Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate

Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Foundation Year

Course summary

Change the world around you with a degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering If you do not have the qualifications for direct entry onto one of our degree programmes, you can take Electronical and Electronic Engineering with a Foundation Year. Electrical and electronic engineering touches on almost every aspect of modern life, and with sustainability so important for the world right now, there’s never been a better time to study this area. From renewable energy generation to smart power distribution and the development of low powered embedded devices, Kent will provide you with the specialist knowledge and broad skills in both disciplines; making you career ready for the future direction of engineering. Reasons to study Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Kent • Engineering of the future. Globally, there is a higher demand for professional electrical and electronic engineers more than ever before. You’ll gain the in-depth knowledge of sustainable power and green energy and associated technologies and applications - making you a well-rounded, highly employable engineer. • Get ahead. Take a placement year to help boost your career skills and get paid doing it. • Learn from the best. You’ll benefit from research led teaching by leading academics and industry professionals. • The technology. First-class facilities to support your development with access to computer and engineering labs, mechanical workshop, dedicated makerspaces and more. • Interdisciplinary. You’ll study exciting subjects like power electronics, renewable energy technology, robotics and systems programming. • It means something. Our Foundation Year is fully integrated into the University of Kent. You’ll be part of the community with full access to facilities, accommodation, support and student life!


Foundation Year Compulsory modules currently include: Calculus Electromagnetics for Engineers Engineering Principles -1 Engineering Principles -2 Engineering Principles -3 Engineering and Programming Skills Graphs, Geometry and Trigonometry Foundation Algebra and Functions Year 1 Compulsory modules currently include: Mathematics for Engineering Introduction to Electronics Introduction to Programming Engineering Materials and Design Design and Prototyping Project Electric Circuits Year 2 Compulsory modules currently include: Mechatronics and Measurements  Microcomputer Technology  Power Electronics  Electrical Machines  Signal Processing and Control Systems Engineering Team Project Year 3 Compulsory modules currently include: Project  Power Transmission and Distribution  Digital Systems Design Renewable Energy Technology  Optional modules may include: Image Analysis and Applications Electronics and Digital IC Design Embedded Systems anf IoT Fundamentals of Cyber Security

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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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

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £22700 Year 1
International £22700 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk 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 2024/25 for international students are £22,700 for laboratory programmes and £18,600 for non-laboratory programmes
Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a Foundation Year at University of Kent - UCAS