding our Electrical and Electronic Engineering portfolio by introducing the following new schemes (please see our website for further details):

  • BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering - 163H
  • BEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with integrated year in industry) - 163Y
  • MEng Sustainable Electrical and Electronic Engineering - 163M
  • MEng Sustainable Electrical and Electronic Engineering (with integrated year in industry) - 163I
Skills in electrical and electronic engineering are essential in a world that seeks net zero, medical breakthroughs and many of the devices and systems we use every day. The IEA’s World Energy Outlook (2021) claimed that 13.3 million new global jobs would be created by the low carbon agenda by 2030 and most of these jobs would require electrical and electronic engineering skills. In studying the Foundation degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Aberystwyth University you will develop these essential skills, from analogue and digital electronics to real-life applications like communications and renewables. At Aberystwyth we embed a ‘can-do’ approach to problem-solving within this degree programme with employability in mind, so that on graduation our students will have the confidence, skills and knowledge to effectively deliver in these extremely lucrative opportunities, whether they are industrial or commercially based, and contribute positively to our changing world.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation
  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements, and all qualifications that you have already gained, or are working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application. We have an inclusive policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: [email protected]) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.

Additional entry requirements


A minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in GCSE (or equivalent) English or Welsh is a requirement for entry to all our degree schemes. Business, Mathematics, and Science degree schemes also require a minimum grade C or grade 4 pass in Mathematics and/or Science at GCSE (or equivalent).

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
Cambridge English AdvancedB
Cambridge English ProficiencyC
IELTS (Academic)6.5With minimum 5.5 in each component.
PTE Academic55With minimum score of 51 in any component.
TOEFL (iBT)88With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.

If you are an international student needing more information about the English Language requirement for your course (e.g. country-specific English Language tests, Partner Institution tests, EU/EEA English Language qualifications where the school curriculum is taught in a native language) please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for further advice.

Student Outcomes

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9000 Year 1
EU £18830 Year 1
International £18830 Year 1

Additional fee information

The UK and Welsh Governments have confirmed that EU students commencing their studies in the academic year 2021/22 will no longer be eligible for home fee status. Fees for EU students will therefore be charged in line with international fees from 2021/22 onwards. Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement
Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Aberystwyth University - UCAS