Electronic and Computer Systems (Top-up) at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electronic and Computer Systems (Top-up)

Course summary

Electronic and Computer Systems Electronics-based products play a vital role in our daily lives, from the sophisticated diagnostic equipment used in modern hospitals to leading-edge fibre optic communications. Computer technology, telecommunications and consumer electronics are advancing at an ever-increasing pace. Our Electronic and Computer Systems BEng (top up) is designed to allow suitably qualified students, such as successful Engineering Foundation Degree graduates, 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 so you can take your expertise into the industry faster, to match your ambitions. At Kent, we offer degree programmes teaching state-of-the-art technology, which means our graduates can work at the forefront of all the major areas of electronic engineering and build a sustainable future. You'll study the principles and methodology of electronic and communications engineering and gain specialist skills in hardware and software. Subjects covered include electronic circuit and system design, embedded systems design and control engineering. Our teaching is research-led so you get to know about the latest cutting-edge technologies, and this one-year programme combines theory with vitally important practical and project work - the chance to turn ideas into real systems. Your Future Our graduates find employment in a huge range of sectors such as electronic engineering and computing, telecommunications industries including radio, television and satellite communications; medical electronics, instrumentation and industrial process control. The nature of this top up programme means that if you find yourself wanting to entry the workforce quickly, to kickstart your career, Kent can provide an accelerated timeline to match your ambitions. The School of Engineering holds an annual Employability and Careers Day where you can meet local and national employers and discuss career opportunities. Ongoing support is provided by the School’s dedicated Employability Officer. Location Our city, your time. It has never been a better time to study in Canterbury. Our high student population creates a vibrant, diverse and student-friendly atmosphere. We are a hub of exciting new ideas emerging from a stunning historic city - join us and get involved!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

For further information about applying to Kent as an international student you can visit our International student webpages: https://www.kent.ac.uk/international. From here you will find useful information on country entry requirements, scholarship information, events and application guidance. Kent has dedicated support available to international students through groups, networks, English language and more specialist services through our Student Support and Wellbeing team. Visit our guide for international students to find out more on how we can support you during your time at Kent: www.kent.ac.uk/guides/support-for-international-students

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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

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All fees for 2025/26 are to be confirmed. Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options.

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Kent offers generous financial support schemes to assist eligible undergraduate students during their studies. See our funding page for more details - https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/fees-and-funding

Electronic and Computer Systems (Top-up) at University of Kent - UCAS