Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

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Course summary

This programme is not available to international students. Instead, international students should apply for our international foundation programmes delivered by our International Study Centre on campus. For more information please visit International Study Centre (https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/international-study-centre/). Our integrated foundation degrees are for those of you who possess the capability to pursue a degree but do not have the pre-requisite qualifications to directly apply to your desired course. The duration of the foundation element is one year, and, if you successfully pass, you will automatically progress on to the degree. Electronic and electrical engineering is behind the technologies that have driven the global economy for countless decades, with major contributions to fields such as healthcare, construction, and robotics. The systems created by this vital industry are what keep society running, and creative talent is always needed to ensure these systems are maintained in an ethical and sustainable manner. Kickstart your career in this in-demand industry with a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, opening doors to a wide range of career opportunities and substantial earning potential, enabling you to shape the life you want in the future. Our course focuses on the generation, distribution, application, and control of electrical energy. This course covers a broad range of topics, including: • sustainable power generation • integrated electronic and electrical systems • performance and electronic control of electric machines. Why Study Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Foundation Year BEng(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? Following your third year, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in an optional industry work placement, where you’ll put your knowledge into practice, gain invaluable real-world work experience and boost your post-graduate employability. Upon completion of this course, you could go on to work as a systems engineer, an electronic engineer, an application design engineer, or something else entirely. You’ll be learning from the best in this course, as the University of Huddersfield has been rated Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) 2023. Professional Bodies At Huddersfield, you’ll study the Global Professional Award alongside your degree† so that you gain valuable qualities and experiences that could help you to get the career you want, no matter what your field of study is. †full-time, undergraduate first degrees with a minimum duration of three years. This does not include postgraduate, foundation, top-up, accelerates or apprenticeship degrees. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.

Modules

This is a common first year, comprising: Year 1 modules include: • Communication and Research • Foundation Mathematics • Engineering Investigative Studies • Foundations of Engineering. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

Throughout your studies, you’ll have the opportunity to get continual feedback through weekly SAIL (Score as I Learn) assignments, so you’ll feel confident in your studies and be able to access support when you need it. Assessments include reports or logbooks on laboratory work, presentations, and formal examinations. Your module specification/course handbook provides full details of the assessment criteria.


How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Other suitable skills or experience will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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

https://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/how-to-apply/entry-requirements/


English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with a minimum score of 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent. If you have alternative qualifications or do not meet the IELTS requirement we also offer a range of Pre-Sessional English Programmes (https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/pre-sessional-english/).

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our International Entry Requirements pages.

https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/courses-and-entry-requirements/international-entry-requirements/


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
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
EU £17600* Year 1
International £17600* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

This information sets out the tuition fee charges for full-time undergraduate students for the academic year 2024/25. This webpage will be updated with 2025/26 tuition fees as information becomes available. Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/ If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - https://www.hud.ac.uk/international/fees-and-funding/ Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

Sponsorship information

Please see our website for more information - http://www.hud.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-and-finance/undergraduate-scholarships/

Electronic and Electrical Engineering with Foundation Year at University of Huddersfield - UCAS