University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electronic and Computer Systems (Top-up)

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Course summary

Our Electronic and Computer Systems degree has been designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to become a professional engineer with specialist skills in hardware and software. This course is intended to allow suitably qualified students, to take a one-year stage 3 course. This leads to the same level of qualification as for students taking a traditional three-year course. Why study Electronic and Computer Systems at Kent:

  • We offer degree courses teaching state-of-the-art technology
  • Our teaching is research-led so you get to know about the latest cutting-edge technologies
  • We have strong links with the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • The course combines theory with vitally important practical and project work – the chance to turn ideas into real systems
  • You can join our student-led engineering societies, such as TinkerSoc, to build, hack and make things.
Course details This course is an intensive one-year top-up programme for applicants who have completed one of the following:
  • HND in an appropriate subject (such as Electrical/Electronic Engineering).
  • SQA HND in an Electronic Engineering subject with a pass in all ungraded units and at least grade B in all graded units.
  • Foundation degree in an appropriate subject (such as Electrical/Electronic Engineering).
  • Successfully completed two years of an appropriate honours degree programme.
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Qualification requirements

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
International £21900 Year 1
EU £16400 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at 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 2023/24 for international students are £21,900 for laboratory programmes and £18,000 for non-laboratory programmes
Electronic and Computer Systems (Top-up) at University of Kent - UCAS