Robert Gordon University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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Course summary

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Electronic and Electrical Engineering drives the technology of today and the future. Graduates from professionally accredited courses are in demand from industry to become tomorrow’s chartered engineers and fill key roles in industry. Our graduates are highly sought after, progressing directly to challenging and rewarding careers. On our course you will meet the breadth of the discipline from microelectronics to electrical power engineering. Electronic Engineering covers analogue and digital design with integrated circuits applied to robotics, instrumentation, computer and communication systems. Electrical Engineering involves power generation and transmission, electrical motors and renewable energy. In years 1 and 2 you will study a range of topics to form a solid grounding in electronic and electrical engineering. Introductions to communications and computer engineering will broaden your knowledge. In the later stages of the course, in addition to developing in the core areas of electronic and electrical engineering you will have the opportunity to widen your opportunities and develop specialist skills through a variety of elective modules in the areas of: optical and radio communications, data networks, software engineering, electrical power, machines, energy systems, renewables and offshore engineering.

Course details

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Engineering and Technology, Institution of

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

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Course codeH606
Institution code R36
Campus nameMain Site - Aberdeen
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level BCC To include Maths and either Design and Technology, Engineering or Physics. GCSE English at grade 5/C or above is required if not held at A Level.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Must be held in an Engineering discipline.
Access to HE Diploma M: 45 credits P: 15 credits Pass 60 credits to include 45 at Level 3 at grade Merit in an Engineering discipline.
Scottish Higher BBBB To include Maths and either Engineering Science, Physics or Technological Studies. English at National 5 grade C or above is required if not held at Higher.
Scottish Advanced Higher Accepted
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 28 points To include Higher Level Maths and Physics at grade 5. English is required at a minimum of Standard Level grade 4.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H2, H2, H3, H3 To include Maths and either Physics or Technological Studies. English at grade O3 or above is required if not held at Higher.
Scottish HNC Pass Relevant HNC may be considered for entry
Scottish HND Pass Relevant HND may be considered for entry
HNC (BTEC) P Relevant HNC may be considered for entry
HND (BTEC) P Relevant HND may be considered for entry

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6750* Year 1
EU £1820* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
England £6750* Year 1
Northern Ireland £6750* Year 1
Wales £6750* Year 1
International £16650* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Robert Gordon University - UCAS