Electronic and Computer Engineering (4 years) at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electronic and Computer Engineering (4 years)

Course summary

Electronic and Computer Engineering are areas which are impacting modern life beyond recognition. This four-year masters will give you more advanced knowledge and skills to make your own mark in these exciting fields. Reasons to study MEng Electronic and Computer Engineering at Kent

  • Match your interest and future career plans with this 4-year in-depth course
  • Take a placement year to help boost your career skills and get paid doing it
  • Go on to study exciting subjects like robotics, mechatronics and artificial intelligence
  • The course is based on leading-edge research in Computer Science and Engineering
  • The course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Spend time in our dedicated makerspace. Build physical devices and development equipment like Oculus Rift and Raspberry Pi and much more!
  • Branch into any computing, electrical or electronics career
Course details
  • First and second years: You’ll gain the skills that will lay the foundation for the rest of your studies – subjects include programming, engineering design and electronics.
  • Third year: You’ll be able to choose from a range of modules, so you can focus on your interests. You will then go onto complete a final-year project in your specialist area.
  • Fourth year: Your final year brings your engineering skills up to an advanced level. You’ll have gained a broad knowledge of business perspectives and extra opportunities for group project work.
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Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Electronic Circuits Introduction to Electronics First Year Engineering Applications Project Introduction to Programming Digital Technologies Engineering Mathematics Engineering Analysis Engineering Design and Mechanics Year 2 Compulsory modules currently include: Mechatronics and Measurements  Microcomputer Technology  Embedded Systems  and IoT Electronics  and Digital IC Design Signal Processing and Control Systems Engineering Team Project Year 3 Compulsory modules currently include: Digital System Design  Robotics and AI  Project  Communications and Networking  Optional modules may include: Image Analysis and Applications  Fundamentals of Cyber Security  Year 4 Systems Group Project Advanced Communications  Advanced Real-Time Embedded Systems  Optional modules may include: Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)  Engineering with Sustainable Materials

How to apply

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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)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

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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 £22700 Year 1
International £22700 Year 1

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

Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation. Full-time fees for 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Electronic and Computer Engineering (4 years) at University of Kent - UCAS