Electrical engineers design and develop new technologies to generate and process power. Electronic engineers design, develop, test, and oversee the creation of anything from drones and electric cars to the technology in smartphones, sat navs and systems in hospitals. Our accredited course is structured to ensure that you will be an industry-ready graduate in both of these fields. You'll be equipped with practical, professional and transferable skills that give you a competitive edge when it comes to securing jobs and placements. Our internationally recognised research has attracted industrial collaboration and you will be taught by people at the cutting-edge of these technologies. Our course offers the opportunity to undertake a one-year paid industrial placement and/or study abroad. This course is accredited by the Institution of Engineering and Technology under licence from the UK regulator, the Engineering Council. Accreditation is a mark of assurance that the degree meets the standards set by the Engineering Council in the UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC). An accredited degree will provide you with some or all of the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills for eventual registration as an Incorporated (IEng) or Chartered Engineer (CEng).
All our electrical and electronic courses have the same content in year one and two so by year three, you can choose the topics that interest you. In your second year, you will continue to improve your understanding of electronic engineering, and your design skills will be developed through a variety of laboratory-based subjects. In your third year, you can choose from a range of specialist topics to follow a wide path, or focus on specific technologies. Through lectures, group study and tutorials combined with coursework and self-study, you may spend over 40 hours a week on your studies.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
European Baccalaureate - 75% overall including 80% (or 8.0) in Mathematics 5 and 80% (8.0) in Physics, Chemistry or Biology. GCSE requirements - English grade C (numerical grade 4)
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.