This BEng covers deeper scientific study and more analytical work than the BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, which we also offer. It’s a faster route towards Chartered Engineer status. KEY FEATURES OF THE COURSE RANKING: Our Electrical and Electronic Engineering subject area is ranked No.1 in the UK for student satisfaction with teaching and feedback and 1st in the UK for satisfaction with the course, and (The Guardian University Guide 2023). The subject area is also ranked No.1 in the UK for teaching quality and 3rd in the UK for student experience (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021) FLEXIBILITY: Not sure about the type of engineering you want to study? Spend the first year covering all aspects of engineering and gain the multi-disciplinary skills and knowledge that employers are looking for. In year two, you have the option to switch your degree to either BEng (Hons) Motorsport Engineering or BEng (Hons) Mechanical Engineering or continue studying on BEng (Hons) Electrical and Electronic Engineering. OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCES: You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, thanks to our partnership with CERN. HOW YOU WILL LEARN You will learn through lectures, tutorials, and laboratory work. You’ll carry out experiments in our specialist laboratories and have access to online materials 24/7. YOUR CAREER Electrical and electronic engineering graduates from Derby can be found developing embedded systems in cars, electrical power distribution systems, railway signaling systems or rolling stock enhancements. They are also managing major industrial processes, from breweries to assembly lines. However, with your advanced numeracy and problem-solving skills, you will have many other career options too: teaching, banking, accountancy, technical sales or management for example. If you want to gain Chartered Engineer status, you’ll need to move on to postgraduate study. STUDY OPTIONS This course is also available with a Foundation Year option. You will have the opportunity to take a placement year between years two and three.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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English language requirements
IELTS overall score at a minimum of 6.0; with at least IELTS 5.5 in each band (Reading, Listening, Speaking, Writing) or another Secure English Language Test (SELT) at CEFR level B2 or above
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
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