Electronics and Computer Engineering at University of Leeds - UCAS

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Course summary

Communications, information, visualisation and sensing technologies are increasingly being integrated into smartphones, advanced manufacturing, electronic healthcare and other areas. As a result, the interface between electronics and computing is a key growth area for the technology industry. You'll study the foundations of electronics and computing and gain an in-depth education in the key underpinning topics of electronics and computer engineering such as electronic circuit principles, computer algorithms and programming, data communications and embedded systems. You'll also develop in-demand knowledge and skills in specialised topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, internet-of-things, and cybersecurity, among others. The programme will provide pathways to a range of potential careers as the disciplinary knowledge and skills developed are in high demand across a variety of sectors. This programme will equip you with the skills you need to succeed in industry, including design, problem solving, numeracy and analysis, together with transferable skills, such as communication and working in a team. Virtually all high-tech fields require engineers with expertise in both electronics and computer engineering, which means that this degree leads to an impressive variety of career opportunities across sectors and industries that span the globe. Why study at Leeds?

  • Our School’s 100-year globally-renowned research activity has been responsible for engineering new technologies and creating pioneering industry-driven developments and feeds directly into your course, shaping your learning with the latest thinking.
  • Experience expert teaching delivered by a programme team made up of academics and researchers who specialise in a variety of electronic and electrical engineering disciplines.
  • Enjoy a more practical approach to learning, with access to our specialist facilities during your project work, including lecture theatres and labs featuring industry-standard equipment and the latest technology.
  • Enhance your career prospects and give your CV that competitive edge before you graduate with our industrial work placement opportunities. Our close industry links have given previous students the chance to work at — and build professional relationships with — major organisations such as Amazon, Rolls-Royce and Sony.
  • Gain invaluable life experience and advance your personal development with our exciting study abroad programmes, spanning across universities worldwide.
  • Make the most of your time at Leeds by joining our student society ShockSoc where you can meet students on your course, attend high-quality technical visits, enjoy social events and get the chance to put theory into practice by participating in our own Robot Fighting League (RFL). Watch our RFL video to find out more.


How to apply

Application codes

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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)

Subject to places being available, you must achieve our published first year entry requirements and the relevant % average in your first year of study. Learning outcomes of year 1 of the degree programme you are applying to must also have been met.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No less than 5.5 in each section.

GCSE: English Language at grade C (4) or above, or an appropriate English language qualification is also required.


Student Outcomes

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90%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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Fees and funding

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Electronics and Computer Engineering at University of Leeds - UCAS